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Black Gold Podcast: Stories of the Afro-American Dream

Black Gold Podcast: Stories of the Afro-American Dream

By Moses TY
This is a show where Black entrepreneurs, leaders, and artists are interviewed about how they got their start and found their way to success.

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Live Not Loathe— The Story of Jevon Wooden

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Live Not Loathe— The Story of Jevon Wooden

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Burn Fuel Better — The Story of Don Owens, Video
In this episode I interview Donald Owens. He is an engineer, CEO and author of the book Burn Fuel Better about the main cause of climate change, a substance that isn’t widely known to the general public called Black Carbon. In our conversation, Don and I discuss his first encounter with black carbon, how we heavily depend on the current methods of energy production that is polluting the earth, and the solution to eliminate the climate crisis worldwide. To learn more about Don and Black Carbon go to: Burn Fuel Better: https://amzn.to/3lNQIs8 www.BurnFuelBetter.com www.hnogreenfields.com Follow him on social @DonClimateOwens
53:59
November 18, 2021
Burn Fuel Better — The Story of Don Owens
In this episode I interview Donald Owens. He is an engineer, CEO and author of the book Burn Fuel Better about the main cause of climate change, a substance that isn’t widely known to the general public called Black Carbon. In our conversation, Don and I discuss his first encounter with black carbon, how we heavily depend on the current methods of energy production that is polluting the earth, and the solution to eliminate the climate crisis worldwide. To learn more about Don and Black Carbon go to: Burn Fuel Better: https://amzn.to/3lNQIs8 www.BurnFuelBetter.com www.hnogreenfields.com Follow him on social @DonClimateOwens
57:53
October 18, 2021
Leap to Tech — The Story of William Adams
In this episode I interview William Adams. He is a Technical Advisor to Microsoft and a Founder of Microsoft LEAP, an organization built to train women and underrepresented minorities in Microsoft to lead the next generation of software engineers on a global scale. In our conversation, William and I discuss his introduction to the world of computing, his experience working and living in Hyderabad, India for three years, and how he developed and patented the first collaborative computing software. To learn more about William's next project go to: https://www.theev3nt.com
55:55
October 11, 2021
What's Your Freelancing Strategy? — The Story of Rasool Muttalib
In this episode I interview Rasool Muttalib, the author of “What’s your Coffee Strategy?: Using the Coffeehouse to Accomplish Anything in Life” and the founder of Belancing.com, one of the fastest growing freelance platforms in the US. In our conversation, Rasool and I discuss his beginnings in the tech industry, how to hold a business meeting in a casual setting, and various tips that’ll allow you to start your freelancing journey on the right foot. Links & Resources: What’s Your Coffeehouse Strategy? — https://amzn.to/3D6uzLB The Book Of Five Rings —— https://amzn.to/39XqLQh The Alchemist —— https://amzn.to/3D6vED9 Belancing ——www.belancing.com Belancing Services Video ——https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu524RT14qA
01:01:55
September 28, 2021
Genius' of Chicago — The Story of Scott Steward
In this episode, I interview Scott Steward, the founder of Genius Lab, an organization devoted to the education of Black and Latinx youth in STEM fields in the city of Chicago, Illinois. In our conversation, Scott and I discuss his initial reluctance to become an entrepreneur, his experiences and the teaching methods he used both in public school and at Chicago State University, and students' mental health when it comes to taking virtual classes. *******Follow Scott @ProfessorStew on IG******* GeniusLabsChicago.com Links to Books— 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing— ​​https://amzn.to/3zwQPge Algorithms to Live By— https://amzn.to/3mIyzNa Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter — https://amzn.to/3BnrINb
01:05:41
August 30, 2021
Live Not Loathe— The Story of Jevon Wooden
In this episode I interview Jevon Wooden. He is an Army Veteran, a YouTube creator, mindset coach, and author of the new book, Own Your Kingdom teaching you about increasing your confidence and self-esteem, who lives in Houston, TX. In our conversation, Jevon and I discuss his insights into what makes a good mindset coach, how he was able to write his book in three days, and his incredible tips on how to break into the public speaking game in 2021. Pre-Order Own Your Kingdom here: https://www.ownyourkingdom.com/knowyourpath —— Links to Books —— The Obstacle is the Way: ​​https://amzn.to/3Auc821 Building your Story Brand: https://amzn.to/2Vul2Oh
56:07
August 9, 2021
The Ellevate Collective— The Story of Dorothy Enriquez
In this episode I interview Dorothy Enriquez. She’s the creator of the Ellevate Collective, a leadership development training agency based in Milwaukee and Dallas.  In our conversation, Dorthy and I discuss a brief history of leadership development, how her mentor helped her discover her own creativity, and how one can use accelerators to acquire skills quickly. To learn more about Dorothy and the Ellevate Collective, you can visit her FB page here. Links to Books Discussed: The 10x Rule  The Obstacle is the Way  Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World  *The links above are affiliate links that will allow you to support the show.  
49:51
July 19, 2021
Legally Black— The Story of Asha Wilkerson
******The information provided on this show does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this podcast are for general informational purposes only.****** In this episode, I interview Asha Wilkerson. She is an attorney, educator, and speaker who lives in Oakland, California.  In our conversation, Asha and I discuss the benefit of having legal advice before starting a business, the steps to creating passive income, and how learning different subjects can make you a better entrepreneur. Links to Books Mentioned:  The Big Leap— https://amzn.to/3cebdco The 4 Hour Workweek— https://amzn.to/3uUfUOJ Profit First— https://amzn.to/2S0zH1X The E-Myth Revisited— https://amzn.to/3fUgUOZ
01:03:07
June 4, 2021
Closer To Our Dreams — The Story of Dovev Weaver
In this episode, I interview Dovev Weaver. He is a speaker and author of the book Chasing our Dreams: Bound for Success, who lives in St. Petersburg Florida. In our conversation, Dovev and I discuss his Dream Cycle Philosophy, the power of accountability, and how entrepreneurs need creativity to thrive and succeed in their businesses. Follow him on Instagram @c.t.o.d and @coachdtalks Visit https://www.closertoourdreams.com to learn more about Dovev! If you want to stay updated on the podcast or be in the know with the various things I’m up to, sign up for my “MTY Midweek” Wednesday newsletter below! https://sendfox.com/mtymidweek
55:18
March 8, 2021
Solopreneurs, Unite!—The Story of Vanessa Zamy
In this episode, I interview Vanessa Zamy. She is a business consultant and the author of FINISH: The Solopreneurs Guide to Getting Stuff Done. In our conversation, Vanessa and I discuss the meaning of her book, how to find time for the work you love, and the importance of virtual networking especially during the pandemic. Learn more about Vanessa @yourvisionscatalyst.com ------------------------Support the Podcast by giving a donation @blackgoldpod.com Follow the Podcast @theblackgoldpod on Instagram-------------------------
56:40
February 1, 2021
Power to the People— The Story of Dr. Robert Wallace
In this episode, I interview Dr. Robert Wallace. He is an investor, author, and energy business consultant who lives in Baltimore, Maryland.  In our conversation, Robert and I discuss the advantage of the immigrant mindset, the benefits of being in the energy sector, and the three things in life you need to be successful. To learn more about Dr. Robert Wallace, visit these sites: RobertWallace.com bithgroup.com bithenergy.com
45:46
January 25, 2021
Practical Copywriting— The Story of Derek Coleman
In this episode, I interview Derek Coleman. He is a Copywriter who lives in Illinois. In our conversation, Derek and I discuss the fundamentals of copywriting, how the copy of B2B’s fail to appeal to their ideal customers, and we dive into various email tactics that you can use to increase the open rate of your messages. ================================================================= To join the Black Gold Podcast Community, go to blackgoldpod.club.  Support the Podcast by giving a donation, or by purchasing merch from the store @blackgoldpod.com Follow the Podcast @theblackgoldpod on Instagram and Twitter Tools Mentioned—  mailerlite.com
01:12:39
January 18, 2021
Too Focused To Fail— The Story of Arn Terry
*Even though Arn lives in the UK, he is Black and therefore furthers the goal to share the experiences of our community worldwide. In this episode, I interview Arn Terry. He is a blogger, YouTuber, and business coach who lives in Manchester, UK.  In our conversation, Arn and I discuss the benefit of blogging, how he used what he learned during the 2008 recession to the pandemic of 2020, and I share how learning biblical greek opens your eyes to the various hidden truths of God’s word.
01:12:53
January 11, 2021
What's Your Happi?— The Story of Vernon Brown
==== Join the podcast LIVE by going to blackgoldpod.club and join the Black Gold Podcast Community where you can ask guests questions during the show! ==== In this episode, I interview Vernon Brown. Vernon is the founder of What’s Your Happi?, a happiness and business consulting firm based in Virginia.  In our conversation, Vernon and I discuss the power of emotions, the idea of conformity, and how putting a price on advice is better for both the giver and the receiver. To learn more about Vernon, go to whatsyourhappi.com, and follow him @whatsyourhappi on social. ========Shop & Support the Podcast by purchasing Black Gold Swag at blackgoldpod.com
01:09:19
January 4, 2021
Let's Speak That!— The Story of Tiara M. Tucker
========== Support the podcast by going to blackgoldpod.com and click Support the Podcast.============= In this episode, I interview Tiara M. Tucker. She is a PR Consultant who works on Social Justice cases and lives in Dallas, Texas. In our conversation, Tiara and I discuss her start in her career, mindfulness, and her Let’s Speak That! Talks, a weekly live event where she talks about current events with inspiring guests.
01:05:34
December 28, 2020
Sharing the Dough— The Story of Kuda Biza
=================================== Support the podcast by going to blackgoldpod.com and click Support the Podcast.   In this episode, I interview Kuda Biza. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Nunbelievable, a nonprofit cookie company devoted to feeding 1,000,000 people facing food insecurity in the US. In our conversation, Kuda and I discuss how Tony Robbins recruited him for Nunbelievable, his dream to become a pilot, and how his book “The S.P.E.A.R Method,” can help you keep your business ideas and your life on track.
01:08:49
December 21, 2020
Financial Peace— The Story of Jermane Cheathem
In this episode, I interview Jermane Cheathem. He is the sales director of Dao Financial Solutions, a business that provides medical equipment financing services to hospitals nationwide from his home state in Arizona. In our conversation, Jermane and I discuss sales, empathy, and how cultural experiences can shape one’s worldview.
01:04:09
December 14, 2020
Wealth and Mindset — The Story of Billionaire P.A.
In this episode, I interview Billionaire P.A, the founder of WealtyMindsOnline.com. He is a speaker and author who lives in Los Angeles, California. In our conversation, Billionaire and I discuss mindset, ownership, and the importance of dreaming in order to achieve a life of purpose. *****This special episode of the Black Gold Podcast was recorded with The Dignity Chronicles, an upcoming show that will explore the stories of people who have found a way, against all odds, to achieve lives of service and creativity, to understand their life purpose, and live with Dignity.******** Follow Billionaire on Instagram @BillionairePA
01:17:47
December 7, 2020
Food and Mood— The Story of Mary Tillman-Young
In this episode, I interview my sister Mary Tillman-Young. She is a non-profit coordinator who created the catering company Meals Are Love, which is based in the Dallas Fort Worth area. In our conversation, Mary and I discuss her cooking, business creation, and her company’s contributions to her community. ================================================================================= Follow Mary and her work @mealsarelove on Instagram,  or visit her site: MealsAreLove.com. 
01:01:04
November 16, 2020
Teaching and Preaching— The Story of Gina Tillman-Young
In this episode, I interview my Mom, Gina Tillman-Young. She is a Pastor and Educator who lives in Texas and is one of the Founders of Generation Kindness, a curriculum that offers organic sustainability training for families. In our conversation, Gina and I discuss Personal Identity, the Black Lives Matter Movement, Parenting, and her thoughts on Kindness.
01:39:49
November 14, 2020
Healing and Helping— The Story of Monica Napier Carter
In this episode, I interview Monica Napier Carter. She's a Practice Administrator, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Mother, and Food Bank Volunteer who is currently running for City Council in District 6 of her hometown Seguin, TX.  In our conversation, Monica and I discuss healthcare, education, and her ultimate vision for the city of Seguin. No matter where you are just remember, Your vote counts!  Go to vote411.org to see upcoming elections in your area.  ============================================================= Please rate, like, and review this show wherever you listen to podcasts!
49:33
October 22, 2020
Strength to Build— The Story of Shawn Phillips
In this episode I interview Shawn Phillips. He is the owner of the fitness studio Texas Muscle and Fitness and lives in San Antonio . In our conversation, Shawn and I discuss how to get started in the fitness industry, the purpose of influencers, and his latest venture, building a solar farm. To watch the conversation, go to blackgoldpod.com and subscribe to the channel to listen to a new episode each week.
01:02:14
October 19, 2020
Branding for Bosses— The Story of B Michele
In this episode, I interview B Michele. She is a Business Branding coach who lives in Texas. In our conversation, B and I discuss the fundamentals of branding, her experience as a teacher in a foreign country, and how passion and purpose are an essential part of sharing your message. Follow B Michele @CoachBMichele across all platforms.  If you're looking for help with your branding, CLICK HERE to get a consult from B Michele and her team!
01:03:03
October 12, 2020
Teaching & Startups—The Story of Yolanda Jones
In this episode, I interview Yolanda Jones. She is a Texas public school teacher who is the founder of the print- on- demand company YOLO Expressions, a curator of Southern Style Magazine, the COO of True Dimensions Modeling, and the foundation Healing Souls, an organization that promotes non-violent, non-abusive family systems through intervention, prevention and education. Trigger Warning: Yolanda and I talk about the death of her friend.
01:01:20
October 5, 2020
Horses & Courses: The Story of Noah Tillman-Young
In this episode, I interview Noah Tillman-Young. He is a Pastor and the creator of steadyhorse.com, an online platform for training horses, who lives in Texas. In our conversation, Noah and I discuss Jesus, overcoming failures, and how he found his meaning in training horses. If you have a question you would like to ask a guest, go to anchor.fm/black-gold-podcast and click the link on the message icon to leave a voice message. Links to the Books DIscussed: The Sticking Point The Unseen Realm
44:02
September 28, 2020