Jerod Couch is a 2x regional Emmy Winner (12x Nominee) from Dallas, Texas. A Director/Producer/Writer/Editor, Jerod has completed two seasons, eighteen episodes total, of his award-winning series “#WASHED”. His agency, The Creative Couch, won Dell’s “Small but Mighty” contest for “#WASHED”. Couch’s career highlights consist of a five-year stint at ESPN including launching a network and three seasons leading creative for Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers. Jerod’s work has been featured in Inc Magazine, USA Today, Sports Illustrated and Yahoo! Sports. Despite 15 years of experience creating content, “#WASHED” is Jerod’s foray into filmmaking and long-form scripted content. Season 1 of the half-hour dramedy was selected to four festivals, won “Best of Fest: Audience Choice” at the Hip Hop Film Festival and nominated for “Best Comedy” at the Indie Series Awards. Couch relishes in the intricacies of organization/culture building, marketing/public relations and overall strategy of television/film which is fortified by his Radio-TV-Film and MBA degrees from The University of Texas at Austin.
Steph Bolton, the comic-loving creative behind Phoenix Michele Photography based out of Dallas, Texas, captures moments for a living, but her work extends well past the lens. She equips lady bosses with information that helps them build and scale sustainable brands…and she delivers it like only she can!
You know the feeling you get when your work day is over and you can finally unwind, engage in enlightening conversation, and of course, have a margarita to top it all off?
That’s what Steph brings to every speaking engagement (with or without the margarita) – a true happy hour vibe!
But don’t mistake her fun demeanor as an indication that she’s anything less than a badass when it comes to business. Steph’s impressive background as a small biz owner, fashion blogger and influencer coupled with a career as a business analyst has only solidified her acumen for content creation and process improvement. She desires to share her knowledge with other motivated female entrepreneurs looking to increase brand awareness, productivity, and of course, that bottom line!
Farhaj is the CEO of Kanna, an integrated hiring and training platform for the legal cannabis industry. He's a marketplace, and future of work/learning geek, who is very passionate about building infrastructure to help early stage founders in the OK & TX startup ecosystems. Prior to Kanna, Farhaj was an early employee at 3 startups (VR, Drone-tech, experiential marketing) and founded Fade, a personalized barber booking marketplace.
We have a special guest in the building today! Stephen Floyd has been a search engine marketer for over 15 years. In 2004 he ranked his website "gurus2go.com" #1 globally for the keyword "computer repair". He held the #1 position for nearly four years, until the company was sold for over one million dollars. Welcome Stephen Floyd ! Findout how he did it and some of the tricks behind tools that you can use to better position your website and online presence (SEO).
We have a special guest in the building today! He is one the of youngest and most successful AFLAC regional directors in the country. He’s been highly successful by changing the culture of an “office” setting and seeking to change the landscape of what people think they know about insurance and “sales”. Welcome Talha Rahman!
Make Your First Impression Count!
We have a special guest in the building today! She is a virtual stylist & chemist who focuses on help high-achieving women in business elevate their image & dress for their new level of success. Welcome Charlene Lawson!
Shift Your Mindset
We are excited to have a very special guest on for our one-on-one session today. She is a speaker, mentor, and commercial realtor who’s aim is to shift mindsets and help people build a legacy of wealth. Everyone welcome Dr. Yolanda Thomas!
We are excited about the two special guests we have on the podcast today! They are the founders of RoseBerry Media,a Digital Media Agency that helps companies grow their sales, and social media presence. Welcome Maria Romero & Monica Mora!
LLC does not neccessarily protect your company name from being used by other people. Findout why in this episode with Uba. We will discuss what's best to obtain, an LLC, Inc or Trademark and why it's important to adjust your finances prior to creating your business.
He is Nigeria's Pioneer Investor in Bitcoin also the brain behind ABiT Mobile Application Limited, a global Tech Company. He is keen on helping people understand the enormous potentials of the internet and how they can sell anything to anyone using the power of the new media.
In 2016, Gaius was awarded "Most Popular Nigerian on social media 2016" by the Association of Nigerian Bloggers. A former Senior Adviser on New Media at National Assembly Abuja.
Currently the CEO and founder of Tatcoin Africa's pioneer digital currency.
I'm thankful for this season because it gave us an opportunity to serve in ways nobody has served the young black community.- Taylor Moody
Our September theme is “Preparation for Elevation” so this month we are focusing on ways that small business owners can prepare themselves for success in business. The Connect Dallas platform has become the go to resource for Millenials and Gen-Z’s.
Brandi lives by the simple mantra, Happiness by any means necessary! This charismatic, R&B grooving, Southern Mama of two, knows the importance of being physically and mentally sound.
“When you’re a mom, it’s easy to put your health on the back burner and focus more on the needs of your family. For years, I’d ignored my signs of anxiety and depression because my son was diagnosed with allergy induced asthma at the age of 6 months old. My husband and I became dedicated to finding the ideal solution for him to live an inhaler free life. We began consulting with various herbalists and holistic doctors to find the perfect solution for him. Through my years of research, I was able to focus on my own problems and discovered the infinite benefits of hemp.”
We had the pleasure of interviewing Brandi Square on her amazing product line called VybeKit.
Tune in as we ask several questions on how she got started in the CBD industry, some marketing suggestions and ideas that anyone can use in order to make their business grow.
A skilled coach and experienced business consultant that guides her clients through major life transitions for over 20 years. One of her piece of advice is defining your "Why" before creating your business. Your "Why" will help define the purpose behind your company and the motivation needed to beat the odds!
So for those who are just now joining us, every month we have a different theme. Our August theme is " Rebuild, Rebrand & Restore" so this month we are focusing on ways to pivot and redefine your brand and your business during these uncertain times.
For Episode #9, we chatted with Jose Hernandez of Chipmonk Baking about creating a brand that serves a specific audience. As a Type 2 Diabetic, Jose still had a love for sweet treats and was inspired to create a bakery that offers diabetic, keto-friendly and tasty options.
Orion Brown is the CEO & Founder of BlackTravelBox®, a company she created to give women of color a brand they could trust for their travel personal care needs. As Black travelers, Orion noticed there were few places women of color could find products that work for their hair and skincare needs. Orion’s brand is here to help you travel in confidence by providing the products needed to put your best foot forward and rock those selfies.
Volta is a self-proclaimed art and donut evangelist and she wants to spread the magic of watercolors to anyone who will listen. While born in the distant Country of Moldova, Volta has found a home in Dallas, TX. Her passion for its vibrant culture, cuisine and character comes alive in her distinctive colorful artwork. To share her joy of art, Volta started Color Snack Creative Studio as a way to share tips, encourage others to live a creative life, and help build the next generation of artists by donating a portion of proceeds to local art education. Volta’s mission to watercolor the world can be seen in the various projects such as brand activation, custom illustrations and animations that she creates for national and international brands. She also hosts local watercolor workshops, where she encourages everyone to rediscover their inner artist.
5 time Grammy nominee & cousin of Kenye West talks about how musicians are also entrepreneurs.
Lots of valuable information regarding being an Entrepaidneur, good tips to have whether or not your in the entertainment industry.
Stay tuned for more episodes at www.entrepaidneur.com/podcast
My name is Krystal also known as Krys the Maximizer!
I am a coupon coach and educator!
I have a passion for couponing and all things saving money! I have saved over $7,000 in 2019 on groceries and household by focusing on getting only what i needs.
With over 11 years of couponing, I am a force to be reckoned with in the coupon community.
I started Krys the Maximizer first as a YouTube channel in August 2018 as a means to teach others how to coupon. It was just a side hustle. But in just 1 year it literally grew to so much more than I imagined. It is now my business and my full time job.
During this podcast we discuss how to prepare yourself as an entrepreneur financially, emotionally and mentally. We also discuss some tips on best branding practices to help you financially prepare. Stay tuned as we continue to launch new podcast series monthly!