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Fueled by Purpose

Fueled by Purpose

By Angela Simmons

Fueled by Purpose is a culture-infused conversation aimed to inform, inspire, and guide listeners to discover the purpose that lies within.

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Mastering the Art of Being Your Own Advocate feat. Gia Lowe
Angela Simmons sits down with marketer, entrepreneur, and Curly Girl Collective co-founder, Gia Lo. Curly Girl Collective is an activation agency that plans and executes the world's largest natural beauty festival. In this episode we discuss: - How Curly Girl Collective was started - Dealing with prejudice in regard to natural hair in the workplace - Having conversations with spouses around major hair decisions  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59:24
March 5, 2020
The Gift of Prophecy feat. Josh Da Prophet
Angela Simmons sits down with her childhood church pastor-turned-friend, Josh Da Prophet. Together Angela and Josh grew up in the Prophetic Church at Zoe Ministries. In this episode we discuss: - How a Prophetic church differs from other churches. - Angela and Josh’s experiences with the gift of prophecy. - Finding meaning in the unimaginable events that can occur in our lives. - Why we need to change our perception of the relationship between wealth in the church.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
48:32
February 26, 2020
Discussing Haitian Culture, Integrity, and Making it in NYC feat. Jessie Woo
Angela Simmons sits down with Haitian-American comedienne, media personality, and singer Jessie Woo. Jessie emerged as a social media celebrity through her viral videos and appearances on season two of Love & Hip-Hop (Miami). In this episode we discuss: - Where Jessie feels her purpose lies at this time in her life - Jessie's Haitian background and the dynamics of family life in their culture - Why Jessie decided to turn down an offer to return on Love & Hip-Hop - Making it in NYC and how to fight through discouraging moments  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
59:43
February 13, 2020
Generating a Community of Over 10 Million Users feat. Dana Chanel, Founder of CurlBible
Angela Simmons sits down with Dana Chanel, founder of Curlbible, Sprinkle of Jesus, Jumping Jack Tax, and Alakazam Apps. These mobile-first, self-owned platforms, have generated millions of dollars for Dana and the community of friends and family in her life. In this episode we discuss… - How Angela and Dana first met and later collaborated on building purpose - Why we need to stop praising the “Self Made” narrative - The challenges behind being in business with a spouse - Knowing if you are meant to be an entrepreneur by having self-awareness around your gifts and talents  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
1:10:53
February 6, 2020
Unpacking the Paradigms of Mental Health, Dating, and More with Isa Watson
Angela Simmons sits down with 'Squad' Founder, Isa Watson to talk about mental health, dating, and the implications of being an African American woman in a white male-dominated industry. The Squad app was built to help Gen-Z build IRL connections in organic ways.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
1:02:26
January 2, 2020