LEAD UP

LEAD UP

By Maurice Manley II
Listen to ordinary people who lead extraordinary lives. Their leadership style is forever impressed in the hearts and minds of people; be it in their professions, personal life, and/or in communities by being an example of greatness. Be inspired by these personal stories and prepare to be both moved and motivated as Maurice Manley II interviews present and future icons. Challenge yourself to recognize the leader that lives within so that you may continue to grow and experience amazing things in life. We are all capable of leadership. Take charge and LEAD UP!
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Be Fueled By Confidence
Many people believe that confidence is something you either have or you don't. Believe it or not it can be obtain through life experiences, achieving small successes and more. In this episode, Robin Harice shares how he began living for himself and not for others by changing his personal narrative. Being a social butterfly and having a career in the banking industry at an early age, created a false sense of certainty which later turned into depression. Listen and learn how Robin was able to reinvent himself and recreate the life of his dreams.   
58:48
August 6, 2020
Belief Without Limits
Gabriel Zardes of Emagen Entertainment takes a moment to share with us how he has been able to position himself in the music industry as the as the go to person for artist management. His view around establishing trust in relationships has proven to be the cornerstone of his success. With a constant outlook to the future, Gabe says that the journey is more satisfying than arriving at the destination. Listen as we discuss leveraging innate gifts, leading from your current position and winning with what is available to you.  
1:23:20
July 23, 2020
Service Perfected By Love
As the Vice President of the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, educator and entrepreneur- Dr. Kari Williams has taken the leadership torch and blazed a trail in politics, hair, business and education. She continues to lead at the highest level in all of her endeavors by inspiring others to always be the best version of themselves. Dr. Kari's tenacity and don't give up attitude has lead to the creation of her signature hair style "The Goddess Locks". This style has become so popular that major brands began to copy.  Her faith in God has given her the mental and emotional fortitude to push past self imposed boundaries as well as insecurities. Dr. Kari's wisdom and intellect is definitely worth noting. You may want to have a pen & paper for this episode. 
58:43
July 9, 2020
Laws of Success
When it comes to having the will to win, superstar attorney Rodney Diggs' mindset, and record, separate him from others. Leading through service at the nation's oldest black-owned firm has elevated his career beyond his wildest dreams; obtaining over $40 million in historic verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. Rodney's dedication and drive puts him in a class of his own.
1:00:01
June 25, 2020
Value Centered Leadership
Team building and adding value requires an attentiveness to nuance that is not common. It encompasses a knowledge of self while leaving room for an objectivity that allows for multiple realities to coexist. This episode's discussion highlights the brilliance of entrepreneur turned media mogul, Bryan Smiley. As President of Film & Television for HartBeat Productions, Bryan reveals how he time travelled by creating the reality he envisioned for himself.
51:14
June 11, 2020
The Drink of Life
Being a therapist for children with autism for 14 years and helping family overcome health challenges, Jimira Lindo has created a business for others to have better health. As a new entrepreneur she has created Lindo Sorel, using the popular hibiscus flower mixed with Caribbean spices that address aliments, illness and disease in the body. Jimira's love and compassion for others is what has lead to the rapid success of her business.
44:37
May 29, 2020
Dream Big
This week we caught up with engineer, entrepreneur, proud family man, and podcast host Seun Phillips. Seun is one busy guy, to say the least! Phillips founded two companies: STEMNETICS and Project SYNCERE, while sitting on multiple boards lending his expertise in business and leadership. His MY DREAM BIG CLUB podcast is a manifestation of his desire to motivate others to achieve their greatest potentials. With his current preoccupation centered around the future of mobility, it's no understatement to say Seun is a trailblazer - constantly pushing towards change and innovation, while possessing the contentiousness to reach back and pull others with him. 
51:13
May 14, 2020
Reasons Wrapped In Love
As the United States Air Force's Chief of Current Operations for the Cyber Operations Integrated Planning Element, Major Matthew Weaver (Ed. D.) lets us in on his philosophical approach to leadership. Using a tactic that he calls "diplomatically disruptive," Weaver nudges others with care while also giving the right amount of kick to incite change. This is one of many skills Major Weaver carries in what he describes as his "tool kit". Listen to one of our military leaders share how he leads from a place of consistency and compassion.
1:10:10
April 30, 2020
Cr8 Your Space
With mental health issues at an all time high- particularly among men of color with a lack of resources- Denzel Herrera-Davis took mattters into his own hands by founding the mental health services platform Create the Space. This wellness platform utilizes the power of shared vulnerability to encourage & facilitate healing, connection, and growth- namely with its flagship live talk series 2ME4U. Listen as we take a deep dive into mental health, masculinity, and unpack the steps to heal from trauma and self doubt.
1:06:41
April 16, 2020
Shark Sessions
As the Founder of Triton Consulting, which boasts its successful and proprietary youth entrepreneurship academy "Shark Sessions", Ron Johnson Jr. is a business leader of the highest order. Ron shares his origin story as grilled cheese sandwich restaurateur, as well as his philanthropic efforts to change the conditions of the Flint water crisis. Ron's business acumen, philosophy, and insight puts him in a league of his own- truly epitomizing "servant leadership." If you are looking to gain an edge in your business or organization, you don't want to miss this episode!
1:12:24
April 2, 2020
A Written Act Of Inspiration
Leo Clifton is an ex actor who is now an author and world traveler. He shares his perspective on travel and takes us on a journey through his mind, to give us a glimpse of his creative genius. His first book entitled the "The Last Prince Of Atlantis" draws close parallels to the strength of African American males in our society. Due to the overwhelming response to his first book he will soon be releasing the sequel "Battle For The Crown".
57:11
March 19, 2020
A Political Party For The People
As the "City Concil Deputy", Eduardo Soriano Hewitt has a stylish way of leading others. Every year for over 20yrs, he has a huge birthday party. Though these parties are well attended by countless others, the objective for Eduardo is to have a space where micro communities can be created, as well as a place where people can form lasting relationships. Being born to activist parents he couldn't help living a life of leadership and politics.
1:11:25
March 5, 2020
When The Gift Hits The Streets
This episode is full of laughs & stories of unbelievable tenacity. We were fortunate to have Al Shear, a.k.a "Hits From The Streets" grace the mic. His rise to success story is not only funny but inspirational, he turns NO's into YES. Al's perservence in spite of seemingly difficult situations is what makes his life a "Hit". Listen as Al Shear shares his mindset and outlook when he is being tested for greatness.
1:11:03
February 20, 2020
Drawing The Perfect Illustration Of Life
The extrodinary artist Obi Arisukwu came by and dropped some wisdom on us. He shared his life story and journey through the world of artistry. His commitment & dedication to conveying stories through his work is what separates him from his contemporaries. Obi's perspective on overcoming self doubt is one we all should incorporate.
1:03:39
February 6, 2020
The Law Of Circulation
We were given the opportunity to talk with Vince Bryson- CEO of Ronald McDonald House Of Charity of Southern California. Vince's leadership style is infectious, fueled with Compassion and love. He has dedicated his life to working with non-profits. With principals such as removing emotions from confrontations & not taking the bait when someone is attempting to lure you into an emotional catastrophe. This episode is loaded with so many pearls of leadership wisdom.
1:10:34
January 23, 2020
The Leaderboard
We have selected the best moments from four past episodes. Each sinipit contains a bite size amount of wisdom for leading the best life possible. You'll hear from Nola Haynes "Opportunities Created Through Authenticity", Coach Mike "Work The Seed Of Potential" , Natasha Henry "Model Of Success" and Wayne Byrd "Be Your Truth & Live Your Purpose".
11:28
January 16, 2020
Money Matters
How often have you wanted to make or have more money? If you're anything like me that answer is often! In this episode we have the money conversation with Jesse Smith-an independent investment strategiest. Jesse outlines the necessary mindset as well as fundamental habits needed to obtain, protect and grow your money. Keep in mind there is a level of discipline involved, however the process is extremely doable and worth it. Listen and you just may hear something that could change the future of your financial trajectory.
1:09:41
January 9, 2020
Your Challenge Is Your Greatest Gift
Renowned hairstylist Candace Jackson joins us to discuss her perspective on overcoming adversity, while using the cause of the challenge to move pass the problem. By fully knowing and understanding herself, she has been able to create performance driven activities. Recognizing her breakpoints (which indicates a time for her to be still) and setting up 10, 15, 30 day challenges, establish the necessary drive needed to achieve her goals. Candace owns and runs three different businesses with zero signs of slowing down.
1:02:23
January 2, 2020
Give Credit To Your Life's Art
We had the pleasure of interviewing Nicholas McGinnis. He shares how he transition from graffiti artist to web designer. His thirst for knowledge lead him to study and learn contract law, which gave him a thorough understanding of commerce and the rules of credit. Due to his understanding of codes and statues he has been able to get & keep people out of jail despite not being an attorney. This episode is loaded with so much information that will have you asking for more.
50:26
December 26, 2019
The Rising Of Greatness
In this episode we had the honor to hear the inspiring life story of Tamaris Massengale. She runs and owns three businesses and is in the process of creating a fourth. Her tenacity and focus is unparalleled despite a traumatic childhood which included growing up homeless. As a single mother of three, Tamaris lives by a code of spiritual principles that govern her parenting style, decision making in business and life. Tamaris's story is definitely one to pay attention to.
1:08:23
December 19, 2019
The Art Of Successful Thinking
Having the career as a teacher, becoming a business owner, real estate investor and now turned loan officer- Deanne Moore has been able to navigate her career as a leading business woman and role model. She is a firm believer in establisishing a tribe for success. Her recommendation is that we should find people that vibrate at a much higher frequency than our own, so that we can learn and grow geometrically as well as exponentially. The gems that are bestowed in this episode are abundant. In addition to being business savvy, Deanne Moore is also a class act.
1:01:23
December 12, 2019
Find Your Blue Box Moment
Recognizing as well as appreciating your inate talents can be a bit challenging for some. Listen in as Lawrence Leach shares how he is able to continuously find his greatest within. His approach to building confidence & establishing a positive self perspective relative to others, is a concept I'm sure we all would want to emulate. Lawrence has been able to take one of his self taught talents/skills & create a successful vocation for himself at Hulu as the Principal Engineering Manager for their Ad department . Before we can lead others we must first learn to lead ourselves.
1:04:37
December 5, 2019
Don't Foreclose On Your Dreams
As a business owner and a foreclosure specialist, Glenn Quilter is on a mission to educate, structure finances and dominate in the real estate industry in a very unique way. Listen in and learn how we should be evaluating real estate. His company, "Foreclosure Exposure" is dedicated to helping people acquire real estate that would seem nearly impossible to aquire from the perspective of the everyday buyer. This episode is loaded with a lot of great tips and tactics. Enjoy!
1:05:47
November 28, 2019
Tenets Of Leadership
In this episode, I (Maurice Manley) discuss what I have learned from the many leaders that have graced this show. Over the past year I have received knowledge beyond my wildest dreams. The main characteristics that I believe all leaders posses is their ability to use their why, change there unhealthy paradigm, and add value to someone else's life. I hope you enjoy this monologue and these very valuable examples of how to lead better.
36:34
November 21, 2019
Plant Seeds Of Innovation
In this episode we were honored to sit with Makensy Smith- founder and owner of "Mass Global Communications". As a connoisseur of plants, she has learned how to navigate life, business & people by studying the plant ecology. Her insight on the human psyche is profound to say the least. Makensy is truly a one of a kind. Listen as we discuss mindset, business and plants.
59:27
November 14, 2019
A Work Of Perfection
In this episode Kendall Higgins shares his insight on business and finance. Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Kendall has been able to own multiple businesses, taught himself how day trade stocks and he has fully committed to provide financial literacy for individuals. His heart & spirit is that of gold, making him a leader of leaders. Listen to his story & learn how he was able to succeed at every job he had and how he was able to persevere, in spite of.
1:11:19
November 7, 2019
Monetizing Your Gifts
Having a diverse background in business, Marnier Lassiter -founder and creator of Corporate Countdown; an online course for women to exit their 9 to 5 job while simultaneously creating a business that reflects their individual gifts. Corporate Countdown was established when Marnier became fed up with corporate jobs and desiring to reclaim her time and destiny. She shares her trials and tribulations in addition to how she was able to overcome fear. This episode is loaded with gems of wisdom & psychology.
51:26
October 31, 2019
The Leadership Psychology
In this episode, Felicia Leatherwood joins us as we break down the four consistent traits of a leader. We explore some of the mental barriers that could possibly obstruct us from being who we are truly intended to be. Listen as we share our personal perspective & strategies on how to obtain the mindset of a leader.
1:03:16
October 24, 2019
TABULA RASA
In commemoration of the 50th episode of LEAD UP, Derek Jennings (Producer of Lead Up) and Maurice Manley II (Creator & Host of Lead Up) decided to celebrate this milestone by compiling some of our favorite responses to our final, TABULA RASA (Blank Slate) question. Since this question evokes so many emotions, thoughts & perspectives, we tracked the thematic congruence amongst our guest leaders. As a result of this process we have come to realize we all have more in common than we initially thought. Listen as we discover the interconnectedness of the TABULA RASA to our innate desires.
1:16:39
October 17, 2019
Lead In The Middle
Belva Anakwenze, owner of Abacus Financial, shares how she turned a loveless career into a thriving enterprise. Her ideologies on life & business yield a healthy productivity that suits her lifestyle. Belva's nimbleness grants the gift of mental and emotional shifting, which enables her to teach others how to "fish" (discover and learn) for themselves. Belva believes that leading from the middle creates a win-win for all parties involved. Tune in to learn how you can do the same!
53:22
October 10, 2019
Mind, Body & Soul
We had the pleasure of speaking Troya & QT -- 2/3 of the founders of New You Body Works. Their approach to the human body goes far beyond the typical spa treatment. They understand the impact energy, spirit, and one's mindset have on the body. This holistic perspective is paramount to the well-being of their clients. Troya and QT have created an atmosphere of comfort, trust & enjoyment for their guests, while teaching them how to manifest their dreams and actualize their full potentials through healthy lifestyle choices.
57:25
October 3, 2019
The Collective Economic Advantage
Tommy Johnson is the Founder of Originals Nation. His mission establishes an economic advantage through a collective effort and impact. As an organizer & charismatic leader, Tommy's vision is clear. His purpose is pure. Tune in and learn how to preserve and monetize one's cultural capital.
1:05:09
September 26, 2019
Not Your Average Brothers
Listen & learn how to actualize your vision no matter your previous experience or background. Kai & David Oredugba, former pro athletes turned founders and creators of NYA Tea (Not Your Average Tea), discuss how they discovered their passion for creating the ultimate tea brand. With Kai locking in on a scientific, linear approach while David waxes poetic in the abstract, these two brothers have secured a harmonious partnership. The Oredugbas utilize all of the trials & lessons learned from sports and apply it to the research and development of their curative and delicious blends. Their fearless approach to business is attributed to the both of them playing D1 football with little experience in the sport. This dynamic duo, without question, is blazing a trail that will inspire and lead for years to come. Please share, rate and subscribe.
1:09:06
September 19, 2019
Opportunities Created Through Authenticity
In this episode we are pleased to present Nola Haynes. As a scholar, creator and host of "NHTV", Nola is a firm believer in education & controlling our own narrative. While her determination & Southern spice has lead her to success, Nola's social intelligence and authenticity create winning opportunities in her life. Her willingness to inspire & teach others puts her in a class of her own.
1:17:57
September 12, 2019
Let The Record Reflect
We had the distinct privilege of sitting down with the Head of Post Production & Original Content for Spotify, Rodney McMahon. Rodney shares how he grew into his own by using his gifts of music and creative leadership. In addition to the heavy demands of his day job, Rodney also DJ's. This creative outlet contributes to his ability to move others to action. Utilizing both sides of his brain, Rodney has been able to develop cheat codes for social engagement. Tune in to find out what they are!
1:09:14
September 5, 2019
Metaphysics For The Soul
Have you ever wondered how to shift the mood in a room that isn't pleasant? Or destroy the internal barriers that are preventing life changing growth? Learn how soul trainer and fitness coach Ingrid Clay uses energy & her understanding of metaphysics to change and create the life she desires. Her approach is simple, yet effective. Tune in to discover how science and engineering lead Ingrid in her daily path to success.
1:09:07
August 29, 2019
Work The Seed Of Potential
In this episode, we had the pleasure of sitting with an inspirational speaker who Tony Robbins, Gary V., and Grant Cardone have all shared the stage with- Coach Mike. Mike's philosophy of maximizing our inner potentials to fulfill our purposes through our daily work is a practice that nods to introspection. Tune in and be inspired! Coach Mike's viewpoints on life and productivity are worthy of taking note.
57:39
August 22, 2019
Partnerships "MINT" To Lead
In this episode we had the great privilege of catching up with the founders of MINT Inc. (Minority Interdisciplinary Networking Team). Sherron Pearson and Joshua A. Foster are changing the narrative of minority entrepreneurship by way of their digital magazine. Their hosted events, in conjunction with their digital publications, foster collaborative exchanges while also providing a platform to showcase new and existing businesses. As leaders of new thought, Sherron and Joshua are in a league of their own.
1:05:53
August 15, 2019
A Model Of Success
In this episode I had the privilege of speaking with model, sous-chef, and mindfulness practitioner Natasha Lee. Leading with empathy & mindfulness, Natasha's awareness of self and others allows her to navigate her life with confidence & certainty. Her compassion for underprivileged children has lead her to create the New Advocacy For Healing organization. Listen as Natasha shares her pathway to success.
58:50
August 8, 2019
Mastery Of The Ego
In this episode Health Educator & Behavior Analyst, Alexander Molina M.P.H, discusses the volatility of the ego, his vision for globalization, how we can launch the internalized revolution, and much more. Alexander's compassion for people and communities lead him and others towards what he refers to as "The Collective Goal." This conversation is full of gems that provide better understandings of mental health challenges that affect the minds of many.
1:04:24
August 1, 2019
Think, Work, Serve
In this episode, we had the privilege of speaking with costume designer and wardrobe specialist Rashante Lee. Lee has worked on such TV shows as: HBO's "Watchmen," "Greenleaf," "The Bobby Brown Story," and much more. Rashante shares her understanding of others & discusses the mantra that has forever changed her life: "Think. Work. Serve." This mantra allows her to forge ahead in the midst of challenges due to her ability to connect and pay attention. Listen as Rashante Lee lends her wisdom and inspiration during this literally "ground-breaking" conversation! (It's going to take more than an earthquake to stop our broadcast!) Please rate, share, and donate.
50:15
July 25, 2019
Curating The Soundtrack Of Success
Award-winning television music supervisor, DJ, and entrepreneur- Angela Jollivette aka DJ Moonbaby- shares her keys to success. Angela's focus and out-of-the-box creative ear have catapulted her career and the careers of countless undiscovered and unconventional artists. Tune in as she discusses how her passion, intellect, and faith have guided her to her ultimate level of fulfillment. Please rate, share and donate.
44:30
July 18, 2019
Be Your Truth & Live Your Purpose
On this segment- Director, Teacher and Project Manager Wayne Byrd & myself discuss land ownership, agriculture and how to convert fear into creative energy. Wayne's ability to self manage his entire being is truly a divine gift. He is a thought trailblazer and a masterful creator. Listen as Wayne shares his life story of how he was able to develop & grow his inner personal leadership ability. Please share, rate and donate.
1:30:50
July 11, 2019
Feed Your Vision
In this episode, we had the distinct pleasure and honor of sitting down with Apryl Sims, proprietor of Simply Wholesome health food store & restaurant and stalwart of the Los Angeles community. Apryl has taken a corner restaurant designed & built by her father's contracting company, and turned it it into a shining pillar of self-love, nutrition, and hope for South LA- supporting over ninety small businesses. Easily one of LA's premiere landmarks and most popular hotspots, Apryl has, and continues to, lead her community at large to an enhanced quality of life of health and wellness. Listen as she shares her life's journey.
1:00:18
July 4, 2019
Success Choreographed Perfectly
Our special guest this week is Chuck Maldonado- award winning celebrity choreographer known for "Stomp The Yard", the 1996 Olympic's Opening Ceremony, Chris Brown's famous Grammy performance, and pretty much any dance show or film you've ever seen. Chuck's ability to teach stretches beyond dancing and his understanding of manifestation is definitely something to learn. Listen as he not only gives us a sneak peek into the backstory of his life, but also as he shares his creative prowess. Please share, rate and donate.
50:52
June 27, 2019
The Wisdom Of Rising Sons
In this episode, in honor of Father's Day, I had the distinct privilege and honor of interviewing my thirteen year old son, Maurice J. Manley III. A leader amongst his peers who is unafraid to go the unconventional route, the wisdom that is expressed through this young man is truly remarkable. Listen as Maurice J. Manley III shares his perspectives on life, family, sports, and more. Please share, rate and donate.
58:06
June 20, 2019
Evolution of Leadership
In this episode, I sat in the guest's chair and gave an exclusive interview to my sister, Felicia Leatherwood. I was asked questions about my approach to entrepreneurship, my mindset, my decision making processes, and much more. Tune in as I open up about my life and business. We can all take charge and LEAD UP!Please share, rate, and donate.
1:38:42
June 13, 2019
Chase Confidence And You Will Find Success
Saddie Johns, personal injury attorney, shares her story of immigrating to the United States and graduating high school functionally illiterate, to passing the California bar on the first attempt and running her very own practice. Saddie's unwavering confidence in herself is what has made her a success. Listen in on how she created the life that she wanted to lead.
55:22
June 6, 2019
Education Creates Inspiration
Eighteenth President of Bennett College, Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, discusses how education coupled with the right exposure creates a lifetime of opportunities. A benefactor of the free lunch program as a young girl growing up in the projects of Asheville, NC, Dr. Dawkins knows firsthand that with the correct support anything is possible. Now, as a mentor to many young women, while saving one of only two all women's HBCU's from a permanent shutdown, makes Dr. Dawkins a one-of-a-kind leader and a beacon of inspiration.
1:02:15
May 30, 2019
Capturing The Image Of Leadership
Matt Sayles- a portrait, commercial & fashion photographer and director-shares his humble beginnings as the youngest and the only black photo journalist for the National Associated Press. Now, as an entrepreneur, he is able to tell the life stories of those he photographs while empowering the spirits of the individuals that are being captured. Listen in as Matt drops insightful gems on what beauty really is. Please rate, subscribe, and donate.
59:16
May 23, 2019
Life Is Guided By Passion
I had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning journalist, human rights activist, and producer Bonnie Boswell. Bonnie has taken the lead on countless projects ranging from NBC's "Seeds of Peace," to the Whitney Young Jr. documentary "The Powerbroker," to currently hosting "Bonnie Boswell Reports" for PBS. Bonnie opens up about some of her struggles & shares how she evolved from chaos to opportunity. Listen in and learn how to let you passion for life guide you. Please share, rate and donate
1:07:19
May 16, 2019
Leadership Inspired By Talent
Listen to this insightful conversation with JimiJames, the talented phenom. JimiJames is not only the Co owner and Co founder of Boss Academy , she is a multifaceted creator. Being a songwriter, singer, actress, designer and dancer she has been able to fast track her career using her gifts and ability to connect with people. This is one you don't want to miss. Please subscribe, share, rate and donate.
1:00:15
May 9, 2019
Pivoting Into Greatness
Take score as former athlete turned banker, Zach Woolridge, outlines the pathways to success. Game planning and confidence are prerequisites to finding the courage to pivot from the comfort of the familiar to the unchartered waters that lead to true purpose and fulfillment.
1:01:41
May 2, 2019
Empowering Yourself Through Your Vision
In this episode, Executive Director of Urban Ed Academy, Randy Seriguchi, shares his journey from the courtroom to the classroom to the boardroom. Randy has lead in multiple arenas, and now he's grooming leaders of all ages. Listen to this thought-provoking conversation on empowering yourself and others through faith and focus.
1:10:39
April 25, 2019
Personal Image Is Everything
J. Gray, Founder and CEO of "Image Is Everything" (PR brand management firm), shares her journey to self discovery. She details her strategies for reconciling the self inflicted inner noise & doubt. As a result, J has Established her company as one of the premier PR firms in the beauty industry. Please rate, share & donate
1:09:05
April 18, 2019
Breathe Life Into Your Dreams
Ashley Wilkerson is a performer, author, poet and breathing &meditation specialist. She shares her strategies that get her through difficult situations. Ashley moves and inspires people from all walks of life, shinning her light of wisdom & gratitude. Please share, subscribe, rate and donate.
58:51
April 11, 2019
A Future Led by History
I had the pleasure of talking to Adrell Bullock. He is a community developer, media consultant & history buff. Adrell's passion for education (history especially) gave him the ability to turn his struggles into opportunities. Listen in as Adrell Bullock talks about leadership from a unique perspective. please share, rate and donate
1:06:28
April 4, 2019
Music That Leads The Heart
I had the distinct privilege of talking to Wow Jones. He is a music producer for Rihanna and music director for Bryson Tiller & Post Malone. Wow shares his most intimate stories on how he grew up in Baltimore with many street opportunities beckoning for his attention , obtained a street mentor, moved to LA & found the woman of his dreams and founded Boss Academy a production company with her. Wows talent goes beyond his music. His business mind is one to model. Please subscribe, rate and donate by clicking the link below.
59:29
March 28, 2019
Fashion Your Way To Greatness
Owner and creator of the Mc Marden clothing line, John Lehman shares his 3 step process to independence and the challenges of having his brand sold in Barneys and Fred Segal. John is truly a one of a kind renaissance man. Listen to his wisdom and the lessons he learned along the way to discovering his purpose. You may want to take notes for this one. Please share, rate and donate to this podcast.
1:01:52
March 21, 2019
Serve To Be Great
Entrepreneur Chris Bryant created Bryant Group, a training & consulting firm specializing in perfecting fan experiences and world class service for many sports teams. Chris's whole life has been dedicated to service. Listen as Chris shares motivation for leading with service and the trials and tribulation associated with such a commitment. Listen as Chris shares his wining formula on how he became a service leader. Please share, donate, subcribe and rate.
1:04:43
March 14, 2019
A Relationship Designed To Win
We are all in search of that special romantic relationship. Join me as criminal defense attorney Austin Dove and his lovely wife Sydney Kamlager (State Assembly Member of the 54th district) share their relationship secrets and strategies. In spite of all the potential pit falls their marriage is one that is made of fun and love. Please share, subscribe and continue to donate to this podcast so that we may continue to grow and produce better content.
1:18:42
March 7, 2019
Honoring Your Vision
Clinical Dr. Kay Ramsey shares her personal story of how she forged ahead in spite of being birthed in jail, being a foster child and becoming homeless. Dr. Kay's resilience and perseverance is beyond amazing. Dedicating her life to service and personal fulfilment is just the beginning for Dr. Kay. Listen and share this episode to everyone you know and care about.
45:06
February 28, 2019
Act To Lead
Child Actor turned entrepreneur, Malachi Smith imparts his wisdom and intellect on the importance of not getting comfortable and how acting gave him a secret weapon for success in business. Listen as Malachi shares his powerful story and more. Please subscribe, donate and share this episode.
56:29
February 21, 2019
Brand The Leader Within
Marketing and Branding specialist Che Chester shares his professional expertise on how to create, change and enhance your personal brand. He explains the effects of having P.R, the impact of influencers, marketability and more. This episode is packed with gems to improve the strength of your inner and outer brand. Please share and subscribe
57:38
February 14, 2019
Look It, Feel It, Be It
Fitness leader and entrepreneur Ahmber Azali explains how to gain a deeper spiritual connection, a greater sense of purpose and establish a higher level of well being through playing and working out. Her insight will lead you to more productivity and success. Please share and rate this episode. Feel free to donate if possible.
57:11
February 7, 2019
Wealthy Minds Speak Dreams Into Existence
Entrepreneur Billionaire P.A tells how he created a business to help a billion people, empowering them to speak their dreams into existence and teaching them how to create a wealthy mindset. Make sure you have pencil and paper for this one! Please subscribe, rate, share and donate.
59:35
January 31, 2019
Perception Of Success
Employment Law attorney Vincent Grandberry shares how he has been able to become investment savvy, how he creates win win negotiations, the use of fear as his ally and much more. Please subscribe, share, rate and donate.
50:01
January 24, 2019
A Life Written To Lead
Author and business woman Miranda Bowden Parker explains how she uses writing, relationships and fear to create the life she dreams of living. Share, rate, subscribe and donate.
1:07:09
January 17, 2019
A Safer Space To Lead
15yr old Sasha Jhonson explains her vision and plan to create awareness around hygiene, mental health and well being for middle and high schoolers with a program call "Safe Space". She also articulates the importance of religious consciousness and more. Please subscribe, rate/ review and share
56:07
December 20, 2018
Reflections Of Leadership
I wanted to offer a brief 5 key system that successful leaders adhere to. These are 5 Keys (F.A.D.E.D) that I created to enhance the leader you already are. Please don't forget to rate, subscribe and share
30:08
December 13, 2018
Get Yours
Celebrity natural hairstylist Felicia Leatherwood and I are having an Instagram and Facebook live discussion. We attempt to figure out what causes bad business etiquette, we lean into why people don't stand up for themselves and how to get what's due to you. Please subscribe, like and share
29:38
December 6, 2018
Artistry Created By Life
Patrick Henry Johnson shares his inner most trails and tribulations , while giving us a glimpse at what lifted and lead him to his current level of success. Patrick is truly one of a kind, listen and learn how he created the life of his dreams through art. Please share and subscribe
1:14:54
November 29, 2018
Leadership Rapped Up
I had the great opportunity to sit with rapper Andre Winn A.K.A "Graze". We take a deep dive into his alter ego, discussed his super powers, his missed opportunity as a "Cash Money" artist and more. Please like, share and subscribe to this podcast.
1:11:40
November 22, 2018
Confidently Becoming You
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Clinical Psychologist Nathaniel Thomas. We discuss how to overcome mental challenges, how to trust yourself, overcoming fear and more. Enjoy and learn what it takes to get out of your own way.
47:05
November 15, 2018
Leading From Death to Success
Listen as Dwight Johnson founder and creator of "VIEW'D" (video messaging app) discusses how he overcame a near death experience and lead himself to a life of fulfillment while in a hospital bed.
56:17
November 14, 2018
The Love Leader
In this episode I discuss emotional intelligence, human connections and love with Nina Simone Chung. Nina majored in human development & psychology. She has successfully integrated her knowledge into business and social causes which had created a life of fulfillment & success.
45:48
November 8, 2018
The Creative Gift of Exposure
In this episode I discuss with Derek Jennings how his family impacts his ability to lead himself and others. Derek Jennings is the founder and CEO of Apotheosis Entertainment. Listen as he shares his experiences and creative insight.
49:36
November 2, 2018
Leading with Love & Hair
Listen as Felicia Leatherwood a Celebrity Natural hairstylist for Issa Rae, Ava Duvernay, Jill Scott and many more walks us through her leadership style. She travels the world motivating women to love the skin they're in while giving beauty tips. Love has not only inspired her creativity but guided her to the top of her profession. She "Leads Up" loving your hair with natural care, brush with the best and texture management.
58:42
October 18, 2018