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Woke!Up! Podcast

Woke!Up! Podcast

By Woke Up Podcast
WARNING⚠️: May contain copious amounts of laughter! ⁠ ⁠Listen to Friends and business partners Oyin & Laolu navigate what it means to be "Woke" in a Trend consuming, Pop Culture obsessed, tech-driven world as a #BROWNSKIN Entrepreneur .⁠ We'll be discussing all things from running a business start-up to navigating what it means to make true impact in the world. ⁠ We Woke up! So that you can wake Up! To be ‘Woke’. Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)
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#Blackdisruptors S3 Ep: 1 Black Female Gamers and the Black business community
In this episode, Oyin & Laolu chat with the amazing Mikayla Jones! Gamer, Content creators and all-around positive vibes. From discussing the Black female gaming industry to Why your mindset matters -  towards your career changes, life changes and all things pursuing purpose.  Stay tuned! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram or Twitter: @niyoenterprise
52:51
May 05, 2021
Black Disruptor Series Ep 12 - 'Remind Yourself Of The Why' ft Faith Kachikondo
In this episode, Oyin and Laolu speak with 27 year old graduate of Psychology, Practitioner of Systemic Psychotherapy and the founder of Empower, Faith Kachikondo. Empower is an organisation that provides therapeutic mentoring and support to black youth and their families. Faith is passionate about addressing disadvantage experienced by the black community and empowering youth to be the best they can be.
41:28
December 14, 2020
Black Disruptor Series Ep 11 - 'Find Your Tribe' ft Charlene & Antoinette Simms
In this episode, we sat down with Wentworth Wills founders, Charlene & Antoinette Simms. They are sisters who seek to inform, educate and empower their clients to protect themselves and their families through providing estate planning products and services. 
40:52
November 30, 2020
Black Disruptor Series Ep 10 - 'Steer Your Own Ship' ft Temi Olukoko
In this episode, we sat down with Tech Influencer and Software developer Temi Olukoko. An honest conversation about what it takes to make the changes you want to see, Tips for Career transitions into Tech and much more!
23:51
November 08, 2020
Black Disruptor Series Ep 9 - 'Focus On Why' ft Lucille Roache
in this episode, Oyin & Laolu speak with Lucille Roach; a multi-faceted woman, and Business startup coach, author and a speaker who helps new and aspiring female business owners to lay the foundations so they can start & succeed in business.
29:28
October 13, 2020
Black Disruptor Series Ep 8 - 'Make Learning the goal' ft Mary Mosope Adeyemi | Corporates Edition
In this episode, Oyin & Laolu speak with Mary Adeyemi; a multi-faceted woman, corporate director, and founder of Vishebility. Honest conversations give room to drive change. Follow Us: Mary Adeyemi - @mosopsy Oyin - @oyinboo Laolu - @missolaoluwa 
01:04:23
October 05, 2020
Black Disruptor Series Ep 7 - 'Resilience in Leadership' ft Karena Starkie- Gomez | Corporates Edition
In this episode, Oyin & Laolu chat with Corporate coach Karena Starkie-Gomez, Black women in corporate space sometimes have a hard time being resilient in leadership! Karena gave us amazing insight on the resillience needed to keep climbing the career ladder, and how the holistic wellness of your team can help you scale your productivity! Have a listen! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram or Twitter: @niyoenterprise https://uk.linkedin.com/in/tatenda-gandi-7013a6136
32:50
September 15, 2020
Black Disruptor Series Ep 6 - 'Adapt and Win' ft Tatenda Gandi | Corporates Edition
In this episode, Oyin & Laolu chat with Tatenda Gandi a corporate working at KPMG , one of the big FOUR! She's talks about her journey to her position and developing grit and maturity at a young age trying to fit into a corporate space while her friends and age mates are living the student life. Stay tuned! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram or Twitter: @niyoenterprise https://uk.linkedin.com/in/tatenda-gandi-7013a6136
30:12
August 24, 2020
Creating things people want to buy : ft Amon Kiplagat | Ep 5 - 'Black Disruptor' Series
In this episode, we sat down with CEO & Founder at Hyve, Amon Kiplagat , sometimes designing a product or service people love and will keep coming back for can be difficult! So we picked Amon's brain on his thoughts about his career so far.
25:18
August 03, 2020
The way Successful people think : ft Yvonne Bajela | Ep 4 - 'Black Disruptor' Series
Yvonne is 8 years into her career and already trailblazing a golden path! In this episode, Oyin and Laolu discuss the importance of the 'Succesful Mindset'.  Watch out for the #wokework Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)
22:58
July 20, 2020
Outwork the hardest worker ft Lulu Pierre | Ep 3 - 'Black Disruptor' Series
In this episode, Oyin and Laolu speak with CEO and founder of Boho Locs and discuss her story to running a million-pound company. From here learnings out of studying the Ant and it's work ethic to the convictions about your vision and the GRIT required for the next stage of your life.
27:36
July 13, 2020
Define your own 'Success Story' ft Daniella Genas | Ep 2 - 'Black Disruptor' Series
In this episode, Oyin and Laolu speak with Business Coach Daniella Genas and discuss her success story, while focusing on the elements of 'coming up' as an entrepreneur that people tend not to focus on. #wokeuppod
28:01
July 03, 2020
BLACK . | Ep 1 - An Intro to the 'Black Disruptor' Series
Over the past two weeks, there has been a lot of news that has uncovered racial bias and the mistreatment of black people; from the treatment of Black people and people of colour during COVID-19 to the Police brutality cases that lead to the death of black lives #RIPGeorgefloyd . Your social media feeds may be flooded with the anger, sadness and grief many of us feel towards "the problem" (systematic racism). But How do we solve the problem? In this Episode Oyin and Laolu have a heartfelt conversation on the issues of "race" and how to economically empower the BLACK Community Continue to speak up, share positivity and build the ideas that will rise past the invisible ceilings. BUILD! or SUPPORT those that are...  ✊🏾✊🏽✊🏿✊🏼
43:11
June 08, 2020
Episode 9: Niyo Is offically 2 years old!! (Part 2)
In this episode of the #wokeuppod !! Oyin and Laolu  discuss the key lessons they've learnt on their journey of running a start-up together so far. The entrepreneurial journey can be termed as chaotic and rewarding and they have lot's to share... Part 2 will be out soon Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis) Follow us here:  IG : @niyoenterprise or Tweet us : @niyoenterprise
21:15
May 25, 2020
Episode 8: Niyo Is offically 2 years old!! (Part 1)
In this episode of the #wokeuppod !! Oyin and Laolu  discuss the key lessons they've learnt on their journey of running a start-up together so far. The entrepreneurial journey can be termed as chaotic and rewarding and they have lot's to share... Part 2 will be out soon Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)  Follow us here:  IG : @niyoenterprise or Tweet us : @niyoenterprise
23:40
May 17, 2020
Episode 7: We’re BACK! Catch up and Tech careers
Founders Oyin and Laolu catch up, talk about personal challenges and discuss whether a tech career is worth exploring. Niyo Enterprise has partnered with Coding Black Females to put on a FREE 6-month hashtag#codingbootcamp programme for black women 18-35, unemployed or employed with a salary of under £20k to apply got to blackcodher.com Don't forget to follow us on Instagram or Twitter: @niyoenterprise 
43:28
April 25, 2020
Episode 6 : The Messy Road of An Entrepreneur
We're Back with a New Episode of the #woke up pod !! In this week's episode, we explore the 'Messy Road' of an Entrepreneur. @oyinboo & @missolaoluwa discuss what makes an entrepreneur and what you may come up against as a budding business person . This episode was recorded LIVE from the Beyond Hair Summit! Episode includes questions from the audience too! ✨🙌🏾 #beyondhairsummit Don't forget to let us know your thoughts...  Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis) Follow us here:  IG : @niyoenterprise or Tweet us : @niyoenterprise
41:01
February 24, 2020
Episode 5: Creativity & Innovation
In Season one of the Woke! Up! Podcast Founders of Niyo Enterprise have been exploring the values that have helped them establish a Hair and Beauty Tech start-up. This Episode Oyin and Laolu discuss Creativity & Innovation and how they have used creativity to improve their business strategy.
35:11
October 31, 2019
Episode 4 : The ' L ' Word
In Season one of the Woke! Up! Podcast Founders of Niyo Enterprise have been exploring the values that have helped them establish a Hair and Beauty Tech start-up. This Episode Oyin and Laolu discuss how they  have found navigating leadership and the impact of their influence! Woman have pioneered small projects, Big projects , major finance accounts,small family businesses and major start-ups ! Sometimes we have done this with extreme marital pressure, family commitments and even while doing a university degree. #welead #blackwomenlead  and WE LEAD WELL!!!  Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)
32:01
October 14, 2019
Episode 3 : One Word Three Syllables
In Season one of the Woke! Up! Podcast Founders of Niyo Enterprise have been exploring the values that have helped them establish a Hair and Beauty Tech start-up. This Episode Oyin and Laolu discuss Excellence.  There's nothing like doing a podcast with a runny nose! We were a little under the weather, but that can't stop us! This week we're talking about a word that that get's thrown around quite a bit, Excellence! This week we discuss whether it possible to be figuring it out and be excellent at the same time? We know all about black excellence, but now it's time to look at what the actual components of being Excellent looks like as a service provider or business person starting out... Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)
44:38
October 01, 2019
Episode 2 : 20/20 Vision
In Season one of the Woke! Up! Podcast Founders of Niyo Enterprise have been exploring the values that have helped them establish a Hair and Beauty Tech start-up. This Episode Oyin and Laolu discuss Vision. Can you believe there are only 3 more months left of 2019! How do you think you've done so far? Oyin and Laolu share top tips on developing life goals and life vision. The negatives and the benefits of having personal and business vision while avoiding all the sticky webs of distraction.  Watch out for the #wokework Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)
47:54
September 16, 2019
Episode 1 : Woke!Up! Podcast: Where have we been?
WARNING⚠️: May contain copious amounts of laughter! ⁠ ⁠Listen to Friends and business partners Oyin & Laolu navigate what it means to be "Woke" in a Trend consuming, Pop Culture obsessed, tech-driven world as a #BROWNSKIN Entrepreneur .⁠ We'll be discussing all things from running a business start-up to navigating what it means to make true impact in the world. ⁠ We Woke up! So that you can wake Up! To be ‘Woke’. Music by : Peter Davis (@_peterjdavis)
28:06
September 01, 2019