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WYL Take Ownership

WYL Take Ownership

By Whose Your Landlord
The WYL Take Ownership podcast features curated in depth conversation, hot takes and original critique of current events and how they effect the communities we live in.

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Learn How America on Tech Is Helping To Decrease The Economic and Racial Wealth Gap in Underserved Communities
Ofo Ezeugwu, CEO of Whose Your Landlord interviews Jessica Santana and Evin Robinson of America on Tech as they discuss how they're helping to prepare the next generation of technology leaders during COVID in order to decrease the economic and racial wealth gap in underestimated communities.
36:59
November 13, 2020
Tom Ogletree On How General Assembly Is Helping Closing The Skills Gap With Ed Tech
Ofo Ezeugwu, CEO of Whose Your Landlord sits down with Tom Ogletree, Senior Director of Social Impact and External Affairs at General Assembly as they discuss the ever-changing landscape of education, how technology can be both a blessing and a curse when it comes to preparing the workforce of the future, and what General Assembly is doing to close the skill gap for its students.
46:27
November 6, 2020
Sonya Rocvil talks Real Estate Asset Management.
Sonya Rocvil is the Principal and Founder of Bedrock Real Estate Investors, a privately-owned real estate company, specializing in the acquisitions and asset management of multifamily apartments. Sonya has syndicated multifamily deals totaling 374 units. She has also been an equity partner for multifamily investments totaling over 400 units. In this episode Ofo and Soyna discuss the strategies that have made her successful in acquiring and operating multifamily properties and what new investors  should consider when going into business in the post pandemic world.
52:20
September 10, 2020
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams talks police reform, homeownership & equity.
In this episode, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams talks about the origins of his passion for home ownership and the power of home equity. He also recounts how being a victim of police brutality led him to creating police reform from within the NYPD. He also shares his strategies for the future of cultural community preservation, and how NYCHA can play a role in creating clean sustainable energy and ending food deserts in NYC.
38:47
August 13, 2020
We want to travel! Richard Cantave "The Haitian Nomad"
In this episode Ofo speaks with Richard Cantave. The Haitian nomad, about the effects of Covid-19 on his business. They also discuss trends and forecast for the travel industry post Covid-19 lockdown.
36:52
July 29, 2020
Thanks for listening to the WYL Take Ownership Podcast.
Hey There! Thanks for listening to the WYL Take Ownership Podcast. We're off this week, at the same time, we invite you to check out our 4 part series "launching my business from home", in partnership with general assembly. A workshop that provides actionable steps, tips, and tricks to help launch your business from home. Remember to tune in next week for a very special episode with guest Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.
00:31
July 8, 2020
WYL & General Assembly Part 4: Will Toms "Scaling from my Couch."
This month WYL teams up with General Assembly to present a four part series, taking a deep dive into creating a business roadmap, building a remote team, raising capital remotely, and scaling a company from home. In this episode, Ofo speaks with Will Toms,  Co-Founder & CEO of REC Philly, to discuss "Scaling from my couch."
1:58:42
July 6, 2020
WYL & General Assembly Part 3: Dawn Dickson "Raising Capital through the Screen."
This month WYL teams up with General Assembly to present a four part series, taking a deep dive into creating a business roadmap, building a remote team, raising capital remotely, and scaling a company from home. In this episode, Ofo speaks with Dawn Dickson,  Founder & CEO of PopCom, to discuss "Raising Capital through the Screen."
1:51:43
July 6, 2020
WYL & General Assembly Part 2: Sunandini Verma "Building a Remote Team,"
This month WYL teams up with General Assembly to present a four part series, taking a deep dive into creating a business roadmap, building a remote team, raising capital remotely, and scaling a company from home. In this episode, Ofo speaks with sunandini verma,  founder of Amrev Media, Inc. to discuss building a remote team.
1:50:35
July 6, 2020
WYL & General Assembly Part 1: Fatima Dicko "Online resources and hacks to start my business"
This month WYL teams up with General Assembly to present a four part series, taking a deep dive into creating a business roadmap, building a remote team, raising capital remotely, and scaling a company from home. In this episode, Ofo speaks with Fatima Dicko, founder and CEO of Jetpack to discuss online resources and hacks to start my business.
1:48:38
July 6, 2020
Maintaining Mental Health in a Crisis
In this episode Ofo speaks with Entrepreneur & Author Liris Cross and Actress & Nike Training ambassador Tara Nicolas about maintaining good mental health through perspective management and gratitude.  They also talk about  challenges of powering through the current covid crisis as an entrepreneur.
59:54
April 29, 2020
Reconstruction of our Families with David Tyree
In this episode Ofo talks to New York Giants legend David Tyree Director of player engagement, actor, best Selling author and serial entrepreneur Lauren Maillian and Director of partnership WYL Andre Ezeugwu about the “Reconstruction of our Families” from cultural identity, foundations in spirituality, and child rearing.
49:09
April 15, 2020
The Art of Storytelling
In this episode author Chris Coleman and fine artist Tiffany Baker discuss their storytelling techniques & developing narratives and conveying their personalities through their characters and pieces. They also discuss Tyler Perry and whether or not he his a Goat in the film and writing space.
59:32
April 8, 2020
WYL Podcast Live Part 2
In February, Ofo and the WYL team produced a live conversation in partnership with the US ARMY and String theory school. In this conversation Ofo Sits with Brandon Pankey (Vp at Live Nation), Gab Paoletti (State Management Model), and fine artist Dyymond Whipper- Young, to talk about creating professional opportunities for the Philadelphia art community. 
53:48
April 1, 2020
Landlords Against Covid-19
In this episode of WYL Take Ownership Podcast. Ofo speaks with Landlords Kyle Ciminelli, Laurence Jankelow and medical professional and friend to the show David Kalinoski to discuss Covid-19 and how real estate entrepreneurs  are handling the repercussions of the virus spread. This is a great informational episode if your are a real estate professional or aspiring professional. This episode offers you a transparent look into how to deal with crisis in real time.
46:33
March 22, 2020
Go Army! WYL Live (Part 1)
In this episode Ofo speaks with SGT Carlos Washington and Ahmed Elsobsky officer to discuss the professional opportunities the US Army provides outside of combat, and their civilian journeys that lead them to the army and what they will be accomplishing 2020 and beyond. An excellent conversation that clears up any misconceptions about professionals in the defense space.
13:06
March 19, 2020
Woke in Action vs Woke Inaction
In this episode, Ofo speaks with Latoya Benjamin (Director of Economic Development at New York State Senate) and Sidnee Michelle Douyon (Journalist) to discuss the current 2020 presidential race. The qualities of an informed and involved voter, Michael Bloombergs trillion dollar war chest and what influences democratic voter decisions. But first they kick things off recapping Netflix recent Who killed Malcolm X? documentary and their takes on Dwyane Wade's embracing his transgender daughter.
56:44
March 19, 2020
Hip Hop in it's 5th Decade
Ofo sits down with recording artist Dot Cromwell and Letta J to discuss Hip Hop and Hip hop Culture in its 5th decade. The changes, impact and what they speculate the future looks like for the genre and culture at large. They kick things off talking about the new Collective bargaining agreement for the WNBA and Martin vs Fresh Prince of Bel Air
47:51
March 19, 2020
Equity is Everything. Rosanna Anil & Brandon Andrews
In this episode we're joined by Rosanna Anil & Brandon Andrews to prominent entrepreneurs to discuss equity and entrepreneurship and why it is so important in communities of color. We also take a few current events notablely the Great escape of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from their golden prison and the U.S termination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and what it means for our communities.
1:10:59
March 19, 2020
I don't pay that (Dating as a Successful Black Man Pt 2)
In this new episode of WYL Take Ownership. Ofo, Andre and Dave share a moment of remembrance for the GOAT Kobe Bean Bryant, his Daughter GIGI and the 7 passengers who tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash this past January. The Fellas also pick up from the previous seasons cliff hanger discussing dating as successful black men in NYC, is Ofo trying to find love in 2020? Will David Ever Pay for an entire date? Will Andre every convince his homies to join him in domesticated bliss? Find out on this episode of WYL Take Ownership. Remember to Like, Comment, Subscribe Follow Us on all platforms @WYLPODCAST
1:01:42
March 19, 2020
Kanye, Kaepernick, & Hymen Galore
In the relaunch episode of WYLPodcast. Ofo Ezeugwu, Andre Ezeugwu, & Franz Bowen review Kanye West Jesus is King album, discuss updates to Colin Kapernicks ongoing saga with the NFL, they unpack T.I's Hymengate, and what dating is like as a millennial man in NYC (well Ofo does anyway lol). Join the Community Conversation @wylpodcast @wylandlord
1:04:04
March 18, 2020