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The GrindTribe

The GrindTribe

By Elijah Tyson
Welcome to The GrindTribe podcast where intersect hustle, leadership, and entrepreneurship with personal growth, wellness, fitness and alignment. With so many people working hard to build their dreams, we have things like burnout, imposters syndrome and even depression plaguing our new force of leaders, entrepreneurs, believers, and go-getters. We created this podcast to provoke thought and give you actionable steps to live a more sustainable lifestyle while building your dreams. Everybody is on the grind, but is anyone Aligned?
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Episode 43- Sun Burn in the Winter Time
How do you get burned in the wintertime? In this episode, we dive into some short and spicy context around fad mindsets. If you're thinking about getting in shape again this year then you need to hear this! Follow the host on IG @tyse_the_trainer  Follow The GrindTribe on IG @thegrindtribe
December 4, 2019
Episode 42- From Life Threatening Kidney Disease to Health & Wealth w/ Brandon Berry- Founder of Freskous
When Brandon Berry's doctor told him that there was not much he could for his diagnosed chronic kidney disease called Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, he had two decisions. Accept his fate for potential kidney failure and deteriorating health or find a different path. He was told that he should just take the pocketbook size of meds every day and hope for the best.  But he decided to write a different story for himself.  Brandon Berry is the founder of Freskous - a non-profit that focuses on nutrition education in food deserts to help people sustain healthier lifestyles. In this episode, he has an amazing testimony to share. Listen to his journey through reversing chronic disease through a self-educated approach to nutrition along with the barriers and obstacles that were put up against his progress.  This episode highlights many great and important topics. From the Health disparities and lack in health care systems n the African American communities to learning what it is to truly be a purpose-driven entrepreneur. Tune in and add some inspiration to your Hustle today.  Follow Brandon on IG  @Freskous  Follow the host on IG @tyse_the_trainer  Follow The GrindTribe on IG @thegrindtribe
November 27, 2019
Episode 41- If you're not taking care of yourself you're going to fail...
This week's episode we are talking about something simple...BUILDING CAPACITY. Capacity is our ability to take on more. Specifically more in our areas in which we are trying to grow. In this episode, we speak about what happens when you fail to build capacity...Grab your 10 minutes of thought-provoking content for your daily consumption now! Follow @thegrindtribe on IG Follow the host @tyse_the_trainer on IG
November 20, 2019
Episode 40- How to Win the Day Every Single Day
Ever feel like you "just can't win" or maybe the days just past you by and you can't really distinguish a good day from a bad? In this episode, we dive into the method behind winning the day, every day. Starting with your morning routine. Get some great tools and tips here on how to learn to develop self-optimizing habits, alleviate anxiety and more.  Enter in the Jump Start Your Business Website and Growth Kit  Giveaway Here.  Download the Insight Timer Meditation App Follow the host on Instagram @tyse_the_trainer Follow the GrindTribe on Instagram @thegrindtribe
November 13, 2019
Episode 39- Hustle & Meditate
Meditation isn’t just for Zen dudes with short ponytails. In this episode, learn about the benefits of meditation and how it could help improve your mental and physical. In a world full of "shut up and hustle." we often find ourselves mentally fatigued in the mix of madness with issues ranging from burnout to even depression. The host Elijah Tyson shares his own testimony of meditation from being a burned-out startup entrepreneur and taking his journey into mental health.  Download the insight timer meditation app here. Get Your Free Hustle Anywhere Calisthenics workout program for quick, no-gym-required workouts here.  Fill out the Wellness Assessment to enable us to learn more about the problems you deal with when getting your mind and body in shape here.
October 30, 2019
Episode 38- The Authenticity Diet: The key to better health without code switching...
Join us in this week's episode as we breakdown some mental health barriers that not only challenge me (Elijah) but many minority entrepreneurs and professionals as well. We will be diving into the importance of being able to be present in your authentic self as it pertains to your mental and physical health. This raw, uncut and unfiltered episode will provoke some thought into the adjuncts we build around our personal "wellness"  Click Here To Download the Free Hustle Anywhere Calisthenics Fitness Program  Follow The GrindTribe on IG
October 23, 2019
Episode 37- You can't pour from an empty cup...
In this episode I express my conscious decision to remain positive even in the worst situations.  This episode is a little different then what I have shared before.  P.S Pray for a successful surgery for my baby cousin Zion. 
October 16, 2019
Episode 36 - You have to do the INTERNAL WORK w/ Fitness Influencer & Founder of Queen Fitness, Janasia Pippins
Join us in one of the best episodes yet of The Grindtribe Podcast with guest Janasia Pippens who is a fitness influencer with over 35 thousand followers, a transformation coach and founder of Queen Fitness. In this episode, we go the furthest we've ever done on the topic of being purpose-driven. Learn about the Brooklyn New York native's story and WHY,  through her authenticity, vulnerability and drive.  "Queen" is more than just a fitness coach, she prides herself on helping women develop self-love using fitness as a vehicle to do so. Get her raw and real take on doing the "internal work" when in the process of transforming your mind and body.  Follow Queen Fitness on Instagram  Follow The GrindTribe on Instagram
October 9, 2019
Episode 35 - Three Reasons your Hustle could be Destroying your Health: Three Solutions
Feel consumed by life and work? In this episode, we name the 3 top reasons for unwanted body and health issues for the everyday hustler. And of course, drop some gems on some simple solutions and actionable steps to solve these problems. Enjoy the show!
September 25, 2019
Episode 34 - "Fix yo shitty ass attitude" The 3 Step Approach To Mindfulness
From blaming to complaining, we are all guilty of not having the right attitude at times. But in this episode we will dive into how your attitude has a major effect on everything from your happiness to your performance in your work and how you can implement the 3 simple steps to start consciously becoming aware of how your sometimes sh**y attitude is destructing your harmony.  P.S To Get Limited Time Free Access to The Master Your Hustle Wellness Master Class fill out this Survey  Follow The GrindTribe on Instagram @thegrindtribe and follow the host on Instagram @tyse_the_trainer. 
September 11, 2019
Episode 33- Pain Really is Gain... 3 Steps To Stay Consistent from Body Building Competitor/Mental Health Counselor Madina Alam
Consistency for mosy usually ends where things get uncomfortable. Whether it be when she if half-naked on stage competing or helping someone breakthrough depression,  Madina Alam is all about confidence, consistency, and progression. Join us as we intersect the process of being a bodybuilding competitor and mental health in this amazing episode as well as give you the top 3 keys to become more consistent with your fitness and personal goals! Follow Madina on Instagram at & Follow the host on Instagram at
September 4, 2019
Episode 32- Muscle for the Hustle/ 7 Steps to Build Muscle without Making the Gym a Part-time Job
What you're building is bigger than you. Maybe its going to require to strength to lift the load... Looking to build some muscle? Fuel your grind and fill your suits or pants with a little snug. But can't find the time or don't know how? In this episode we are dropping the 7 quick tips to build muscle in a time efficient and mindful manner. This episode if perfect for beginners all the way to those who were athletes in High School or College.  Follow the GrindTribe in IG @thegrindtribe.
August 28, 2019
Episode 31- Why You Should Be Detoxing Right Now: 5 Steps to Detox for the Modern Day Hustler
So what's up with these detoxes anyway? What is the purpose of them?  Do they really work?  Do I have to drink some weird green drink for 30 days?  Are they fad diets?  Should I even waste my time?  Do I really need to do them?  These are some questions that may arise when you hear of the word detox. In this episode we will be diving into the benefits of a timely nutritional detox. What type of detoxes you can participate in and give you the 5 steps to detox the right way so you can prepare your body for the next season of growth, execution and prosperity in your business and personal life. Connect with us on IG @thegrindtribe Connect with the host on IG @tyse_the_trainer
August 21, 2019
Episode 30 - How to Define Your Version of Wellness: 4 Steps
"Wellness" can be defined and practiced in many different ways. But what matters most is that we find the version that works for us. In this episode you will learn 4 simple steps on how to define your own version of wellness.  Follow the host on IG @tyse_the_trainer Follow the Grindtribe on IG @thegrindtribe
August 14, 2019
Episode 29 - Why Alignment is the Solution: Season II Finale
Join us in this episode to learn how you can apply the principles of alignment to your lifestyle to crush any goal, get in shape, find your flow and build healthy relationships. We are taking a deep dive into some of the ways other successful entrepreneurs and purpose driven hustlers are using these principles for grow and flow in their everyday life.  To assist me in developing my next wellness program you can fill out the "Master Your Wellness Survey"   Connect with the GrindTribe on instagram @thegrindtribe Connect with the Host on Instagram @tyse_the_trainer
July 31, 2019
Episode 28 - The Psychology of Style & Staying True To Self w/Michael James - Founder of Organic Gentlemen's Club
He got tired of the same old story.  The story being told of someone who looks like him being a "criminal, thief, violent, menace to society" so he took his passion to change the narrative and his talent behind fashion to build a business in his genius zone! Join us this week with our guest,  premier image consultant and founder of the Organic Gentlemen's Club, Michael James. In this episode we dive deep into Jame's break down of the psychology of style, staying true to self and why taking the next step on your image might be within alignment of your journey.  Watch this episode live at Follow Michael James on IG @organicgentlemen Follow the GrindTribe on IG @thegrindtribe Follow the host Elijah Tyson on IG @tyse_the_trainer
July 24, 2019
Episode 27- Staying Humble vs Demanding your Self Worth w/ Music Artist- Maya Satterwhite
Sometimes our own Self Awareness, Mindset and Attitude demand a level up from where we are in order to get us where we need to be. For example, we all have the moments of  the stark decision to either be humble or demand that people understand our value. In this episode we are diving deep into context with an amazing guest  and music Artist Maya Satterwhite AKA "Maya By Name" where we discuss everything from mindset, trials & tribulations and the workout routine of the upcoming music  Artist "Maya By Name."  If you are someone who works in a "tough skin" industry or even someone just getting started in developing relationships or monetizing your skills, this episode is a must watch! Connect with Maya on instagram @mayabyname Connect with the GrindTribe on instagram @thegrindtribe Connect with the host Elijah Tyson on instagram @tyse_the_trainer
July 19, 2019
Episode 26- The Competitive Advantage is YOU w/Alex Gress -Director of 43 North
Are the days of the nostalgic all nighter pulling , cold pizza eating, coffee addicted business founder over?  Let's hear it from guy who helps give away a few million dollars to competing start up businesses every year.  Join us this week as I interview Alex Gress . Alex is a multi-faced entrepreneur who works with high growth start up businesses and is the director of 43 North.  43 North is the largest business plan competition in the northeast! Listen in on Alex's take on the intersection between personal wellness, self awareness and being a high performing founder/business person.  Find out more about the 43 North Business Competition at Follow the GrindTribe on instagram Follow the host Elijah personally on instagram
July 10, 2019
Episode 25- If You Want More, Be Thankful For Your Lack w/Charles Clark- Founder of The Thrive Tribe
This episode is a MUST LISTEN! Join us in conversation with former USA Sprinter Charles Clark, where we build on how you can claim your own gold medal with awareness, ownership and evaluation.! Follow Charles on IG: @thecharlesclark Follow the GrindTribe on IG @theGrindTribe
July 3, 2019
Episode 24- Identifying Pivots in Life, Business and Purpose with Anthony Powell -Founder of Legal Linda Ai Startup
Building a start up isn't easy. Nor does it spare your health and peace of mind. Anthony Powell is the founder of an early stage startup Legal Linda, that is an artificial legal assistant software for law firms. In this episode we jump into the details of health wellness as a founder, startup pivots and woes and identifying your purpose when building something BIG.  Connect with Anthony on instagram @ap.lovesyou & @legal_linda Connect with The GrindTribe on instagram @thegrindtribe and me @tyse_the_trainer
June 26, 2019
Episode 23 - Making Money Doesn't Make you "Well" w/ Tina Bonner- Founder Entrepreneurship Institute of Atlanta
Tina Bonner was making lots of money killing it as a female DJ. But that didn't cut it.  She still burnt out... She still traded health for success... Until one day she figured out that purpose was the answer.  Join us in this episode as we dive into Tina's Journey to becoming trailblazing and purpose driven entrepreneur as well as launching the Entrepreneurship Institute of Atlanta Follow the GrindTribe on Instagram: @thegrindtribe Follow the host Elijah Tyson on Instagram: @tyse_the_trainer Connect with Tina on Instagram: @tinabonnerlive & @eiofatlanta
June 19, 2019
Episode 22- It Must Reflect the Greatness Within w/ Jacob Clayton Custom Clothier & Mens Style Influencer
Along with some tips, jewels and tools to better enhance your style, in this episode we dive deep into purpose, building a business and taking a holistic approach when it comes to physical image and style.  Connect with Jacob on instagram @_jcscott Connecting with the GrindTribe on instagram @thegrindtribe Connect with me on instagram @tyse_the_trainer
June 11, 2019
Episode 21-The Seven Pillars of Alignment
So what is this Alignment Thing?  In this episode we are going a little deeper into the distinction between balance and alignment as well as really putting some context as to how the idea can be beneficial to you with the 7 Pillars of Alignment. These Pillars are the questions you can ask yourself to better find alignment in your journey. 
June 4, 2019
Episode 20 - Seven Minutes of Vulnerability
In honor of mental health awareness month, in this episode we are discussing the topics of clarity, alignment and vulnerability with 7 minutes of unapologetic context from my standpoint as a podcaster and message and mission person.
May 16, 2019
Episode 19- Numbers don't lie with Carrieanne Montes
In this episode with our guest Carrieanne Montes, we dive deep into the dialogue behind nutrition, her personal journey into entrepreneurship and fitness coaching. She is a passionate entrepreneur with experience in body building competitions, nutritional coaching  and taking her body to the next level. From macronutrients to diets that work for entrepreneurs, to intermittent fasting, we break down the complexity of dieting and lifestyle habits that is well over looked in todays fast information wellness industry.
February 27, 2019
Episode 18- The Answer You're Looking for is Within..
In this powerful episode of The GrindTribe Live, we go into the amazing and complex journey of actor, healer and entrepreneur Christina Foster. We dive deep into  the ideals of right vs righteousness, cutting through perceptions, faith and spiritual alignment. Christina has went from living in the streets of New York City to turning her gift of healing into a full time business. 
February 20, 2019
Episode 17- The Growth-con Recap
"10X Baby!" This call to action was shouted by over 30 Thousand people at the Marlins Baseball Stadium in Miami Florida from February 1st to 3rd of 2019. This conference was held by Grant Cardone, multi millionaire, best selling author, thought leader and more. In this episode we will dissect they key takeaways from the experience at this entrepreneurial, business and life development conference. From learning how to produce more revenue in your business to setting goals with your life and intimate relationships; we dig deeper into the conversation about GROWTH!
February 12, 2019
Episode 16- WTF is your game plan?
What’s your game plan? In this episode I give a short and sweet breakdown of creating a “game plan board.” This is a simply tool that can be used to magnify the practical things we need to be doing to get to our next milestones. By creating a “game plan board,” you can sustain clarity and alignment as you hustle in the right direction towards achievement.
February 6, 2019
Episode 15- Content Creation, Practicality & Purpose with Realtor Felipe Branford
In the latest episode of The GrindTribe, I interview realtor and hustler Felipe Branford. We chopped it up on the topics of learning to balance content creation and lead generation to finding mental and physical alignment as a realtor and individual who's on always on the Grind.
January 31, 2019
Episode 14- Action Behind Affirmation
Affirmations may be a great way to build mindset, but are they really that effective if we aren’t practicing what we preach in the mirror. In this episode we dive into the importance of backing our affirmations with action, using language that brings responsibility to your intentions and more!
January 23, 2019
Episode 13- Don't get caught in the Hustler's Hamster Wheel
Any transformative journey requires a certain amount of hustle, grit and hard work. Many people embrace the word "Hustle" now because of it's new found nostalgia. But what happens when we hustle in the wrong direction? Are you stuck on the "Hustler's Hamster Wheel?"
January 9, 2019
Episode 12- More Context More Results
In this Episode dropped on Christmas, we jump straight into the New Years resolution trends. We discuss the inefficiencies in goal setting that is to blame for why 95% of people don't follow through with their New Years Resolution past the first month. 
December 25, 2018
Episode 11- Four Steps to Create an Environment that Aligns with Your Goals
In the latest episode of The GrindTribe we dive a little deep into how we can curate an environment that will allow us to seamlessly become high performers with just 4 simple steps. This episode is perfect for anyone who feels like they need a new and/or more supportive surroundings to take it to the next level.
December 11, 2018
Episode 10 - Practicality in Goal Setting
Practicality is key. We use the concept in business, school and more but we aren't very familiar with the term when it comes to our personal goals and performance. In this episode, we explore the practical formula for goal setting. If you have trouble setting and/or staying on track with your goals, then this episode is a must listen.
December 4, 2018
Episode 9- Reclaim Your Time Offline with Amber Quinney
Whether you're moving into a new chapter of growth or currently lacking some clarity, this episode is a must watch! Amber Quinney is the Reclaim Your Time Mastermind who created "Reclaim Your Time Offline," which is a lifestyle movement leading people across the world to become more mindful, time conscious and knowledgeable about social media effects. In this episode, we learn how Amber started this movement with her own journey to becoming mentally and spiritually aligned as an entrepreneur. To learn more about her movement, reach out to her on Facebook at Amber Quinney.
November 27, 2018
Episode 8 - Eliminate Distractions, The Sniper's Mentality
Distractions plague our daily lives. From social media to the news, to people and relationships. What is the true key to harvest our inner focus and develop the Sniper's Mentality towards our goals? In this episode, entrepreneur Sean Mapp and I discuss direct approaches to identify and eliminate distractions ranging all the way from food to friends.
November 20, 2018
Episode 7- Aligning a Routine for Success; The 3 Step Process
How often are you assessing your current situation in relation to your routine and habits? Perhaps your routine needs to be refined so that it is more aligned with your current vision and goals? In this episode, we speak to how exactly to build a successful routine in just 3 simple steps.
November 13, 2018
Episode 6- Give yourself the goddamn credit
In this episode, we speak to explain the one thing the motivation and self-help gurus aren't telling you, that is a major tool for continuous motivation and sustainable growth. Identifying the reasons we lose motivation or self-inflict wombs of doubt and laziness on ourselves is extremely important. This episode shows how to use the one thing - "reflection" to break the cycle and stay motivated.
November 6, 2018
Episode 5- Three Steps to Build a Strong Life Vision
In this episode, we explore the difference between a life coach and lifestyle coach. Why and how we should build a vision and how a vision can help us accomplish our fitness goals.
October 30, 2018
Episode 4- Managing Energy
In the episode, we speak to the concept of learning to manage our physical, mental and spiritual energy. If you are a person who experiences burnout, or intervals where you lack motivation you definitely want to tune in to this episode!
October 23, 2018
Episode 3- A Mental And Physical Transformation with Abid Alam
In the latest episode of the GrindTribe, we speak to Abid Alam, co-founder of ColdSpace LLC, a start-up creating a fridge locker storage system for personal items that need to stay cold in places like College Campuses and Corporate workspaces. Abid speaks to his amazing fitness transformation that was aligned with his shift from living the life an intended accountant to, hustle and bustle of running a startup.
October 16, 2018
Episode 2- Mental Alignment with Kavon Chapman
In this episode we discuss the mental readiness needed to start and run a business with Kavon Chapman, the owner of BYH Marketing. We dive into the constant obstacles of running a company and how you can mentally prepare yourself to take all of it on. From routine to sacrificing relationships this episode gives a detailed take on mental alignment.
October 2, 2018
Episode 1 - Hustle & Alignment with Umair Khan
In Episode One of The GrindTribe we dive into entreprenuership, living in purpose and the differentiating factors between balance and alignment. We also have guest Umair Khan who speaks to his take on alignment as an upcoming entrepreneur. Enjoy our New York accents, corporate beast bashings and constant repetition of the word ALIGNMENT!
September 25, 2018