Vision Matters Podcast

Vision Matters Podcast

By Erikka Rainey
Vision Matters is a podcast about the journey creatives, entrepreneurs, and purposeful people take to seeing their vision turn to reality. We're in an era that celebrates the result, so we're talking about the process.
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A conversation about shifting our mindsets w/Delilah Dee
This episode features Delilah Dee CEO of Delilah and Co. (now Shift), and Promotions Director for iHeart Radio's Philadelphia region. She discusses what inspired her to make her platforms based on inspiring people and how creating events for her community got the attention of iHeartRadio.  Leave a message and let me know what you think of the episode: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/message If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE and comment on the podcast at @VisionMattersPod on all social platforms.
33:57
January 13, 2020
"Quiet the mind and really come to peace with who I am, what I am doing, and what's important to me"-Will Toms
This episode features Will Toms, cofounder of a creative coworking space in Philadelphia, PA called Rec Philly.  Will talks about their humble beginnings renting a space in a warehouse for themselves and their friends to create to having a new space in center city Philadelphia. He talks about the importance of mindfulness, having a great team, patience, belief and more in accomplishing your goals.  
35:05
December 25, 2019
"I Know That This Is Way Bigger Than Just Me"-Jameer Pond
On this episode of Vision Matters, media personality, Jameer Pond, is on to talk about his journey to becoming a media personality. With so many legendary personalities to look up to, Jameer Pond navigated the NYC looking to make an impact as a personality. His journey to seeing his career come to fruition has not been easy and has caused him to tap into a lot of patience and persistence.  But throughout his ups and downs Jameer kept going and never gave up on his dreams. If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE and comment on the podcast at @VisionMattersPod on all social platforms.
44:09
December 2, 2019
"People Want To Share, They Want To Connect"- Justine Haemmerli
On this episode of Vision Matters, Justine Haemmarli tells us about her journey from being a teacher to owning her own card company Girls Gone Happy.  Justine talks about how her journey involved finding ways for others to connect and finding ways to connect with herself.  Justine had the same internal struggles others had, like losing parents, raising children, and at the same time trying to still find herself within those things. And it's within trying to find herself within those things that she ended up seeing a need that inspired her to make the Girls Gone Happy Cards.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE and comment on the podcast at @VisionMattersPod on all social platforms.
36:10
November 18, 2019
"It doesn't always have to be your passion to be a stream of income"-Sincerely Jasmin
Sincerely Jasmine is the guest on this episode. She's an entrepreneur, event curator, and all around dot connector.  Jasmine is all about business and providing a platform for other creatives and entrepreneurs to make meaningful connections.  Her journey involves evolving to the needs of the marketplace. It shows us that we don't have to settle and be or do one thing.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE and comment on the podcast at @VisionMattersPod on all social platforms. What is your value?
29:34
November 4, 2019
"I'm big on identity and owning the value that you bring to the world"-Candace Spears
On this episode, entrepreneur and podcaster Candace Spears gives her tips on finding and owning your value. Whether you work a 9 to 5, a part-time entrepreneur, or full-time entrepreneur, she gives you tips on really making sure you take your value anywhere you go. She also talks about how she balances motherhood, career, and being a wife.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE and comment on the podcast at @VisionMattersPod on all social platforms. What is your value?  
35:43
October 21, 2019
"Having to create what you want to do for a living, you have to struggle more than you succeed at first"-Premium Pete
Value, value value. Have you thought about the value you provide. To be a great leader, one must first be a great servant. Podcaster, entrepreneur and all around Renaissance man Premium is this episodes guest. On this episode we talk about Premium Pete's road to success in providing value wherever he could and that being the catalyst to his success. If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. How can you provide value to someone? 
38:42
October 7, 2019
"I believed in myself but at the same time I didn't" -Chantelle Adanna
On this episode of Vision Matters, author Chantelle Adanna talks about the many internal battles that went into creating and putting out her first memoir, "My Soul Told on Me".  She talks talks about overcoming self doubt, colorism, grief, and more when it came to achieving her goals.   If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE.  What are some internal battles that you are facing? Website: http://enotesonline.com/
29:54
September 9, 2019
"I focus on shooting more than I focus on the missed basket"-Junae Brown
On this episode of Vision Matters, Junae Brown, CEO of marketing agency Browned 2 Perfection talks about her journey into working for her company full-time after working for big companies like RCA Records and Columbia Records. She gives her thoughts on how having a business has really been about herself developing as a person, along with the business developing. She also gives advice on how to handle rejection so that you keep going.   If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE.   Website: http://enotesonline.com/
37:13
August 26, 2019
"Take a pause, take a breather and comeback"-She'Neil Johnson
On this episode of Vision Matters, She'Neil Johnson, CEO/Founder of skincare company Base Butter talks about how her company came to fruition and gained success. She also talks about how to handle unexpected pauses that may derail you from your goals.   If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
32:16
August 15, 2019
"There's no reason for me to ever think I can't do it, despite whatever life happens" | Monique
On this episode I talk to Monique, a digital artist and digital content creator, with her own blogging platform Simply Robotix and traveling panel discussion, Diverse Toons. Mo talks about how in her journey that she had to do a lot of waiting to actually get her dream job in the animation industry. But in that waiting she still created opportunities and sought opportunities to be around the animation industry. Mo's persistence to always look for opportunities led her to the success she has now with her platforms.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
53:10
July 15, 2019
"Own Your Own Brilliance, sit in your zone of genius and make it okay to accept your god-given gifts without fear "| Michelle M Gomez
If you're trying to climb up that corporate ladder, this episode is for you. Michelle M Gomez is a career coach and author focused on helping people get the career they want and deserve. On this episode Michelle gives actionable tools for us to figure out what is making you unhappy at your job and make a change. You don't have to hate Mondays and live for the the weekend. Do something about it!  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
40:23
July 1, 2019
"The more I pour into what I'm purposed to do, the more rooms are created"| Mizz Jasz
Mizz Jasz is a writer, educator, poet, and entrepreneur.  She talks about how she started her non profit, Urgent365, all the while trying to juggle being a teacher, and a writer/poet. Eventually her gift of writing and trying to build her nonprofit was taking up most of her time and she had to make a choice to leave the stability of teaching to another path that she had to create. Jasz tells how she kept evolving as her gift started taking charge.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
42:04
June 17, 2019
"Fear is not an option to dwell in, even though it's there"| Adil Ismaaeel
On this episode is travel expert  and organizer, Adil Ismaaeel. We discuss all of the fears, joys, and nuances that come with traveling. He also gives some traveling tips for those who want to get more stamps on their passport.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
36:57
June 3, 2019
"I knew my purpose early in life and always moved with that" | Chillmoody
This episode features rapper and entrepreneur Chillmoody. We talk about how Chill has navigated the music industry and achieved success all while defining success on his terms and bringing that success to his hometown, instead searching elsewhere for it.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
37:21
May 20, 2019
Anthony Copeman (SharesTv) | Vision Matters
On this episode of Vision Matters we talk to Anthony Copeman, the creator of Shares Tv, a web series helping millennials manage money. We talk about everything from the black tax to money saving strategies.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
24:51
May 7, 2019
Lyonzo (Glblvllg) | Vision Matters
On this episode I talk to the founder of Glbvllg (Global Village) and the Village Jam. We talk about how he came up with the event and how he sets his brand and himself apart by being more authentic to who he really is. We also talk about purpose, understanding your value as a creative and more. Anyone that is trying to create authentic experiences for their audiences should really listen.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
41:38
April 23, 2019
Lester London Episode | Vision Matters
Lester London (also know as Famey), is a rapper and entrepreneur that has experienced being signed and independent.  We talk his experience being a signed artist and why he chose  to rebrand himself independently.  He also gives tips to artists on finding a team, balancing your dream with making a living, handling fame, finding your niche as an artist, creating through blocks, and staying authentic to your brand.    If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
41:56
April 20, 2019
Andre Wyze Episode | Vision Matters
Andre Wyze is an entrepreneur, poet, and speaker. He talks about his journey of moving to California without knowing anyone and the universe still making a way. We also talk about manifestations, his upcoming documentary, and his journey to believing in himself. We also have an in depth conversation about the place love has in our hopes and dreams.   If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
46:35
April 20, 2019
David Nazario Episode | Vision Matters
David Nazario, a speaker, and author of "Make Love Your Religion" discusses how we can start succeeding at doing what we love in all areas of all life. We also speak on the dangers of chasing money, how to follow our own paths, and different exercises that can be used to help you along in your journey.  If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
31:56
April 20, 2019
Antoinette Minor Episode|Vision Matters
 Antoinette K Minor is a digital marketing entrepreneur and she talks about her journey into entrepreneurship, how she took that leap and what it took for her to be successful.  She also gives some tips to people looking to go into entrepreneurship and how to find your passion when you're unhappy at your job. If you love the podcast subscribe, write a review, tell a friend and make a donation to keep the podcast going: https://anchor.fm/visionmatters/support Also let me know what you think of this episode, you can find me on all social platforms at @the_realE. Website: http://enotesonline.com/
18:04
April 20, 2019