Tag - Michelle Blue

The Journey with Hadi: Leadership Shackleton’s Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMpM3M72_P0 I met Hadi randomly during one of my excursions through Atlanta. I always remembered him to be so fun and a burst of energy. When I came across an article naming PeachDish as one of the fastest growing meal subscription companies, I had to take some time to speak with him. PeachDish is a...

The Journey with Ryan: How to Continuously Level Up in Business

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKAb8t1aIwg One of my mentors reached out to me and told me that these young guys were starting a new city club in Atlanta and I should get connected. I really had no idea what it was but I applied and went to their first event previewing their space, and lets just say, the Gathering...

The Journey with Nick: How to Make Lemonade Out Of Lemons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOXajBGReeg Key Takeaways: Whatever life throws at you, make lemonade out of lemons Consider businesses with low barriers to entry Product diversity is key especially in seasonal businesses There is no way around the hard work, you have to put the time in Allow your vision and purpose guide your business decisions I...

The Journey with Rennie: How the NFL Developed an Entrepreneur

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5bPcU7rslA If anyone knows anything about the University of Georgia, you know that the SEC is a big deal and we take football very seriously. When I met Rennie he was the linebacker for UGA and he was becoming a household name, being featured on billboards and regular appearances on ESPN. But of course Rennie’s...

The Journey with Altricia: From Teenage Mom To Girl Boss

https://youtu.be/2vF60BM4_9w   Altricia is the true definition of a girl boss..fearless, empowering others and not taking no for an answer. I had the pleasure of meeting Altricia a couple of years ago at a conference in Atlanta and I absolutely loved her energy and we’ve been encouraging each other along the ‘Journey’ ever since.   As a...

The Journey with Britt: How to Push Through the Inevitable Losses of Business

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZxGBY6ay5M&t=5s Have you ever questioned how and if you should continue your business after a loss or failure?  The truth is, we have all experienced losses and it's inevitable in this entrepreneurial 'Journey'. For your dose of encouragement check out Britt's story on The Journey with Blue. I met Britt almost two years ago when she...

The Journey with Spendefy: The Pros & Cons of Having a Business Partner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObR2mQ6ZJQ4 Are you in search of business partner? Or wondering how do you find the right co-founder to grow your business with? Then you're in the right place. Antwon Davis and Eldredge Washington are co-founders of Spendefy – a tech company with a digital platform that makes it easier to find black-owned businesses in your city. The idea behind...

The Journey with Lauren: How to Turn a Passion Project Into a Business with Purpose

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuccHw2jnno&t=390s   I met Lauren about a year ago when my business partner and and I were doing a pop-up shop in Atlanta. Lauren spotted us across the store and literally came hobbling over with her boot excited to meet other entrepreneurs with a similar mission in the city. We exchanged information and now our quarterly...

How to Choose Courage Over Fear

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZxUYKBshoU   I didn’t think I would get a chance to speak with Garrett since he’s literally in a different country every week but I caught him in between travels and in typical Garrett fashion, he came with a burst of energy and no shortage of amazing stories. Garrett Gravesen - recent Harvard Business School grad...