Tag - small business entrepreneur

Is Pivoting in Business Necessary? Hear from Our Experts

COVID-19 has caused many people to pivot unexpectedly. From CEOs to stay-at-home parents to educators, everyone had to learn quickly how to shift and embrace this new normal. But pivoting in business is not for everyone. Some businesses are better off weathering the storm while others would be smart to shift as soon as...

Ramon’s 2020 Holiday Party: Small Business Advice from Industry Experts

Ramon hosted his 2020 holiday party with some of the best industry experts out there. If you missed the live event, don't worry! You can still take advantage of all the small business advice that was shared throughout the event. Below are some highlights from each expert interview. You can still listen to the...

How to Find the Path to Success During COVID-19

Our three speakers from this Survive and Thrive episode have diverse backgrounds but are experts in what they do. You'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn't experienced the highs and lows of business. Whether you run your own company or work for a large brand, part of life is experiencing success and failure....

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4 Financial Tips During COVID: Make Your Money Work for You

Kedma Ough and Rashedia Mayhane spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit about money tips and tools for your small business. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held in April and August 2020. The next one will be in this spring of 2021. It's free,...

How to Tap Into Your Power Within

https://youtu.be/UJ-iE3uDH-k I am so overjoyed to have been able to sit down with Antonio Brown owner of men’s fashion brand LVL XIII. Our conversation was literally food for my soul, we discussed everything from walking in faith, making sure your actions align with the life you want to live and tapping into your POWER.   With...

Finding Your Alignment Within to Grow Your Business

https://youtu.be/U7_ODxzxZ2Y When you start to think about a business coach, most people question how will the coach help with my marketing strategy, or help manage my customer relationships better but Yvonne Dodd is no regular business coach.   My conversation with Yvonne was beyond transformational and confirmed that your life and your business are not separate entities,...

From Homeless to Million Dollar Deals with Amari Ruff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc5P6nR6HHg Amari has one of those gentle, humble spirits that you can’t help but love to be around. I was truly inspired by the conversation we had and the life lessons that took him from being homeless to starting two million dollar businesses.   We all have moments in life where we go through some level...

Light Your Ikigai and Get Paid For The Things Your Love To Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgy9vUqcVUw I think we have all been in a place where we were doing something we absolutely hated just for the money or you were doing what you are passionate about but can’t seem to make money from it. During my conversation with life coach, Chelsea Zirna, we dig deep into how to find your...

How to Tap Into the POWER Within with Antonio Brown

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ-iE3uDH-k   I am so overjoyed to have been able to sit down with Antonio Brown owner of men’s fashion brand LXIII. Our conversation was literally food for my soul, we discussed everything from walking in faith, making sure your actions align with the life you want to live and tapping into your POWER.   With no formal...

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...