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...

The Key to Knowing and Asking What You’re Worth

https://youtu.be/g-DHYFQ5pY0 A couple of months ago I was scrolling through LinkedIn and to my surprise, I saw that my friend Lantre Barr had recently been named Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies in the US. After graduating college in the middle of the recession, like many Americans, Lantre found it difficult to find a job using...

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 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 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...

business failure

Killing the Unsupported Myth of Business Failures

Scary Business Isn't So Scary Somehow, old statistics with limited applicability have given birth to the widespread myth that 8 out of 10 businesses will fail. To judge from the hysteria, you'd think that starting a business is akin to wrestling with an angry bear that wants to chew up all your money for no...

33 Under 33 Awards Showcase the Best in New Startups

If you are an entrepreneur doing business in New York City, then chances are you’ve heard of StrtupBoost. Founded in 2014 by Jason Malki, the organization has hosted scores of events designed to bring together all the different players in the NYC startup community. Jason describes StrtupBoost as “an ecosystem” comprised of mixers, panel...

building the community

Why Startups Should Get Involved in Building the Community

Why are you in the community you are in? Is it because your target demographic consumers are in surrounding neighborhoods, cheap rent, because you like the culture, or grew up in the town? Whatever your reason for choosing the location of your startup, you’re a part of a community of people connected by location, and...

online talent platforms

How Online Talent Platforms Are Changing the Way We Do Business

Over the past decade, there has been an enormous shift in the jobs landscape, with more and more people choosing to enter what we now call the gig economy. Freelancing has become highly desirable among professionals looking for more autonomy and flexibility in their work lives, while individuals looking to hire skilled professionals for...

TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017

Meet 8 Businesses Making an Impact at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017

From May 15-17, startups, entrepreneurs, hackers, investors, and tech fans convened in New York City for one of the hottest technology conferences of the year: TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017. Couldn’t make it? That’s okay because today I am bringing you special coverage that includes 8 video interviews with some of the incredible startups I...