Tracy Durrant: Growing Profitable Businesses

Tracy Durrant is a Creative Entrepreneur, Business & Lifestyle Coach based in London. She is passionate about supporting women growing profitable businesses that are aligned with their gifts.

On this interview, she shares her Journey from selling homemade badges at the age of 5 - to launching a lingerie brand in London and Paris - to building a successful coaching business.  

We also talked about: 

  • How she built her coaching business. 
  • Many inspiring stories about women entrepreneurship.
  • Spirituality and sustaining your vision.
  • The role of creativity in business and life.
  • The power of Courage.

I did not want this interview to end!  I was soaking up the captivating stories, resources, and knowledge that Tracy shared.  The gifts and gems that she offers in this episode are ones you will not want to miss! 

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An Intersectional Dialogue With Claudia Alick

I am really excited to share this one with you.  This week’s episode is unique and explores a new format.  I sit down with intersectional inclusion expert, artist and digital nomad Claudia Alick.  

Rather than an interview, Claudia and I had a back and forth conversation.  Both of us asked each other questions and explored the answers together.

During our dialogue, we covered topics such as: 

  • Claudia's Listening Tour
  • Leadership 
  • Inclusion and Accessibility 
  • Intersectionality 
  • How we both got into the work we are in. 

It was really fun exploring this format.  Both Claudia and I had some real ‘aha moments’ during this one. 

You will love this unique and exciting episode.  

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"To Be Black Queens By Any Means.” - An interview with Destinny Fletcher

This week’s episode is pure magic and power.  

I interview spoken word artist and community advocate Destinny Fletcher.  Destinny’s mission is to engage the community through womanhood, self-awareness, and body positivity. 

Destinny spits 3 dope poems during this interview and shares the origin story behind her mantra, "To Be Black Queens By Any Means.” 

Plus we talked about: 

  • What inspires you to be you.
  • What self-care and self-love looks like.
  • How to gain self-awareness.
  • How to have badass confidence. 

Destinny is one of my favorite poets and SHE IS FROM MY HOMETOWN OF MILWAUKEE, WI.  What more could you ask for from an episode?  

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Milan Crump - CEO and Founder of LadynPink

This week’s episode is an inspiring interview with LadynPink’s CEO and Founder, Milan Crump. 

LadynPink (IG: @ladynpink_) is a lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering the modern “lady.”  This brand was created to uplift women and compel them to feel like LADIES: classy, confident and powerful. 

Milan shared with us the origin story of what lead to her founding of LadynPink.  She talked about what it takes to run a successful lifestyle brand. 

We also covered topics such as:

  • Women’s Empowerment
  • What it means to be a LadynPink
  • Why it’s important to love yourself 
  • Self-discipline
  • Self-care
  • Time Management

I truly had a great time interviewing Milan!  I know you will find this episode enriching and empowering. 

 

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28 Countries in 8 Years: Jewels Rhode

This week’s episode is an epic interview with Jewels Rhode.  Jewels is a Public Health Professional, World Adventurer, and the founder of TravelJewels.

Since 2010, Jewels has traveled to 28 countries, all while being a student or working full-time. 

Her company, TravelJewels, showcases the amazing things and people you can see and meet the world over through travel. 

In addition to the amazing stories Jewels shares, we also talk about:

  • How to make travel work for you and your budget. 
  • What it is like to travel as a Black Women.
  • Travel disasters and the lessons Jewels learned from them.
  • Being intentional and being true to ourselves. 

You can follow Jewels on her Instagram and Facebook.

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The Foundations of Growing Your Business

Do you have a side hustle, a vision, a message, or passion that you want to share with the world while cultivating a sustainable income?

This week’s episode covers the foundations and best practices of starting and growing your business. 

This episode is filled with passion and great content. We talk about: 

  • Tools for social media
  • All you need is a tribe of ______ to have a successful business. 
  • Beyonce and Her Empire
  • Depth > Width
  • New technology 
  • The power of relationships
  • Brand > Short Term Sales
  • The myth of “going viral."

Whether you’re in the early stages or already have a successful business, these Foundations of Business Development will add resources to your toolbox.  

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Interview With Ash S. - Budding Poet and Psychologist in Training

On this week’s episode I interview budding poet and phycologist in training Ash S.  

We talked about:

  • Gender
  • Being Non-Binary
  • Langston Hughes
  • Is the Universe Kind? 

Plus Ash shares 4 brilliant and inspiring poems. 

Ash was authentic, open and vulnerable in this interview.  I really learned a lot and was grateful for the opportunity.   

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Sakeenah Aleem - Founder of My Brown Sparklez

On this week’s episode I interview Sakeenah Aleem, founder of My Brown Sparklez.  My Brown Sparklez is a lifestyle website designed to inspire people to create, live, and love in a sustainable way. 

Sakeenah and I had an enriching conversation on: 

1. Sustainable fashion. 
2. Uncovering your purpose. 
3. Facing your fears. 
4. Learning to love
5. Being authentic
6. Learning what it is you want to do and how to make it happen!

This interview filled me with such joy!  I hope you bring some of that into your life by listening to or watching this interview.

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From DJ to Spin Master: A Fitness Instructors Origin Story (Rene Wiley)

I’ve been excited about this interview for months and it has finally happened.  On this week’s episode, I sit down with the legendary Rene Wiley for an epic interview.

Rene is a professional fitness instructor and all around brilliant human being.  I connected with Rene as I was taking my first spin class at Equinox.  I instantly recognized that he was a dynamic and inspiring person.

During our conversation, Rene speaks on:

  • The importance of listening to your heart and following your dreams.  
  • What is courage?
  • Going after the things that matter to you.
  • Diversity in health and fitness.
  • The science of a workout playlist.

And that just touches the surface!  I’m telling you, this interview is fire!

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"Perseverance" Replay of the Live and Online: Expression Session

This week’s episode focuses on the power of perseverance.   That is the theme of February’s replay the Live and Online: Expression Session workshop. 

If you are looking to express and cultivate perseverance in your life, this episode is for you. 

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