Lessons for Reinventing Your Career With Entrepreneur Damon J. Smith – TWTCL 054

Author and entrepreneur Damon J. Smith joins us to tell the story of how he came back from a career-ending injury as a professional athlete and went on to pursue other fulfilling career opportunities. The moral of the story is that sometimes the plan you have for your life has to change, and with the change of course, you may uncover opportunities you never even dreamed of. In this episode you will learn: How to approach figuring out your next career move. What it is like to work in Silicon Valley and how to navigate the tech hub as a minority. How to reinvent yourself in your career. Learn…

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Hustle Harder With Entrepreneur Ross Simmonds – TWTCL 038

Entrepreneur Ross Simmonds joins us to talk about ways you can earn money outside of your main job with a side hustle. Ross tells the story of how he made the switch from working a 9 to 5 job to being self-employed in his twenties and what prompted him to do so. Currently running three companies, Ross proves that working for yourself is a goal you can achieve, and starting a side hustle is the perfect way to get your feet wet as an entrepreneur. You don’t have to be the next Google or Apple, but if you can figure out what you have to offer that people…

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How to Network Effectively With Networking Coach Michelle Ngome – TWTCL 030

Networking coach Michelle Ngome joins us to discuss a skill that can make a huge difference in your career—strategic networking. If you’re not connecting with new people, you’re missing out on opportunities to build relationships that can help advance your career or business endeavors. Michelle not only offers networking tips, but also shares the story of how and why she started her own business. Here’s what you will learn: How networking can help you reach your career goals The best ways to build a network How to start and end a conversation when meeting someone new How to network if you’re an introvert How to maintain relationships…

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Young Entrepreneurs With Rob Wyant, Co-Founder of Yapper – TWTCL 016

Whether you’ve dreamed of ditching your 9 to 5 to become your own boss or you’ve never thought about being an entrepreneur, this week’s interview with Rob Wyant, co-founder and President of Yapper, will motivate you to think about starting your own business. Rob shares his experience with starting a business and building an app and offers advice to help answer this week’s question, how do I come up with a business idea? Interview With Young Entrepreneur Rob Wyant Rob Wyant, co-founder of the hyperlocal messaging app Yapper, joins us and provides insight into life as an entrepreneur. Hear how Rob and his partner use technology to solve a…

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Second Chances and No Regrets – TWTCL 004

Beyond chatting about Ray Rice’s overturned National Football League suspension for domestic violence, we’ve got life hacks, lessons, and tips galore. Learn what black women are doing differently to make it to millionaire status, who you should avoid dating, and how to survive holiday parties as an introvert. If you’re stuck trying to accomplish your goals, we have a clever hack for you. We also share a touching story that will inspire you to live life with no regrets. Highlights Ray Rice Gets a Second Chance Does former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice deserve a second chance? We discuss…

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