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Ep 52: How to Protect Your Business Against Legal Problems with Rachel Rodgers

Ep 52: How to Protect Your Business Against Legal Problems with Rachel Rodgers

My guest today is Rachel Rodgers (@RachelRodgersEsq) business lawyer turned business coach, intellectual property strategist, and the creator of Small Business Bodyguard. In 2013, she created the Small Business Bodyguard: Cover Your Bases, Cover Your Assets, Cover Your Ass. This game-changing legal resource has been called “fun and engaging” by New York Times bestselling author Chris Brogan and a “graduate-level course on how to build a strong foundation for your business” by CEO of OurDeal, …

Ep 47: How Policy Professionals Can Tell Better Stories with Data with Marcus Jiménez

Ep 47: How Policy Professionals Can Tell Better Stories with Data with Marcus Jiménez

My guest today is Marcus Jiménez. Marcus is Founder and CEO of Sticky Docs—a content creation, data visualization and publishing platform for enterprises of all kinds. In 2014, Sticky Docs was the winner of the Tabby Business Award for Best Enterprise Marketing app. Marcus has also been recognized by Agency Post, the American Marketers Association, the Art Director’s Club, The Society of Publication Designers, and the ADCOLOR® Industry Coalition, where he was honored as a Change Agent Award …

Harlem’s Tech Hub with Bruce Lincoln (Ep. 41)

Ep 41: Diversifying Harlem’s Tech Community with Bruce Lincoln

My guest today is Bruce Lincoln (@brucelincoln). Bruce is the co-founder of Silicon Harlem, which is focused on transforming Harlem into a hub for tech and innovation. He is also a senior fellow of the Columbia University Institute for Tele-Information at the Columbia Business School, and was previously the entrepreneur in residence at Columbia’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Community Engagement (CTICE). Bruce has been involved in cutting edge technology product development and …

How to create a social media marketing strategy with Katja Schroeder (Ep. 37)

How to create a social media marketing strategy with Katja Schroeder (Ep. 37)

Katja Schroeder (@schroek) is an Adjunct Professor at St. Francis College where she teaches International Marketing and Social Media Marketing. She is the Managing Director of Bloom, a transmedia startup agency within the Ruder Finn global network that helps companies thrive with integrated marketing communications campaigns across social channels and digital screens. Katja has developed award-winning integrated communications and marketing programs for companies of all sizes in North America,…

How to create value, persevere, and building a global career with Natalie Cofield (Ep. 34)

How to create value, persevere, and building a global career with Natalie Cofield (Ep. 34)

Natalie Cofield (@ncofield) has carved a niche for herself as an entrepreneur, advocate, and speaker on all things business and diversity. Her work has spanned continents, communities and corporations and can currently be found impacting lives and bottom-lines at organizations in cities including Austin, New York, DC, LA, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Nairobi and beyond. A converted management consultant, economic fellow, and economic development director she is the Immediate Past President of the…

How to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business with Yondi Morris-Andrews (Ep. 32)

How to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business with Yondi Morris-Andrews (Ep. 32)

Yondi K. Morris-Andrews (@YondiMorris) is a founding partner of Knight, Morris & Reddick Law Group (@KMRLawGroup). She specializes in various practice areas including corporate, entertainment, and real estate transactions. With her corporate clients, Mrs. Morris-Andrews works mostly with start-up companies, offering them advice on how to form as an entity, while drafting and negotiating contracts on the company’s behalf. Morris-Andrews offers creative solutions for her entrepreneur clients,…

How to Overcome Unexpected Obstacles with Ron Busby (Ep. 27)

How to Overcome Unexpected Obstacles with Ron Busby (Ep. 27)

Ron Busby, Sr. is the President and CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and a native of Oakland, CA. He is also a successful business owner with significant experience in the small business arena. Recognized as one of the country’s best CEOs, he grew his first business, USA Super Clean, from $150,000 annual revenue to over $15 million per year. He has received countless awards including the Western Region SBA Small Business Person of the Year in 1996, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Small…

How to Break into a Cybersecurity Career as Quickly as Possible with Alex Kreilein (Ep. 19)

How to Break into a Cybersecurity Career as Quickly as Possible with Alex Kreilein (Ep. 19)

Alex Kreilein is the Managing Partner of SecureSet and over the cybersecurity Accelerator. He engages corporate C-Suites officers, tech luminaries, security researchers, hackers, and academics to develop and implement strategies kickstarting cybersecurity startups. He co-manages a fund associated with the accelerator to brings enormous value to early-stage startups through a focused product development, customer acquisition, and investor engagement strategies. Previously, Alex was a…

How to Grow Your Blog into a Consulting Business with Kristal Taylor (Ep. 19)

How to Grow Your Blog into a Consulting Business with Kristal Taylor (Ep. 19)

Kristal Lauren High co-founded and serves as Editor in Chief of Politic365, an online magazine focused on politics and public policy from a multicultural point of view. She also owns and operates a communications and creative engagement company, Digicon Ventures. Prior to launching Politic365, Kristal developed an expertise in broadband adoption among minority, low-income and underserved populations through her work with the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and the…

How Anyone Can Make Money as a Tech Entrepreneur with Jason Llorenz (Ep.8)

How Anyone Can Make Money as a Tech Entrepreneur with Jason Llorenz (Ep.8)

Jason Llorenz is a professor, researcher and advocate with over a decade of federal and state-level policy development, strategic communication, and legal experience. His research interests focus on: • Digital literacy and universal inclusion on the Internet • Telecommunications and Internet policy • Digital and social media in the innovation economy Jason teaches courses in digital communication and policy at the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information. Jason’s …