Episode 31: How to make a DRASTIC career change w/ Latesha Byrd of Byrd Career Consulting

Are you looking to switch careers and follow your passion but you have NO experience? Meet Latesha Byrd of Byrd Career Consulting.  After receiving two degrees in Accounting she decided that it wasn’t cutting it anymore, her heart was elsewhere.  But how would she be able to change professions and start a business when all her professional experience was somewhere else…

Listen as Latesha breaks down in the #NotYourAverage Series Finale…

-          The key factor to pursuing a new career

-          How being evicted pushed her

-          The biggest mistake that is keeping you from your dream job and how to overcome that obstacle

-          What would Latesha do if she was Molly (from Insecure)

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Episode 30: Moving The Culture Forward In Tech w/ Sherrell Dorsey of The Plug

Sick and tired of being sick and tired? Tech writer, Sherrell Dorsey found herself in this position.  She knew there were people of color making major moves in the tech world but the media barely covered the news.  Sherrell then sprang into action and created “The Plug.”  Which is the ONLY newsletter to cover founders and innovators of color.

In the 3rd episode of the #NotYourAverage series.  Sherrell will provide you with questions you should ask yourself when starting a new venture.  How she channels her inner Auntie Maxine to “reclaiming her time.”  And how I met her childhood boo!

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Episode 29: The Cure For Creative Burnout w/ Encounter Camp Co-Founder, Kareem Taylor

The grind to success can be rewarding.  But it can also become life threatening.  Kareem Taylor found this out the hard way.  His consistent no days off mentality caused him to develop health issues.  

After a weekend in the wilderness he returned to his hustle refreshed and with the perfect idea.  Encounter Camp, a retreat for black creatives.  In this bonus episode grasp a new outlook on taking breaks, and how one question almost kept this episode from airing (hint: Team Issa or Team Lawrence)

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Episode 28: Why You Should Always Be One Step Ahead w/ Comedic Host, Jay Dukes

For week 2 of the #NotYourAverage series, we chop it up with Comedic Host, The Repeat King himself, Jay Dukes.  Don’t get it twisted nothing is funny to him when it comes to business.  Early in his career he learned the importance of being versatile which has created numerous opportunities for Jay.  After years of sharing the stage with some of your favorite celebrities (K. Michelle, Lil’ Duval, SWV, and many more).  Jay Dukes shares why you should ALWAYS be a step ahead (…also why his mama called his work trash…geez).

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Episode 27: Why Fit In When You Can Be YOURSELF? w/Victoria Mason, Founder of Black Bloggers United

In the premier of the #NotYourAverage series, we chat it up with micro-influencer and founder of Black Bloggers United, Victoria Mason.  Starting off as a blogger to show women how to shop on a budget soon transformed into a community of over 700 bloggers (…talk about a plot twist).  She will inspire you to create despite having all the answers.  And to always be yourself every step of the way!

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