Posts tagged authentic
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 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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Episode 15: Be Authentic and Consistent: Growing a Platform w/over 400k followers

While working in the cosmetic field; Kiara Hester saw people buying the same features that some of us are ashamed of.  It sparked an idea to create her business Natural Hair Loves, LLC; a brand which spreads a message to embrace your natural hair and self. 

Through her consistency and the ability to be authentic; her platform has grown to over 430k followers on IG!  It has only been over a year but Kiara has grasp many valuable lessons that have taken her business to the next level; including why you should be sensitive but always keep it G!

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