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UNGENTRIFIED takes a pure, unfiltered view on pop culture, music, tv & film, politics, current events, and topics central to the worldwide Black community. A safe audio space for celebrating Black culture in its purest form. Hosted by Kent Johnson. ungentrifiedpodcast.com
 
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Frankly Speaking looks at topical issues through the eyes of young people doing amazing things. Hosts Andrew Levy and Rorisang Tshabalala take on everything from politics to social issues to lifestyle. Join them for a often provocative, sometimes amusing look at the country and world we live in.
 
THE podcast dedicated to Service Industry owners, so they can achieve more wealth, freedom and market domination.
 
The Fitness Entrepreneur Podcast will teach you how to generate more money, impact and freedom with your fitness business. The show covers a wide range of important business topics from Marketing, Sales, Service Delivery, Team Building right through to Personal Productivity and Self-Development. The show is hosted by Phil Graham and often includes guest interviews with some of the world's most successful fitness entrepreneurs.
 
How many of you want Happiness? How many of you want Success? How many of you want to be Healthy? How many of you want MORE MONEY? I am going to share with you daily one quick, crispy & juicy tip/technique to achieve all your dreams and goals. All you need to do is take action because knowing is not doing; only doing is knowing Write down in your Happyness Journal which is available at www.myhappynessjournal.com
 
Ed Gandia, co-author of the bestselling book, The Wealthy Freelancer, reveals how to propel your writing business to the six-figure level (or the part-time equivalent). In this nuts-and-bolts, no-nonsense podcast, you'll discover how to get better clients, earn more in less time, and bring more freedom and joy into your writing business. Ed will walk you through the practical, “doable” systems and strategies he has developed in his own writing business — the same systems he has taught his pr ...
 
Entrepreneurial Women Radiowith your "on air" Business Mentor Sharon Michaels - - - - Personal and professional success strategies and how to's for women in business. - - - - The goal of Entrepreneurial Women Radio is to empower us with the most up-to-date business-building tools, knowledge and resources to enhance our entrepreneurial self-confidence. - - -- - For over twenty five years Sharon Michaels has been speaking, writing and mentoring women to live a life filled with passion, empower ...
 
Women Enjoying Success with Entrepreneurial Coach and Mentor Sharon Michaels -An empowered look at how today’s women are achieving and enjoying success, happiness and prosperity. Sharon shares real-world success strategies to help you grow yourself, your wealth and your business. Come and join us on an exciting, and sometimes emotional, journey to greater personal and professional success. - For over twenty five years Sharon Michaels has been coaching and mentoring women entrepreneurs - wome ...
 
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Brian Kaskavalciyan joins Mike Agugliaro to talk about maximizing your profits in your service business using direct marketing. Find out how to keep your customers happy, get them to buy more often, increase the dollar value of every sale, and double your income in record time. Key Lessons Learned: Direct Marketing The service business is relat ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Fredara Hadley (@fredara), Doctor of Ethnomusicology, and noted professor of Black music to talk about the theory that we all stop checking for new music at the age of 33 and the impact of 90s R&B on Black culture. We discuss research done by Spotify on the listening habits of adults, why our teen ...…
 
One of the things I focus on with my coaching clients is improving their productivity. Because if you can’t get your work done efficiently, you’re going to struggle. You won’t meet your full earning potential. And you’ll be stressed and unhappy. My guest for this podcast episode is Jordan Baker, a personal productivity expert and the creator of ...…
 
The Fitness Entrepreneur Podcast will be launched in November 2019 and will include interviews with some of the worlds leading fitness entrepreneurs.
 
There is a crucial skill that every service business owner should have… but very few actually have this skill and are using it. Problem is, you NEED this skill because you’re called upon every day to use it. Mastering this skill will elevate your business; not mastering it will mean stress and frustration. Key Lessons Learned: Decision Making P ...…
 
As a freelance professional, your habits and systems will directly determine your level of success and happiness. But how do you develop and sustain the right habits? Are there tricks and strategies for doing that successfully? That’s the topic of this episode. My guest is James Clear, an expert in the field of behavioral science and habit tran ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Jerris Madison (@jerrismogul), photographer, creative director, and Editor in Chief of Obvious Magazine to chat about his life-changing experience of becoming one of the least represented types of amputees. We discuss his discovery that he was living with the incredibly rare cancer Chondrosarcoma, ...…
 
When my service business started to grow, I thought “this is it: I’m going to make good money from here on out.” Then something happened: I made some money and then hit a plateau. Then I made more money and hit another plateau. I learned that business growth isn’t a straight line. But what else I learned shocked me... Key Lessons Learned: Busin ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Tanisha Colon-Bibb (@tanishacolonbibb), the entrepreneur who recently wrote an article about why she changed her name to something “less black” to avoid racism & discrimination in the workplace and get ahead in business, and her journey back to using her original name. We discuss the response she ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro breaks down what you need to be thinking about now in order to succeed in the future. Find out what you can do to make sure that a powerful fall filled with strong growth for your business follows and explosive summer, instead of suffering from the cold weather downturn that afflicts most service businesses. Key Lessons Learned: ...…
 
I had a friend who was married to a lawyer. She joked that when she was having trouble falling asleep, she’d ask her husband to talk about copyright law. Apparently, it worked way better (and faster) than taking a melatonin supplement. ;-) In all seriousness, copyright law is an important topic when you’re a freelancer writing for clients. For ...…
 
Episode 022: HAIRLINE FRACTURE On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Wade Menendez (@wadethebarber), business owner, philanthropist, celebrity barber and one of the first to offer custom hair units for men, also known as the “man-weave.” We discuss the fear of losing your hairline, what goes into getting a “man-weave,” and which celeb ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 8 RECAP: GHOST-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the eighth episode (and season finale) of Insecure’s Season 3, “Ghost-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode, the entire third season and our predictions for the next season! Follow the conversation: @ungentrifie ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Anthony Burrell (@anthonyburrell), the world renowned choreographer, creative director, and actor to chat about his career in the dance industry. We discuss his journey from South Philly to Alvin Ailey, racism in the dance industry, his experience working for Beyoncé & Mariah Carey, and why he cho ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 7 RECAP: OBSESSED-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the seventh episode of Insecure’s Season 3, “Obsessed-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episo ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro talks about the number one issue robbing you of your time and how to get that time back. He also breaks down the tools you need to understand time management and the keys to execution. Key Lessons Learned: Time Management A lot of people are just winging their life and their business today. Not having an agenda for your tasks or ...…
 
You can earn a very handsome income working on “transactional” assignments for clients. But for some writers, this model starts to get old. And they often wonder if there’s a better way of doing things. That’s exactly what happened to my guest. Maggie Patterson was making a very good living as a freelance writer. But she was burning out. So she ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 6 RECAP: READY-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the sixth episode of Insecure’s Season 3, “Ready-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episode and o ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Dhonielle Clayton (@brownbookworm), author of The Belles and the Tiny Pretty Things series and noted voice in Young Adult lit to chat about navigating the book industry as a black woman. We discuss why publishers are clamoring for black stories yet refusing to hire black authors to create them, li ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 5 RECAP: HIGH-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the fifth episode of Insecure’s Season 3, “High-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our ...…
 
In this episode, I’m covering a topic that’s extremely relevant and practical for a big part of my audience: How introverts can turn more prospects into clients. My guest is Matthew Pollard. Matthew is an internationally award-winning blogger and contributor to CEO, Entrepreneur, and Top Sales World Magazine. He is a recurring guest on FOX and ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Cindy Wilson (@asian_southern_belle), author of the autobiography “Too Much Soul” to chat about her experience as a Korean child adopted by a Black family and living in the dirty South. We discuss her book, growing up in an all Black family, going to an HBCU, who defines culture, and her feelings ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 4 RECAP: FRESH-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the fourth episode of Insecure’s Season 3, “Fresh-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episode and ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 3 RECAP: BACKWARDS-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the third episode of Insecure’s Season 3, "Backwards-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episo ...…
 
Should you give your clients a gift? If so, when is the best time to do this? And what should you give them? Holidays? At the end of your first project? Some other time? This episode is a great conversation with my colleague Sarah Greesonbach on this topic. Sarah gave me some great ideas for how make this decision ... which clients you should p ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by James Bland (@jrbland), the Emmy nominated actor, creator, showrunner and star of the hit digital drama series Giants to chat about Black art and our community’s duty to support. We discuss whether or not we have to unabashedly support Black media, if he feels his projects are supported by the com ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 2 RECAP: FAMILIAR-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the second episode of Insecure’s Season 3, "Familiar-Like," with my best friend, Bianca. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episod ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by RĀI (pronounced ‘ray,’ @raimusicworld), recording artist and the vocal force behind the #1 Soul album, Love’s On The Way. We discuss the ups and downs of going the independent route, releasing music (and making money) in a stream-centric industry, what it takes to make a #1 album as an independent ...…
 
INSECURE SEASON 3, EPISODE 1 RECAP: BETTER-LIKE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the first episode of Insecure’s Season 3, "Better-Like" with my best friend. This will be a special series of episodes for the duration of the season, dropping every Monday after an episode airs. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our pred ...…
 
I love to look for patterns. And recently I’ve been looking for patterns as I’ve talked with coaching clients and peers who’ve reached the six-figure income level. Through those conversations, some interesting patterns emerged. In this episode, I give you a peek into those patterns—because they’ll give you a good idea of what six-figure writers ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Tanisha Townsend (@girlmeetsglass), certified wine expert and the creator of Girl Meets Glass to chat about her experience with moving from the States to Paris, and all things wine. We discuss what made her decide to leave her job in DC and move to Paris, her journey to becoming a certified wine s ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro talks about the key secrets behind recruiting the best talent in the world for your business. Learn how to transform your business by adjusting your mindset, increasing the stakes on yourself, and being absolutely relentless. Key Lessons Learned: Learning New Things Like how an artist needs to find their way through things, some ...…
 
LinkedIn has quickly become one of the most effective marketing tools for writers and copywriters. But one of the downsides of this social platform is that it can feel overwhelming. How should you use it? Where should you start? How should you search for prospects inside? And how do you connect with them? My guest for this episode is Chrissie W ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Jacqueline Ngo Mpii (@yaquimpii), author, expert resource of all things Black & French and the creator of Little Africa to chat about the black experience in Paris. We discuss why she created her company, her experiences growing up Cameroonian in Paris, and why we’re all ambassadors for the black ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro talks about how a bad reviews can really throw some people off their game. Instead of fighting the review or turning a blind eye, Mike gives you a three step process you can use to turn people who give your business bad reviews into raving fans. Key Lessons Learned: Social Media Technology and social media has changed the review ...…
 
Having a well-defined target audience is a critical first step to freelance success. But it doesn’t end there. Because once you’ve identified your audience you now need to find some prospects to contact. That’s where many writers get stuck. If you’re in that situation now (or if you’ve ever been there), you’re going to get a ton out of this wee ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Nate Fluellen, (@worldwidenate) to chat about his journey to having his own travel television show, and being one of the few black men to do it. We discuss how he got started, why he chose Africa as the focus of his tv show, and the reason his mom is his favorite travel partner. Listen and give us ...…
 
Interesting fact... The biggest reason writers become (and stay) self-employed is freedom and flexibility — not money. Unfortunately, way too many freelance writers are worse off today than they were when traditionally employed. Too many are struggling to earn a good living. Or they’re working with bad clients on projects they hate. Or they’re ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Walt Brown (@waltbrowntellem), author, creator, and supporter of all things black to chat about the importance of Juneteenth and why we need to stop inviting everybody to the “cookout.” We discuss the history of Juneteenth, why it’s important that we as a community recognize the holiday, why the b ...…
 
When it comes to pricing, the most common question I get is, “How much should I charge for _________?” But no one has ever asked me, “What should my floor rate be?” In other words, the bare minimum you should be charging on any given project to make sure you cover your full costs as a freelancer. I’m not a fan of that kind of thinking. But ther ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by journalist, pop culture connoisseur and entertainment critic Kay-B (@ladykayb21), to talk about one of the greatest films of all time, Eddie Murphy’s Boomerang. We take a trip back to 1992 to dig into why the film was called deemed a failure when it came out, discuss why white critics felt a story ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro talks to Mandie and Ian Hagan about how they’ve built up their business, their experience in the Warrior program, and how their life and business has transformed since joining the program. Questions Asked: What was it like for the last five years before you joined CEO Warrior? How did you find CEO Warrior? How did you feel the fi ...…
 
Many writers I know struggle with analysis paralysis and over-thinking. I see it at all levels of experience and with all types of decisions. It often causes a great deal of stress and anxiety, which leads to poor performance and results ... which reinforces the need for overanalyzing things. And so the cycle goes. If you struggle with analysis ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro talks about the state of the coaching industry and how it’s actually downright evil. He breaks down what you need to see in a coach in terms of mindset, alignment, and results and lays out three major decisions you have to make right now. Key Lessons Learned: Coaching Mike once failed gym class, as unbelievable as that sounds. An ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by DJ B-Hen, (@djbhen) to chat about his journey to becoming the champion of new sound and one of the most sought after DJs in the game. We discuss how he got into DJing, why he doesn’t want to be known as a “celebrity DJ,” black people capitalizing on their own creativity and whether not he’ll keep ...…
 
Mike Agugliaro and Mike Disney deliver the State of the Union for the service industry. The talk about how the industry has to move away from the tendency to break each other down and instead shift towards a brotherhood mentality, where they help build each other up instead. Key Lessons Learned: The Service Industry Your name matters. Mike woul ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Dalychia Saah & Rafaella Fiallo of Afrosexology (@afrosexology_) to chat about maintaining your sexual health in the currently stressful climate for the black community. We discuss how history plays a role in our community’s approach to sex, why reclaiming your personal sexual agency is needed, an ...…
 
Ever thought about writing a book? Maybe a thought leadership book, a lead generator for your writing business ... or even a novel? If so, this week’s podcast episode will be right up your alley. My guest, Susan Baracco, explains what you need to know before you go down that path. It’s part reality check, part encouragement and inspiration. GRE ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Mario Rigby (@mariorigby), who took a two year trek by foot & kayak through Africa. We discuss what it takes to plan such a journey, the time when Mario was jailed in Malawi for three days, and the importance of a black person completing this outstanding trek. Listen and give us your opinion! Gues ...…
 
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by yogi Alix Montes (@alixmontes) to talk about yoga for black men. We discuss celebrity yoga enthusiasts like Lebron & Ace Hood, why black men view yoga as a “white woman thing,” and why Alix thinks the yoga studio is like the barber shop for white people. Listen and give us your opinion! Guest: Ali ...…
 
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