Ep. 61 How to Lock In On Your Dream & Create A Successful Travel Brand ft. Rachel Hill

Before becoming a travel influencer & digital strategist Rachel Hill looked like she had it all… 1. The downtown apartment in a prime location. (CHECK!) 2. The 6 figure salary (and all of the shoes that comes with it). (CHECK & CHECK!) 3. The cities of Philadelphia and New York in her back yard. (CHECK!) But she decided to create a new life for herself after realizing that her corporate position was taking a toll […]

Ep. 60 How Grass Roots Tea CEO Jelani Nurse Transformed Tragedy Into a Limitless Brand

After coming home to care for his mother who was recovering from a brain aneurysm, Jelani Nurse survived a tragic motorcycle accident to get back on his path to healing others through herbs. Laying on the hospital gurney with a broken fibula, 2 broken fingers, a fraction of a middle finger, and severe road rash over 50% of his body the one thing that he clung to was the herbs that he used to heal. […]

Ep. 59 Beauty & The Beat ft. Pepper B.

Pepper B. is a celebrity makeup artist, makeup counter developer, and beauty journalist. She sat down with #GOALS to talk about how she has navigated the different realms of the makeup world since the age of 18. We cover a variety of issues including the art of negotiating your pay as an artist, how easy it is to get stuck at a makeup counter, and social responsibility as an influencer and journalist. This episode was […]

Ep. 58 The Business Behind Multi-Level Marketing ft. Nathalie Nicole

  Nathalie Nicole Smith is a beauty, health and wellness entrepreneur who has worked tirelessly over the past seven years to produce a powerhouse brand that cater to women and their needs. As a business woman and national director for TLC Nathalie knows what it takes to secure a $250,000 bag using the same multi-level marketing tactics deployed in Avon and Rubbermaid sales. She sat down with #GOALS to talk about the importance of being […]

Ep. 57 Anime & Trap Music ft. Bryanda Law of Quirktastic

Dear, GEEKS, NERDS, ALTERNATIVES, & QUIRKY PEOPLE this episode is for you! Bryanda Law created her blog Quirky Brown Love while taking a break from her MEDICAL SCHOOL application process. After some pretty obvious signs that med school would be put on hold, Bryanda realizes that she had never explored anything outside of that option. She started Quirky Brown Love to serve as both her outlet for things considered “not black” like cosplay, anime and […]

Ep. 56 Ganjaprenuer ft. Hope Wiseman

  In 2012, about 40,000 inmates in state and federal prisons were serving time for crimes involving marijuana. However, it looks like In just five years the same product that has locked up so many young African American people can now employ them in an emerging industry that few have chartered through. In this episode of #GOALS we sat down with a cannabis success story: Hope Wiseman. This serial entrepreneur and former Wall Street intern is now […]

Ep. 55 University of Dope ft. Skinni Bee

Could you name all of the members of Wu-Tang….drunk? Frankly, I got 6 names on lock right now: RZA, Method Man, GZA, ODB, Ghostface Killa, Raekwon, and honorary member Redman and QUITE FRANKLY if drunk I am definitely forgetting one because their names run together when I run them down. This question is the foundation of the tabletop card game University of Dope. Fresh off of celebrating their one year anniversary I sat down with […]

Ep. 54 The Glow Up ft. EHoney CEO Erika Clark

Eczema, burns, folliculitis, psoriasis…these are only a few ailments that plague colored skin. However, we rarely have a brand that is “FUBU” (For US, by the US) or designed with our melanin in mind (I’m on a roll right now, don’t judge me haha!). However, after sitting down with Erika Clark we know that the billion-dollar beauty industry will slowly but surely make room for her products. The founder and CEO of EHoney LLC, a […]

Ep. 53 It’s Not a Sprint It’s a Marathon ft. Dana Blair

Dana Blair Johnson grew up seeing cotton fields. Miss Johnson, a black woman, from the south, whose father picked cotton during summers when home from college…grew up in Alexandria, Louisana seeing cotton fields. And she used the art of dance to change her scenery. Training in some of the best ballet programs in the country, Dana pursued her passion for dance and performed Off-Broadway in New York City until her body betrayed her and she […]

Ep. 52 Do Your Googles ft. Tanisha Lawerence of Law Beauty Essentials

Tanisha Lawerence has known for quite some time that she wanted to be an entrepreneur. In fact, after watching her father provide for her family through owning and running multiple businesses of his own, one could say that the Brooklyn native inherited an entrepreneurial gene. Lawerence got into the nail polish game after stumbling across various google searches on the hunt for her own unique cosmetic line. And after researching ways to be both innovative […]