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Behind the Brilliance

Sep 29, 2016

The talented, gorgeous, and inspiring actress Simone Missick joins me to talk about her path from struggle to success as a star on Marvel's Luke Cage series on Netflix.

This conversation is full of inspiring stories, wisdom, and much more. We cover:

-Simone's leap from waiting tables to pursuing her dream

-How Simone...

Sep 23, 2016

This week's guest is Monique Woodard, a venture partner at 500 Startups and one of the few black female VCs. During this chat, we talk about her early days, her career in the music business, her path to starting her first company, her dating experiences as a powerful woman, and much more. Monique also serves up...

Sep 15, 2016

This week's episode is a Q+A answering questions about how to find new friends once you've overhauled your life and what to do when you feel stuck.

In the first answer, I share my approach to building new personal friendships (and how badly I used to suck at it), how I approach "networking", why values are a pre-req for...

Sep 8, 2016

Super talented writer Kirk Moore stops by to chat with me about his journey from broke to breakthrough as an artist. We talk about his beginnings in Houston, how he honed his craft, and his path to professional writing.

This episode is a must-listen if you've ever questioned whether you were pursuing the right thing, if...

Sep 1, 2016

Cross Culture Ventures founder Marlon Nichols joins me to chat about his path from corporate consultant to passionate venture capitalist. We also talk about the traits great founders share, how Marlon thinks about new opportunities, and his advice on pitching.

Say hi to Marlon on Twitter: @marloncnichols

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