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May 20, 2018

040: Malcolm X – The Ballot or The Bullet Speech

54 Years Later, We Still Need This Guidance Saturday, May 19th 2018 would have been el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (b.k.a. – “Malcolm X”) 93rd birthday. To honor […]
April 30, 2018
Applying Leverage and Mechanical Advantage to Community Economics

037: 7 Steps to Build a High Performance Team

Building a High Performance Team Starts with Great Leadership This week, we’re taking a time out to talk about team building and leadership.  Be a better […]
March 19, 2018
Applying Leverage and Mechanical Advantage to Community Economics

031: Stop Giving Everything Away

  In this very candid episode, I talk about myself and how I can help your company using my training and leadership consulting expertise.  It’s not […]
February 26, 2018
Applying Leverage and Mechanical Advantage to Community Economics

029: Leverage & Mechanical Advantage in Community Economics

Understanding Mechanical Advantage is Critical to Building Strong Community Economics Cool kids, come have a seat at the nerds table! In this episode, we dig into […]
February 12, 2018
Don't Put Your Tax Refund Into a CD!

027: What Should I Do With My Tax Refund?

A Side Hustle Business Is the Investment for Tax Refund Money Considerations When Investing Level of Risk Potential Reward Level of Control Level of Effort Velocity […]
January 22, 2018
Applying Leverage and Mechanical Advantage to Community Economics

024: Buy Black Podcast Blueprint for 2018

In this episode, I lay out the Buy Black Podcast Blueprint for 2018. We give shout outs to the latest 5-Star Reviews, talk about the benefits of downloading the Buy Black Podcast App from the Apple or Google Play store, and set clear expectations of what we will accomplish together this year.
January 15, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Mountain Top Speech

023: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mountain Top Speech

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Today, I want us to take some time to reflect on what Dr. King really stood for.The speech we will hear today was actually the last that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered in his life. It was given in Tennessee, supporting the Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike, April 3, 1968.
January 2, 2018
How to Make the New Tax Law Work for You

021: How to Make the New Tax Law Work For You

Make the New Tax Law Work For You In this episode, I break down most of the new provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]
November 27, 2017
Selling a private label brand on Amazon

018: How to Build Your Private Label Brand Selling on Amazon

Selling a Private Label Brand on Amazon You’re quite possibly presently a fan of Amazon as a consumer, since it makes it easy and affordable to […]
November 20, 2017

017: 22 Black Owned Businesses to Buy from This Holiday Season

This Buy Black Podcast episode is purely about supporting Black Owned Businesses during the Holiday Season.  I bring you 22 companies with unique products and services that […]
November 14, 2017
Cartoon Graphic Black People Hold Up Gameboard

016: How the Black Community Can Become a Political and Economic Powerhouse

Yes. The Black Community Can Use Politics & Economics to Our Advantage This episode has been a long time coming.  I made a promise in the […]
November 6, 2017
setup a profitable Amazon sales business

015: How to Start a Profitable Amazon Sales Business for Less Than $500

November is here, and that means online selling season is about to be in full effect.  In this episode, I lay out the steps to setup […]
October 30, 2017
black community from producer to consumers

014: Shifting the Black Community from Consumers to Producers

In this episode, we tackle some hard truths about the deep divide between spending habits of Black Consumers and the selling habits of Black Business Owners. It's important to shift the black community from producer to consumers.
October 23, 2017
Achieve SMART Goals

013: Five Steps to Set and Achieve SMART Goals for 2018

Set and Achieve SMART Goals for 2018 In this episode, I lay out a five step process to set and achieve SMART goals in your life, […]
October 9, 2017
gun ownership in the black community

011: Why the Black Community Needs to Embrace Gun Ownership

Gun Ownership in the Black Community In a recent Huffington Post article, they spoke with black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership in the black community means in […]
September 25, 2017
Football Player Kneeling with Helmet Off

009: The Strategic Goal Behind #TakeAKnee Protests, Explained

This episode builds upon the recent focus a growth around the NFL boycott and #TakeAKnee protests by revisiting the strategic goal of the movement (to decrease police violence against non-threatening black people).
September 11, 2017
Moving Day Calendar

007: Fifteen Businesses You Can Start at Any Time or Place

In this episode, you'll find 15 ideas for businesses that you can start at any time or place with minimal resources, without leasing facilities or office space.  Whether you've been forced to move to a new home, or are simply looking for an opportunity to break free from working for someone else.
September 4, 2017
Chicago Race Riots Pamphlet

006-B: Labor Relations and Black Economics in the Early 20th Century

Labor Relations and Black Economics Happy Labor Day!  Today’s episode asks (and potentially answers) the question of what Labor Day should mean to the black community.  […]
August 24, 2017
Professional Black Woman

005-B: Five Secrets to Build A Strong Personal Brand

Building on Episode 5, this show digs into why you should recognize that everything in life revolves around marketing, and how you can build yourself into a powerful brand that will generate better opportunities for you and your business.
August 14, 2017
Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement

004-D: Five Secrets to Setting Up Your LLC

Set Up Your LLC In this final episode in the “Start Your Business Now” series, I cover five readily available “secrets” that you should know before […]
August 7, 2017
Corporation LLC Taxation Infographic

004-C: Choosing the Right Legal Structure for Your Business

Choosing the Right Legal Structure for Your Business So you’ve decided to take the plunge into entrepreneurship. The importance of choosing the right business structure can […]
August 3, 2017
Business Model Canvas

004-B: Create Your One Page Business Plan in Nine Easy Steps

Have you ever heard of the one page business plan. Generally, if your business is more difficult than a one page explanation, you may want to reconsider your business.  This is the second episode in a 4-part series on overcoming common obstacles and objections to start your own business.
July 31, 2017
Black Entrepreneur

004-A: The Only Three Things You Need to Start a Business

In this episode, I dispel many of the myths about starting a business and encourage you to cut through the b.s. to take steps toward getting your idea to the marketplace.
July 27, 2017
win government contracts

003-B: Position Your Small Business to Win Government Contracts

Join me in this straight-forward episode as I discuss some key terms, designations, and eligibility requirements that your small business could meet in order to get preferential consideration in winning government contracts. 
July 20, 2017
Traveling While Black

002-B: Traveling While Black in the United States

In today's episode, I describe a brief timeline of events, legislative actions, judicial decisions, and entrepreneurial ventures that overview the history of traveling while black in the United States.
July 13, 2017
crowdfunding platforms

001-B: Choose the Right Crowdfunding Platform for Your Project

Join me as I explore the four basic types of crowdfunding campaigns and compare the attributes of the three most popular crowdfunding platforms for entrepreneurs and startups interested in raising funds (Kickstarter, GoFundMe, and Indiegogo). 
July 5, 2017

000: The Vision of Buy Black Podcast

The Vision of BuyBlack Podcast In this episode, I explain how the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile one year ago ignited a fire in me […]