S2 Episode 10: Does Success Always Equate to Being Profitable?

In this episode, we have a conversation with our insightful guest, go-getter Wes Kao, as she shares more on her journey to greatness. Wes was the co-creator and founding Executive Director of Seth Godin’s altMBA, where she helped thousands of change agents level up.  She explores the concept of the “rigorous thinker” while providing her perspectives on the idea of whether success always has to equate to being profitable.

About Wes Kao

Wes Kao is a marketing and positioning consultant who helps good ideas and good people get the recognition they deserve. Wes was the co-creator and founding Executive Director of Seth Godin’s altMBA, where she helped thousands of change agents level up. Before that, she spent 10 years in marketing at beloved consumer brands including L’Oreal, Gap, Bare Escentuals, and an ad-tech startup acquired by Snapchat. Her work has been featured in Inc, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and she guest lectures at UC Berkeley and Harvard. She’s also a mentor for Backstage Capital and WeWork Labs.

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S2 Episode 9: Feeling Successful After a Failure

How do you feel successful when you maybe feeling like a failure? In this episode, we explore this concept and connect with Jason Andrews, author and Founder of SBO Financials, weighs in on this topic as well.

About Jason Andrews

Jason is a chartered accountant and has over a decade of experience as a business and corporate advisor, working with Government, mid cap and small businesses. He advises on a range of areas including mergers and acquisitions and transaction services, valuations, strategy and performance improvement. He also knows just enough about tax to be dangerous…

Jason is Co-founder of SBO.Financial, an accounting and operational finance business servicing client across Australia and the USA. SBO was established to bring financial control, clarity and governance to entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses, helping them with cash flow, metrics and improving profitability.

Jason is passionate about helping business owners extract value from their numbers and data. His personal mission is to improve the financial literacy of entrepreneurs and change the current worldview of the accounting profession.

Jason writes long-form content on finance and decision making for business owners. He is the author of entrepreneurial accounting book, ‘Stark Naked Numbers’ – regarded as the Barefoot Investor for entrepreneurs, or ”4-Hour Work Week” of finance and business.

Jason’s work has been featured in business publications like Business Insider, Your Money and Startup Daily. Jason was recently announced as one of Smart Company’s Top 20 Business Thinkers for 2018.

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S2 Episode 8: Maximize Your Season of Success

In this episode, we highlight the importance of maximizing your season of success – how to recognize it and what you need to do in order to harness and prolong it.    We also have a conversation with Ashley Pare, who shares her journey to greatness and also discusses her perspective on how she is maximizing her season of success.

About Ashley Pare

Ashley Paré is the CEO & Founder of Own Your Worth, an organization on a mission to break glass ceilings.  Ashley helps clients feel confident, make an impact, and earn more. She leverages over 12 years of global cAorporate Human Resource experience and works with organizations to create inclusive cultures. 
Ashley is a TEDx Speaker and has been featured in The New York Times, Glamour, CNN Money, Good Morning America and more. She resides with her husband in Boston, MA.
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S2 Episode 7: Physiology of Success

“Success is all about self mastery.”

In today’s episode, we highlight the importance of physiology and training your mind for success in a journey to greatness.  We also connect with Fabrice Guerrier and David Russell, discussing their journey to greatness with Syllble, a literary startup and independent press disrupting the publishing industry as well as hear their perspectives on the physiology of success.

About Fabrice and David

Fabrice Guerrier is a Haitian American entrepreneur, author and TEDx speaker. He is the co-founder & CEO of Syllble, a literary startup and independent press that publishes bold stories and the micro-novels of the future, a new form of fiction that brings two or more creative writers from around the world to write a novel together over a creative sprint of a week. He was the 2016 PEN Haiti Fellow at the PEN American Center.  Fabrice is a Gabr Fellow at the Shafik Gabr Foundation, a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum and is a member of the Spring 2019 202Creates Residency, a program led by Government of the District of Columbia’s Office of Cable Television, Film, Music & Entertainment and Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. He is the author of forthcoming collection of short stories Golden Veins (2019), he has co-authored ‘The Wall’ (2017) a futuristic Scifi micro-novel and recently published his debut poetry collection “Egypt in a Cup of Tea” (2018). His writing has appeared in The PEN America Blog, Public Pool, Blavity and Moko: Caribbean Arts and Letters.
David Russell is often sighted dancing and smiling, his passion for creativity brings fun and enthusiasm to all of his projects. As a freshman at Florida State, he created a platform to help students buy and sell class notes online, Moolaguides.com. After achieving over $400,000 in revenue with over 20,000 users, he sold the business and traveled the world while producing the podcast Scale to Success. Now based in South Florida, David helps businesses develop their online presence through his consulting firm Let’s Chat Marketing. For fun, he posts art on his Instagram page Frosencheeze, where he encourages friends and family to share their creations.
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S2 Episode 6: Measuring Success

We discuss ways to measure and track success on a journey to greatness.  We have Bianca J Jackson on today’s show, a return guest, shares how she bought a commercial building and started established the Brickrose Exchange coworking space.

About Bianca J Jackson

Bianca is an award-winning professional, speaker, and entrepreneur with 14+ years of experience managing web, mobile, video, and VR/AR projects for Fortune 500 companies such as UnitedHealth Group, Marriott, and USA Today.  Bianca is the Founder of Brickrose Exchange,  an art gallery and meeting space for social impact entrepreneurs, community organizations, and local residents to bring culture and inclusive events.

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