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A podcast series created by ChatterBoss, we invite listeners to join us as we travel the world to learn all that we can about entrepreneurs and their approach to business and life.
Nov 26, 2020
From Investment Banking To Cosmetics: Bootstrapping Your Startup With Aishetu Fatima Dozie
On* *this episode of the Entrepreneurial Minds podcast, we explore the wonderful career of Aishetu Fatima Dozie, Founder & CEO of Bossy Beauty in 2018 in order to ignite confidence in ambitious women through high-quality makeup, topical content, and essential services. Aishetu's background was originally in investment banking (including Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, World Bank, Rand Merchant Bank & Morgan Stanley). Since then she has created a first-of-its-kind children’s play and activity center in Lagos, authored a children’s picture book, became a mom, and filmed “African HERstory”, about the ambitious and successful African women on the continent and in the diaspora to showcase their lives and amplify their voice. In this episode, Aishetu shares her insight with regards to how she manages imposter syndrome, overcoming the biggest setback in her career, executes future-thinking parenting, positioning children for an advantage, and how COVID has affected her business (and more!).
Nov 18, 2020
The Mentor Factor: Getting The Right Guidance In Early Career Stages with Matt LeBris (ChatterBoss Intern Project Episode)
*Special ChatterBoss #Internship Episode: *This is a special intern-led edition of the Entrepreneurial Minds podcast, hosted by ChatterBoss intern Alexandra Grebenyuk. Our guest on this episode is Matt LeBris who was invited for this special podcast episode. Matt has been heavily involved over the years in motivating students through University speaking engagements and mentoring young entrepreneurs through programs like CUNY Startups. Matt started his career by working with Damond John! He founded 1BBranding in March 2019. The company is a startup focusing on helping brands gain and foster the attention they deserve through creative strategy and implementation. They have also recently been nominated for the 2021 Best of the Boro award.
Jun 23, 2020
The Future of Co-Living: Discussing Membership-Based Housing with Peter Stuart
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Peter Stuart is the managing partner at outlier Realty Capital. Outlier’s mission is investing in spaces that meet the changing needs of people and communities. Their main focus is on naturally occurring affordable housing and co-living urban development. The company has been around for almost 7 years. Most recently, Outlier has secured a partnership with co-living giant, Common. Peter is also a member and mentor for Young President’s Organization and Young Entrepreneurs Council. Peter tells us about his ‘accidental’ fall into entrepreneurship. We go behind the scenes on co-living and the future of telecommuting, the realities of companies adjusting to remote teams, tips on how to make the most of your relationship with mentors, and more!
Jun 16, 2020
Be Too Big To Fail: Growth In The Face of Adversity with Mayer Mizrachi
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *On this episode we have Mayer Mizrachi, the co-founder of Criptext. Criptext launched in 2014 originally as an encryption extension for Gmail that enabled users to have more security. In 2015 during a trip to Colombia with friends, Mayer was arrested and served an Interpol Red Notice. He served 5 months in a Colombian prison, and is to date unable to travel outside of Panama. The government’s interference with Mayer and the company’s private data is what inspired the company to shift focus and create today’s version of CripText which is an open source, end to end encrypted email service. Since then, the company has expanded and reached 100,000 users, and just a few weeks ago launched their revenue model. The transparency of the CripText model has encouraged other competing services to release their code publicly. In this conversation Mayer talks about what makes him uniquely wired to endure trying situations, how building legos helps him think, managing remote teams … from prison, the role he sees himself playing within his organization, how he approaches goal setting for Criptext, and so much more. This episode is definitely worth a listen.
Jun 9, 2020
Discovering Your Brand Essence With Ben Guttmann
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Today on this episode we have Ben Guttman, the partner and co-founder Digital Natives Group, an award winning digital marketing agency headquartered in Queens, New York. Ben didn’t skip a beat and started his agency straight out of college. Since then, he and his partners have grown the company with an impressive client roster, providing services for the NFL, ILoveNewYork, Comcast, and more. Ben is also a digital marketing professor at Baruch College. Ben dives into creating meaningful connections during the time of COVID, the key to communicating your brand to potential customers clearly, and the most important question of all: should those of us in our 30’s feel guilty about not being on Tik Tok? This and so much more, check it out!
Jun 2, 2020
Art For The Sake of Art: "Is An Artist An Entrepreneur?" with Brainard Carey
*#COVID19 Special Coverage:* On today’s episode we have Brainard Carey, artist, author and entrepreneur. Together with his wife Dilia, he founded Praxis: the center for Aesthetic Studies, a learning space which focuses on professional development for artists. Brainard has sold over 50,000 copies of his best selling books and has had his work exhibited in prestigious venues such as the Whitney Museum Biennial. We discuss the power of mentorship, the place of traditional schooling in the art space, the distinguishing factor that differentiates artists from entrepreneurs and more! * *
May 26, 2020
Learning To Hear ‘No’ To Get To A ‘Yes’: The Art of Sales with Berto Antunano
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Berto Antunano is the Vice President Of Business Development at MIT National (who was recently acquired by Newmark Knight Frank) a title agency specializing in residential and commercial life insurance. Throughout his career, Berto has achieved Rookie of the Year, Diamond Club Member status, and was ranked in the Top 10 out of 75,000 executives nationwide. Berto was also been featured on the Million Dollar Listing a few times throughout his career. In this conversation Berto walks us through his belief of what every salesman and saleswoman should do at least once in their sales career, the power affirmations have when he’s having a bad day, how teaching men’s social bootcamps led to his own love story, and the unusual solutions and partnerships he’s seeing in his industry to be able to move deals forward in a time of COVID.
May 13, 2020
What's in a Name: To Patent or Not To Patent with Richard Gearhart
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Richard Gearhart, together with his wife Elizabeth, is the founder of Gearhart Law - a firm in New York city that specializes in intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and more.) They are also the hosts and sponsors of an iHeartRadio show called Passage to Profit - a radio show and podcast for entrepreneurs. On this episode Richard gives us an intellectual property 101, advice on what start-up founders should focus on in the early days of starting a business, and an interesting glimpse into what the IP landscape is looking like in the days of COVID.
Apr 29, 2020
The Mental Health Priority: Talking About Self Care With Yana Shenker
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Yana Shenker is the founder of Resilient Mind psychotherapy practice based in Brooklyn, New York. The practice specializes in supporting clients with anxiety, panic disorders, and depression. In 2016 Yana launched a Facebook called “Group Therapy by Yana” which now has more than 10,000 female participants! She shines a light on how to select the best therapist for you, doing therapy over video during COVID and beyond, advice on self care and managing anxiety at this time. She talks about pinning down the source of our anxiety and how the content we consume sticks in our subconscious, techniques for journaling and more! Such a rich episode full of actionable advice, give it a listen. * *
Apr 23, 2020
Unlimited Influence: Discussing The Concept of Impostor Syndrome with Nando Rodriguez
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Nando Rodriguez is a Brooklyn-based NLP certified coach who specializes in supporting female entrepreneurs. His career has seen a lot of success stemming from his YouTube content which is dynamic, fun and action-oriented. His YouTube videos are currently top ranking when it comes to the topic of impostor syndrome! His goal is to help female entrepreneurs create unlimited influence, impact, and income. On this episode Nando breaks down why women are particularly vulnerable to experiencing imposter syndrome, the coaching that coaches get, how outsourcing different parts of your business can bring you to the next level and more!
Apr 22, 2020
To Pursue Your Dreams: Exploring The Landscape of Balance With Ximena Miro Quesada
On this episode we have Ximena Miro Quesada, a business consultant and health coach in Lima, Peru. As a holistic health coach, her priority is helping her clients find a balance to pursue their dreams. Ximena also uses her experience to help other entrepreneurs start their own business across multiple industries. Join us for a conversation about what the first steps of getting your business started, health/wellness, putting in the work to being happy and more! Disclaimer: This is an in-person interview which was recorded in February 2020, prior to COVID19 shutdowns in South America. You’ll notice we preface when an episode has been recorded post the start of COVID19 in a given region. We do this because we are sensitive to the fact that the types of conversations we are having have changed. We hope you enjoy these stories.
Apr 15, 2020
Change Over Time: Exploring Human Connections and Relationships With Briana MacWilliam
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *On this week’s episode we’re excited to share our conversation with Briana MacWilliam, a licensed and board certified creative arts therapist, with more than 13 years of experience in the field, working with individuals. Briana’s practice focuses on love and attachment self-help courses in adult relationships. Briana breaks down the different attachment styles and how they can change over time, actionable communication tips for partners with opposing styles during quarantine, the surprising link of how our relationship to love and money is connected and much more!
Apr 8, 2020
The Value of Human Energy: Discussing The World of Music with DJ Alex Edge
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Over the next few weeks, Entrepreneurial Minds has switched over to virtual interviews in order to learn how different businesses are adjusting to this unique time. On this episode we have one of Brooklyn’s favorite DJ’s - DJ Alex Edge. Alex has been running his Brooklyn-based events and production company for over 12 years, and just this year won the “Wedding Wire Couple Choice” award. Alex is the resident DJ at Bathtub Gin and throughout his career him and his team have done the entertainment for countless US-based and destination weddings. We touch on virtual events and what human energy adds to a space, what COVID means for the wedding industry, and how the live music space will change coming out of all this.
Apr 1, 2020
The Impact of a Major Shift: Discovering How To Adjust Your Creative Inspiration With Víctor Mahana
*#COVID19 Special Coverage: *Over the next few weeks, Entrepreneurial Minds has switched over to virtual interviews in order to learn how different businesses are adjusting to this unique time. Our first virtual guest is Víctor Mahana, a well-known Chilean painter. He’s had more than 67 exhibitions in Chile and around the world and at 34 years old, he was the youngest artist to have held an individual exhibition at the National Museum of Fine Arts of Chile! We dive into the current landscape for artists during the crisis, the power of mentorship, and art as a form of meditation (spoiler alert: one of his commissioned paintings is the only thing that helps his client fall asleep.) Join us as we discuss getting in touch with your creativity in a time of crisis and more.
Mar 25, 2020
The Beauty of a Community: Examining the Success of Unifying With Rich Burnam
Entrepreneurial Minds arrives in Costa Rica with its fifteenth episode, where we speak with Rich Burnam, who is the CEO of Surfing Nosara and who is behind the e-newspaper NosaraTimes. He is an entrepreneur who owns multiple businesses and is deeply involved in Nosara, specifically with a podcast focused on the community here. Rich shares with us all about finding success in a business, tackling various projects at once,* *and the ability to face the problems that come your way. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, pushing yourself further, and sharing stories from around the world.
Mar 18, 2020
A Form of Healing: Exploring the Business of Expression With Sigfrid Mora
Entrepreneurial Minds checks in on Columbia with its fourteenth episode, where we speak with Sigfrid Mora, the owner of Sigtattoo in the old district of Cartagena. Sigtatoo has been in business for 12 years now, creating beautiful and intricate designs for their clients. Sigfrid shares with us all about the unique challenges that come with running a business, the way that social media plays a role,* *and the growth of tattoo artists over the years. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, having a technique, and sharing stories from around the world.
Mar 11, 2020
Finding Your Style: Breaking Down The Rules With Soledad Duran
Entrepreneurial Minds checks in on Panama with its thirteenth episode, where we speak with Soledad Duran, an artist and owner of Black Cat Tienda. She runs this art shop together in Bocas Del Toro, with her partner Nicolas Vashe. Soledad shares with us all about working with your business partner who is also your life partner, what it takes to be an entrepreneur,* *and the process of finding your distinct style. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, finding a place to start a business, and sharing stories from around the world.
Mar 4, 2020
The Marketing Combination: Exploring The Various Aspects With Alfredo Smith
Entrepreneurial Minds checks in on Panama with its twelfth episode, where we speak with Alfredo Smith the owner and editor of Element magazine, which specializes in contemporary culture and creative industries. He is also the founder of ADN Concierge, an experiential and lifetime marketing company. Alfredo shares with us all about project management and the process of creating a team. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, the right track, and sharing stories from around the world.
Feb 26, 2020
A Work of Art: Discovering How To Create With Seta Fuerte
Entrepreneurial Minds stops in Colombia with its eleventh episode, where we speak with Seta Fuerte an incredible muralist and graffiti artist, has been an integral part of the art transformation scene. He shares with us all about the changing graffiti scene and transforming art into a business. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, creativity, and sharing stories from around the world.
Feb 19, 2020
The Value of History: Discussing The Connection Between Tourism and Business With Frederico Ocampo
Entrepreneurial Minds stops in Colombia with its tenth episode, where we speak with Frederico Ocampo the owner of YOLO hostel, a space that for three years now has created a home inspired environment to all of its visitors. He shares with us all about crafting out a welcoming area for tourists and the adjustment period for the changes taking place in Medellín. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, innovation, and sharing stories from around the world.
Feb 12, 2020
The Natural Environment Factor: Exploring A Contained Off The Grid Experience with Jimmy Stice
Entrepreneurial Minds stops in Panama with its ninth episode, where we speak with Jimmy Stice a founder of Kalu Yala, a business that builds socially & environmentally beneficial towns. He shares with us all about a creating an individual settlement and the way that this approach to sustainable living is growing. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, global growth, and sharing stories from around the world.
Feb 5, 2020
Striking A Balance: Discussing The Sustainability of a Business With Remi Martini
Entrepreneurial Minds stops in Mexico City with its eighth episode, where we speak with Remi Martini a CCO of Yema, a D2C Mexican supermarket for better everyday products. He shares with us all about educating the consumer and speaks on the challenges with producing sustainable products. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, business approach, and sharing stories from around the world.
Jan 29, 2020
A Trusting Work Atmosphere: Talking About The Addition of Family with Jordi Rabago
Entrepreneurial Minds stops in Mexico City with its seventh episode, where we speak with Jordi Rabago a founder of Planup, a mobile application that allows you to discover new plans and experiences. He shares with us all about social app industry* *in* *Mexico City and how working with family factors into the equation. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, business growth, and sharing stories from around the world.
Jan 22, 2020
The Magic of Routine: Learning The Practice With Mattias Bylin
Entrepreneurial Minds makes a stop in Colombia with its sixth episode, where we speak with Mattias Bylin a founder of Panda Labs, one of the first co-working spaces in Bogota. He shares with us all about the co-working industry* *in* *Colombia and how best to utilize teamwork in a company. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, startup culture, and sharing stories from around the world.
Jan 16, 2020
Building Intentional Company Culture: Discussing The Approach With Donald DeSantis
Entrepreneurial Minds introduces its next journey in Costa Rica with its fifth episode, where we speak with Donald DeSantis, who is an entrepreneur, mentor, and an author. He shares with us the common mistakes that come with building a team and also digs into thinking about company culture and values. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, mental health, and sharing stories from around the world.
Jan 7, 2020
The Early Stages of Development: Breaking Down The Process of Business Growth With David Samudio
Entrepreneurial Minds continues its journey in Panama City with its fourth episode, where we speak with David Samudio the owner of Hola Iguana, an e-commerce platform focused on selling products that help you show your love for Panama. He shares with us about the opportunities and challenges of your own start-up. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, staying productive, and sharing stories from around the world.
Jan 2, 2020
The Investment In a Fast Solution: Examining The Challenges and The Rewards of a Finance Platform With Eric Medina Su
Entrepreneurial Minds continues its journey in Panama City with its third episode, where we speak with Eric Medina Su the owner of Fortesza, an invoice financing and investment platform. He shares with us about the road to creating a business locally and the approach to growing it globally. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, growing a business, and sharing stories from around the world.
Dec 29, 2019
From Concept to Reality: Exploring The Transformation of Space in Panama With Leo Ciciliani
Entrepreneurial Minds continues its journey in Panama City with its second episode, where we speak with Leo Ciciliani the owner of Espacio Panama, a unique events and art space used for cultural activities, art shows, meetings, and other special events. He tells us about the inspiration behind curating such a space and the approach to making it accommodating for various types of events. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, growing a business, and sharing stories from around the world.
Dec 16, 2019
The Stories Our Food Tells: Exploring Panama’s Culinary Identity With José O. Carles
Entrepreneurial Minds premieres with its first episode in Panama City, where we speak with José O. Carles the owner and chief executive chef at the top restaurants in the city: Donde Jose and Fonda Lo Que Hay. He tells us about creating his incredible approach to combining food and storytelling. Join us for conversations about choosing your journey, growing a business, and sharing stories from around the world. * *