Launch that Ish
By Kunbi Odubogun
Launch that IshSep 26, 2019
26- Navigating The Blend of Career and Family feat Tobi Asare
In this episode of the Launch that Ish podcast, we sit down with Tobi Asare, founder of My Bump Pay and author of The Blend. Tobi founded My Bump Pay, a virtual platform that provides pregnant women and new mothers with the resources and support they need to break the glass ceiling in the workplace.
Throughout the episode, Tobi stresses the importance of community and resources for women who are trying to balance their careers and parenthood. She also emphasizes the importance of doing your research and asking questions so you can demand your worth.
Tobi also discusses her new book, The Blend: How to Successfully Manage a Career and a Family. In this book, Tobi shares her wisdom and advice on how to make working work for you, covering everything from the financial to the emotional aspects of working motherhood and from preparing for maternity leave to returning with confidence.
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25-Knowing Your Worth and Protecting that Ish feat Terrica
Terrica shares practical tips and strategies for setting boundaries, delegating effectively, and prioritizing your time. We also discuss the importance of communicating your value effectively to potential clients and building a strong support system. Terrica explains the value of meticulously tracking your finances, being extra-careful where you get your education, and protecting your creations as an entrepreneur. Being careless in these areas lead to some of the most common roadblocks towards elevating your worth, both financially and spiritually!
Join us for this engaging conversation as we explore the critical topic of knowing your worth and setting systems in place to ensure success in your business. Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned business owner, this episode is a must-listen.
Terrica’s amazing Money Spreadsheet: terrica.thrivecart.com/operations-spreadsheet/
Follow Terrica on IG: www.instagram.com/introducingterrica/
Terrica’s website: itsglamoro.us/terrica
24-How to Show Up as Yourself in Every Room feat Dami Okuboyejo
This Episode of Launch That Ish features Damilola Okuboyejo- Founder and Creative Director of By Dami Studios, the award-winning luxury design and gifting company.Her goal? To live a life of gratitude and intentionality and to inspire others to do the same, which she accomplishes through the world of deeply intentional stationery and gifting.
I’m incredibly excited to share the magic of Damilola with you. Her authenticity and brilliance are unmatched and in this conversation you will get a glimpse into how she never fails to show up as herself in every space she occupies. We also speak about self-sabotage and how a lot of times, we are the ones getting in our own way. We share our tips on overcoming self sabotage and also give our thoughts on the best tools and strategies needed to find success as an entrepreneur in 2023, including the importance of staying in your lane, what it means to be resourceful in today’s economy, and the often-overlooked magic of rest!
Also guess what? Introducing: The Launch That Ish Newsletter! A weekly newsletter for our community. Visit launchthatIsh.substack.com to sign up!
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23- Rest for Success feat Geomyra Pollard of A Well Rounded Life
On this episode of Launch that Ish, Geomyra Pollard, a well-rounded life + biz coach for creatives stops by to discuss the important role Rest plays in truly thriving in your business. Geomyra and Kunbi talk about boundaries and how to enforce them; Delegation and how it’s a game changer; and the magical power of saying NO. This is a great episode for anyone out there who is overwhelmed and trying to navigate living a balanced, well-rounded life.
About Geomyra: Geomyra Pollard is a well-rounded life + biz coach for creatives that aspire to create and live with grace, passion, and purpose. She is a systems and workflows guru and works with clients to implement systems into their homes and businesses. Through her coaching firm, courses, and podcast, Living Well-Rounded, Geomyra finds joy as the strategic support and encouragement for entrepreneurs seeking a thriving business and a well-rounded life!
22- Rest, Reset, Repeat
21- Fisayo Longe of Kai Collective on her Journey into Fashion, Blogging, and Entrepreneurship
On Episode of 21 of the Launch that Ish podcast we have Fashion Designer and Founder of KAI Collective, Fisayo Longe. Listen in as we talk with Fisayo about the struggles of starting a fashion line, the influence of blogging, and her journey to becoming one of the industry's rising stars. Get ready to hear about her experiences and how she managed to rise above the ashes during the COVID-19 Outbreak.
In this episode, we talk about:
· How she went from blogging as a Finance trainee to entrepreneurial fashion (5:20-11:44)
· What's so great about blogging? (12:30-13:36)
· A beginner's guide to Fashion as a business (16:31-28:30)
· Why listening to your clients can level up your game (31:50-33:10)
· Dealing with copycats (42:10-46:50)
Connect with Fisayo Longe
· Her Fashion Line : https://kaicollective.com/about-us/
· Her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaicollective/
· Visit her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thekaicollective/
· Connect with Kai Collective on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kaicollective
· Check her out on Linkedin: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/fisayo-longe-ab2519aa
. Fisayo's Forbes 30 Under 30 Feature
Check out a new episode of Launch that Ish every other Friday.
20- Candice Coppola on Why You Need to Launch that Ish!
We’re kicking off the newly re-branded Launch that Ish podcast with my favorite business coach- Candice Coppola! If you’re on the brink or even just thinking about launching, this episode is for you. Whether it's a business, podcast, or a new talent, NOW is the time to launch that Ish!
In this episode, we talk about:
· Mindset issues, how to overcome your analysis paralysis, and defeat imposter syndrome (6:55-23:49)
· How to realize your purpose and overcome that fear that you are not enough (24:00-27:00)
· How to transform other people's lives and make your dreams come true NOW! (31:55-36:10)
· Three proven tips in Candice Coppola's framework that work (37:37-45:02)
· A special message from Candice Coppola and how to get a one-on-one call with her (45:07-48:02)
Connect with Candice Coppola
· Visit her website: https://candicecoppola.com/media
· Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/candice.coppola/
· Visit her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thecandicecoppola
· Check her out on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@candicecoppola
Resources mentioned in this episode
· Get on a 90-minute clarity call with Candice Coppola: https://candicecoppola.com/clarity
· Visit our "Launch that Ish" Instagram: https://instagram.com/launchthatish?igshid=12t5pxkdso11r
19- Emily Ley on Growing Boldly and Building A Life You Love
Get your notepads out and prepare for a WORD! Episode 19 of the Perfete Podcast features the incredible Emily Ley, Founder of Simplified and The Simplified Planner®. a brand of planners and organizational tools for busy women. On this episode, we discuss Emily's incredible start, the lessons she learned along her way and her advice for budding and established entrepreneurs. We also discuss in detail what it means to Grow BOLDY and chase a life that you truly want. This episode is well worth the listen. Get ready to learn!
About our guest: Emily Ley is the founder of Simplified®, a brand of planners and organizational tools for busy women. Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, and Good Housekeeping. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including Best New Product at the National Stationery Show, as well as Small Business of the Year, Female Owned Business of the Year, and Entrepreneur of the Year by Studer Community Institute. Emily and her team collaborated with AT-A-GLANCE® to create gift and planning collections carried in Office Depot, Staples, and Target. Emily is the author of national bestselling books Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy, A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living, and When Less Becomes More: Making Space for Slow, Simple, and Good. Now, as an author, entrepreneur, wife and mother to three, Emily lives in Pensacola, Florida, with her husband, Bryan, and their son Brady and twins, Tyler and Caroline.
18- Adanna Steinacker on Turning Viral into Value
On episode 18, we speak to Dr. Adanna Steinacker- digital entrepreneur, motivational speaker and female empowerment coach. Adanna is also one-half of Adanna-David, a couple who rose to fame in 2015 through a fun viral moment of them dancing on Instagram. 5 years later, Adanna (and her husband David) have transformed a single moment into a lucrative entrepreneurial career with multiple businesses and a beautiful family.
Amongst her many business ventures, Adanna is the co-founder of the influencer marketing agency 'Adanna & David Digital' that represents her brand as a family content creator, and has amassed a community of over half a million people. With a strong value rooted in equality, Adanna uses her digital presence to advocate for both gender and racial equality.
Having transitioned from clinical medicine to full blown entrepreneurship, Adanna's mission is to bridge the gap for black women who want to transition to entrepreneurship, beginning from a place of purpose
17- Fallon Carter on Balance, Boundaries and Manifesting the Life you Want
Destination Event Planner Fallon Carter joins us on Episode 17 to discuss her chance journey into wedding planning and her evolution through the years. Fallon is a true believer in cultivating a life that works for you not just in one aspect but in all. She shares tips on achieving balance in one's life and the importance of creating boundaries not just for yourself but for your clients as well.
Fallon also talks about the role "manifestation" has played in her life and shares tips on how you can start to do the same in yours. This conversation is an essential listen for everyone looking to achieve balance in their life AND career.
16- Cyndie Spiegel with A Message for the Grown Ass Woman
We’re kicking off Season 2 of the Perfête Podcast with a bang! Our first guest is Cyndie Spiegel- a truth-teller, community builder and all-around badass dedicated to empowering women and motivating them to live more boldly to achieve true happiness. Cyndie is also an author, speaker and the founder of Dear Grown Ass Women™, a self-development community for women over the age of 35. In this episode, we get to hear about Cyndie’s incredible journey from a decades-long fashion career into her purpose of community- building and business strategy. She shares awesome nuggets on liberating oneself and the importance of sitting in your discomfort. We also get to hear about her amazing community- Dear Grown Ass Women and the power of living in your truth.
Donate to a Cyndie's fund in memory of her nephew: http://bit.ly/LittleBobby
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15- Sugar Taylor on Confronting Trauma and Finding Therapy through Art
On this episode of the Perfete Podcast, Designer Sugar Taylor of Sugar Taylor Co gets REAL about her background and journey to the Artist she is today. She shares a painful story of trauma as a young child and how she was able to confront the baggage to begin to move forward with her life. This is such a powerful episode and one we can all learn from.
About our guest: Sugar Taylor is a New York (Bronx) native with over ten years of cumulative multi-media design under her belt as an Event Designer and Creative Director. She is a the founder of Sugar Taylor Co. , an events and design firm based in Washington D.C. A unicorn in the event planning industry, the company offers multilateral design services. Sugar's team works with several mediums, taking their clients work from graphics to print, to creative art installations, and on the branding side; from their websites to interior design. She lives to pull together elements that do not ordinarily "fit", and believes deeply that art can be a tool for experiencing the world more fully, and applied to pretty much any form of creating.
14- Bolanle Williams-Olley on Authenticity, Drive and the Importance of Seasons
On episode 14 of the Perfete Podcast we have super human and self proclaimed "dreamer"- Bolanle Williams-Olley. Bolanle is the CFO of Mancini Duffy, founder of She Builds Waves, She Builds Lives and Reach Nigeria. On this episode Bolanle discusses how she landed in the built industry and her 13-year progression through it, from junior project accountant all the way to CFO. She covers such topics as discipline and scheduling, knowing how to say “no”, avoiding overwhelm, and the importance of bringing your authentic self into everything you do. This is a really great conversation on powering through and how there's a season for everything. You don't want to miss it!
LinkedIn: Bolanle Williams-Olley
Episode 13- Ten Goals we Can Easily Do in 2020 (Minisode)
Episode 12- Ozzy Etomi on Finding her Path, Speaking her Truth and Drowning out the Noise.
Ozzy Etomi is a writer, feminist and communications strategist based in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2016, Ozzy was named one of the top 10% of writers on Medium, and is a leading voice in the feminist and gender advocacy space in Nigeria.
On this episode of the Perfete Podcast, Ozzy reveals the inspiration behind her writing, how she found her voice and fine-tuned her path. How the women in her life influenced and empowered her voice (some, unintentionally) and how she has chosen to speak up no matter what. We discuss everything from impostor syndrome to cancellation culture and how she handles backlash and criticism on her opinions.
Ozzy shares advice on how women can uplift themselves in personal and professional space, and what we all can learn from the younger generation of women coming behind us . This episode is a MUST listen!
Ozzy Etomi: https://www.ozzyetomi.com
Connect with Ozzy:
· LinkedIn: https://www.instagram.com/ozzyetomi/
· Twitter: https://twitter.com/ozzyetomi
· Medium: https://medium.com/@ozzyetomi
Amina J. Mohammed: https://twitter.com/AminaJMohammed
Episode 11- Blessing Omakwu on Finding Her Voice and Advocating for Others
- The She Tank
- @blessingomakwu Instagram, @blessingomakwu Twitter
Episode 10: What to Do When You're Overwhelmed AF
On this minisode, we tackle a very common consequence of Adulting- overwhelm. We polled our listeners to find out what to when you're feeling stressed and overwhelmed AF.
Episode 9: Endometriosis Awareness with Dr Tayyaba Ahmed (Reprise)
This episode originally played as part of Endometriosis Awareness Month. Today’s guest on the Perfete Podcast is Dr. Tayyaba Ahmed, a Physiatrist specializing in pelvic pain issues. She shares a plethora of knowledge about Endometriosis, including the history, symptoms, available treatments and pathways to a future cure. Dr. Tayyaba Ahmed treats everything from pain with sex, period pains, abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, urination issues to bowel problems. Anything is the pelvic region is her domain. As we dive into everything related to endometriosis, we will unpack known causes, how to eat, the official diagnosis, when surgery is necessary and so much more.In This Episode
- What is endometriosis
- Known causes of endometriosis
- There’s no cure for endometriosis
- Pain generators
- The endometriosis diet
- Manifestation of pain
- Seeing the right doctor
- Officially diagnosing endometriosis
- ROSE study
- When surgery is necessary
- What to look for in an endometriosis doctorResources Mentioned
Episode 8- Dimma Umeh on the Business of Vlogging and the Value of True Influence
On Episode 8 of the Perfete Podcast, beauty and lifestyle influencer Dimma Umeh joins us to talk about her inspiring journey in the wellness industry. She takes us through her personal stumble into beauty blogging, the struggles she has encountered as an influencer in Nigeria and how she has built a solid brand locally and globally. Dimma also schools us on self-value and how she advocates for herself in an ever-evolving industry. She also gives tips for aspiring bloggers who are looking to make their marks in the creative space, so stop overthinking, planning and trying to predict how people are going to react. It's time to get started.
Episode 7- Candice Coppola on Uncovering her Purpose and Making it Profitable
Are you living a purpose-centered life? Learn more about find your true purpose during this episode of The Perfete Podcast with Candice Coppola. Candice is the founder of Jubilee Events, former wedding planner, business coach, mentor and host of the Power in Purpose Podcast. Life might be calling you to do something more, that’s what purpose is really about! Are you helping and adding value to the people you serve? Candice will share how she got to where she is today as well as share sage advice about how to get sh*t going. From leading with purpose, starting a new business, to all things money, we dive deep into so many great topics.
Episode 6: Natalie Franke on Comparison, Competition and the Art of Finding your Tribe
You know that powerful movement of Community over Competition? Yup! Change-maker Natalie Franke of the Rising Tide Society and Director of Community at Honeybook joins us on the Perfete Podcast to talk all things mobilizing your community, the pitfalls of comparison and what healthy competition looks like. Finding your tribe in an industry can be very daunting so Natalie and Kunbi talk through her journey in the creative space and how she's found herself over the years.
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For More on Natalie Franke visit NatalieFranke.com
Episode 5: What Happens Next? (Minisode)
After you've Gotten Started and Launched that Sh*t, what happens next? On episode 5 of the Perfete Podcast, Kunbi reflects on the 6-month journey so far, not just through the year but also as benchmark for Perfête. There's so much that goes into achieving your goals and it's important to acknowledge that .
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Episode 4: Lara Casey on Chasing Slow, Letting Go and Cultivating what Matters
Lara talks about her passion for helping people flourish through finding the meaningful reasons for their goals. She discusses why you need to go for it and Make it Happen. This episode is a "must listen" for anyone who's feeling stuck or on the verge of starting something new.
Links in this episode:
Lara Casey's Books:
Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose: bit.ly/2QMSHf5
Cultivate: A Grace-Filled Guide to Growing an Intentional Life: bit.ly/2WMHnF2
Episode 3: Afua Osei of She Leads Africa on going From Business Idea to Global Recognition
Follow She Leads Africa on Instagram: instagram.com/sheleadsafrica and visit their website: wwww.sheleadsafrica.com
Afuas personal page: instagram.com/helloafua
Episode 2: Tosin Durotoye of The Bloom Africa on Vision, Clarity and Taking the leap.
On this episode of the Perfete Podcast, Tosin and Kunbi talk Vision, Clarity and navigating that tricky thing called purpose. She talks taking the leap and moving to Nigeria after decades in the US. She speaks on The Bloom Africa and her dedication to creating a space for women's empowerment and the advancement of young girls.
See more about Tosin and her great initiative here:
The Bloom Africa http://thebloomafrica.com, www.instagram.com/thebloomafrica/
Tosin Durotoye instagram.com/tosindurotoye.
Books mentioned in this episode:
The Alchemist: bit.ly/2LbdPfZ
4 Hour Work-Week: bit.ly/2LbdeuL
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