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WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 16: Jason Rosario

WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 16: Jason Rosario

With the goal to inspire, activate, and nurture the development of well-rounded men, Jason Rosario is the founder of The Lives of Men (TLoM), an integrated media and consulting company dedicated to providing men with healthier frameworks of masculinity. In addition to running TLoM, Jason is also the executive producer and host of the ...

One Tool That’ll Help You Keep Your Cap Table Looking Right!

One Tool That’ll Help You Keep Your Cap Table Looking Right!

Sponsored by Intuit QuickBooks   “Raising money is a full-time job.” -Every entrepreneur ever   That’s at a baseline. Over the last four years, I’ve found this to be true myself, as we’ve built WYL. While I could speak to a myriad of factors that have played into this, beyond the scope of the business and p ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 15: Rhonesha Byng

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 15: Rhonesha Byng

As the founder of Her Agenda, Rhonesha Byng aims to bridge the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. Growing up in New York City, Rhonesha is an Emmy award-winning journalist who knew that she wanted to pursue a career in journalism since the age of sixteen.   With a bachelor’s degree in communication ...

WYL Take Ownership Ep 14: Dani Arps

WYL Take Ownership Ep 14: Dani Arps

With a Master of Science degree in Interior Design from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, Dani Arps is the founder of Dani Arps LLC. Known as the interior designer of choice for many tech companies based in NYC, Dani has designed spaces for high-profile startups such as Codecademy, SeatGeek, and Venmo.   Acknowledged ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 13: CRWN Magazine

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 13: CRWN Magazine

  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJIpCdKSVTA[/embedyt] With the desire to engage Black women in higher thought, Lindsey Day and Nkrumah Farrar decided that they wanted to speak to the true essence and crown of Black women. As the founders of CRWN Magazine, Lindsey and Nkrumah noticed that the sophistication of Black ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep 12: Coco + Breezy

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep 12: Coco + Breezy

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg4y_E4uNYs[/embedyt]   DJ’s, producers, and founders of Coco and Breezy Eyewear, Corianna and Brianna Dotson are both identical twins from Minnesota, Minneapolis. Better known as Coco and Breezy, these twin sisters have garnered the attention of megastars such as Beyonce, Lady Gaga, ...

Mo’ Money, Less Problems – The Evolution of the WYL Team

Mo’ Money, Less Problems – The Evolution of the WYL Team

Mo’ Money, Less Problems – The Evolution of the WYL Team Sponsored by Intuit QuickBooks The real estate industry is slow moving, but changes over time like every other industry. We knew that by creating WYL, we’d have to be willing to educate folks on the importance of the insights we were providing (because they simply weren’ ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 11: Franz Bowen

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep. 11: Franz Bowen

Amidst the #MeToo movement, there have been many conversations taking place across the globe as it pertains to misogyny and rape culture. This week, we sit down with Franz Bowen. Franz is the producer of our WYL Take Ownership podcast as well as a co-managing partner at Driven Society. Alongside Kelley and Ofo of WYL, Franz delves deeper ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep 10: Liris Crosse

WYL Take Ownership Podcast Ep 10: Liris Crosse

Unafraid to make the world her runway, Liris Crosse is nothing short of a renaissance woman. As an actress, creator, producer, writer, speaker, and plus size model, Liris has made appearances in publications such as American Vogue, Essence, British Cosmopolitan, and Vibe. In addition to her appearances in publications, Liris has a ...

WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 9: Rashaad Lambert

WYL Take Ownership Podcast EP. 9: Rashaad Lambert

As the founder of Sporty Marketing Group, Rashaad Lambert is a strategist, educator, and philanthropist. Born in West Philadelphia, Rashaad has always had a deep commitment to his hometown. As a result, Rashaad has received acknowledgment for his community work which includes an NAACP Image Award, a Congressional Proclamation, and a U ...

The Secrets to Living Large in a Small Space

The Secrets to Living Large in a Small Space

Just because you don’t have hundreds of square feet at your disposal, it doesn’t mean you must sacrifice comfort and style in your home. There are many amazing tricks that will help you live large in a small space. So, don’t be lazy to employ some of them and get the home you deserve! Take a look. Reimagine your furniture placemen ...

QuickBooks Connect Conference 2018 Recap

QuickBooks Connect Conference 2018 Recap

This post was in collaboration with Intuit Quickbooks Let’s be real here: The life of an entrepreneur is not an easy one. Sometimes, there are early mornings, late nights, and a lot of selfless work going on behind the scenes. So why do it, right? Why start a business, especially when there’s no guarantee that it’ll be successful ...