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Trailblazers.FM: Black Professionals | Entrepreneurs | Leaders

Trailblazers.FM explores stories of today's successful black professionals. Get the know-how, confidence and resources you need to blaze your trail.

Oct 31, 2016

Candice Cook Simmons is the Managing Partner at The Cook Law Group, PLLC and the Founder of the media company Namaskar Media.  She is an attorney, published writer, filmmaker, noted philanthropist, and business strategist in the technology, entertainment, and corporate sectors.

Candice's Episode Outline:

03:00 What you...


Oct 24, 2016

Kwame is a business lawyer and founder of the American Negotiation Institute. He is passionate about teaching entrepreneurs and business professionals the art of negotiation so they can get better deals and advance their careers. He is regularly invited to give negotiation seminars and consults with individuals and...


Oct 17, 2016

Miko's Episode Outline:

- What was the problem that you or maybe Tito experienced that fueled your vision to create Miss Jessie's?
- Do you recall some of the creative strategies you both used back then to operate on minimal cash flow?
- What was your initial thoughts around the marketing message for your product...


Oct 10, 2016

Ike's Episode Outline:

02:30 What's something you're most grateful for in your life right now?
03:33 What was the problem that you discovered that fueled your vision and allowed you to start UpStart?
05:00 Why focus UpStart on lawyers? Why that niche first?
06:38 Have you expanded to other professions? And what...


Oct 3, 2016

Tiffany F. Southerland is a lawyer by training and change agent at heart. She attained 3 degrees from 2 different Ivy League universities, before starting her career as an attorney at an AMLaw 100 law firm in Philadelphia. She transitioned from practicing law to a career in higher education as Associate Director...