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Trailblazers.FM: Black Entrepreneurs | Leaders | Professionals

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 are most grateful for in your life right now?
08:10 What was the problem you experienced that fueled your vision to create your businesses?
20:45 What are some of the biggest mistakes you made putting your business together?
29:55 How do you find people to bring into your organization that truly care about the organization and see the business model from your vantage point?
42:00 Are there potholes new entrepreneurs should be looking for that we're oblivious to when getting started in business?
55:00 Share a book you've read this year that's inspired you
55:40 What is something small you’ve done this month that you are proud of?
56:35 Name an online resource, it could be an app, software, or tool you use every day and you can't live without it?
59:10 Share one action we should commit to, to help us blaze our trail?