• Cliff Notes: Here's Why Every Black Person Should Have a Business

    In this empowering talk, Kevia Williams emphasizes the importance of business ownership for Black individuals, highlighting how the tax code is designed to benefit owners over employees. Kevia explains how understanding and leveraging the tax code can reduce taxable income and increase financial freedom. She discusses real-life examples, including former presidents and corporations, who have minimized their tax burdens through strategic use of the tax code. Kevia also underscores the significance of understanding policy and accessing funds allocated for Black entrepreneurs. By grasping these financial and policy insights, Black entrepreneurs can reclaim resources and build lasting wealth for future generations. Don't miss this eye-opening discussion on financial empowerment and strategic business ownership!



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    4m - Jun 23, 2024
  • How Invest Fest Transformed Pink Nookie's Business, from 5 Figures to Millions

    Welcome back to another clip of EYL! In this exciting edition, we sit down with Brenna Murphy and Ricky Murphy, the dynamic duo behind Pink Nookie, to uncover the incredible story of how a singular event, Investfest, catapulted their business to new heights.


    When Brenna first heard about Investfest through a post shared by their social media manager, Jalisa, she had no idea that this decision would be transformative. Initially skeptical about the $2,000 investment, Brenna was convinced after reading testimonials from attendees who talked about how Investfest changed their lives. One comment, in particular, resonated with her—it spoke of moving to Atlanta solely because of the event. Having recently moved to Atlanta herself, Brenna felt a spark and decided to take the leap.


    Their first year at Investfest was a whirlwind of hustle and improvisation. Entering a room filled with elaborate vendor booths, Brenna and her team found themselves underprepared with just a banner and a pink tablecloth. But determination and last-minute trips to Hobby Lobby paid off—they sold out at the event! Fast forward to the next year, they returned as seasoned veterans with an upgraded setup, complete with a lit-up backdrop and a full team, prepared to seize every opportunity.


    Listeners can expect to glean invaluable insights from Brenna and Ricky’s experiences. They shared how vital preparation is, from anticipating inventory needs to shutting down their website and store temporarily to focus solely on Investfest. Their strategy paid off, and the effort to perfect every detail, from business cards to booth presentation, contributed to their success.


    The conversation delves deep into the hustle mindset that every entrepreneur should adopt. Rashad Bilal emphasizes that nothing in entrepreneurship falls into your lap; it requires stepping out of your comfort zone and hustling hard. Brenna’s statement that many vendors underestimate the potential impact of such events is a lesson in itself. Her proactive approach—engaging with attendees, capturing moments with celebrities for social proof, and understanding the event layout—sets an excellent example for aspiring entrepreneurs.


    One memorable anecdote includes an encounter with Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-fil-A, who walked through the marketplace early on a Sunday with bags of Chick-fil-A in hand. Brenna’s ability to seize the moment, engage with him, and even take a picture speaks volumes about her proactive approach.


    The key takeaway is clear: the success of Pink Nookie at Investfest wasn’t accidental; it was a result of careful planning, relentless hustle, and leveraging every opportunity. Brenna and Ricky’s journey showcases the importance of networking, the power of strategic giveaways, and the significance of being prepared to pivot and adapt as needed.


    Tune in to hear more inspirational stories, learn actionable strategies, and get motivated by this incredible entrepreneurial journey. Don’t forget to like, subscribe, and hit the notification bell for more amazing content from EYL!


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    9m - Jun 22, 2024
  • Study Hall: The Ultimate Guide to Branding, Marketing & Networking Success

    Welcome to another clip of EYL! In this special clip titled "Pink," we invite the dynamic duo Ricky and Brenna Murphy, creators of the innovative brand Pink Nookie, to share their insights into effective branding, marketing, and networking strategies. Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings guide this eye-opening conversation, revealing essential tips for aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned business owners alike.


    Key Discussion Points:


    **Branding Beyond Social Media**:

    - *Nail the Look:* Brenna Murphy shares her unique strategy of keeping her nails and sometimes even her hair pink to always represent her brand. Learn the importance of personal branding and how small details can leave a lasting impression.

    - *Text Message Campaigns:* Inspired by the relentless strategies of Fashion Nova, Brenna and Ricky use creative and engaging text messages to keep their audience hooked. Discover why frequent communication matters.


    **Event Marketing at InvestFest**:

    - *Premium Booths:* Ricky and Brenna emphasize the significance of securing a premium booth at events like InvestFest. They share their own experiences, revealing how strategic booth placements can increase visibility and networking opportunities.

    - *Be Early and Prepared:* Discover why the early bird gets the worm, especially when it comes to networking at large events. Learn the benefits of arriving early and being fully prepared with business cards and a solid strategy.


    **Networking in Atlanta**:

    - *The Power of Presence:* Moving to Atlanta has been a game-changer for Ricky and Brenna. Learn how being in an entrepreneurial hub can open doors you never knew existed.

    - *Meeting the Big Leagues:* From meeting influential figures at InvestFest to networking at Hawks games, the Murphys share their remarkable encounters and how these connections have propelled their business forward.

    - *The Role of Mentors:* Ricky narrates his fruitful encounter with influential personalities who have acted as mentors, offering invaluable insights and contacts.


    **Relocation and Growth**:

    - *Taking the Leap:* Brenna and Ricky discuss the importance of leaving your comfort zone for greater opportunities. Moving from Indianapolis to Atlanta was their game-changer, and they explain why sometimes relocation is essential for business growth.

    - *Sacrifice for Success:* Ricky speaks candidly about the personal sacrifices he has made, including being away from his eldest daughter to build a better future. Learn why sacrifice is often a necessary part of achieving long-term goals.


    **Final Advice**:

    - *No Regrets:* Rashad and Troy highlight the importance of taking risks and not living with the "what-ifs." They emphasize that even if things don't work out, the experience and knowledge gained are invaluable assets.


    This clip is packed with practical tips and inspiring stories that will motivate you to think creatively, push your boundaries, and take strategic risks. Whether you're just starting out or looking to elevate your existing business, the insights shared by Ricky and Brenna Murphy will provide the roadmap you need.


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    10m - Jun 21, 2024
  • Jamal Bowman's Plan for Bridging the Wealth Gap, Affordable Housing, & Financial Literacy

    Welcome to another impactful clip of Market Mondays! In this clip, hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings sit down with Representative Bowman to discuss the stark economic disparities in one of the most diverse districts in America. This clip dives deep into crucial topics like affordable housing, black wealth creation, and reproductive rights, highlighting Representative Bowman’s insight and legislative initiatives.


    *Key Highlights:*


    - **Economic Disparities in the District**: Representative Bowman elaborates on how districts like his, encompassing both the affluent neighborhoods of Scarsdale and Rye and the economically challenged areas of Mount Vernon and South Yonkers, depict America's tale of wealth inequality. He emphasizes the close physical proximity but stark economic divide between these communities.


    - **Affordable Housing Crisis**: With Westchester County needing approximately 80,000 affordable housing units, Bowman discusses the legislative efforts to cap rental costs at 20% of salary. He points out the resistance from wealthier areas to allow affordable housing developments and underlines the role of federal policies and Wall Street in maintaining high housing prices.


    - **Financial Burdens**: Beyond housing, Bowman touches on the broader spectrum of financial challenges faced by working-class families, including childcare, utilities, food, and transportation. He advocates for higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy to fund essential services and infrastructure.


    - **Black Wealth Creation and Reparations**: Bowman passionately argues for public investments to repair historical harms, such as redlining, which isolated and devalued black communities. He calls for federal dollars to be reinvested to rebuild these areas and promote self-sustaining wealth. He also explains that reparations are a vital step toward rectifying the federal government's century-long subsidization of white wealth at the expense of black communities.


    - **Importance of Entrepreneurship and STEM Education**: Highlighting the need for innovation and entrepreneurship, Bowman believes that financial literacy coupled with new ideas in technology can build wealth in black communities. He stresses the importance of STEM education to foster entrepreneurial thinking among youth.


    - **Women's Issues and Reproductive Rights**: Troy Millings shifts the conversation to women's issues, particularly reproductive rights and maternal mortality. Bowman commends New York’s strong stance on reproductive justice but points out the glaring issues of maternal mortality, especially among black women. He calls for more anti-racist training for healthcare providers and improved medical support for expectant mothers.


    This clip is jam-packed with valuable insights and solutions aimed at tackling some of the most pressing issues in Bowman's district and beyond. Don’t miss out on this enlightening discussion that underscores the necessity for systemic change and robust public investments.


    *Join the conversation* – share your thoughts and solutions in the comments below. If you find value in this discussion, remember to *like* and *subscribe* to stay updated with our latest content on economics, investing, and community upliftment.


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    8m - Jun 20, 2024
  • Who Really Runs Politics: Understanding Super PACs

    Welcome back to Market Mondays! In this clip, we dive deep into the political landscape as we discuss the influence of big money on elections with our special guest, Representative Jamal Bowman. Join hosts Rashad Bilal, Ian Dunlap, and Troy Millings as they unpack the crucial subject of political funding and its impacts on democracy.


    In this insightful conversation, Rep. Bowman reveals the staggering $30 million being spent against him in the current election cycle, largely funded by super PACs and c4 organizations. He sheds light on how these super PACs operate, the implications of their spending, and how this monumental financial backing is being used to influence voters and sway election results.


    *Key Discussion Points:*


    1. *Understanding Political Funding:*

    - Rep. Bowman explains the basics of campaign funding, differentiating between direct contributions to campaigns and the role of super PACs and c4 organizations.

    - He highlights the disparities in campaign funding and the outsized influence of big money in congressional races.


    2. *The Role of AIPAC:*

    - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is identified as a major player in the political funding arena. Representative Bowman discusses AIPAC's specific interests and their reasons for targeting him.

    - A detailed look into AIPAC’s influence, their objective of supporting Israel, and their extensive history of lobbying for substantial U.S. military aid to Israel.


    3. *Combatting Big Money:*

    - Rep. Bowman shares his strategies for countering the immense financial power of super PACs.

    - The discussion covers the importance of grassroots campaigns, mobilizing volunteers, and creating an effective field operation to connect directly with voters.


    4. *Impact of Policies:*

    - Rep. Bowman defends his stance on Gaza, emphasizing his commitment to justice and human rights, despite the financial and political consequences.

    - He elaborates on the broader implications of reallocating the substantial funds sent to Israel towards domestic needs such as education, affordable housing, and childcare.


    5. *Legacy and Responsibility:*

    - Drawing inspiration from historical figures and movements, Rep. Bowman talks about the responsibilities of being a congressman with a distinct black consciousness.

    - He stresses the importance of continuing to fight for racial and economic justice and sees the financial attacks as a badge of honor for his commitment to these causes.


    Throughout this video, viewers will gain a nuanced understanding of the complex world of political funding, the role of powerful lobbying groups, and the ongoing struggle for fair and just policies in Congress. Rep. Bowman’s passionate and informed perspective provides a critical view into how democracy can be influenced by substantial financial interventions and what measures can be taken to uphold the principles of justice and equity.


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    10m - Jun 19, 2024
  • Who Really Runs Politics: Understanding Super PACs

    Welcome back to Market Mondays! In this clip, we dive deep into the political landscape as we discuss the influence of big money on elections with our special guest, Representative Jamal Bowman. Join hosts Rashad Bilal, Ian Dunlap, and Troy Millings as they unpack the crucial subject of political funding and its impacts on democracy.


    In this insightful conversation, Rep. Bowman reveals the staggering $30 million being spent against him in the current election cycle, largely funded by super PACs and c4 organizations. He sheds light on how these super PACs operate, the implications of their spending, and how this monumental financial backing is being used to influence voters and sway election results.


    *Key Discussion Points:*


    1. *Understanding Political Funding:*

    - Rep. Bowman explains the basics of campaign funding, differentiating between direct contributions to campaigns and the role of super PACs and c4 organizations.

    - He highlights the disparities in campaign funding and the outsized influence of big money in congressional races.


    2. *The Role of AIPAC:*

    - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is identified as a major player in the political funding arena. Representative Bowman discusses AIPAC's specific interests and their reasons for targeting him.

    - A detailed look into AIPAC’s influence, their objective of supporting Israel, and their extensive history of lobbying for substantial U.S. military aid to Israel.


    3. *Combatting Big Money:*

    - Rep. Bowman shares his strategies for countering the immense financial power of super PACs.

    - The discussion covers the importance of grassroots campaigns, mobilizing volunteers, and creating an effective field operation to connect directly with voters.


    4. *Impact of Policies:*

    - Rep. Bowman defends his stance on Gaza, emphasizing his commitment to justice and human rights, despite the financial and political consequences.

    - He elaborates on the broader implications of reallocating the substantial funds sent to Israel towards domestic needs such as education, affordable housing, and childcare.


    5. *Legacy and Responsibility:*

    - Drawing inspiration from historical figures and movements, Rep. Bowman talks about the responsibilities of being a congressman with a distinct black consciousness.

    - He stresses the importance of continuing to fight for racial and economic justice and sees the financial attacks as a badge of honor for his commitment to these causes.


    Throughout this video, viewers will gain a nuanced understanding of the complex world of political funding, the role of powerful lobbying groups, and the ongoing struggle for fair and just policies in Congress. Rep. Bowman’s passionate and informed perspective provides a critical view into how democracy can be influenced by substantial financial interventions and what measures can be taken to uphold the principles of justice and equity.


    👉 *Don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe to Market Mondays for more in-depth discussions on politics, finance, and more! Hit the notification bell to stay updated on our latest videos.*


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    10m - Jun 19, 2024
  • EYL #295 Music Industry Secrets: Bryan-Michael Cox on Royalties, Songwriting, AI, Club Culture, & R&B

    In this video, we explore a wide range of topics in the music industry with insights from Bryan-Michael Cox. 


    We discuss the nuances of royalty splits in country vs. hip hop music, whether artists who don't produce or write their songs should receive residuals, and why record deals are designed to keep artists in debt. We also delve into the importance of focusing on future competition and the impact of AI on the music industry.


    Additionally, we examine how clubs use music to control their crowds, the influence of bottle service culture, and the timelessness of today's music. Bryan-Michael Cox shares his thoughts on the lack of a music industry union, his initiative 'Illustrate New Ideas,' and BMF's club strategies. 


    We also discuss the club economy, the success of "Lady's Love R&B" in Atlanta, and the different criticisms faced by Kanye West and Drake. Finally, we break down the role of a producer and the potential earnings of hit songwriters.


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    1h 21m - Jun 18, 2024
  • Nvidia Stock Split Explained: Is It Time to Buy?

    In this clip of Market Mondays, your hosts Rashad Bilal, Troy Millings, and Ian Dunlap dive deep into one of the most anticipated stock events of the year – the Nvidia stock split. Nvidia, now the second-largest company by market cap, has had a lot of buzz surrounding it. With its stock price significantly dropping from $1200 to approximately $123 after the split, the big question on everyone's mind is – should you go all in?


    We kick things off with Rashad Bilal detailing the official stock split and its impact on Nvidia's market cap status. What does it mean now that the chaos of the pre-split hype is over? Should investors be more confident about getting in, or is there another strategy to consider?


    Ian Dunlap offers his expert advice, sharing a specific price point of $107.77 as a strategic buying target. He emphasizes Nvidia’s enormous growth potential, hinting that by 2026, Nvidia could surpass Microsoft in free cash flow. Ian breaks down why he believes Nvidia is one of the greatest publicly traded companies, highlighting their impressive profit margins and multi-trillion-dollar market cap.


    Troy Millings joins in with intriguing insights from various articles and reports, underscoring Nvidia's operating cash flow and the potential for continued growth. He shares a vivid analogy to illustrate Nvidia's dominance, comparing their essential chips to the motors of a revolutionary engine that's driving the AI movement. Moreover, Troy brings Intel into the discussion, raising important questions about its role and future in the semiconductor space.


    The conversation shifts to options trading strategies, where Troy explains his approach to stacking calls and maximizing returns at different thresholds. His Nvidia options strategy has yielded an impressive 1900% gain, and he breaks down how this systematic stacking works.


    Lastly, the episode also hints at another stock worth watching – Crowdstrike. Troy touches on this company briefly but promises an in-depth discussion and analysis in his upcoming options class.


    This detailed analysis is a must-watch for both seasoned investors and newcomers looking to understand the dynamics of Nvidia's stock split and its implications for the future. Whether you're into long-term investing or active trading, this episode provides valuable insights that can help shape your strategy.


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    9m - Jun 17, 2024
  • Cliff Notes: Keys to Turn a Failing Company Around

    In this riveting clip of EYL, our hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings sit down for an illuminating conversation with Dean Forbes, a trailblazer in the SaaS (Software as a Service) industry. Dean shares his journey of becoming a seasoned CEO, recounting the highs and lows of leading and turning around companies in various sectors and geographies.


    Dean begins by emphasizing the importance of proving his competencies were not merely circumstantial. Transitioning from his success at Primavera, he took on the challenge of reviving KDS, a Paris-based SaaS company that was struggling at the time. KDS had 95% of its clientele in France, and Dean saw an opportunity for geographic expansion. He leveraged his sales expertise cultivated at Motorola and Oracle to steer KDS into new markets such as the UK, Germany, and the US. The result was astounding, leading to a pivotal partnership with American Express.


    Dean narrates the gripping tale of how KDS's successful partnership with American Express evolved into a bidding war that culminated in an acquisition. His strategic move to involve Mastercard, creating a competitive tension, brought American Express back to the negotiation table. Dean also details a memorable negotiation with the chairman of American Express’s travel management business, which included dramatic moments of being escorted out by security—twice!


    Breaking down the key strategies that led to the €125 million sale of KDS to American Express, Dean’s story is one of strategic brilliance and sheer tenacity. His ability to foster high-stakes competitive environments, renegotiate partnership terms, and execute timed bluff moves showcases the kind of acumen that turns seemingly insurmountable challenges into landmarks of career success.


    Join us in this episode to gain unique insights into what it takes to thrive in the tech and SaaS industries, learning directly from a leader who’s been through the trenches and come out victorious. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned executive, or just someone intrigued by high-stakes business maneuvers, Dean Forbes’s story provides invaluable lessons and inspirational moments.


    Key Points:

    - Dean Forbes’s career progression from Primavera to leading multiple successful SaaS companies

    - Geographic expansion and sales optimization strategies

    - The value of creating competitive tension in business negotiations

    - A dramatic negotiation narrative with American Express

    - The final acquisition deal and the strategies that led to it


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    9m - Jun 16, 2024
  • The New Teflon Don: 34 Felonies but No Jail Time?

    Welcome back to another episode of Market Mondays! 🚀 In this clip, Rashad Bilal, Troy Millings, and Ian Dunlap dive into one of the hottest topics of the week: the conviction of Donald Trump on 34 felony counts. Despite the staggering number of charges related to falsifying business documents and the payoff to Stormy Daniels, Trump has not lost his political momentum. In fact, he's raised millions in campaign funds and solidified his base even more.


    Key Discussion Points:


    1. **Trump's Felony Conviction**:

    - Rashad kicks off the discussion by addressing Trump's 34 felony convictions. With overwhelming support still coming in, including financial backing of up to $210 million, is this really a setback for Trump?


    2. **Market Implications**:

    - Ian Dunlap provides his expert analysis on whether the market will be affected by Trump's legal issues. Spoiler: It looks like the market has already priced in a Trump victory!


    3. **The Political and Economic Landscape**:

    - Troy Millings chimes in on the broader political environment, discussing how Trump's situation might influence the upcoming presidential election and market stability.


    4. **Inequities in the Justice System**:

    - The trio also tackles the glaring inequities in the justice system, highlighting the differences in how white-collar crimes and other offenses are treated.


    5. **Public Sentiment and Future Predictions**:

    - What do Trump’s legal woes mean for public sentiment and future market behavior? With the Republican National Convention approaching and Trump's next court appearance set for July 11, what should we expect?


    Special Segments:


    - **Ian Dunlap on Market Resilience**:

    - Ian explores how the stock market seems almost "rigged" to stay up, regardless of even extreme political or economic turmoil.


    - **Troy on Economic Messaging**:

    - Troy discusses the Democratic Party’s failure to effectively communicate their economic successes and what they should focus on in future campaigns.


    - **Rashad's Take on Felon Voting Rights**:

    - Rashad delivers a compelling argument for why felons should be allowed to vote, especially in light of Trump's potential path to victory.


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    Keep an eye out for a deeper dive into these topics in our upcoming full episode! We'll be joining forces with special guests to analyze whether Trump's charges constitute a political witch hunt and what the future holds for him and the nation.


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    10m - Jun 15, 2024
  • Study Hall: How to Keep Your Cool in High-Stress Business Deals

    Welcome to another insightful clip of EYL, where hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings sit down with Dean Forbes, an entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in high-stakes negotiations and corporate sales. In this episode, Dean shares valuable lessons he's learned throughout his career, particularly focusing on competitive leverage in business deals.


    Dean Forbes opens up about his journey, detailing how his diverse background in sales, sports, and growing up in challenging environments equipped him with the ability to remain calm and composed during intense negotiations. He emphasizes the importance of competitive tension, sharing real-world examples that demonstrate how having multiple parties interested in your offer can substantially improve your bargaining position.


    This clip provides a deep dive into a specific deal where Dean's company managed a billion-euro exit by keeping three interested parties in the game until the very last moment. Instead of offering exclusivity to one buyer, they created a race to the finish line. This approach significantly altered the negotiation dynamics, as every prospective buyer understood the urgency and high competition, allowing Dean and his team to avoid compromising over typical contractual conditions.


    Rashad and Troy also discuss related scenarios, including a sports league's experience with a major TV network, underscoring the necessity of having multiple bidders to maximize leverage. Dean offers a comprehensive view on the valuation process in the tech sector, explaining how standard industry formulas set a baseline and how companies can push the valuation higher by selling their strategic advantages and potential return on investment.


    For entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts, this conversation is packed with actionable insights. Learn how to navigate high-pressure negotiations and understand the critical role of competitive leverage. If you're looking to sharpen your negotiation skills or simply fascinated by the mechanisms of high-stakes business deals, this episode is a must-watch.


    Be sure to like, comment, and subscribe for more educational content from EYL. Let us know in the comments what you found most valuable from Dean's experiences.


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    5m - Jun 14, 2024
  • Building Success: The Key Traits of an Effective CEO with Dean Forbes

    Welcome back to another insightful clip of EYL! In our fifth installment, we dive deep into the world of leadership and success with the exceptional Dean Forbes. Dean, who has a wealth of experience as a CEO, sheds light on the qualities that make an effective leader in today's dynamic business landscape.


    🔑 *Key Takeaways from the Video:*


    *1. The Power of Effective Communication:*

    Dean highlights the importance of communication in bridging diverse global teams. From handling different languages and cultures to synchronizing across various time zones, effective communication stands out as a crucial driver for organizational performance.


    *2. Resilience as a Personal and Professional Asset:*

    Dean shares how his resilience has played a significant role in his journey. Bouncing back quickly from setbacks and instilling the same spirit within his team has helped him navigate the turbulent waters of the corporate world.


    *3. Translating Company Aspiration into Employee Motivation:*

    Learn how Dean translates high-level company goals into meaningful messages that resonate with employees, making them feel valued and motivated to contribute toward achieving the company's objectives.


    *4. Personal Investment Strategies:*

    Dean talks about his personal investment philosophy, focusing on tech and property investments, along with a few passion projects. His approach underscores the importance of investing in what you know and understand.


    *5. The Quest for Financial Freedom:*

    Dean's perspective on financial freedom goes beyond numbers. For him, true wealth is about time and choice – the ability to enjoy life's simple pleasures, like spending more time with his dogs.


    *6. Generational Wealth and Family Involvement:*

    Dean touches on the significance of generational wealth and how his wife plays an integral role in their community-focused foundation. Family, sustainability, and giving back are core elements of his legacy.


    Join hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings as they explore these themes and more, offering you invaluable insights into becoming a more effective leader and achieving financial freedom.


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    00:06 – Effective Communication in Leadership

    01:14 – Resilience and Overcoming Setbacks

    02:05 – Motivating Employees with Company Goals

    03:27 – Personal Investment Philosophy

    04:10 – Strategies for Real Estate Investment

    05:10 – Family Involvement and Community Work

    05:39 – Financial Freedom: Mindset over Numbers

    06:45 – Defining True Wealth


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    6m - Jun 13, 2024
  • Blacc Sam Speaks on The $100K "NIPSEY HUSSLE BUSINESS GRANT" Pitch Competition: "He Would Love This"

    In this inspiring clip of Market Mondays, we have the honor of hosting Blacc Sam, brother of the legendary Nipsey Hussle, alongside our hosts Troy Millings, Rashad Bilal, and Ian Dunlap. Rashad kicks off the conversation by reminiscing about the solid relationship and brotherhood they've built over the past two years. A trip down memory lane brings up fond memories of sharing meals at Ethiopian restaurants and learning old-school principles that are deeply ingrained in Nipsey's family and team.


    In a special announcement, Rashad reveals the exciting news about Marathon Clothing's participation in this year's Invest Fest. But the most impactful highlight is the introduction of the $100,000 Nipsey Hussle Business Grant Pitch Competition. Designed to uplift and support budding entrepreneurs, this grant embodies Nipsey's vision of empowering the next generation. With the support of Microsoft and the Marathon team, the pitch competition promises to be a life-changing opportunity for a deserving entrepreneur.


    Rashad outlines the steps for participation: Invest Fest ticket holders are required to create an Instagram video explaining their business and how the $100,000 grant would help them. The video must be tagged with Invest Festival, Marathon Clothing, and Earn Your Leisure. A form on the Invest Fest website must also be completed. From the pool of participants, 100 will be preselected via social media, with an additional 50 walk-ins accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


    Blacc Sam reflects on Nipsey's legacy and how this grant represents his unwavering support for young entrepreneurs. He recalls stories of Nipsey’s dedication to helping others, emphasizing the "marathon mentality" of perseverance and dedication.


    Troy and Ian join the conversation, discussing the qualities they look for in an entrepreneur: consistency, hard work, and resilience. They highlight old-school principles such as reinvestment, continuous learning, and accountability as keys to success.


    The conversation also touches on the evolution of Marathon stores and the Neighborhood Nip Foundation, shedding light on upcoming projects and grand openings that honor Nipsey's vision and legacy. The foundation’s goal is to continue offering opportunities and support to the community, particularly in Crenshaw and Slauson, where it all started.


    This episode not only offers valuable insights on the grant competition but serves as a testament to Nipsey Hussle's enduring influence. It’s a call to action for all aspiring entrepreneurs to seize this opportunity and carry forward a legacy of excellence.


    *Join us at Invest Fest and be a part of something truly impactful.*


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    25m - Jun 12, 2024
  • How $600 & an EBT Card Turned Into a Million Dollar Business: The Pink Nookie Story

    Pink Nookie is a natural product that helps women with their feminine hygiene. Learn how Invest Fest's Vendor Market helped Pink Nookie reach their first million-dollar year. Brenna Murphy started Pink Nookie with $600 and her EBT card, turning it into a million-dollar brand. Discover the value of getting a good booth at Invest Fest, the pros and cons of being a forward-facing CEO, and the dark side of entrepreneurship.


    Join us as Pink Nookie's CEO shares her experience securing a last-minute booth at Invest Fest and selling out. An entrepreneur's job is to hustle, and Invest Fest's marketplace is set up for vendors to win. You never know who you'll meet at Invest Fest, and giving away free products is a great strategy to influence people to buy.


    Explore Invest Fest's checklist for hustlers, the importance of arriving early, and why Atlanta is the place where Black entrepreneurs thrive. Learn how Pink Nookie prepared for Invest Fest's vendor market and met billionaire Dan Cathy by arriving early. Get tips on running a profitable vendor table and being a successful vendor at Invest Fest. Finally, hear the truth behind being in business with your partner.


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    59m - Jun 11, 2024
  • Would police brutality drop drastically if every officer had to be licensed and insured?

    In this thought-provoking clip of Market Mondays, hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings are joined by special guest William Wagstaff to tackle an issue that often gets overlooked in discussions of police reform – the financial impact of police misconduct. They delve into how police brutality and misconduct aren't just social justice issues but significant financial burdens on taxpayers.


    Rashad Bilal opens the discussion by drawing a parallel between police accountability and professional insurance policies, like errors and omissions insurance held by financial advisors, and medical malpractice insurance for doctors. He suggests that individual police officers should similarly be required to have insurance policies that can cover the damages resulting from their misconduct, thereby removing the financial burden from taxpayers.


    William Wagstaff explains the current system where municipal budgets often have line items earmarked for settlements arising from police misconduct. He emphasizes that funds used to pay for these settlements come from taxpayers and could otherwise be directed towards essential community services like senior programs, youth initiatives, parks, and mental health services.


    They highlight shocking statistics, such as 63% of local taxes typically going to school districts while the majority of people remain unaware of who sits on their local school boards. This lack of transparency extends to policing budgets, where significant taxpayer money is spent without public scrutiny or accountability.


    Wagstaff argues for creating a financial disincentive for police misconduct by advocating for mandatory insurance policies for police officers. This can lead to savings for municipal governments, better quality policing, and the redirection of funds towards community needs. Using examples like New York City, where millions are spent on police misconduct settlements without resulting in systemic change, he makes a compelling case for financial reform to drive better policing practices.


    Troy Millings and William Wagstaff then discuss the powerful influence of police unions such as the Police Benevolent Association (PBA), which often stand in solidarity whenever incidents occur, making systemic change difficult. To counter this, Wagstaff suggests improving transparency in policing and community relationships. He calls for local elections to become tools for accountability, where mayors and town supervisors hold the police accountable, and financial expenditures on policing are made public.


    Wagstaff also emphasizes the importance of recruiting police officers from the communities they serve. He recounts cases like the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, where the judge's bias was apparent. This, he argues, would be less likely if community members served as law enforcement officers, as they would view their interactions through a more empathetic lens.


    Combating the historical trauma between communities of color and the police, Wagstaff likens the relationship-building process to that of someone dating a partner with past traumas. He underscores the importance of understanding and patience in repairing these relationships and the need for police officers to act not just out of self-interest but genuine care for the communities they serve.


    In closing, Wagstaff proposes treating policing as a profession that requires high qualifications, education, and appropriate compensation. He argues that better-educated and qualified officers would improve the quality of policing and community relations. This episode of Market Mondays is a must-watch for anyone interested in the intersections of finance, policy, and social justice.


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    10m - Jun 10, 2024
  • Cliff Notes: Cloud Seeding's Impact on Climate Change and Real Estate

    In this riveting clip of "Black Out with Ian & Rashad," our hosts dive deep into the controversial and fascinating topic of cloud seeding, its potential impact on violent weather patterns, and the consequential effects on climate change and real estate markets.


    *Episode Highlights:*


    *1. Introduction to Cloud Seeding:*

    Rashad Bilal starts the discussion by asking Ian Dunlap about cloud seeding and whether it could be responsible for the violent storms experienced recently in cities like Houston, Dallas, and Dubai. Ian explains that cloud seeding involves aircraft releasing chemicals into the atmosphere to stimulate rainfall, a practice especially prevalent in arid regions like Dubai.


    *2. Real-World Examples and Concerns:*

    Ian shares shocking real-world instances where cloud seeding has reportedly caused significant weather disturbances. From luxurious cars floating in flooded streets in Dubai to the increased frequency of storms in Texas, Ian emphasizes the unintended consequences of manipulating natural weather patterns.


    *3. Historical Context:*

    A clip is inserted to provide historical context, highlighting how cloud seeding has been utilized since the 1940s and its evolving technology. The clip elaborates on how silver iodide particles are used to enhance precipitation, revealing the scientific intentions behind these operations.


    *4. Climate Change and Its Global Effects:*

    The conversation then shifts towards broader climate change issues. Ian and Rashad agree on the evident warming of the planet, pointing out unusual weather patterns, including excessive rainfall in New York and rising sea levels that have submerged erstwhile islands in places like Puerto Rico.


    *5. Real Estate Implications:*

    Rashad delves into the real estate angle, discussing how climate change is transforming property values and desirability. He notes the gentrification of traditionally less desirable inland areas in Miami, which are now valued higher due to their safer elevation levels. Similarly, Rashad sheds light on the transformation of the favelas in Brazil and areas like Queensbridge in New York, where once-overlooked neighborhoods are now hot real estate markets because of their strategic locations.


    *6. Financial and Political Ramifications:*

    Rashad and Ian discuss how these environmental changes and weather manipulation tactics intersect with financial strategies and political decisions. They analyze how affluent individuals and entities, such as Bill Gates, are purchasing substantial tracts of land in flood-free zones, indicating a calculated response to anticipated environmental shifts. The hosts encourage listeners to observe these patterns for smarter investment decisions.


    *7. Closing Thoughts:*

    Ian concludes with a powerful reminder about the importance of understanding and respecting natural processes. He and Rashad agree that while technological advancements offer solutions, they can also create significant ripple effects, underscoring the need for cautious and informed interventions in nature.


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    Engage with Ian and Rashad as they dissect pivotal issues that intertwine technology, environment, and finance. Share your thoughts and questions in the comments. Don’t forget to subscribe, like, and hit the notification bell to stay updated with the latest episodes!



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    10m - Jun 9, 2024
  • The 2024 Election Breakdown - Trump vs. Biden & Key Political Dynamics

    Welcome back to another engaging clip of Market Mondays! In this clip, hosts Ian Dunlap, Troy Millings, and Rashad Bilal dive deep into the political landscape as we approach the 2024 presidential election. Join us as we dissect the dynamics between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, and explore what it means for the undecided voters, campaign strategies, and the potential outcomes.


    As the election draws closer, the hosts discuss opinions surrounding Trump and Biden, the impact of social media on political campaigns, and the role of undecided voters. Rashad starts the conversation by questioning if anything can truly sway a voter’s decision this late in the game, pointing out the theatrics that have become a staple in modern elections. Troy adds a different perspective, hinting that undecided voters, especially the younger demographic, might still play a pivotal role.


    The discussion moves deeper into the political experience of Joe Biden versus the fame of Donald Trump, and the staggering fact that many voters are still undecided. Troy and Rashad debate the influence of controversial topics like cryptocurrency on young voters, with Troy asserting that addressing such forward-thinking issues might attract undecided voters.


    The video also touches on Joe Biden’s long-standing career in politics compared to Trump’s relatively shorter yet impactful tenure. Ian Dunlap weighs in with thought-provoking questions about the nature of political allegiance in the modern era, and the importance of financial security as a deciding factor in elections.


    Later, the team analyzes the campaign strategies, focusing on how the presidential candidates are targeting specific states and demographics. Rashad elaborates on voter suppression tactics and the prevalence of negative political ads, while Ian references the historic nature of political debates and their significance in shaping public opinion.


    The conversation heats up as the hosts scrutinize the enthusiasm behind voter bases. Troy argues that anti-Trump sentiment might propel Biden forward, but Rashad counters that enthusiasm for Biden himself appears lackluster. This leads to a broader discussion about the core issues like abortion and how they consistently influence voting patterns.


    As the episode progresses, the team debates the potential outcomes of the election, considering the influence of financial stability and the controversial actions of both candidates. Ian, Rashad, and Troy offer their predictions and analyze the possible implications for the future of American politics.


    The episode concludes with a look ahead to the election, acknowledging the uncertainty and the critical factors that will ultimately sway the vote. Whether you’re a political junkie or just trying to make sense of the upcoming election, this episode of Market Mondays provides a thorough and thought-provoking analysis of one of the most anticipated political events in recent history.


    Make sure to subscribe, like, and share your thoughts in the comments below. Who do you think will win the 2024 election? Will undecided voters tip the scales? Let's keep the conversation going!


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    15m - Jun 8, 2024
  • Study Hall: Will The Market Crash After The Election?

    Welcome back to another clip of Market Mondays! In this insightful discussion, hosts Ian Dunlap, Rashad Bilal, and Troy Millings delve into one of the most pressing questions of our time: Should we expect a stock market crash or correction following the presidential election?


    The conversation kicks off with Ian Dunlap laying out potential scenarios depending on who wins the presidency. If Trump wins, Ian mentions that he hopes Trump will remain as market-friendly as he was during his first term, offering some calm and relief to the market. Regardless of the winner, Ian emphasizes that there will always be some level of market pullbacks, which occur regularly, but he doesn’t foresee a significant correction due to the election results alone. According to him, factors like interest rates, quantitative easing, and global recessions hold more weight concerning market fluctuations.


    Troy Millings adds to the discussion, reminding us that uncertainty often leads to increased market volatility. He notes that historically, the best months for trading surrounds the post-election period from November to April, while May to October tend to be slower for the market. He supports his statements with data dating back to 1949, indicating that financial outcomes post-election tend to stabilize by September, preparing the market for the upcoming year.


    The hosts suggest looking at times of market pullbacks as opportunities to invest in quality companies. Ian Dunlap advises against trying to time the market for short-term gains and recommends focusing on strong, reliable companies like Apple, Microsoft, Nvidia, and Tesla. He also advocates for investing in indices and ETFs for long-term stability and growth.


    The hosts briefly touch on the impact of political policies on the market. Troy highlights how potential changes in tax policies and tariffs, especially concerning China, could affect the bottom line of many companies. These macroeconomic factors are crucial considerations for investors when crafting their strategies.


    Rounding off the episode, the hosts discuss individual stock picks like Archer Aviation. Ian and Troy remain skeptical about its potential, classifying it as a high-risk investment with limited prospects for substantial returns. They advise viewers to consider more reliable and reputable stocks over speculative ones.


    For newcomers and seasoned investors alike, this episode of Market Mondays Medium is packed with valuable insights and strategic advice on navigating the financial markets during uncertain political times. Watch now to equip yourself with the knowledge and confidence you need to make informed investment decisions!


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    0:00 - Introduction: Election Concerns

    0:06 - Ian's Analysis: Market Reaction to Election Results

    1:08 - Key Factors: Interest Rates and Global Recessions

    2:20 - Troy on Historical Trends and Market Stability

    4:17 - Investment Strategies: Quality Companies and ETFs

    5:09 - Political Impacts: Taxes and Tariffs

    6:07 - Stock Picks: Archer Aviation Review

    8:00 - Conclusion: Long-Term Investment Wisdom


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    6m - Jun 7, 2024
  • Is Tesla Still a Top Investment?

    Welcome back to another clip of Market Mondays! In this clip, hosts Rashad Bilal, Troy Millings, and Ian Dunlap dive deep into Elon Musk's impressive portfolio and discuss the future potential of his various companies.


    The conversation kicks off with an intriguing look at SpaceX, which is considering selling shares at a staggering $200 billion valuation. Rashad Bilal poses two essential questions: What are Ian Dunlap's thoughts on this valuation, and how will SpaceX impact Tesla? Which of these companies should investors focus on if given the chance?


    Ian Dunlap sheds light on why he believes SpaceX and Starlink are the standout players in the Musk empire. He goes on to suggest that Elon Musk should consider appointing a CEO for Tesla and focusing his efforts on SpaceX and Starlink. Does this mean a 30% bump for Tesla? Ian thinks not, noting that relying on another company to lift Tesla's value isn't a sustainable strategy.


    Troy Millings adds historical context by recalling the impact of Musk's acquisition of Twitter (now X) on Tesla. How did the capital and focus shift affect Tesla? Troy believes the same questions of time, focus, and energy will apply to SpaceX.


    Rashad Bilal then offers a power ranking of Elon Musk's companies for the next decade:


    1. Neuralink

    2. Starlink

    3. SpaceX

    4. Twitter (X)

    5. Tesla


    Why is Tesla ranked so low in Rashad's view? He argues that while Tesla was once synonymous with electric cars, the competition has caught up. What makes Tesla special in a market now flooded with electric vehicles from various manufacturers?


    Troy raises an important point about the role Tesla has played as a funding arm for Musk's other ventures. Can Elon continue to fund his ambitious projects without liquidating Tesla shares? Rashad believes Musk's ability to raise capital is unparalleled, regardless of Tesla's performance, thanks to his reputation and connections worldwide.


    As the discussion continues, the hosts explore the broader implications of Musk's diverse ventures, including the groundbreaking potential of Neuralink and the essential services provided by Starlink.


    Join us for this thought-provoking episode as we analyze the future of Elon Musk's companies and what it means for investors. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share your thoughts in the comments below!


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    8m - Jun 6, 2024
  • How a Small Podcast Studio Became a Big Business

    Welcome to another insightful clip of EYL! In this clip, our hosts Rashad Bilal, Troy Millings, and guest Alexx Media, and Weezy dive deep into the podcasting world, discussing the costs of booking studio sessions, differences in studio pricing, and the essentials needed for producing a top-notch podcast. 🚀🎙️


    Weezy kicks things off by explaining the various costs associated with booking a podcast studio session. Price points can range from as low as $60 for basic audio to $250 for a more elaborate setup with multiple camera angles. She emphasizes the importance of keeping prices accessible for budding podcasters while revealing how high-end equipment investments can differentiate a podcast studio. 🎥💰


    Troy Millings and Alexx Media explore the crucial components that make a podcast studio functional, from cameras and computers to audio equipment like the Shure SM7B mics. Alexx shares his strategy for sourcing top-notch equipment without breaking the bank, striking a balance between quality and cost. These insights can be incredibly useful for anyone looking to set up their own podcast studio or improve their existing setup. 🎙️🔧


    Weezy and Alexx delve into revenue models, highlighting brand partnerships as a key revenue stream. They share their success stories in securing partnerships with major camera and audio brands like Sigma and Blackmagic, offering invaluable advice on leveraging business relationships to offset costs. Additionally, Weezy touches upon how their strategic approach to expenditures, from camera lenses to beverages, has saved them significant amounts of money annually. 📈🤝


    The team also discusses their hands-on approach to marketing, including fascinating anecdotes about forming key connections in the industry. Weezy's encounter with Kenya Barris, for instance, led to transformative business opportunities and partnerships. She talks about how WTF Media has become a hub for both up-and-coming podcasters and seasoned professionals, offering affordable yet high-quality production services. 🌐👥


    Throughout the discussion, Rashad Bilal probes into the consulting aspects of their business. Weezy and Alexx explain how they provide comprehensive production services for companies looking to venture into podcasting. From conceptualization to shooting and editing, their end-to-end solutions showcase their versatility and expertise in the field. 📊🎥


    Join us in this clip as we uncover the business side of podcasting and share tips that could help you elevate your own podcasting journey. Whether you are a novice podcaster aiming to get started or a seasoned creator looking for ways to optimize costs and production quality, there are nuggets of wisdom for everyone. 💡🎙️


    Don't miss out on these valuable insights. Hit the like button, share your thoughts in the comments, and subscribe for more content from EYL! 📢🔔


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    11m - Jun 5, 2024
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