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Life and Some Jara

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Life and Some Jara is an African lifestyle podcast. Join Abisola and Seyi for insights from people just like you on how to slide into DMs, enjoy a sizzling marriage, build a side hustle that makes more than your 9-5... all to ensure you live your sweetest life possible.

Life and Some Jara is an African lifestyle podcast. Join Abisola and Seyi for insights from people just like you on how to slide into DMs, enjoy a sizzling marriage, build a side hustle that makes more than your 9-5... all to ensure you live your sweetest life possible.

Location:

United States

Description:

Life and Some Jara is an African lifestyle podcast. Join Abisola and Seyi for insights from people just like you on how to slide into DMs, enjoy a sizzling marriage, build a side hustle that makes more than your 9-5... all to ensure you live your sweetest life possible.

Twitter:

@lifeandjara

Language:

English


Episodes

2: From $1000 Savings to $4.5 Million Revenue - Chiko Abengowe

2/11/2020
On this episode, Abisola interviews Chiko Abengowe, an entrepreneur who quit his job at age 26 with only $1,000 in his bank account, and now owns multiple businesses with revenue in the millions. Chiko Abengowe describes how the jobs he had after college helped him learn the ins-and-outs of medical staffing. He talks about the leap he made from being an employee to being a business owner, and the multiple challenges that naturally came with being a first-time entrepreneur. One thing you’ll...

Duration:00:35:20

1: From low income to a real estate empire - Bolanle Ogunmakin

1/28/2020
On the first episode, your host, Abisola, interviews Bolanle Ogunmakin, a serial real estate investor. Bolanle walks us through the journey of how she paid zero dollars to buy her first investment property in Washington, DC. She shares some of the funny, yet frustrating nightmares she dealt with and lessons she learned along the way. Finally, she provides some real good advice to beginner investors. Relevant Links Real Estate 101 Workshop with Bolanle (Feb 8, 2020) –...

Duration:00:32:33

Introducing The Successful Africans

1/22/2020
Join Abisola Shof for stories of hustling, epic mistakes, near-misses, and euphoric successes that Africans experienced in their journeys to build success in business, careers, and creative endeavors.

Duration:00:01:48

#2 – Where to Find the Good and Fine Guys & Ladies

1/21/2020
In episode 2, Abisola and Seyi talk about where guys and ladies said they hang out to meet people, and how they shoot their shots and make their moves. They also share about advice that ladies gave guys, and vice versa.

Duration:00:36:18

#0 – Intro: Life and Some Jara podcast

1/21/2020
Abisola and Seyi introduce themselves and tell you what to expect on Life & Some Jara podcast.

Duration:00:00:56

Live Recording: Podcast Launch Party

11/20/2019
This is the final episode of season 1 of Life and Some Jara. It's a live recording at our podcast launch party that occurred on Nov 9, 2019. Interested in the behind the scenes of how our podcast episodes are born? Want to hear our passion and the dreams that keep us going? Then this is the episode to listen to. Oh and we also throw in some Jara on exciting things we have planned for the future.

Duration:00:33:56

#8 – Bonus: Uncut Interview w/ Afropolitan Cities

11/5/2019
Full interview with popular Ghanaian DJ and founder of Afropolitan Cities, Kweku Amoako. He talks about how he got started from business school to being a DJ and ultimately creating the Afropolitan experience.

Duration:00:27:58

#7 – Bonus: Uncut Interview w/ BitesbyRenny's Chef

11/5/2019
Full interview with popular DMV Nigerian chef, Renny Vonne, of Bites by Renny. She talks about how she got started, her passion, and how she creates a unique culinary food tasting experience. Don't get it twisted, she may be a chef, but she's also low-key a comedian.

Duration:00:39:54

#6 – How these African Founders Make it Rain Dollars

10/22/2019
This is the episode to take to the bank! Abisola & Seyi talk to Renny from BitesbyRenny, and Kweku from Afropolitan Cities on how they built the businesses of their dreams. From the real life "cheat codes" they used, to practical tips anyone can apply, both founders share it all. So if you are an entrepreneur, hustler or are even remotely thinking of starting a business or side gig, then pay close attention. As always, you can trust your favorite podcast hosts to deliver a spectacular...

Duration:00:52:52

#5 – What no one tells you about Love and Money

10/8/2019
Choose one: Love or Money? In episode 5, Abisola and Seyi bring you an entertaining talk about money in relationships, for both dating and married folks. Who should pay most of the bills? Should bank accounts be shared or kept secret? What about sharing you password (hint: a number people surveyed said HECK NO!)? These are some of the questions that we answered, while sharing our approach to how we manage our finances in our marriage with lots of giggles of course.

Duration:00:31:33

#4 – Choose One: No Debt, or that Sleek Spotless BMW

9/24/2019
In episode 4, Abisola and Seyi talk about the addiction that people have for getting into debt. As always, they share real stories to show how some people are crushing debt while others are being crushed by debt. They also break the myth of common things that are considered as "good debt". All of this content of course is delivered with sprinkles of fun and laughter.

Duration:00:36:29

#3 – How African Time Cost Us $1 Million

9/10/2019
In this episode, Abisola and Seyi talk about the "horror movie" of African time... Black people time, Caribbean time, Nigerian time... whatever you call it, simply the cultural habit of starting events late. They describe how people lose money, and other effects of African time on our community. There's some laughs, some truths, some useful tips for starting events on time, and coping strategies for guests when an event starts late. 1:09: Introductions. 3:30: Story about the worst...

Duration:00:32:21

#1 – What the Fine, Single Guys and Ladies Look For

8/28/2019
In this episode, Abisola and Seyi discuss answers they got from interviewing guys and ladies on what sweeps them off their feet when they first meet, and big no-no's that make them wave goodbye. 1:00: Introductions. 4:00: Types of questions we asked in the interviews. 5:58: Factor #1 that is important at the first meet – appearance. 8:00: What ladies think about appearance at the first meet. 9:58: Factor #2 that is important at the first meet – good conversation. 13:44: What ladies...

Duration:01:18:40