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The Out Entrepreneur is a weekly Podcast where Rhodes Perry connects with today’s most authentic LGBTQ entrepreneurs. The show was created for you, the LGBTQ entrepreneur, business owner, or start-up founder. It was also designed to inspire more people to consider the entrepreneurial journey. During your daily commute, workout, or leisure time, allow Rhodes Perry to share actionable advice, and introduce you to some of the 1.4 million LGBTQ entrepreneurs crushing it in business, all while bringing their whole selves to work. Each episode explores the journey of the successful out entrepreneur who reflects on the ups and downs of building their business, all in an effort to inspire you to take action, and unapologetically be your authentic self 100% of the time.

The Out Entrepreneur is a weekly Podcast where Rhodes Perry connects with today’s most authentic LGBTQ entrepreneurs. The show was created for you, the LGBTQ entrepreneur, business owner, or start-up founder. It was also designed to inspire more people to consider the entrepreneurial journey. During your daily commute, workout, or leisure time, allow Rhodes Perry to share actionable advice, and introduce you to some of the 1.4 million LGBTQ entrepreneurs crushing it in business, all while bringing their whole selves to work. Each episode explores the journey of the successful out entrepreneur who reflects on the ups and downs of building their business, all in an effort to inspire you to take action, and unapologetically be your authentic self 100% of the time.
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The Out Entrepreneur is a weekly Podcast where Rhodes Perry connects with today’s most authentic LGBTQ entrepreneurs. The show was created for you, the LGBTQ entrepreneur, business owner, or start-up founder. It was also designed to inspire more people to consider the entrepreneurial journey. During your daily commute, workout, or leisure time, allow Rhodes Perry to share actionable advice, and introduce you to some of the 1.4 million LGBTQ entrepreneurs crushing it in business, all while bringing their whole selves to work. Each episode explores the journey of the successful out entrepreneur who reflects on the ups and downs of building their business, all in an effort to inspire you to take action, and unapologetically be your authentic self 100% of the time.

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202-403-7000


Episodes

091: Get to Know Yourself and Your Divine Talents Better with Frank Macri, President & Founder of Namasgay

9/18/2018
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Frank Macri is the President and Founder of Namasgay, an organization that offers events connecting spiritually-minded LGBTQ+ leaders. Namasgay is most known for its 3-day summit designed for those wanting to understand who they are and what they have to offer to the world. Frank is also the Founder of Speak More, Make More, a business that offers resources for coaches, counselors and entrepreneurs who want to leverage their business through speaking. Frank has spoken internationally to...

Duration:00:51:38

090: Recognize Your Personal Power to Transform Your Life with Jay Pryor, Executive Coach and Founder of Jay Pryor Consulting

9/11/2018
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Jay is a speaker, executive coach and facilitator of corporate trainings and workshops around the world. They are a transgender and gender nonconforming advocate and educator for inclusivity and gender consciousness. They also serve as the co-host of Doing the Work with Jay and Becca, a weekly podcast devoted to awakening people to their own power to transform their lives. Jay is the author of the acclaimed book, Lean Inside: 7 Steps to Personal Power: A Practical Guide to Transformation...

Duration:00:51:05

089: Wake Up to the Power of Your Mindset and Turbocharge Your Business with Rich Oceguera, Founder + CEO of Rich Awakenings

9/4/2018
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Weaving together 34 years of personal, business and spiritual development experience, Rich Oceguera, CEO of Rich Awakenings, shows you how to tubrbocharge your business by waking up to the power of your mindset. Rich is also an author, award-winning business leader, and co-founder and president emeritus of New York City's first-ever LGBTQ chamber of commerce, Rich loves to share his expertise on how to Be Connected with mindful professionals around the globe in his private coaching, online...

Duration:00:46:37

088: Transform Your Next Great Idea Into A Successful Business Enterprise with Hunter Sunrise, Founder + CEO of Hot Diggity! Dog Walking + Pet Sitting

8/28/2018
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Hunter Sunrise is a serial entrepreneur having founded thirteen businesses over the past two decades. The business that started it all, Hot Diggity! Dog Walking + Pet Sitting, is the largest pet care company in Pacific Northwest, and it is the second largest employer of LGBTQ staff in the region. Learn how Hunter got started in business, how he continues to blend his passions with his businesses, and how you can transform your next great idea into a successful business enterprise.

Duration:00:44:30

087: Startup a New Business and Put Your Entrepreneurship Wisdom to the Test with Ingrid and Shannon, Founders of Levio Travel

8/21/2018
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Ingrid and Shannon recently graduated with their MBAs from Boston University and MIT. Now, they're putting their entrepreneurship education to the test with their new startup Levio, a diverse community of LGBTQ+ travelers who swap homes to feel welcomed and accepted, get relevant recommendations, and save money. Not only are they building a startup together, but they're also building a life together; they've been dating since 2014 and live in Boston's South End with their French Bulldog...

Duration:00:49:29

086: Center Your Next Marketing Campaign Around Your Identity with Ellie Anne Dote, Founder + Owner of EllieGirl Creations

8/14/2018
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Ellie Anne Dote is founder and owner of EllieGirl Creations, a marketing firm in Fresno, California that specializes in helping small business owners understand their identity as the basis for their entire marketing campaign. With over 25 years of experience in the graphic design industry and 10 years in the website design industry, Ellie uses her design expertise to create powerful user experiences for her clients and their prospective customers. She works with folks all over the country,...

Duration:00:43:46

085: Connect with the Chief Financial Officer Every Small Business Owner Needs with Jax Wheatley, Founder + CEO of Rainbow Tax Accounting

8/7/2018
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Jax Wheatley is the Chief Financial Officer Every Small Business Owner Needs. With over 18 years running their own business, Rainbow Tax & Accounting, Jax loves providing quality, affordable accounting services to individuals, small business, and non-profit organization. When not busy running their own business, Jax dedicates their free time expanding economic opportunities serving as the board treasurer for PABA, Portland’s LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce.

Duration:00:42:28

084: Build a Profitable Business that Works for Social Good with Lisa Snyder, Founder + Creator of Tokeativity

7/31/2018
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Lisa Snyder is a Portland-based feminist, the Founder and Co-Creator of Tokeativity, a Cannabis Community for Women, and the owner of Elle*Eye Web Design Consulting. With nearly two decades of entrepreneurial experience, she continues to be recognized for her work in Time Out New York, Go Magazine, Oregon Leaf, PUSH Magazine, CannabisTours.com, Stoner Magazine, The Weed Blog, and Splimm.com, among many others.

Duration:00:47:12

083: Learn How to Grow Your Online Community to 25 Million Followers with Christof Wittig, Hornet Networks Founder + CEO

7/24/2018
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Christof is the Founder and CEO at Hornet Networks, the world’s premiere gay social network. Founded in 2011 with the mission to provide gay men the opportunity for meaningful connections, Hornet has grown to 25 million total users, creating a community that comes together around shared experience and common interests. Christoff identifies as a serial software entrepreneur & investor, he serves as the President of the LGBT Foundation, and he lives with his partner of 21 years, Juan, in San...

Duration:00:48:11

082: Learn What It Takes to Startup a Passion Driven Business with Karen D. Orr, Founder + CEO of PAWS by O-no, LLC

7/17/2018
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Karen D. Orr is the Founder and CEO of PAWS by O-no, LLC. Her company makes iMyK9- a portable, cellular "baby monitor" in cars for dogs. Tragically, thousands of dogs die every year in America from heat stroke due to being unattended in a vehicle, and the iMyK9-monitor works to reduce this sad reality. When Karen isn’t working on her business, she parents two human kids, a dog, two cats and a horse.

Duration:00:50:45

081: Travel Beyond Your Limiting Beliefs and Rediscover Your Younger Self with Alyssa Emerson, Founder of Come Along

7/10/2018
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Alyssa Emerson is the Founder of Come Along, a travel agency for people ready to move beyond their comfort zones, and experience the things in life they’ve always wanted (but maybe were too scared to do alone). Alyssa believes the world would be a much better - and happier - place if more people travelled, experienced different cultures, and reconnected with their younger selves. Her company helps her actualize this belief every day.

Duration:00:46:27

080: Protect Your Rights and Get Paid Fairly for Your Work with Katie Lane, Founder of Work Made for Hire

7/3/2018
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Katie Lane is an attorney and negotiation coach who helps creators protect their rights and get paid fairly for their work. Her clients include comics creators, game designers, authors, illustrators, and musicians. Basically, if you make stuff, you’re Katie’s kind of client. Her loves include teaching people how to negotiate, reading contracts with a red pen, bow ties, and Star Trek.

Duration:00:45:34

079: Don’t Compete, Be Unique with Norma Jean Maloney, Founder of Red Rider Studios

6/26/2018
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Norma Jeanne Maloney is the founder of Red Rider Studios, where she hones her skills as a sign painter and muralist. With three decades of painting experience, she works closely with clients from small brick and mortar stores to tech titans like FaceBook. Norma Jean started her business when it seemed like everyone else had quit. Hand painted everything is what allows her business to offer a unique service for her clients. Today she has one of the most successful sign painting studios in...

Duration:00:39:30

078: Know You Are Good Enough Now with Jess Pettitt, Founder + CEO of Good Enough Now

6/19/2018
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Jessica Pettitt, M.Ed., CSP, pulls together her stand-up comedy years with 15+ years of diversity training's in a wide range of organizations to serve groups to move from abstract fears to actionable habits that lead teams to want to work together. With a sense of belonging and understanding, colleagues take more risks with their ideation, conserve precious resources through collaboration, and maintain real connections with clients over time.

Duration:00:48:56

077: Start Here, Start Out, and Stay True to Your Authentic Self with Bernadette Smith, Founder and President of the Equality Institute

6/12/2018
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Bernadette Smith is the Founder and President of the Equality Institute, and an award-winning author of three books. She’s a long-time friend of the show, and kicked off the very first episode of The Out Entrepreneur. On today’s show, you have the opportunity to learn from a seasoned entrepreneur who shares some of the challenges and blessings of being your own boss. If you’ve ever thought about taking the entrepreneurial leap, start here, start out, and stay true to being your authentic...

Duration:00:45:15

076: Reach the Right People Through Social Media with Thomas Sanchez, CEO + Founder of Social Driver

6/5/2018
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Thomas Sanchez, CEO + Founder of Social Driver, a business providing website, social media, and digital advertising solutions to global clients including Honda, Salesforce.com, and the American Heart Association. Thomas has been credited as one of the “most innovative people in Washington, DC” and a top “minority business leader” by the Washington Business Journal. His company’s collaborative culture and cutting-edge strategies have been featured in media appearances on CBS, the BBC, The...

Duration:00:46:26

075: End Hatred, Bullying, and Intolerance Through Art with Ben Workman, Creative Entrepreneur & Gallery Owner

5/29/2018
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Ben Workman, is a creative entrepreneur, artist, and gallery owner who has been dubbed the Jackson Pollock of the 21st Century. He believes it is a person’s traumas that define the individual, and he releases his joys and pain into his artwork, thus becoming the storyteller of the creation. Ben’s art is a beacon for ending hate, bullying and intolerance in the world. Ben has received national and international recognition, and while exhibiting his work abroad in Dubai, he secured a...

Duration:00:42:37

074: Eliminate Workplace Toxicity by Bridging the Empathy Gap with Dara Barlin, Founder & CEO of DARE Consulting

5/22/2018
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Dara Barlin is really passionate about transforming toxic culture and creating spaces where people can feel awesome at work, so that they can do really great stuff in the world. She recently started DARE Consulting to help organizations rethink how they treat their employees, and figure out how to make trust a center-piece of their workplace environment. Dara's written a book and several articles on organizational change and organized dozens of campaigns for social progress including A Big...

Duration:00:43:57

073: Stop “Getting Ready to Get Ready,” and Take the Entrepreneurial Leap with Kronda Adair, Founder & CEO of Karvel Digital

5/15/2018
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Kronda Adair is the Founder and CEO of Karvel Digital, and recently celebrated her 5th year in business! She has launched Working Websites, her organization’s flagship 6-week online course to teach the basics of online marketing to non-technical business owners. When Kronda’s not working, she can be found enjoying time at home with her wife and two cats, reading dead-tree books, riding one of her five bicycles, or enjoying the postcard vistas of the state of Oregon.

Duration:00:46:59

072: Step Into the Power of Your Deepest and Wisest Self with Catharine Clarenbach, Creator of The Way of the River

5/8/2018
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Reverend Catharine Clarenbach, founder and creator of the Way of the River, helps people more fully connect to their own deepest, wisest selves. Her business offers spiritual accompaniment, coaching, preaching, and courses available through her website, Facebook community, and newsletter, Journey Through Wisdom. It was a pleasure learning more about Catharine’s approach to business, life, and her spiritual traditions during this intriguing interview.

Duration:00:48:25