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Stories from the extraordinary. Get inspired with UnBossed. ESSENCE’s “UnBossed” is a podcast that shares the stories behind the journeys of remarkable women. Host, Marquita Harris (ESSENCE's Senior Editor of Work and Money) dives into the professional and personal lives of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, self-starters and beyond. Let's talk about it - money, ambition, careers, entrepreneurship, debt and more. Join the conversation #unbossedpodcast

Stories from the extraordinary. Get inspired with UnBossed. ESSENCE’s “UnBossed” is a podcast that shares the stories behind the journeys of remarkable women. Host, Marquita Harris (ESSENCE's Senior Editor of Work and Money) dives into the professional and personal lives of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, self-starters and beyond. Let's talk about it - money, ambition, careers, entrepreneurship, debt and more. Join the conversation #unbossedpodcast
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Stories from the extraordinary. Get inspired with UnBossed. ESSENCE’s “UnBossed” is a podcast that shares the stories behind the journeys of remarkable women. Host, Marquita Harris (ESSENCE's Senior Editor of Work and Money) dives into the professional and personal lives of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, self-starters and beyond. Let's talk about it - money, ambition, careers, entrepreneurship, debt and more. Join the conversation #unbossedpodcast

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212-522-3864


Episodes

Multi-Passionate? Your Path Doesn’t Have To Be Linear To Be Successful

9/9/2019
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Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, once said that career paths are beginning to resemble a jungle gym rather than the ladders of our parents’ generations. We’re searching for more and are more inclined than ever to sculpt holistically fulfilling lives - careers included. Many of us are becoming comfortable blazing career paths that tap into our gifts. But there are still so many who are afraid to step into the unknown and take a chance on their passions. Umindi Francis Denis (@umindi360),...

Duration:01:02:19

Sticking To Your Vision When Everyone Has Opinions

8/27/2019
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When everyone has opinions, it’s easy to get sidetracked from your vision for your life and business. Who we are as thinkers, leaders, visionaries, and innovators is vast and multi-faceted. So, what does it take to stay out of the box? Carly Cushnie (@CarlyCushnie), CEO of Cushnie - the luxury women’s ready-to-wear and accessories brand, stopped by UnBossed to discuss just that. As the visionary boss behind the highly sought-after brand (Forever First Lady Michelle Obama has worn Cushnie!),...

Duration:00:40:44

Being A Boss Means Learning To Build...From The Ground Up

8/19/2019
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Do you consume more than you create? Are you being interrupted by technology or are you utilizing it to disrupt unviable systems? How do you ensure that you get a healthy slice of the pie no matter what industry you’re in? On this episode of UnBossed, serial entrepreneur and social change agent, Sevetri Wilson (@sevetriwilson), offers insight into how she built her businesses: Solid Ground Innovations (SGI) and Resilia - a New Orleans-based technology startup, and how you can begin to think...

Duration:00:29:18

What Means More To You - Having a Title or Making an Impact?

8/5/2019
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In a world where titles and salaries often eclipse purpose in the workplace, it’s time to bring impact back to the forefront. On this episode, marine biologist and ocean conservationist, Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson (IG: @ayanaeliza) shares her definition for living in your purpose and doing meaningful work, and the importance of creating your own lane, with or without a title. Learn more about Dr. Johnson’s work with Ocean Collectiv (@oceancollectiv) and follow UnBossed host, Marquita Harris...

Duration:00:56:38

Got A Dream? Let’s Talk About Funding It

7/20/2019
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For 14.1 million adults in the U.S. who don’t have a bank account, funding a startup or even purchasing a home is a distant dream. Though, one woman aims at closing the “unbanked” gap. In this episode, FinTech entrepreneur Sheena Allen (@whoIsSheena) explains how she’s serving our community with her app CapWay, and dishes on how we can all get the money we need to get our ideas off the ground floor. Visit capway.co. to learn more and follow host Marquita Harris (IG: @marquita_harris_) and...

Duration:00:56:51

You May Have Contacts, But Do You have Connections

6/30/2019
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During a time where social media was reigning and on the rise, ColorComm founder Lauren Wesley Wilson decided to do something different - build a community, in real life. On this episode, host Marquita Harris sits with Lauren to reflect on her personal journey, and how she took a need to connect Black voices in her industry and built a media rolodex worthy of a mogul. As always, reach out to Marquita (@marquita_harris_) on social (and share your Unbossed journey with us. Be sure to use...

Duration:00:28:38

Never Be Ashamed To Talk About Money

6/7/2019
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There are three things that you should never be ashamed of - valuing your worth, living in your purpose and talking about money. On this episode, host Marquita Harris sits with Chase Consumer Banking CEO, Thasunda Brown Duckett, to chat about her personal journey to ensure that Black women exceed their passion and earning potential, and how following her purpose guided her to change her parents' financial habits, just a few years before their retirement. As always, reach out to Marquita...

Duration:00:36:24

Blavity's CEO Morgan DeBaun Gives Lessons on Leveling Up

6/1/2019
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Starting a Business is Nice. Maintaining a Business is Hard Ass Work As Blavity celebrates its 5th anniversary, CEO, Morgan DeBaun (@morgandebaun) gives goal chasers a reality check on what it takes to maintain a business beyond titles and business cards. Spoiler alert: You have to work hard AND smart. Host, Marquita Harris (@marquita_harris_) sat with Morgan for an honest conversation about the “freedom” of entrepreneurship. After listening to this episode, be sure to sign up for more...

Duration:00:41:13

Student Loans Don’t Have to Be a Life Sentence

5/28/2019
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Nearly 15% of the American population owes over $1 trillion in student loan debt. Let that sit with your soul. It goes without saying that student loan debt is a disease, a crisis, and a tragedy all rolled into one. However, it’s not a financial life sentence. We decided to seek a doctor to help us with this epidemic. The 'Student Loan Doctor', Sonia Lewis (@thestudentloandoctor) is here to help treat the condition and offer a prescription to relieve your student loans. Host, Marquita...

Duration:00:54:49

Chase the Freedom. Nothing Else.

4/27/2019
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All the passion in the world doesn't prepare you for the adventure of entrepreneurship. Travel maven and all around wanderluster, Evita Robinson (@evierobbie) is most known for her phenomenally successful travel community, Nomadness Travel Tribe. In her quest to design her life, she unintentionally built something bigger and found balance. Now that's living your best life! Host, Marquita Harris (@marquita_harris_) spent time with Evita to discover how passion can turn into profit. Share...

Duration:00:53:06

Your Biggest Fear Can Drive Your Success

4/19/2019
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Fears, we all have them, but only a few use it as fuel to drive them. Curls, Creator/CEO and all around dope queen, Mahisha Dellinger (@mahisha_dellinger), has used her fears to triumph beyond measure. From college mother to corporate management to beauty boss, she is the demonstration of what it means to not be defined by your past. Host, Marquita Harris (@marquita_harris_) spent time with Mahisha learning how to take fear and use it as fuel for success. Share your thoughts, and let us...

Duration:00:37:42

Introducing Unbossed

3/22/2019
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Duration:00:01:00