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In this our inaugural season you'll travel alongside Keron and Kia as they hustle to create a new future and you’ll be inspired by their grit, passion and perseverance to succeed. It's about prison life and the prison system, starting a conversation and taking that first step to initiate real change. We'll also look inside the lives of other ex-offenders who have become successful entrepreneurs and the organizations that are available to help those who know their future lies ahead, not behind. Join me, Lisa Reilly, for a groundbreaking, episodic series, of ex-offenders who are overcoming their pasts to become successful entrepreneurs, because they know that failure isn't final.

In this our inaugural season you'll travel alongside Keron and Kia as they hustle to create a new future and you’ll be inspired by their grit, passion and perseverance to succeed. It's about prison life and the prison system, starting a conversation and taking that first step to initiate real change. We'll also look inside the lives of other ex-offenders who have become successful entrepreneurs and the organizations that are available to help those who know their future lies ahead, not behind. Join me, Lisa Reilly, for a groundbreaking, episodic series, of ex-offenders who are overcoming their pasts to become successful entrepreneurs, because they know that failure isn't final.
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Glendale , CA

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In this our inaugural season you'll travel alongside Keron and Kia as they hustle to create a new future and you’ll be inspired by their grit, passion and perseverance to succeed. It's about prison life and the prison system, starting a conversation and taking that first step to initiate real change. We'll also look inside the lives of other ex-offenders who have become successful entrepreneurs and the organizations that are available to help those who know their future lies ahead, not behind. Join me, Lisa Reilly, for a groundbreaking, episodic series, of ex-offenders who are overcoming their pasts to become successful entrepreneurs, because they know that failure isn't final.

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English


Episodes

The Mentor

8/23/2018
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In this final episode of Season One, the focus is on the white collar executive mentor. While a rare breed to former offenders, it is certainly a most needed one, as you’ll hear from Tim O’Rourke, mentor, advisor, teacher, and friend to this universe of future entrepreneurs whose re-entry into society has at times, more bars than from whence they came.

Duration:00:26:13

I Am Possible - Episode 108

7/28/2018
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In this 2nd to the last episode of our inaugural season, we circle back with La’Kia Young. She’s still hustling and putting the pieces of her life back together, but she hasn't quit. By keeping her feet on the ground while she looks to the stars, her personal and professional journey to be a productive citizen and an entrepreneur is still unfolding, and we’re still rooting for Kia and the success we know she deserves.

Duration:00:22:14

The Effective Ex-Offender - Episode 107

6/4/2018
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Peter Drucker said, "the best way to predict the future is to create it". Keron started creating his future the minute he arrived in prison. Over seven years he read close to 1000 books, books that would prepare him for a successful future as an entrepreneur and productive citizen. But creating one's future is never ending and Keron, now an effective executive, and business owner continues to self- educate with some help from the father of modern management, an unlikely but successful...

Duration:00:28:40

Choices - Episode 106

5/2/2018
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Choice - right vs. wrong, left vs. right, up vs. down, in vs. out, today vs. tomorrow. Sounds easy, but for many with a criminal background, it wasn't, until one day, along their redemptive path, making a choice, chooses them.

Duration:00:29:31

On The Right Track - Bonus Episode

4/11/2018
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There's a saying, 'you don't know what you don't know' so in this bonus episode of The Hustler Files we'll take you back to the beginning of how it all started and perhaps you'll be inspired to start your own podcast about something you're passionate about.

Duration:00:20:26

Family, Friend and Foe; Part 2 - Episode 105

3/12/2018
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For Keron, he has planned his freedom with precise detail and no intention of ever returning to prison. But as he did behind bars, is his decisive strategy, and targeted execution enough to put his dreams into motion? or does he need some divine intervention?

Duration:00:22:29

Family, Friend and Foe; Part 1 - Episode 104

2/14/2018
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To follow protagonist Keron McHugh forward, you must first understand from whence he came. His journey is not without a range of family, friends, and foe, such as antagonist Scott Sherrill, but it's deep within their parallel lives that the emotion and drama of prison life and freedom sets the stage for an outcome that's truer than fiction.

Duration:00:25:36

NeedleWork - Episode 103

1/24/2018
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The journey of hustler Keron McHugh continues. Still behind bars faith and serendipity are playing a role in his present and future, providing Keron not only a new entrepreneurial pursuit but people to champion him once he is back in the free world.

Duration:00:26:48

Knowledge Is Power, Bonus Track

1/8/2018
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2018 is going to be a very exciting year at The Hustler Files! Before we continue on with the journeys of Keron and Kia we want to share a snapshot of the opportunities and programs that are available within this season's featured state of North Carolina. While every state is different, North Carolina is more progressive than most, so if you're an inmate who will one day be released or an ex-offender, you've got a better shot at being a productive citizen and leading a successful life.

Duration:00:20:50

Her Road of Trials, Episode 102

12/17/2017
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In this episode we turn our attention to Kia. Her full name is La’Kia Young and she could be anyone, anywhere with a past paved in rubble. Her road of trials is not an easy one to hear, nor for her to share. She may or may not be on a hero’s journey, but as you listen to Kia, we hope you hear her words, understand her pain and have some compassion for her actions.

Duration:00:21:12

Crossing The Line, Episode 101

11/30/2017
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Travel with us to North Carolina and meet our Hustler, Keron McHugh! Keron's past is what has taken him from ex-offender to entrepreneur but his past is not for the faint of heart and in this first episode you'll find out about his life behind bars and the rules of engagement when you're a leader there. Join us and remember, journeys don't have a timeline, life purposes aren't always apparent and FAILURE IS NOT FINAL!

Duration:00:25:02

Meet The Hustler Files

11/15/2017
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The Hustler Files is stories set around ex-offenders and their second chances as they strive to pursue entrepreneurship, be productive citizens and prove that failure isn't final.

Duration:00:03:20