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The Out Entrepreneur | Bringing Our Whole Selves to Work | Conversations with Leading LGBTQ Bosses

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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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English

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202-403-7000


Episodes

048: JFDI & Master the Secrets of Leveraging Meetup.com to Grow and Scale Your Business with Kat Halushka, Founder of Meetup Tribe

11/21/2017
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Kat Halushka has spent the past several years creating and mastering Meetup.com groups, which led to the creation of her business, Meetup Tribe. Meetup Tribe helps entrepreneurs generate more leads and convert them into paying clients through hosting live events via Meetup.com. She has successfully used this online platform to build her business, sell her products and services, become a pillar in her community, and even secure major sponsorships to fund her events. Hailing from Edmonton,...

Duration: 00:24:11


047: Take Control of Your Future and Find Joy in Your Purpose with Genesis Fisher, Founder of Fisher Law Practice

11/14/2017
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Genesis Fisher is the founder of Fisher Law Practice, P.C., which helps businesses and organizations keep talented employees and avoid costly lawsuits by addressing internal conflict before it gets out of control. FLP also helps people who have been arrested avoid jail time and keep their record clean. Genesis graduated from Smith College and New York University School of Law. After law school, she worked at the Southern Poverty Law Center before returning to NYC to become a public...

Duration: 00:25:03


046: Reinvent the Way You Think About Branding and Marketing with Entrepreneurial Powerhouse Robyn Streisand, Founder of The Mixx

11/7/2017
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Robyn Streisand is a 30-year veteran in the world of marketing. Her full-service agency, The Mixx, just celebrated its 20th anniversary, and her business instincts and passion for diversity led to the creation of her second venture, Titanium Worldwide, launched in 2014. How effective is Robyn? Well, her clients have her on speed-dial and appreciate that they can always count on her for ideation sessions; among them are Mercedes-Benz, Disney, and Deloitte. Away from working on her...

Duration: 00:33:04


045: Learn How to Start Your Own Small Business from Idea to Success with Judy Hissong from Nesso Strategies

10/31/2017
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Judy Hissong is President of Nesso Strategies and founder of the Legal Leadership Institute. Her businesses focus on maximizing human potential, particularly in developing leadership skills including self-awareness, communication, teams, accountability, and other-awareness. Judy dreamed of starting a small business that centered around leadership development at an early age. Tune into this conversation, and hear directly from Judy about how to manifest your business dreams into reality.

Duration: 00:27:54


Episode 044: Follow Your Heart and Be a Change Agent in Your Business with Author and Speaker, Dina Proto

10/24/2017
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As a Registered Nurse, Author, and Speaker, Dina Proto offers compelling insight into the health issues of those within the LGBTQ community. Dina’s spirited approach motivates engagement to foster change by creating compassionate awareness of the health care inequalities faced by those in the LGBTQ community, how they are created, and how to overcome them. When Dina isn’t busy with her business, she’s focused on supporting other business owners affiliated with the Las Vegas LGBTQ Chamber...

Duration: 00:28:54


043: Change Your Story, Clarify Your Dreams, and Visualize Your Success w/ Amanda Blake, Co-Founder of Kinsey Academy

10/17/2017
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Amanda Blake is a co-founder of Kinsey Academy. She is passionate about learning and teaching others how to optimize their life, reduce stress and harness their inner strength and wellbeing. Kinsey Academy was created to positively impact the LGBT community by providing tools, resources and programs to connect to our authentic selves and live more intentional lives.

Duration: 00:25:27


Episode 042: Cultivate Respect and Equity in Business and the World with Leah Kayio, Founder of With Respect, LLC

10/10/2017
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Leah Kyaio's business, With Respect, provides personal, professional, and organizational development training and solutions to reduce and eliminate racism and sexism. She is also a master trainer of trainers, offering experiences for those who want a blueprint of how to design and deliver professional development trainings that lead to true change. Leah is the author of a number of diversity and inclusion books, with her most recent is entitled Mind Scaffolding: The Art of Changing Their...

Duration: 00:26:18


Episode 041: Create the Career You Want and Work from Wherever You Want with Dorie Clark, Author of Entrepreneurial You

10/3/2017
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Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” A frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, she consults and speaks for clients including Google,...

Duration: 00:29:45


040: Step Away from Limiting Beliefs and Commit to Your Business Dreams with Nik Kacy, Gender Equal Shoes Founder

9/26/2017
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NiK Kacy is a fashion line inspired by the fashion needs of both its founder and the larger LGBTQ community. NiK Kacy, who identifies as gender-fluid, queer and trans, designed their first collection of "masculine of center" gender-neutral shoes in order to provide a solution for the on-going problem of individuals unable to purchase men's styled shoes due to limitations in sizing set by the shoe industry based on gender. Their first collection, named "Fortune", consists of 5 classically...

Duration: 00:33:13


039: Serve as a Possibility Model for Fellow Out Bosses with Gary Wood, Founder of Integrus Solutions

9/19/2017
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Gary Wood is the President and Co-Founder of Integrus Solutions, a National Recruiting and Consulting Company specializing in analytical recruiting. When Gary isn’t working on his business, he dedicates his time and talent to several local nonprofit and charitable LGBTQ organizations in Houston, Texas. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Montrose Center, as well as President of Outreach United, and Co-Founder & Co-Chair of the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of...

Duration: 00:32:59


Episode 038: Embrace Being an Out Boss & Leverage the Power of the Rainbow Family with Tammi Wallace, Founder of EnFocus Strategies

9/12/2017
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Tammi Wallace is the Founder & Principal Consultant for EnFocus Strategies. EnFocus Strategies (EFS) offers high quality, customized LGBTQ diversity and inclusion training and consulting. The firm supports organizations that desire to differentiate themselves through an inclusive culture and work environment. Tammi is widely recognized as a strategist and thought partner, working with organizations on strategic counsel and high-quality consulting. Through EnFocus Strategies, she has worked...

Duration: 00:28:00


037: Evolve from Being an Early Adopter to an Industry Leader with Matt Skallerud, President of Pink Banana Media

9/5/2017
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Matt Skallerud serves as the President of Pink Banana Media, an online marketing business specializing in targeting LGBTQ consumers via content marketing, social media, programmatic ad banners, mobile smartphone apps and more. With two decades of LGBT online industry experience, Matt started his online career in 1995 with the launch of GayWired.com, which became one of the top 3 LGBTQ websites worldwide. Today, he empowers his clients to reach the LGBTQ market using the most advanced...

Duration: 00:28:25


036: Consider Joining the Podcast Revolution and Find Your Magic Middle with Christy Haussler, Team Podcast Founder

8/29/2017
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Christy is the founder & CEO of Team Podcast, a full-service podcast production company based in Key West, FL. Since Christy is a podcast host at heart, she set out to build a business enabling her to leave the golden handcuffs of corporate life in South Carolina, and move to a place where she can be out, open, and happy!:) Christy just recently launched a new podcast, entitled Podcast Rescue. The show explores how Christy helps her clients move from the “messy middle” of podcasting to the...

Duration: 00:31:57


035: Learn the Basics of Venture Capital Funding for Your Next Business Idea with Ryan Husk, Oddjob.com Founder

8/22/2017
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Ryan has always been a nerd. Knowing about the latest and greatest technology went from a hobby to a career when he started working at Apple. Leveraging what he learned in the corporate environment, Ryan launched OddJobb.com - a platform that helps businesses ensure their employees feel valued through employee experience services. Ryan also owns a consulting firm where he helps clients like Rich Dad Education, Fresh Start, and InRoute improve all aspects of their tech infrastructure.

Duration: 00:34:53


034: Transform Your First Profitable Business Idea into Your Side Hustle with Tracey Minutolo, Side Hustle Haven Founder

8/15/2017
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Tracey Minutolo is a side hustle coach who helps motivated 9 to 5'ers launch and grow profitable side businesses they're passionate about. When she's not coaching, she's probably playing with microorganisms at her day job, checking out the latest craft beer release, or hanging out in the San Diego sunshine.

Duration: 00:27:17


Episode 033: Discover Your Inner Magnetism and Attract Your Ideal Clients with Thommy Sandvick, The Side Hustle Lounge Founder

8/8/2017
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Thommy is a serial entrepreneur with two core beliefs. The first, the idea of going to school, getting a job, & retiring early...it just doesn’t work, and the second, all humans have greatness and the ability to do what they love. By combining these two principles, Thommy focuses on transforming network marketers from pushy, desperate recruiters into magnetic, confident people you actually want to do business with.

Duration: 00:28:38


032: Recognize the Unique Perspective You Bring to Business with Jason Behrmann, from Queer Tech Montreal

8/1/2017
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Jason Behrmann serves as the Vice-President and Chief of Communications for Queer Tech Montreal, a community advocacy group for LGBTQ professionals in the tech startup sector. He completed his doctorate in biomedical science from the University of Montréal and a post-doctorate at McGill. His research focused on assessing the social and ethical implications of technologies in healthcare for LGBTQ populations and Queer rights in medicine. A long-time out entrepreneur, he currently is a...

Duration: 00:33:44


031: Do things differently and create a business that bucks group think with Davis Senseman, Founder of DLO

7/25/2017
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Davis founded Davis Law Office in 2010 after nearly a decade of practicing in the corporate department of a larger law firm. Armed with this experience and knowledge of legal solutions used by large entities, Davis set out to bring the same level of service to smaller organizations and individuals. The mission was three-fold: provide top-notch legal work, charge fair prices for it, and never stop evolving to meet the changing needs of clients. Over seven years and more than 900 clients...

Duration: 00:28:23


030: Conquer self-sabotaging thoughts, keep trucking, & make your dreams come true w/ Gina Pecoraro of 7E Clothing

7/18/2017
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Gina Pecoraro is the creator of the LGBTQ clothing line, Seven Even Clothing. Her company provides LGBTQ merchandise that differs from items that typically marketed to the rainbow family. And to be clear, Seven Even Clothing is not about rainbows – instead, it's about representing our LGBTQ Pride through the logo, 7E. Gina Resides in the Big Apple, and we are thrilled to welcome this creative entrepreneur to the show. Check out the show notes, and enjoy a generous 25% discount on your next...

Duration: 00:22:07


029: Seek Out the Seed of Triumph in Every Adversity, and Become a Better Business Owner w/Kedma Ough, SBDC Director

7/11/2017
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Kedma Ough serves as the Director of Innovation for Small Business Development Centers across the state of Oregon. In her role, she supports inventors from vision setting and execution all the way to achievement and success. Kedma regularly contributes to Entrepreneur Magazine, and has received many distinguished recognitions including the SBA’s Women Champion of the Year, Small Business State Champion Award, and National Small Business Influencer Leadership Award. Kedma definitely is a...

Duration: 00:32:24

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