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Ep17: It's Tax Season w/ Jerry McPherson of The Mathias Group

We all have them and we all hate them- that's right TAXES! This year, lighten your burden and get the professional help from someone who looks and thinks just like you at The Mathias Group, a group dedicated to accounting and financials for individuals AND small businesses. Listen as Keke talks to Jerry McPherson "The Millenial CPA" and Forty Under 40 recipient to talk about the journey from Castle Hill in the Bronx, to Atlanta and now Phoenix, Arizona where he sees the opportunities for all of us to get our piece and the unprecedented interconnection of business! With years of experience in real estate, promotions companies, and conducting as a small time venture capitalist, Jerry is the man who can help you take your dream from having no capital to actual fruition! Be sure to listen to his top 5 advice for YMPs during this tax season!

Be sure to visit www.themathiasgroup.com to get all your tax and small business questions answered. Follow @themathiasgroup on IG and Facebook! Visit the firm at 668 N 44th Street Suite 300 Phoenix, AZ 85008 or give them a call at 602.685.1133 !

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Ep15: Your Talents Mean Business w/ Vaughn Brathwaite of Organ Made Eady #8ShadesofMelanin

What happens when you’re the only student at Berklee College of Music who can assist your peers through hard courses? You start teaching lessons! When demand rose for his golden assistance, Vaughn Brathwaite also rose to the occasion and gave his clients what they needed most- an online course accessible for all levels of learning how to play the organ. His love affair with the Hammond organ and love for playing crazy chords fueled him to make a solid career out of his talents. OrganMadeEasy.com now serves thousands of students around the globe and has allowed him the freedom to live his life while still serving in the music ministry. The value of having tunnel vision and powerful mentors were key in Vaughn’s current success. Tune to this episode as Keke dives into the way Vaughn thinks so that you too, can accomplish every single goal you have set for your life!

Want to learn how to play the organ? Need to step up your crazy gospel chords? Be sure to visit www.OrganMadeEasy.com to learn more about the course and to score a free lesson! Don’t forget to follow Organ Made Easy on Facebook as well!

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Ep12: Clothing for the Culture w/ Victor of BOSHOK Clothing Line #8ShadesofMelanin

Melanated people have always been stylish and love making statements with their fresh gear! For one college student, it was important that he was able to express his Nigerian culture and didn't see much that appealed to him. So after talking to his brother, he went home, made a few sketchs and six years later BOSHOK, Blood of Slaves Hearts of Kings is still thriving as one of the premiere clothing lines out of Arizona! Listen in as Keke speaks with Victor to find out about his entrepreneurial journey which started at young age selling Jolly Ranchers, how he started selling shirts out of his trunk, and all the highs and lows of starting your own business! This episode will remind you why wearing culturally inspired clothing will not only make you feel great but push you towards doing greater things in your life! 

Be sure to check out www.boshok.com to grab some gear and join the #BOSHOKLife movement! Follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and  Facebook at @boshokclothing as well as Snapchat @BoshokLife! Don't forget to follow the BOSHOK Journey on Youtube @BoshokLife and watch the Building An Empire (BAE) series! Stay tuned for pop-up shops coming to a city near you! 

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Ep11: The Hair Wrap Lifestyle w/ Anneke Marie of HerStoriWraps #8ShadesofMelanin

Every day is a great day to rock your hair wrap Queens! For one Cali girl, she decided to show support with to the young ladies in Florida whose school banned their hair wraps and natural hair styles and started #WrapWednesdays. This support created a demand for hair wraps and she rose to the occasion to deliver! Anneke of HerStori Wraps is using her business to empower women and men to look and feel good as well as educate them about African wrap culture! In this interview, we talk about how she didn’t know how to sew but started a whole business, natural hair and locs, supporting black owned businesses and so much more! This episode is full of laughs and black girl magic!

Wrap your hair each and every Wednesday and use #WrapsWednesdays, tag @herstoriwraps to be featured on her page. Follow @herstoriwraps on Instagram and Facebook and also visit www.herstoriwraps.com to get your hairwraps, pocket squares, and bandanas! Join the 365 Days of Wraps by submitting your hair wrap photos and why you wrap to hey@herstoriwraps.com and get featured on the campaign!

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