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This is Kalilah Wright and you are listening to WHAT A MESS! Finding your own message through your mess. A podcast about love, life, motherhood, entrepreneurship, with all the MESS in between!

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This is Kalilah Wright and you are listening to WHAT A MESS! Finding your own message through your mess. A podcast about love, life, motherhood, entrepreneurship, with all the MESS in between!

    Vending can be a MESS

    Vending can be a MESS

    MESS Report: Wrapping up Pride month, artist and performer, Saucy Santana performs at ATL dream, a Maryland mother and daughter kill their mother/ grandmother and try to dispose of her body by trying to burn/ grill her body parts, and former NFL player Travis Rudolph was found not guilty of murder.
     
    This MESSage is sponsored to you by Momentum. Uniting Caribbean creators and entrepreneurs during Caribbean American Heritage Month. This event is sponsored by Carib Biz Network, founder, Dr. Nicole Grimes.
     
    MESSage: Being Challenged in life is inevitable, but being defeated is optional. 
     
    ReCap: Kalilah recaps her years at Essence Festival. One of the largest festivals is quickly approaching in New Orleans and Kalilah is vending for MESS in a Bottle. She recaps her years doing this festival and how challenging being a vendor is. She talks about previous years and how she once brought the MESSage vending machine to New Orleans and when she was only 2-hours away from the venue, the truck breaks down. This summer, she prepares to vend at Essence Festival, Broccoli Festival, and Curl Festival. Kalilah is also set to teach people the ins and outs of vending and operationally, what to expect, during a session of her TEE Class.
     
    TEE Class Vending- https://www.theteeclass.com/offers/B9VTXtr2/checkout

    • 26 min
    Show up for me as I show up for you MESS

    Show up for me as I show up for you MESS

    MESS Report: Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union going 50/50 in their household, Gun Play, Rick Ross and DJ Envy go at it and GoFund me donations are involved, and Jackie Oh’s funeral was this week and DC Young Fly expresses how this tragedy will not have him waiver in his faith.
     
    This MESSage is sponsored to you by Baltimore AFRAM. Meet MESS at AFRAM, this Juneteenth/ Father’s Day weekend and celebrate with us.
     
    MESSage: Sometimes we expect more from others because we would be willing to do that much for them.
     
    ReCap: Kalilah is having a difficult week because she feels like her friends are not showing up for her in the way she needs. Business is difficult and she feels like she is always there to support others and now that she needs the support, she isn’t receiving it. She is navigating having staff shortages, moving her company’s fulfillment center, and going back to doing most of the production and fulfillment in-house. This is causing a lot of stress on Kalilah who is a little over 5 months pregnant. This conundrum of a MESS leaves her wondering, is it worth it?

    • 27 min
    Silence is golden even in the MESS

    Silence is golden even in the MESS

    MESS Report: Chika the rapper shades Zonnique’s baby on the airplane, Jackie Oh unfortunately dies post Mommy make-over surgery, and Chicago community upset that the government is set to pass funding of 50+mil to help migrants who are being dropped into their neighborhoods.
     
    MESSage: Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. Kalilah talks about another entrepreneur in which she has distain for and keeps running into her. She wants to be professional, but she struggles with protecting her peace and not having this person compromise it. She also talks about a bad video shoot experience she had for a very big campaign that almost fell through due to bad service from the videographer.
     
    This MESSage is brought to you by The TEE Class. Learn how to start, stabilize and scale your own t-shirt company. www.theteeclass.com

    • 29 min
    Stuck in my MESS

    Stuck in my MESS

    Kalilah shares about feeling stuck in her MESS. The company isn’t doing well and she is contemplating if she should close or what are her options. She is holding on to her mental health and shares that one of her mentees have committed suicide due to the pressures of life. She wants to hold on to protecting her peace, so no matter what is for the next chapter of MESS, she knows she has to un-stuck her self and make a move; it is time to pivot.
    Today’s MESSage: Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck, but faith is the solvent that sets you free.

    • 35 min
    Recap of Mother’s Day MESS - Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit

    Recap of Mother’s Day MESS - Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit

    Kalilah heads to Atlanta for the second annual Strength of a Woman festival and summit. She talks about the people she meets and how it reminded her of her own strength as a woman. She was inspired by the amazing and talented women in the room and she was honored to be amongst them. Kalilah recaps going to Preakness, an event in NYC to honor her Dad, and then her childhood friend’s wedding. It has been a whirlwind of adventures going on in her world and this episode shares a glimpse of it.
     
    Today’s MESSage: She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she did it despite of the fear. 
     
    This MESSage is sponsored by the Misa Hylton Fashion Academy. A mentorship program that is dedicated to grooming the next wave of fashion creatives through their curated courses in business, fashion styling, fashion technology, personal shopping streetwear and much more. www.misahyltonfashionacademy.com 

    • 34 min
    Never give up on your MESS

    Never give up on your MESS

    Never give up because great things take time. Kalilah talks about her fertility journey. She once considered doing IVF and other fertility treatments and now that she is expecting her second child, she talks about the highs and lows of trying to find a partner or even finding a donor to conceive with. Kalilah was unsure where this journey would leave her but she is happy she took her time and allowed things to naturally fall into place.

    In today’s MESS report, Kalilah talks about the divorce of Kim Zolciak Biermann and Kroy Biermann and the response from Real Housewives of New York’s Bethany Frankel. She also talks briefly about migrants being displaced all over the country and lastly about Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon being fired.

    Today’s Episode is Sponsored by MESS in a Bottle. Be on the look out for the BIG BLOW OUT MESS, Memorial Day Sale 50-80% OFF your MESS.

    • 28 min

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