181 episodes

The SimplyBe. Podcast is for anyone seeking to bring inspired authenticity into their business and their life. Hosts Jessica Zweig, Founder & CEO of SimplyBe., and Creative Producer, Bryan Carter, sit down with the brightest thought leaders, light workers and culture shifters of our time. Our guests come from all industries and backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common—unapologetic authenticity. Join us in unpacking the only business tool you will ever need—an authentic personal brand.

The SimplyBe. Podcast Jessica Zweig | Soulfire Productions

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The SimplyBe. Podcast is for anyone seeking to bring inspired authenticity into their business and their life. Hosts Jessica Zweig, Founder & CEO of SimplyBe., and Creative Producer, Bryan Carter, sit down with the brightest thought leaders, light workers and culture shifters of our time. Our guests come from all industries and backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common—unapologetic authenticity. Join us in unpacking the only business tool you will ever need—an authentic personal brand.

    From Khaki Pants to Rainbows & Tats: Your Career on Your Terms with Jamon Deaver

    From Khaki Pants to Rainbows & Tats: Your Career on Your Terms with Jamon Deaver

    Jamon Deaver is the Director of Client Experience at The SimplyBe. Agency, and his story and trajectory in his career has so many lessons for anyone who is trying to live a life on their own terms. He shares his experience as a gay man fully living his truth, and how coming out was a pivotal piece in his ability to be himself in all ways each and every day. At the same time, Jamon sheds light on the questioning and fears the LGBTQ community experiences when it comes to knowing when it’s safe to open up and share all sides of themselves. This is a beautiful conversation on what it means to trust your gut and live authentically through the lens of an LGBTQ leader.

    • 49 min
    The Age of Trailblazers with “Insecure” Writer, Mike Gauyo

    The Age of Trailblazers with “Insecure” Writer, Mike Gauyo

    Today, we’re looking through the eyes of queer Haitian writer, Mike Gauyo, as he shares his origin story to where he is now with the rapid growth of Black Boy Writes Media. Mike is known for his writing on the HBO hit series “Insecure,” along with the Netflix series “Ginny and Georgia.” Mike shares how he’s grown into his most authentic self and found peace with all facets of his identity. He talks about his production company and mentorship program, and his passion for creating access for young black writers. To wrap up this rich conversation, Mike and Bryan discuss blazing trails of their own so others won’t have to struggle in the same way.

    • 40 min
    INTENTION: Simply Proud | Exist Loudly

    INTENTION: Simply Proud | Exist Loudly

    In today’s solo, Jessica is diving into the month of June’s intention — Simply Proud. She talks about the important and complex topic of identity, sharing an exercise you can do to explore how you identify, and what it means to be simply proud of who you are. This month to celebrate Pride and the LGBTQ+ experience, we’ll be having conversations that allow us to look through the lens of different individuals’ identities that may be different from our own. Raising awareness and compassion is at the heart of this — we are living in times where compassion, for ourselves and others, is the medicine we need.

    • 19 min
    The Only Way Out is Through | How to Avoid Spiritual Bypass In Times of Darkness

    The Only Way Out is Through | How to Avoid Spiritual Bypass In Times of Darkness

    Today, Jess is here to speak from her heart and address the evil that’s happening in the world. This platform is a space for healing — to bring more light and love without bypassing what’s happening. It’s bigger than a political conversation; it’s about humanity and the human heart.

    • 13 min
    Use Rejection as Your Fuel with the Cast of Broadway’s SIX | Gabriela Carrillo & Olivia

    Use Rejection as Your Fuel with the Cast of Broadway’s SIX | Gabriela Carrillo & Olivia

    Today’s conversation sheds light on the true work of artists and actors, and how those skills can translate over into your career. Gabriela Carrillo and Olivia Donalson are world-class actresses and part of the Broadway touring cast of SIX. They share reflections on their lives and careers and insight into the guiding principles that have led to their success.

    • 32 min
    Be Loved or Be Hated, But Don't Be Ignored with Erwin McManus

    Be Loved or Be Hated, But Don't Be Ignored with Erwin McManus

    Erwin McManus is a world-renowned communicator, futurist, cultural thought leader, fashion designer, author, and founder of Mosaic. Erwin has actively created the world he wants to live in, and through his storytelling, may you feel inspired to do the same, and embody courage in all aspects of your life.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Becky__Becky ,

SO GLAD I FOUND JESSICA

I loveee Jessica and this podcast, everything she says, her value, her spirituality, what she’s all about and she reminds me of very important things. I love her authenticity, openness and her podcast episodes are so valuable to just Simply Being yourself and building an authentic brand - something I’m trying to start. I came across her via Mimi Bee podcast and felt connected to her straight away. I’m so glad I came across you Jessica - I even suffer with sinusitis haha (not actually funny) which I know was a huge problem for you too! Thanks for all that you do 🤍

Londongirl72 ,

How to find Peace with Prem Rawat

What an interesting guest, such a worthwhile listen. Prem is a knowledgeable speaker on the subject of peace, no wonder he has the title of global peace ambassador and has authored some books including Peace is Possible 2019 and Escuchate 2020 (Hear Yourself in Spanish).

Antonia Taylor PR ,

Simply beautiful, brave, brilliant

My never- miss podcast. I’ve followed Jessica’s journey to encourage her community to tap into a new, more feminine, authentic, honest way to build your business + brand. Her recent episode on growth was a masterclass, principles I’ll be working into my business next year. Jess is always a step ahead, knowing just what we need. Thank you❤️ps UK workshop soon please

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