10 episodes

If you want to quit your job & start building the business of your dreams, start here.

This podcast uncovers the truth, being "self-made” isn’t real. Every successful person has a village of people that uplift, guide, & encourage them to become. This podcast will guide your heart & business decisions as a entrepreneur.

Delina Medhin is a Makeup Artist, On Camera Beauty Expert, & Content Creator. Featured on Today Show, Vogue, The CUT, Allure, ELLE and Essence. Her client list includes: Kamala Harris, Issa Rae, Ilana Glazer, Phoebe Robinson, Franchesca Ramsey & more.

It Takes A Village Delina Medhin

    • Arts

If you want to quit your job & start building the business of your dreams, start here.

This podcast uncovers the truth, being "self-made” isn’t real. Every successful person has a village of people that uplift, guide, & encourage them to become. This podcast will guide your heart & business decisions as a entrepreneur.

Delina Medhin is a Makeup Artist, On Camera Beauty Expert, & Content Creator. Featured on Today Show, Vogue, The CUT, Allure, ELLE and Essence. Her client list includes: Kamala Harris, Issa Rae, Ilana Glazer, Phoebe Robinson, Franchesca Ramsey & more.

    Episode 9 - Everyone Is On Camera

    Episode 9 - Everyone Is On Camera

    "Business, technology, social media, marketing -- all these stuff said 'no, no, we all have to be on camera."
    Everyone Is On Camera
    Barbara Abel
    Barbara has helped me fine tune and develop my voice on camera. She has helped me with giving speeches at my alma mater NCState and Going live as a beauty expert on the today show. You'll hear us explore how getting comfortable on camera can help you speak up for yourself and help you reach your goals.
    Show Topics:
    Why selling yourself is different than selling a product
    Voice warm up exercises
    Aligning with people who get you
    Changing how you appear on camera depending on the location of where you present
    Moving into your own business
    Speaking what you want into existence
    Practice, practice, practice.
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    Barbara is a Media Coach and host of the Camera Ready & Abel podcast.
    Her mantra is why fit in when you should stand out?
    She takes a holistic approach to help clients, individuals and organizations tap into their superpowers so they can be who they say they are in media, keynote speeches, presentations and job interviews – and make an impact on the world.
    She started her career in television and continues to develop shows and cast hosts and subject experts across platforms. Her clients include CEOs, C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, founders, authors, hosts, subject experts and young creatives.
    Barbara's Client List includes: Ashley Graham, Sir John and many more. You can reach out to her through her website https://www.abelintermedia.com/ and follow her on Instagram @barbara_b_abel.
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    This is Delina's village and you're about to be a part of it. Welcome to It Takes A Village, The True Story of A Beautypreneur.
    For more info and show notes please visit delinamedhin.com.
    Join us by shouting out and celebrating your village by using the hashtag #ShareYourVillage

    • 54 min
    Episode 8 - Being Prepared For Tomorrow

    Episode 8 - Being Prepared For Tomorrow

    "Educating yourself about what it is that you are getting into fully is part of your due diligence."
    Being Prepared For Tomorrow
    friday "delisha" jones
    Delisha is a visionary with attention to detail. I work with her very closely and she has provided guidance and structure to my business. You will hear us talk about how implementing systems decreases the feeling of overwhelm.
    Show Topics:
    Balancing organization with creation
    Why transparency matters with your company and collaborators
    Understanding different working styles and aligning with someone who understands the vision
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    Friday “Delisha” Jones is an ace (a.rtist c.reative e.ntrepreneur) of all trades. Having spent most of her life dissecting and cultivating experience, she has developed an intimate understanding of what makes a good vibe. As the founder of i love a good vibe™, an online oasis for fellow aces to learn, chill, connect, and grow, she has taken her years of corporate and creative expertise to help aces discover, implement, and manifest their personal brand experience. A true balance of creativity and practicality, when she’s not creating herself, friday helps independent artists and creative entrepreneurs clarify their vision, align their brand, and streamline their workflow and overall develop brand experience on a higher frequency. iLGV provides a comprehensive suite of tools and resources to help you build a heart-centered personal brand that slaps.
    You can reach friday jones through her website www.iloveagoodvibe.com or follow @iloveagoodvibe in Instagram.
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    This is Delina's village and you're about to be a part of it. Welcome to It Takes A Village, The True Story of A Beautypreneur.
    For more info and show notes please visit delinamedhin.com.
    Join us by shouting out and celebrating your village by using the hashtag #ShareYourVillage

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 7 - Learning Is In The Doing

    Episode 7 - Learning Is In The Doing

    "Authenticity...that is always the answer, it is always best to show up as yourself."
    Learning Is In The Doing
    Danielle Lewis
    Danielle Lewis is one of the most dynamic marketing experts I've ever met. Her mind is constantly turning and I find her fascinating. You'll hear us talk about how to market your brand and developing an audience.
    Show Topics:
    Understanding branding and marketing
    How to know when it's time to quit your job
    Small business consulting
    How to lean into your strengths
    How to be you in every room
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    Danielle is a communications pro with over 12 years of beauty experience both behind the brushes as an artist and on the business side as a brand strategist. You can find her hosting live shows online, writing creative copy, managing strategic branding & marketing initiatives and bringing bright ideas to life.
    She is currently accepting small business clients that are looking to grow a marketing strategy. Please reach out to her via Instagram @thedaniellelewisshow.
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    This is Delina's village and you're about to be a part of it. Welcome to It Takes A Village, The True Story of A Beautypreneur.
    For more info and show notes please visit delinamedhin.com.
    Join us by shouting out and celebrating your village by using the hashtag #ShareYourVillage

    • 54 min
    Episode 6 - It's All In The Details

    Episode 6 - It's All In The Details

    "People don't always tell you in advance what they want."
    It's All In The Details
    Monifa Mortis
    Monifa is a perfectionist in the best way. She lives in the details. She is the kind of artist that can teach as well as she creates. I am an immensely better artist because she taught me how to think for myself and ask myself why I'm doing what I'm doing. You'll hear us talk about the importance of confidence in artistry and how to develop it.
    Show Topics:
    How to manifest your dream
    How to be a confident artist
    How to stand strongly in knowing your worth
    Speaking up for your client
    How to be collaborative
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    New York City based Celebrity Makeup Artist Monifa Mortis, has been working in the fashion and entertainment industry for over 20 years. In that time, she has become a prominent name in the makeup artist community. With an acute eye for detail and an impeccable painter’s hand, Monifa has had the opportunity to create for some of the industry’s biggest stars like Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Alicia Keys and Common. Monifa has an extensive resume that reflects a career working with every complexion, genre and medium of makeup. She has also received the spotlight in career-highlighting articles in beauty publications like Essence Magazine and Sophisticate's Black Hair, as well as industry publications; OnMakeup Magazine, Make-Up Artist Magazine, Swerv Magazine and Latinista Magazine.
    In addition to freelancing, Monifa is an educator and makes appearances as a featured guest speaker for industry events, makeup schools and education platforms like, Make-Up Designory (MUD) school of New York, Crystal Wright's PYP Workshops, The Power of Beauty Conference in Trinidad and The Bennett Career Institute in Washington, D.C.. She has presented highly acclaimed training seminars at beauty schools and makeup unions throughout the U.S., Canada & The Caribbean, as well as hosting her own renowned independent productions like the Master Ethnic Makeup Class (MEMC) and Five Star Beauty Workshops.
    Monifa is the owner of Glam Kitti, a touch up kit for makeup artists to give clients. The touch up kit includes a Q-tip, mini sponge, blotting sheets, and a mini palette for products for clients. You can purchase the product which I love on glamkitti.com and follow @glamkitti on Instagram.
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    This is Delina's village and you're about to be a part of it. Welcome to It Takes A Village, The True Story of A Beautypreneur.
    For more info and show notes please visit delinamedhin.com.
    Join us by shouting out and celebrating your village by using the hashtag #ShareYourVillage

    • 46 min
    Episode 5 - Wait, You Need Whaaaaat?

    Episode 5 - Wait, You Need Whaaaaat?

    "It doesn't really matter what I chose as my career, it just matters how smart I am with my money."
    Wait, You Need Whaaaaat?
    Porsche Waldo
    Porsche is one of my only peers who openly spoke with me about investments. You'll hear us talking about how to expand your net worth.
    Show Topics:
    Why you need frenemies
    Why we should talk about what we are charging publicly
    Aligning yourself with people who know about investing
    Why you should choose money over clout
    Scarcity mindset
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    With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Porsche Waldo has established herself as a premier hair stylist in New York City.
    Her artistry has afforded her the opportunity to travel the world while owning and maintaining Ebony Design Hair Salon in NYC for 15 years. She has had the pleasure of working with Mary J. Blige, Tyra Banks, Chanel Iman, Faith Evans, Fantasia, Teena Marie, Mo’Nique, Laila Ali, Lisa Leslie, C. Vivian Stringer, Lala Anthony and even Condoleezza Rice.
    For more information, you may reach out to Porsche at porschewaldo.com, email her at porsche@ebonydesign.com, or follow her on Instagram @pdouble21.
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    This is Delina's village and you're about to be a part of it. Welcome to It Takes A Village, The True Story of A Beautypreneur.
    For more info and show notes please visit delinamedhin.com.
    Join us by shouting out and celebrating your village by using the hashtag #ShareYourVillage

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 4 - Expectations vs. Reality

    Episode 4 - Expectations vs. Reality

    "Is this gonna take me closer to my intended goal?"
    Expectations vs. Reality
    Marietta Carter-Narcisse
    Marietta has paved the way for black makeup artists in film and television. She also is a very big advocate of a strong family connection and bond. You'll hear us talk about the balance of family and the entertainment industry.
    Show Topics:
    How to prepare for your future
    Why competition doesn't matter in the entertainment industry
    How do you align with the right people in the industry
    Does integrity matter in our business
    The secret to always being hired
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    Marietta Carter-Narcisse is an internationally renowned educator and veteran celebrity Film and Television makeup artist who has department headed numerous shows including: A Jazzman’s Blues, Genius: Aretha, Rebel, Beaches remake, Sparkle, Malcolm X, Tina: What’s Love Got To Do With It?, Baby Boy, Boyz N The Hood, A Time To Kill, Whitney, which she received a Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild nomination, and numerous other.
    Carter-Narcisse is a member of the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild I.A.T.S.E Local 706, a voting member of the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science and The Television Academy. She holds a Master of Science degree in higher education, as well as valid cosmetology licenses in both California and Florida.
    Marietta has online makeup classes that bridge the reality gap between what you think a career in Film and Television is like to what it really is. I took a class so I could get ready for an upcoming job and highly recommend. Class information is available at www.mvma.education.
    She also has an industry terminology book (The Little Brown Book - Buzzwords and Lingo - TV| Film | Print | Retail) and an industry planner (The Official Film &TV Planner). You can reach Marietta through any of the links below:
    Www.mariettacarter-narcisse.com
    Marietta@mariettacarter-narcisse.com
    @mariettacn
    @mariettasvirtualmakeupacademy
    @theofficialfilmandtvplanner.com
    https://www.Facebook.com/mcarternarcisse
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    This is Delina's village and you're about to be a part of it. Welcome to It Takes A Village, The True Story of A Beautypreneur.
    For more info and show notes please visit delinamedhin.com.
    Join us by shouting out and celebrating your village by using the hashtag #ShareYourVillage

    • 1 hr 20 min

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