Engaging with creatives. Giving you insight from entrepreneurs and self starters. Honest, witty, and intelligent conversations. Founded on friendship, the ladies of Black Balance Podcast like to dive into a myriad of topics. To help further support us donate here paypal.me/BlackBalancePod
EP: 80 Humbl Hustlr w/ "Zo" Gordon
Join Carol, Cam, and guest host Kelley as they chat it up with Loren(Zo) Gordon an entrepreneur who took his passion and made it work for him by humbly hustlin' of course! He founded a brand for entrepreneurs & creative innovators who are about applying effort into their business. In this episode, Zo shares how his father being incarcerated and his mom stepping up as the head of household helped form his business drive. Plus, there's a lot of kicks and giggles along the way especially when we get sidetracked into a weed discussion. Listen in, balance yourself, and enjoy.
EP: 79 Pride & Patterns w/ Rochelle Porter
You know those patterns you see on products in the store? Think nature-inspired, geometric shapes, eye-catching colors. In this episode, we got a chance to chat with Rochelle Porter (@roporterdesign), an independent designer whose work you may have seen online or in a beautiful home, hotel, or workspace. Rochelle is an #Atlanta entrepreneur by way of #Brooklyn and the #Caribbean and we talked about her winding path to becoming a full-time creative, building her brand, and what’s next. Inspired by her culture, travel, and iconic print brands, Rochelle has made her mark in the home goods space. But the sky’s the limit and she’s expanding to clothing, including fun skirts and athleisure wear - #leggings! Along with her drive, Rochelle is committed to ethical and sustainable production practices in the fashion and textile industry. Tune in to hear what’s happening behind the scenes at Rochelle Porter Design and its founder’s colorful life.
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EP: 78 Just Add Honey / Brandi + Jermail Shelton
If you live in Atlanta and enjoy tea, you may have heard of @justaddhoney tea company. Better yet, if you’ve had great tea at any number of coffee shops, co-working spaces, spas, or eateries in the city, you’ve probably tasted #justaddhoney. Brandi and Jermail Shelton, the duo behind the brand, are successful entrepreneurs who found their niche and love what they do as a family business – traveling the world to source teas and supporting local makers of other products like #honey . Brandi hails from New Orleans and was drawn into the tea world while studying abroad. Since 2006, she’s offered thoughtful, tasty, fun tea blends to friends and customers. Her Chitown/Mass half Jermail handles operations and other aspects – and together they’ve created a unique experience in two Atlanta locations. Check them out at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market and on the BeltLine. Browse or buy online at https://justaddhoney.net.
Facebook: Just Add Honey
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Had the awesome privilege of sitting down with the ladies (+ gentleman) of BBP and it was such an amazing experience. They asked great questions, that really allowed us to have a nice, necessary conversation! I soo love what BBP is doing, so much so that I’ve been inspired to launch my own podcast for my creatives community, ACTXR. Y’all, keeping doing what you’re doing! It’s appreciated and so needed! Proud of you guys!! Thank you for having me!!
I’m now a forever fan of black balance pod! They have so much personality, they seem like so much fun and they ask great questions. A must listen
Great podcast with amazing guest and convo. Everyone should listen in.