59 episodes

Welcome to the Black Gold Podcast: Stories of Black Dreamers and Doers!
Join me, Moses Tillman-Young, as I dive into the journeys of everyday Black entrepreneurs doing extraordinary things. Through insightful interviews, I explore their challenges and strategies in order to extract their hard-earned wisdom.
Get inspired by their achievements and gain empowering knowledge on this podcast for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Email blackgoldpod@gmail.com, if you want to be a guest on the show. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/black-gold-podcast/support

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Welcome to the Black Gold Podcast: Stories of Black Dreamers and Doers!
Join me, Moses Tillman-Young, as I dive into the journeys of everyday Black entrepreneurs doing extraordinary things. Through insightful interviews, I explore their challenges and strategies in order to extract their hard-earned wisdom.
Get inspired by their achievements and gain empowering knowledge on this podcast for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Email blackgoldpod@gmail.com, if you want to be a guest on the show. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/black-gold-podcast/support

    Safe in Solitude — The Story of Mosez Jones

    Safe in Solitude — The Story of Mosez Jones

    In this episode, I interview Mosez Jones,  a Montreal-based producer, and singer-songwriter.

    In our conversation, Mosez and I discuss his journey into music, the importance of starting early and staying consistent in your craft, and the role of ego in the artistic process.  We also delve into how Mosez navigates industry obstacles while maintaining authenticity in his music, as well as how he created his upcoming song 'Safe in Solitude

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    Learn More about Mosez here: ⁠mosezjones.komi.io⁠


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    Get Up and Get on It! — The Story of Dana Frank

    Get Up and Get on It! — The Story of Dana Frank

    In this episode of the Black Gold Podcast, I interview Dana Frank. She is a businesswoman, philanthropist, and author of the book Get Up and Get On It!

    Dana is the second generation in her father’s real estate business, which he started back in 1950 after moving in a van from Detroit to Seattle. He was also the first Black man to own property in the state of Washington at the time.

    In our conversation, Dana and I discuss her journey into real estate investing and growing up around her father, as well as property management. We also talk about how she and her family overcame racial disparities and discrimination within the real estate industry. Additionally, we explore her REAL framework for decision-making and her vision for the future of the real estate business.



    Connect with Dana Here: https://www.therealdanafrank.com/contact






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    • 51 min
    The Holistic Approach: The Story of Cassandra Hill

    The Holistic Approach: The Story of Cassandra Hill

    In this episode of the Black Gold Podcast, I speak with Cassandra Hill, the CEO and founder of Holistic Living Consulting. Cassandra shares her journey from working in corporate healthcare to becoming a master life coach, focusing on holistic wellness for professional women of color. She discusses her battle with systemic lupus, the importance of self-care, and how she successfully pivoted her business amid the pandemic. Listen to Cassandra's inspiring story of resilience and dedication to empowering others.

    Learn More about Cassandra HERE

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    Episode Highlights

    00:00 Introduction to Black Gold Podcast

    00:36 Meet Cassandra Hill: CEO and Founder

    01:07 Cassandra's Journey to Holistic Wellness

    03:13 The Lupus Diagnosis and Advocacy

    06:02 Starting a Business and Overcoming Challenges

    08:15 Navigating the Pandemic as an Entrepreneur

    11:52 The Importance of Mentorship and Support

    18:07 Balancing Self-Care and Business

    25:08 Final Thoughts and Reflections

    40:24 Closing Remarks and Contact Information


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    • 44 min
    Finding Your Voice — The Story of Jemuel "J3M" Roberts

    Finding Your Voice — The Story of Jemuel "J3M" Roberts

    LISTEN TO HIS NEW SINGLE "GYST" HERE!

    LEARN MORE ABOUT J3M HERE

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    In this episode of the Black Gold Podcast, I sit down with the multitalented musician, Jemuel Roberts. We dive deep into his fascinating journey, beginning with his earliest memories of falling in love with music through a little red toy piano, to his dynamic experiences as a church musician which shaped his early musical foundation. Jemuel shares candid insights into the pressures and breakthroughs of his career, highlighting the vital role of community, continuous practice, and stepping outside one's comfort zone in the music industry.

    We also explore the significant influence of his church upbringing and how it instilled a rigorous discipline that he carries into his professional performances today. Jemuel reflects on the personal challenges he faced, like overcoming vocal strain and navigating the highs and lows of artist life, including dealing with rejection and the importance of protecting one's craft. This episode is a profound look at the resilience and creativity required to forge one's path in the competitive world of music.


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    • 59 min
    Second, Be of Value to Others — The Story of Dr. Nkem Okeke

    Second, Be of Value to Others — The Story of Dr. Nkem Okeke

    In this episode of the Black Gold Podcast, I interview Dr. Nkem Okeke. She is a multifaceted healthcare professional, entrepreneur, and educator with a rich background that spans across continents and sectors within the healthcare industry. Dr. Okeke and I delve into her journey from being a young physician in Nigeria to founding Medicalincs, a healthcare firm aimed at improving healthcare accessibility and system navigation in the United States.

    We explore her experiences as a Hurricane Katrina survivor and how it reshaped her approach to public health, the impact of artificial intelligence in healthcare, particularly in predictive healthcare financing and service delivery, and her passionate advocacy for equitable and accessible healthcare.

    Dr. Okeke also shares insights into the importance of mentorship, the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship in healthcare, and the future of healthcare innovation and technology.

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    Learn More about Dr. Okeke HERE

    Learn more about EY Entrepreneurs Access Network HERE




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    • 55 min
    Excellence In Ministry — The Story of Dr. Olu Shabazz

    Excellence In Ministry — The Story of Dr. Olu Shabazz

    In this episode of Black Gold Podcast, I interview Dr. Olu Shabazz, an esteemed minister, renowned speaker, and respected leader in the field of ministry excellence. Dr. Shabazz and I delve into the themes of his book "Excellence in Ministry," where we discuss the importance of mentorship in ministry, the balance between spiritual and administrative duties of church leadership, and the principle of excellence as a driving force in service and life. Dr. Shabazz shares insights from his 42 years of ministerial experience and biblical teachings, emphasizing the need for church leaders to strive for excellence in all aspects of their work and life.



    Read Excellence In Ministry: https://a.co/d/4bHnnvl  


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    • 52 min

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