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Our goal is to normalize black wealth and share helpful resources & tips that we believe will be useful in attaining and maintaining generational wealth.Tune in to learn from the knowledge & experience of successful Black entrepreneurs and investors. For us, by us.

    Building $50M Restaurant Portfolio - Build Wealth With Franchises

    Building $50M Restaurant Portfolio - Build Wealth With Franchises

    Welcome back to another episode of the Black Wealth Renaissance Podcast! In this episode of the BWR podcast, Randy Hazelton, CEO of H&H Hospitality, joins us. This airport concessions conglomerate owns 20 restaurants in major airports in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, and D.C. In 2023, the restaurant collective generated $50M in Revenue. During this episode, Randy breaks down the airport concessions industry, the benefits of franchising, overcoming bankruptcy, and much more.

    3:55 - How Randy Got Started in Airport Concessions
    8:10 - Leaving Corporate to Launch His First Restaurant
    13:06 - Filing Personal Bankruptcy to Keep the Business Afloat
    17:57 - Making His Restaurant Profitable
    21:30 - Selling Their First Restaurant to Enter Airport Concessions
    25:14 - Why Do People Feel a Way When Black Founders Exit?
    28:00 - Learning the Airport Concessions Industry
    30:00 - Franchising Vs. Starting Your Own Brand
    38:45 - What is the ACDBE Program?
    43:30 - Creative JV Partnerships & Scaling the Right Way
    48:30 - The Difference Between Franchising and Licensing
    58:36 - Standing on Business Presented by thepsbs.com
    1:03:38 - Randy's Top 2 Money Lessons
    1:06:00 - Closing Questions

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Betting On Black

    Betting On Black

    Welcome back to another episode of the Black Wealth Renaissance Podcast! In episode 213, your hosts, David and Jalen, dive deep into various topics that blend the lines between personal finance, community issues, and the broader societal impacts of economic empowerment within the Black community. This episode is a journey through the highs and lows of financial literacy, cultural discussions, and the ever-evolving landscape of investment opportunities. Let's break down the key moments from this episode:

    Key Moments:
    2:50 - Gamification of Sports Betting: A dive into how online betting platforms are changing the game.
    19:30 - Colorism in the Black Community: Jalen shares a personal story from his recent trip to Louisiana.
    27:12 - Election Year Insights: The hosts share their unfiltered opinions on the political climate.
    34:25 - The Rock’s TKO Deal: Breaking down Dwayne Johnson's latest business move and its impact.
    42:35 - Bitcoin ETFs Approval: What this means for the future of investing in cryptocurrency.
    47:26 - The NFL as the Ultimate Finesse: A critical look at the league's financial practices.
    55:30 - Remembering 9 Black Enclaves: Honoring the legacy and lessons from historic Black economic hubs.

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Mastering Intellectual Property

    Mastering Intellectual Property

    In this empowering session, Candice S. Patrick shares her journey from witnessing misrepresentation in the justice system to becoming a beacon of hope and guidance for entrepreneurs. Starting her own firm after feeling undervalued, she made a significant impact right out of the gate, highlighting her determination and expertise. Candice demystifies various aspects of intellectual property law, from the basics of trademarks, copyrights, and patents to the intricacies of enforcing IP rights and navigating the digital landscape's legal challenges. Furthermore, she touches on crucial topics like the Corporate Transparency Act, the benefits of trusts, international trademarks, and essential business contract advice. This episode is a treasure trove of knowledge for any entrepreneur looking to safeguard their business and innovate confidently within the legal frameworks.

    2:29 - Introduction to Guest
    8:42 - Making $30K In First Month Launching Her Firm
    15:39 - Explaining The Corporate Transparency Act
    25:59- The Benefits of A Trust
    28:48 - Understanding Intellectual Property
    34:10 - Filing For Intellectual Property Rights
    41:50 - How Trademark Suits Work
    44:05 - Name, Image, & Likeness Laws
    52:10 - Understanding Fair Use To Copyright Issues
    55:12 - How Litigation Is Changing In The Digital Landscape
    57:00 - Why You Need Multiple Trademarks
    1:00:50 - How Corporations Are Trademarking Everyday Words
    1:11:00 - International Trademarks
    1:13:15 - Business Contract Red Flags
    1:23:00 - The Importance of Operating Agreements
    1:32:00 - Standing On Business

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    • 1 hr 47 min
    Life Insurance Legacy - From $1700 to Million Dollar Agency (Guest: Chris & Erika Cobb)

    Life Insurance Legacy - From $1700 to Million Dollar Agency (Guest: Chris & Erika Cobb)

    Welcome to another empowering episode of the Black Wealth Renaissance Podcast! In Episode 211, we delve into the remarkable journey of Chris and Erika Cobb, the founders of Chosen Agency. From the streets of Hartwell, Georgia, and the world of engineering to the bustling insurance sector, the Cobbs' story is a vibrant canvas of ambition, adaptability, and entrepreneurial brilliance. Join us as we explore how this power couple transformed their challenges into a groundbreaking online insurance agency, redefining the norms of life insurance sales and setting new benchmarks in the digital age. Chris and Erika Cobb's inspiring narrative is a testament to the power of partnership, innovation, and relentless pursuit of financial independence.

    Key Moments
    1:41 - Guest Introduction: Meet Chris and Erika Cobb and learn about their backgrounds and unique journey into life insurance.
    8:50 - The Journey Into Insurance: Discover how Chris and Erika started selling insurance door-to-door and their strategic pivot to social media marketing.
    18:10 - Financial Struggles and Triumphs: Uncover the financial challenges they faced during their initial phase and their breakthrough to significant revenue milestones.
    24:00 - Understanding Insurance Sales: Dive into the intricacies of how insurance agents make money and the dynamics of sale splits in the industry.
    33:58 - Building Chosen Agency: Hear about the Cobbs' transition from working within an agency to establishing their own and overcoming hurdles.
    37:48 - Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Explore the differences between Term and Whole Life insurance policies and the misconceptions surrounding them.
    43:30 - Questions to Ask When Buying Insurance: Delve into the important questions consumers should ask before purchasing life insurance and the DIME method for determining coverage.
    51:42 - Life-Changing Impact of Life Insurance: Discuss how life insurance transformed the Cobb family’s life and their perspective on wealth.
    56:08 - Standing on Business (Sponsored by PSBS): Focus on business acumen and development sponsored by PSBS.
    1:01:41 - Closing Questions: Wrapping up the episode with engaging questions that delve deeper into the Cobbs' future goals and personal insights.

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    • 1 hr 54 min
    Sweet Success - The Mignon Francois Story

    Sweet Success - The Mignon Francois Story

    Welcome to another empowering episode of the Black Wealth Renaissance Podcast! In Episode 210, we're excited to share the incredible journey of Mignon Francois, the founder of The Cupcake Collection. Hailing from Louisiana and making her mark in Nashville, Tennessee, Mignon's story is a powerful narrative of overcoming adversity, financial resilience, and entrepreneurial triumph. Join us as we explore how this remarkable woman transformed $5 into a thriving bakery empire while maintaining a strong community spirit. Mignon Francois's inspiring story, as featured on the Black Wealth Renaissance Podcast, is a remarkable example of determination, faith, and entrepreneurial spirit. Her transformation from struggling financially to establishing a successful, family-oriented business offers invaluable lessons for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.
    Tune in next week for more insightful conversations that blend urban flair, educational depth, and financial savvy on the Black Wealth Renaissance Podcast!
    Key Moments:
    1:41 - Guest Introduction: Meet Mignon Francois, a Louisiana native, and learn about her journey from financial struggle to successful entrepreneur.
    8:50 - Building the Business: Discover how Mignon transformed a mere $5 into a growing business by baking cupcakes inspired by a suggestion on the radio.
    18:10 - Haiti Earthquake Relief: Uncover Mignon's contribution to Haiti's earthquake relief and how her business played a crucial role.
    24:00 - Mignon's Spiritual Journey: Learn about the spiritual insights Mignon gained while expanding her business.
    33:58 - Joining an Accelerator Program: Hear Mignon discuss the benefits of accelerator programs and networking in business growth.
    37:48 - A Family Affair: Explore the dynamics of Mignon's family in her business, with her children playing pivotal roles.
    43:30 - Challenges of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Delve into Mignon's challenges in scaling her business, especially her experience opening a store in New Orleans.
    51:42 - Made From Scratch: Discuss Mignon’s autobiography, detailing her life and business journey.
    56:08 - Standing on Business (Sponsored by PSBS): Focus on key business strategies and insights, sponsored by PSBS.
    1:01:41 - Closing Questions: Concluding the episode with engaging questions that delve deeper into Mignon's future goals and personal insights.

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    From Hardship to Hustle - How The Bells Turned $40 into Millions

    From Hardship to Hustle - How The Bells Turned $40 into Millions

    Tune into Episode 209 as Thad and Ashley Bell share their incredible story, "From Hardship to Hustle: How The Bells Turned $40 into Millions," a journey of resilience, entrepreneurship, and financial mastery in the food truck industry.
    Join us for an extraordinary episode where we delve into the inspiring story of Thad and Ashley Bell. In "From Hardship to Hustle: How The Bells Turned $40 into Millions," the Bells discuss their journey from facing severe financial struggles to establishing a successful culinary business empire.

    Key Points with Timestamps:
    1:40 - Guest Introduction: Get to know Thad and Ashley Bell, the masterminds behind The Bells Sweet Factory. Their story begins with just $40 and a dream.
    9:50 - Life After Jail: Hear how Thad and Ashley faced the aftermath of legal troubles and used these challenges as a springboard to rebuild their lives and finances.
    18:49 - The Move to Dallas: Explore their crucial decision to move to Dallas with just $40 in their pockets, marking a new beginning in their entrepreneurial journey.
    26:41 - Hustle Until the Sun Up: Delve into their relentless work ethic, which was pivotal in their financial recovery and eventual success.
    36:10 - Charging Their Worth: Insights into how Thad and Ashley learned the importance of valuing their offerings and pricing strategies in business.
    41:55 - Making Millions with Food Truck: Discover the strategies and determination that led to their food truck's astounding success, turning $40 into millions.
    48:24 - Transitioning to Owning a Restaurant: Follow their journey from operating a food truck to opening a restaurant, overcoming various challenges.
    1:00:30 - Struggles of Owning a Restaurant: An honest discussion about the realities and lessons of restaurant ownership.
    1:13:35 - Leveraging Social Media to Grow Their Brand: Learn how they used social media to enhance their brand and attract a larger customer base.
    1:20:30 - Thriving During Covid: Understand how they adapted their business during the pandemic, finding new opportunities for growth.
    1:30:11 - Standing on Business: Presented by PSBS: A segment on maintaining firm business principles, presented by PSBS.
    1:37:11 - Enjoying Every Season of Life: Reflect on their journey, sharing insights on enjoying life's ups and downs while staying committed to their vision.

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    • 1 hr 49 min

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