103 episodes

I Suck At Life is here to help you navigate the roller coaster ride to success. Forbes contributor, Yola Robert, interviews entrepreneurs, brands, executives, influencers and celebrities on how they have been able to leverage lifes "sucky" moments to reach the success they have today.

After interviewing quite a few successful women, Yola knows that success doesn't come easy even though social media and the media make it seem overly glamorous. You can expect to get real, unfiltered advice to help you on your roller coaster ride.

I Suck At Life Yola Robert

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 151 Ratings

I Suck At Life is here to help you navigate the roller coaster ride to success. Forbes contributor, Yola Robert, interviews entrepreneurs, brands, executives, influencers and celebrities on how they have been able to leverage lifes "sucky" moments to reach the success they have today.

After interviewing quite a few successful women, Yola knows that success doesn't come easy even though social media and the media make it seem overly glamorous. You can expect to get real, unfiltered advice to help you on your roller coaster ride.

    Morgan DeBaun On Creating Blavity: The Leading Media Site For Black Culture & Millennials, Paving Your Own Lane + Why She Left Silicon Valley

    Morgan DeBaun On Creating Blavity: The Leading Media Site For Black Culture & Millennials, Paving Your Own Lane + Why She Left Silicon Valley

    Yola sits down with Morgan DeBaun to discuss why she left Silicon Valley to start Blavity, the leading media site of Black culture and millennials, growing Blavity into a powerhouse company, codeswitching and the future of Black media. 
    Morgan DeBaun is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the company into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 100 million readers per month through a growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and Lunchtable. Under DeBaun’s leadership, Blavity has launched several leading consumer summits, including Summit 21 for Black women creators, and AfroTech, the largest tech conference for Black innovators and founders. 
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    • 55 min
    Jess Hunt On Creating Refy Beauty + Manifesting Anything You Want

    Jess Hunt On Creating Refy Beauty + Manifesting Anything You Want

    Co-founder of Refy Beauty and influencer, Jess Hunt, joins Yola to discuss her viral beauty brand- Refy. Jess also shares how she balances her own personal brand and running Refy + she gives us insight on how she uses manifestation to reach her goals. 
     
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    • 49 min
    How Women Can Get Into Private Equity and Venture Capital with Founder of Cebile Capital, Sunaina Sinha Haldea

    How Women Can Get Into Private Equity and Venture Capital with Founder of Cebile Capital, Sunaina Sinha Haldea

    Sunaina Sinha Haldea shattered several glass ceilings in creating her own lane in the private capital space. After garnering over $1 Billion in transactions at her fund Cebile Capital, Sunaina was acquired by publicly traded, Raymond James. Sunaina shares how she found a white space in the industry, her habits to stay highly productive and advice on getting into the industry.
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    • 41 min
    How Nudestix Took Multi-Use Sticks Global With Co-Founder Taylor Frankel

    How Nudestix Took Multi-Use Sticks Global With Co-Founder Taylor Frankel

    Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer of Nudestix, Taylor Frankel, shares will Yola how she, her sister and her mother came up with the concept of Nudestix and took it global. They also discuss minimalist beauty, post-pandemic beauty routines and what's next in the space. 
     
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    • 38 min
    The Biggest Lie I Told Myself About Love + Can Being In A Relationship Hurt or Help Your Career?

    The Biggest Lie I Told Myself About Love + Can Being In A Relationship Hurt or Help Your Career?

    Why do we tell ourselves lies about love and relationships? I dig deeper after self-reflecting on the biggest lie I have told myself about love and questioning whether relationships help or hurt your career.
     
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    • 15 min
    Functional Neurology, Training Your Brain, Understanding Brain Health + Athletes & Mental Health with CIO of Nurosene Daniel Gallucci

    Functional Neurology, Training Your Brain, Understanding Brain Health + Athletes & Mental Health with CIO of Nurosene Daniel Gallucci

    Functional Neurologist, Osteopath, Brain Researcher and Co-founder and CIO of Nurosene, Daniel Gallucci, joins Yola to dissect the function of the brain as it relates to athletes, mental health, trauma and aging. Daniel shares his insights on the 4x4 method, sports and mental health, restoring, managing and training brain health through cell regeneration. 
     
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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
151 Ratings

151 Ratings

megan@podcastingyou ,

Amazing Content!

Yola does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

Paul Richie ,

Really great guests with insightful stories

I’m loving these conversations!

Dtla User ,

So many incredible guests & stories!

I love how many amazing, strong, insightful, smart women talk with Yola. And how they share very honestly about real life — their struggles AND their triumphs.

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