14 episodes

Long before working at "start-ups" was cool, people in the Latinx community were scaling small businesses, disrupting industries, and paving their own path to success.

Hosted by Gabi & Carlos Rivera, the LatinXellence Podcast features stories of top performers in the Latinx community and helps you discover practical insights that you can apply to your own personal journey. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latinxellence/support

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Long before working at "start-ups" was cool, people in the Latinx community were scaling small businesses, disrupting industries, and paving their own path to success.

Hosted by Gabi & Carlos Rivera, the LatinXellence Podcast features stories of top performers in the Latinx community and helps you discover practical insights that you can apply to your own personal journey. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latinxellence/support

    Author and runner of a 6,000 mile journey | Noe Alvarez

    Author and runner of a 6,000 mile journey | Noe Alvarez

    In this episode we connect with Noe Alvarez, author of his memoir called Spirit Run: A 6,000 mile marathon through North America’s Stolen Land. Noe shares how his family and culture inspired him to embark on a once in a lifetime run organized by indigenous communities from Alaska to Panama. He discusses the many lessons learned from his running experience and how a focus on community helped him find a place in his own history. Lastly, he shares practical advice for those who are looking to write and publish their first book.

    Things you will learn in this episode:


    How to take steps to explore your interests and understand your purpose through new experiences

    Ways to stay connected to your community and carry them forward

    Tools to help you kickstart your writing career


    You can purchase your own copy of Spirit Run here and connect with Noe on Instagram @noealvarez509.


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    • 43 min
    Let’s Talk Dinero | Rita Soledad Fernandez Paulino

    Let’s Talk Dinero | Rita Soledad Fernandez Paulino

    In this pro-tips episode, we connect with Rita Soledad, Founder of Wealth Para Todos, a community of gente willing to talk dinero so that we can all build wealth collectively. Soledad became a personal finance enthusiast after becoming debt-free while sick on medical leave. She is committed to talking dinero with anyone willing to listen so that we can all build wealth juntos. Soledad gets right to the point and shares her practical pro-tips on how to plan the life you want by building a sustainable personal finance plan.

    Things you will learn in this episode:


    Budgeting hacks including how to create a zero-based budget

    Steps to pay down debt in a sustainable way including using the snowball and avalanche method

    Why an emergency fund is important and how to build it poco a poco

    Tools to help you invest in your future and retirement


    You can connect with Soledad on Instagram @wealthparatodos.


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    • 23 min
    Latinx Wealth Creation | Janet Cruz Padron

    Latinx Wealth Creation | Janet Cruz Padron

    In this episode, we connect with Janet Cruz Padron, Founder of a financial empowerment platform called Latina Money. Janet shares the ways in which money has played a significant role in her culture and how eliminating the taboo about talking about wealth led her to helping her clients attain financial empowerment.

    Things you will learn in this episode:


    How to make more money through passive income

    Steps to becoming an infopreneur (building a business by selling knowledge)

    How to build your brand through authenticity and passion

    Tools to help you invest in the stock market

    You can connect with Janet on Instagram @latina_money.


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    • 33 min
    Building wealth through real estate | Salud & Sebastian Marroquin

    Building wealth through real estate | Salud & Sebastian Marroquin

    In this episode, we connect with Salud & Sebastian Marroquin, a husband and wife real estate team based in Los Angeles, California. The Marroquin’s discuss the current state of the real estate market and provide actionable strategies for those looking to learn or break into the industry.

    Things you will learn in this episode:


    Why buying vs. renting will help you build wealth and a legacy

    How to devise a plan to purchase a property early on (even if you don’t think you are ready)

    How to make strategic sacrifices to buy your first property

    How to avoid common “first time home buyer” mistakes

    Why mindset is critical to accomplishing your investing goals


    You can connect with Salud & Sebastian on Instagram @oursangabrielvalley/@mrs_fitrealtor/@fitrealtor_ or email Sebastian directly at investingopp@gmail.com.


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    • 51 min
    Becoming one of LA’s most popular on-air radio personalities | Christen Limon

    Becoming one of LA’s most popular on-air radio personalities | Christen Limon

    In this episode, we connect with Christen Limon, on-air radio personality at 97.1 AMP, a radio station in Los Angeles. Christen talks to us about how she went from working as a telephone operator to becoming an on-air radio host and working with the infamous Carson Daly!

    Things you will learn in this episode:


    How to stay authentic to yourself especially when working in the public space

    Why speaking up and sharing an unpopular opinion is critical to making your voice heard

    Why "starting from the bottom” isn’t necessarily a bad thing

    Why asking for constructive feedback can only make you better

    How to become a more effective storyteller by LISTENING well

    You can connect with Christen on Instagram/Twitter @christenlimon and listen to her on 97.1 AMP Mon-Fri: 9AM-2PM & Sat-Sun: 12PM-6PM.


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    • 35 min
    Raising over $50k for undocumented families | Andrea Flores & Shashi Jain, Techqueria

    Raising over $50k for undocumented families | Andrea Flores & Shashi Jain, Techqueria

    In this episode, we chat with Andrea and Shashi, Board Directors, about how they grew from a small meet-up to a non-profit serving the largest community of Latinx in tech.

    Things you will learn in this episode:


    How to take a grassroots approach to growing any organization.

    Why intersectionality is important and how to celebrate inclusion within the Latinx community.

    Why making an impact beyond the tech industry is critical to improving culture.

    How to take an intentional approach when leveraging your network through community organizations.

    Why effective mentorship is critical to career success in the tech space.


    You can learn more about Techqueria on Slack https://techqueria.slack.com/ or at techqueria.org. 


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    • 33 min

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Great podcast highlighting Latinx leaders. Thanks for focusing on such an important topic for our community!

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