Hunker Down with Business Masters During Social Distancing
While we all practice social distancing, work remotely and spend more time at home, it’s an opportunity for independent learning and personal development through informational YouTube videos, self-help books, and podcasts. If you feel like you’re spinning your wheels, professionally, during this time of social distancing, minority business owners and entrepreneurs can tune in to hear tech and energy CEO and private equity investor, Solomon Ali, interview some of today’s most notable figures from the worlds of motivation, finance and entrepreneurship, by downloading his MBA: Minority Business Access on itunes or wherever you download your podcasts.
We’re talking heavy hitters like international motivational speaker and New York Times bestselling author Les Brown, co-founder of Constant Contact Alec Stern, Married to Medicine star Lisa Nicole Cloud, billionaire purpose coach Chris Ryan 9yes, he is a personal coach to billionaires); and co-creator of Beats by Dre and inventor of Monster Cable, Noel Lee.
Episodes offer practical tips on scaling a business from its bootstrap phase to raising capital and scaling operations to staying motivated, finding higher purpose and turning inspired ideas into a high net worth, The podcast also covers the steps to taking a company public, selling shares and building a rock solid retirement plan.
Episodes of MBA: Minority Business Access podcast are currently downloadable wherever you access your podcasts or at the podcast’s blog. Listen and learn from leaders and innovators to distract from COVID-19 anxiety and apply their wisdom and practical tools to drive your venture forward, or perhaps to get your own business idea off the ground.
You will hear detailed stories of, both, hardship and success. The road to becoming a successful entrepreneur is fraught with trials and challenges, especially with limited capital and resources. In this podcast, host Solomon Ali advises listeners on how to avoid common pitfalls, so you can thrive in business.
Learn all you need to know about gaining access to capital to jumpstart your entrepreneurial success. Business wiz Solomon Ali provides the step-by-step guide, inspiration, and encouragement to raise capital and move forward with your goals.
Each episode addresses areas of concern and opportunity for, both, new and established businesses. The MBA podcast covers topics such as Corporation Set Up, Employee/Payroll Management, Business Credit and Capital Raises, Taxes, and Insurance to name a few. For more established businesses, the MBA podcast explores topics such as Expansion, Increased Working Capital, Investments, Regulatory Issues, Insurance, Private vs. Public structure, and Exit Strategies for small business owners and their investors.
MBA: Minority Business Access podcast host Solomon Ali scales companies across healthcare, technology, and energy sectors through the acquisition of funding and management consulting. Of the less than twenty African American-owned publicly traded companies in the U.S., Mr. Ali, has held a seat on the board-of-directors of three of these companies. Mr. Ali and his team of consultants have collectively managed and successfully closed more than 140 mergers and acquisitions. He has served as CEO of private equity company Rainco Industries, whereby he has generated $100 million in assets for his various companies and arranged more than $250 million in structured investment capital and financing throughout his career in finance.
Companies established with Solomon’s efforts and expertise across tech and energy sectors have earned more than $118 million in gross sales revenue in the past year, alone. Mr. Ali is CEO of NDR Energy Group, one of the largest minority- owned energy companies in the United States, and owner of multiple technology patents licensed exclusively through licensor EyeTalk 365.
Garon Cockrell is the Founder and Editor of Pop Culture Beast and host of The Pop Culture Beast Show. He founded the site over seven years ago to have a place on the internet to write about the things he loved. Since then, Garon has become a best-selling author (Demonic and Other Tales), an award winning screenwriter (Best Screenplay 2013 Motor City Nightmares Film Festival), and a cast member on the top rated podcast, Never Not Funny.