S2E16: Laideen Dockery x Laideen & Co. x “I Want To Make Millions”

Sep

24

2018

S2E16: Laideen Dockery x Laideen & Co. x “I Want To Make Millions”

This week’s guest is Laideen Dockery, a licensed advisor and founder of a firm that provides a holistic approach to financial planning within the Greater Toronto Area. She is committed to teaching financial literacy and building generational wealth within the community. Laideen is truly passionate about providing solutions to attaining financial freedom and in this […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E15: Jermaine Elliott x Recording Artist x “Send For Me”

Aug

06

2018

S2E15: Jermaine Elliott x Recording Artist x “Send For Me”

On this week’s episode we had the pleasure of having an amazing conversation with Jermaine Elliott. Jermaine is a New York base multi-talented artist who also released his most anticipated EP today titled “Send For Me”. He shared his story and his trials and tribulations thus far in the industry. He’s been in the game […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E14: Mortgages By Nik  x Mrs. Money Baggs x “I Believe In Education With A Purpose”

Jul

16

2018

S2E14: Mortgages By Nik x Mrs. Money Baggs x “I Believe In Education With A Purpose”

On this week’s episode we sat with the one and only Nicolle Williams aka “Mrs Money Baggs”! Nicolle is an experienced mortgage agent in the GTA. She’s the founder of the firm Mortgages by Nik. In our conversation, we covered her passion for the financial industry and what triggered her love for finance and entrepreneurship. […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E13: Eden Hagos x Founder of Black Foodie “Start With What You Got”

Jun

17

2018

S2E13: Eden Hagos x Founder of Black Foodie “Start With What You Got”

This week we had the chance to have a hearty conversation with Eden Hagos. The founder of Black Foodie; your go-to media company that encompasses food and culture through a black lens. She shares with us her journey to launching her business, which was propelled by her passion for food and storytelling. Eden provides insight […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E12: Femi Lawson x Culture Curator x “Fine Boy No Pimples Just Dimples”

Jun

03

2018

S2E12: Femi Lawson x Culture Curator x “Fine Boy No Pimples Just Dimples”

On this week’s episode we speak with Femi Lawson aka Baba Femi aka “Fine Boy No Pimples Just Dimples” himself! He opens up about how he drew inspiration from his culture and life experience to create an impactful brand. Femi is a Nigerian raised in Toronto, who’s talents range from being an artist, host and […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E11: Komi, Donisha & Kells x “We Have A Right To Be Right”

May

20

2018

S2E11: Komi, Donisha & Kells x “We Have A Right To Be Right”

On this week’s episode we had the honor and a great opportunity to sit with Komi Olaf, Donisha Prendergast and Kelly Fyffe-Marshall who have courageously and gracefully shared the unfortunate “Racist” incident

...CONTINUE READING
S2E10: Lissa Monet x Founder of Luxelife x “Run Me My Money”

May

06

2018

S2E10: Lissa Monet x Founder of Luxelife x “Run Me My Money”

On this week’s episode we had the pleasure of having a dope conversation with the one and only Lissa Monet. She’s an all around exceptional woman and is a globally known Dj.

...CONTINUE READING
S2E9: Justin Mob x Digital Marketing Strategist For Plastic Surgeons x “You Gotta Be Able To Finesse”

Apr

22

2018

S2E9: Justin Mob x Digital Marketing Strategist For Plastic Surgeons x “You Gotta Be Able To Finesse”

On this week’s episode, we had the pleasure of having an in-depth conversation with Justin Mob.

...CONTINUE READING
S2E8: The Shelah Marie x Curvy Curly Conscious x ” Be Nice Or Be Nasty”

Apr

08

2018

S2E8: The Shelah Marie x Curvy Curly Conscious x ” Be Nice Or Be Nasty”

This week we had the chance to sit down The Shelah Marie! A Florida trailblazer native while she spent some time in Canada.

...CONTINUE READING
S2E7: Thierry Lindor x ReMax Griffintown & InfluenceOrbis

Mar

25

2018

S2E7: Thierry Lindor x ReMax Griffintown & InfluenceOrbis

This week we had the chance to sit down Thierry Lindor! A MAJOR trailblazer in Canada. He’s the owner of Remax Griffintown in Montreal and founder of Influence Orbis;The #1 Canadian Influencer and entrepreneurship conference which brings together executives, entrepreneurs, students, creatives and individuals of influence from across the Globe. Thierry is one of those […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E6: Aiesha Robinson x Born To Rise x “It Started From Me Feeling A Way”

Mar

11

2018

S2E6: Aiesha Robinson x Born To Rise x “It Started From Me Feeling A Way”

We had the chance to have a conversation with the beautiful Aiesha Robinson. She opened up about some challenges she experienced growing up and how her resilience led her to launch her own nonprofit called Born To Rise! She has been featured as a model in numerous marketing campaigns and is a voice to be […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E4: Nalie Agustin x The Nalie Show x “It’s not about surviving cancer, but thriving”

Feb

25

2018

S2E4: Nalie Agustin x The Nalie Show x “It’s not about surviving cancer, but thriving”

The Serve had a the opportunity to have a moving conversation with Nalie Agustin. She’s a talk show host, Youtuber, public speaker, and a breast cancer thriver! Nalie is truly a breath of fresh air, her positive energy is infectious! She shares with us her journey about the inception of her blog  and how it […]

...CONTINUE READING
Consistency is Key, Build a Routine!

Feb

14

2018

Consistency is Key, Build a Routine!

Do you remember when we were kids and our parents or caregivers had us on a schedule? We woke up a certain time everyday and went to bed at the same time every night. Our daily activities were all counted for. Now the irony behind that, is that the older and more independent we get […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E3: Chef Jae-Anthony x Seasoned Dreams x “They Kicked Me Out, 6 Weeks In”

Feb

11

2018

S2E3: Chef Jae-Anthony x Seasoned Dreams x “They Kicked Me Out, 6 Weeks In”

The Serve had the pleasure of heading to Montreal and sit down with one of the most talked about Chefs of the city, Chef Jae-Anthony.

...CONTINUE READING
S2E2: Mihami Shash x Neïcy x “Learn To Unlearn”

Jan

28

2018

S2E2: Mihami Shash x Neïcy x “Learn To Unlearn”

  This week we had the opportunity to sit with Mihami, she is the owner and founder of Neïcy Shop, a successful online modest boutique shop. She shared with us on how she came up with the idea of modest fashion as an online boutique and the challenges that she’s faced so far in the […]

...CONTINUE READING
S2E1: David Bremang x FoundMissing x “When I Get That Mill I’ll Do It”

Jan

14

2018

S2E1: David Bremang x FoundMissing x “When I Get That Mill I’ll Do It”

It’s a new year and we’re back for a new season! Take a listen to the first episode of season 2 with David Bremang. We sit down with the founder of FoundMissing, a multi-platform service that allow brand experiences to live on and offline.

...CONTINUE READING
3 Ways To Welcome A New Year

Jan

04

2018

3 Ways To Welcome A New Year

Happy New Year Servers! It’s 2018 and there’s always a little adjustment period we all go through before fully entering a new year and that’s what we’re here to help you with. Although we believe in the motto “preparation prevents poor performance” it’s never too late to get focused!

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 10: Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! Season One Finale

Dec

18

2017

Ep 10: Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! Season One Finale

On this week’s episode, we discuss some of our favorite moments from season one of The Serve Podcast. We also share what we’ve learned from our experience thus far and provide you with some tips about how to tackle the new year with the mindset of success!  

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 9: Be inspired with Benny Bing

Dec

03

2017

Ep 9: Be inspired with Benny Bing

On this week’s episode we sit down with the one and only, Benny Bing. He is a Toronto based artist of Nigerian descent. His distinct ability to capture emotion with bright colours on each of his subjects has garnered him a strong following and has distinguished his brand immensely. Benny shares with us the power […]

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 8: Co-Founder Mohammed Drops Plentea of Gems for Entrepreneurs. Part 2

Nov

12

2017

Ep 8: Co-Founder Mohammed Drops Plentea of Gems for Entrepreneurs. Part 2

On this week’s episode, we sit down with Mohammed Bin-Yahya the Co-Founder of Plentea Tea Bar. He shares how his dreams and creativity fueled him to launch one of the top tea bars in the country. He shares his journey to entrepreneurship and how taking risks has contributed to his success. Mohammed dives into what […]

...CONTINUE READING
Clarity Breeds Mastery

Oct

30

2017

Clarity Breeds Mastery

There is a common experience that occurs when one is trying to launch a new venture. Oftentimes, the vision may feel clear, however the plan of execution is a bit scattered. We’ve all experienced this, but I’ve discovered three key tools that can help you when facing this issue. Tip 1: Create a plan and […]

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 7: Co-founder Tariq Gives Plentea of Advice to New Entrepreneurs. Part 1

Oct

30

2017

Ep 7: Co-founder Tariq Gives Plentea of Advice to New Entrepreneurs. Part 1

This week, The Serve sits down to have an engaging conversation with Tariq Al Barwani, the co-owner of the Plentea Tea Bar located in Toronto. He shares with us his transition from being an engineer to co-creating one of the most unique tea drinking experiences in Canada! In this episode, we cover what inspired Tariq […]

...CONTINUE READING
Cancer Doesn’t Always Win

Oct

29

2017

Cancer Doesn’t Always Win

The month of October is dedicated for breast cancer awareness. If you are on social media or any other platform you probably notice several charity events bringing awareness happening around you.

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 6: Journey to entrepreneurship with Co-Founder of Hotboxx- Amen Ghebre

Oct

23

2017

Ep 6: Journey to entrepreneurship with Co-Founder of Hotboxx- Amen Ghebre

On this week’s episode of The Serve Podcast, we had the pleasure to sit down and have a conversation with Amen Ghebre, the co-founder of Hotboxx. Amen shared his journey to entrepreneurship as well as his move from Toronto to Dubai. Within two years of business, Hotboxx went from being a successful food truck business […]

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 5: Serving Your Network

Oct

14

2017

Ep 5: Serving Your Network

This week’s episode of The Serve is an official introduction to each co-host; Suzy, Christelle and Fev. Get to know who we are and what brought us to this point together to create The Serve. We dive into our personal journeys and tips to help you leverage your network.  

...CONTINUE READING
Beauty & Power of a Conversation

Oct

05

2017

Beauty & Power of a Conversation

Have you ever had a conversation that you wished never ended? Have you ever been with a friend(s) that can hold a conversation about any and every topic under the moon?

...CONTINUE READING
Top 5 Black Leaders in Tech to Watch

Sep

28

2017

Top 5 Black Leaders in Tech to Watch

There are tons of entrepreneurs working hard at launching successful businesses! Today I celebrate all the ones I have been keeping my eye one for the past few years and are killing it. Check them out!

...CONTINUE READING
Set Your Brand Apart

Sep

27

2017

Set Your Brand Apart

I came across a quote yesterday by the motivational speaker Lisa Nichols and she said “ Serve the Market Like It’s Never Been Served Before” and for obvious reasons it resonated with me in more ways than one.

...CONTINUE READING
Flex Your Network

Sep

26

2017

Flex Your Network

One of the reasons that moved me to co-create and contribute to  The Serve Podcast was a lack of support I saw amongst entrepreneurs of colour. It’s a constant struggle to be seen and valued as equal in society.

...CONTINUE READING
The Lost Art of Relationship Building

Sep

20

2017

The Lost Art of Relationship Building

If you had the chance to listen to our podcast (hopefully it’s a yes for most of you), although our guests are all in different fields, you will notice some similarities in their journey.

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 3: Conversations With A Creative, Felton Brown

Sep

18

2017

Ep 3: Conversations With A Creative, Felton Brown

It’s not uncommon that a child’s love for art goes unnoticed. Fortunately for our guest it was quite the opposite.

...CONTINUE READING
Too Late For The iPhone 8?

Sep

14

2017

Too Late For The iPhone 8?

Fall is creeping up on us and we’re all getting excited about fall fashion! Needless to say technology has become apart of fashion and Apple has led a lot of trends. Calm down all you Apple hype beasts, the last update to iPhone was extremely underwhelming and highly disappointing.

...CONTINUE READING
Disconnect To Reconnect!

Sep

12

2017

Disconnect To Reconnect!

Communicating amongst each other is a lot easier than ever before, regardless of our location. We have technology to thank for that. Life has become a lot easier with electronic devices. However, we live in an era where we find ourselves constantly glued to our devices specifically our cell phones. There is a strong dichotomy […]

...CONTINUE READING
Fenty Beauty, Her Empire Expands

Sep

11

2017

Fenty Beauty, Her Empire Expands

In case you haven’t heard, Rihanna has launched her long awaited cosmetic beauty line; Fenty Beauty! The marketing campaign clearly reflected that the brand prioritized diversity. The collection consists of 40 different shades of foundation, which is extremely rare for new makeup lines. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Rihanna explains her reasoning for the […]

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 2: To Rent or Buy? Real Estate Talks with Stephanie Rebello

Sep

10

2017

Ep 2: To Rent or Buy? Real Estate Talks with Stephanie Rebello

Join the conversation with The Serve and Stephanie Rebello, founder and CEO of Stephanie Rebello Reality, as we get to know more about her. In this episode we talk about the current real estate market and whether you should buy or sell and many other topics. Follow Stephanie Rebello on ig: @stephopensdoors www.stephanierebello.com  

...CONTINUE READING
Ep 1: Conversations With A Boss Chick

Sep

03

2017

Ep 1: Conversations With A Boss Chick

Let’s talk about boss moves! We sit down with CEO and founder of Jeluxxe Lifestyle Solutions, Janeen.

...CONTINUE READING
The Need To See

Sep

03

2017

The Need To See

The first time I was on a plane I was nine years old, crossing the Atlantic Ocean from Africa. For me as crazy as that might sound but what I felt at that time was great, that feeling of eagerness the excitement of exploring the unknown, being completely out of your comfort zone. I literally […]

...CONTINUE READING
Elevate Your Tribe!

Sep

03

2017

Elevate Your Tribe!

Your network of friends should reflect who you are and where you are striving to be. Regardless of where you are in life, it is incumbent that the company you keep elevates you in some way. If you are a young professional focused on moving up the corporate ladder, you need to find a mentor […]

...CONTINUE READING
Hurricane Harvey

Sep

03

2017

Hurricane Harvey

 As search and rescue continues, there are some hazards to consider such as flooded houses that have been abandoned with power and electricity still running, you get the picture; explosion waiting to happen. In addition, as a result of the flood a subsequent explosion at a chemical plants puts the public health and safety at […]

...CONTINUE READING
F.U.B.U

Aug

30

2017

F.U.B.U

Issa Rae and Melina Matsoukas in their Los Angeles office. Photographs by Patrick Ecclesine. A few years ago the future of good black television was looking grim after the end of Girlfriends, The Game (before BET picked it up), My Wife and Kids and Chapelle Show just to name a few. Coming out of highschool […]

...CONTINUE READING