Heart of the Hustle: Turn Your Side Hustle into a Small Business

Monique Chatman

Are you an entrepreneur at heart with the mind of a hustler? This podcast will help you shorten the learning curve of turning your side hustle into a profitable small business so that you support yourself and your community. Come see why going into business for yourself may be your best course of action for reform after incarceration. Hosted by Coach Mo aka Mo’Tivation, an award-winning entrepreneur with an unconventional business background. Segments include interviews with business gurus and community leaders. Powered by JazzCast Pros. read less

5 Secrets to Finding the Perfect Name for Your Business
May 22 2023
5 Secrets to Finding the Perfect Name for Your Business
Ep. 5 Are you struggling to find the perfect name for your new business? Do you want to avoid the common pitfalls and mistakes that can ruin your brand image? If so, this episode is for you! In this episode of Heart of the Hustle Podcast, Coach Mo'Tivation covers everything from clarifying your brand essence, checking availability, registering your name, and testing it with your target audience. You’ll learn why your business name is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as an entrepreneur, and how to make sure it reflects your values, personality, and vision. You’ll also hear some examples of successful and unsuccessful business names, and what you can learn from them. Whether you’re launching a new product, service, or company, this episode will help you find a name that will make a powerful impression on your customers and set you apart from your competitors.    Free Resources: Business Name Worksheet Sample Pitch Deck  Operating Agreement for Single Member LLC DM Me @thegroomroommensspa • Instagram     Thank you to our Sponsors: 1. Groom Room Men's Spa & Lounge 215 Tremont St, Rochester, NY Door #8 2. Textures Beauty Bar 2352 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606  (585) 426-8336 3. Business Brunch Expo June 25 in Rochester, NY. Get tickets on Eventbrite  Produced + Edited by JazzCast Pros   Other Episodes You'll Enjoy How to Create a Winning Business Plan with Rumella Cameron How I Won $15K Business Pitch Competition Saving AJ: Creating a Village of Support for Parents with Nyeshia Gibson | Getting Real with Bossy   Music from #Uppbeat  https://uppbeat.io/t/dread-pitt/dangerous https://uppbeat.io/t/mountaineer/lets-go   Don’t forget to like, comment, and share this episode with your friends and network. Let me know what type of business name you're leaning towards and if you have any questions. I’d love to hear from you. 😊
LLC, Corporation or Partnership? How to Choose the Right Business Structure
May 17 2023
LLC, Corporation or Partnership? How to Choose the Right Business Structure
Ep 4. Dive into the pros and cons of different business formations. From sole proprietorship to partnerships, Coach Mo'Tivation breaks down the advantages and disadvantages of each structure and important questions to consider before making a decision. But just when you think you have a clear understanding, Monique drops a bombshell story about a partnership gone wrong, leaving you wondering what happens next. Whether you are just starting out or looking to scale up your hustle, this episode will give you the tools and tips you need to set up your business for success. Grasp the essential nature of picking the right business structure for a thriving enterprise. Evaluate the potential rewards and drawbacks of sole proprietorship and partnerships. Uncover the advantages of establishing an LLC, such as personal asset security. Delve into the unique characteristics of C Corporations and their funding possibilities. Appreciate the value of a well-crafted operating agreement for efficient business management.   Free Resources: Sample Pitch Deck  Operating Agreement for Single Member LLC DM Me @thegroomroommensspa • Instagram     Thank you to our Sponsors: 1. Groom Room Men's Spa & Lounge 215 Tremont St, Rochester, NY Door #8 2. Textures Beauty Bar 2352 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606  (585) 426-8336 3. Riverside.fm, the leading platform to record studio quality podcasts remotely. Visit Riverside.FM and use promo code JAZZYCAST to get 2 HOURS of FREE Remote recording and 15% off a membership plan.   Produced + Edited by JazzCast Pros   Music from #Uppbeat  https://uppbeat.io/t/dread-pitt/dangerous https://uppbeat.io/t/mountaineer/lets-go   Don’t forget to like, comment, and share this episode with your friends and network. Let me know what type of business formation you're leaning towards and if you have any questions. I’d love to hear from you. 😊 The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:01 - Introduction, 00:02:19 - Freelancing, 00:05:59 - Sole Proprietorship, 00:11:54 - Partnership, 00:16:42 - Lessons Learned, 00:17:50 - Business Partnership Structures, 00:19:20 - Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), 00:23:14 - C Corporations, 00:27:31 - Business Plan and Credit,   Other Episodes You'll Enjoy How I Won the $5K Business Pitch Competition | How to Create a Winning Business Plan with Rumella Cameron Getting Real with Bossy | a podcast for women who OWN Business   #heartofthehustle #shemeansbusiness #pitchcompetition #femaleentrepreneur #groomroommensspa #lovemonkeybeards #jazzcastpros #Blackvoices #Businessformation #LLC #Corporation #Partnership
How I Won $15K Business Pitch Competition
Apr 30 2023
How I Won $15K Business Pitch Competition
Ep. 3 I just won the 2023 She Means Business pitch competition and $5,000 for the Groom Room Men’s Spa & Lounge! My first pitch opportunity awarded for $10,000! Let me show you how I did it. Tune in and get ready to be inspired and motivated by my journey of winning one of the best pitching competitions for female entrepreneurs in 2023. 🙌 You'll learn the three types of pitches that you can prepare your business for and how confidence and through knowledge of your business are key to a successful pitch with investors. Resources: Sample Pitch Deck  Free Pitch Deck Audit! DM Me @thegroomroommensspa • Instagram   Thank you to our Sponsors: Pretty N Pink Beauty on Instagram @prettynpinkbeautyy  Dispute Panda www.DisputePanda.comThe #1 AI credit repair software. Groom Room Men's Spa & Lounge 215 Tremont St, Rochester, NY Door #8   This episode is supported by Riverside.fm, the leading platform to record studio quality audio or video podcasts. Visit Riverside.FM and use promo code JAZZYCAST to get 2 HOURS of FREE Remote recording and 15% off a membership plan. Produced + Edited by JazzCast Pros   Music from #Uppbeat  https://uppbeat.io/t/dread-pitt/dangerous https://uppbeat.io/t/mountaineer/lets-go   Don’t forget to like, comment, and share this episode with your friends and network. Let me know what you think of my pitch and what tips you have for pitching your own business. I’d love to hear from you. 😊   Other Episodes You'll Enjoy Hustlers Make the Best Entrepreneurs How to Create a Winning Business Plan with Rumella Cameron $985 Million in Funding Available Through the SBA | Beauty Boss Millionaire   #heartofthehustle #shemeansbusiness #pitchcompetition #femaleentrepreneur #groomroommensspa #lovemonkeybeards #jazzcastpros #Blackvoices
How to Create a Winning Business Plan with Rumella Cameron
Apr 24 2023
How to Create a Winning Business Plan with Rumella Cameron
Ep. 2 This is my fifth year in business and I'm still in my "Building Season" because there are some things in my business plan that have to be re-worked or eliminated to stay profitable. Thankfully I have Rumella Cameron, CEO & Founder of Converse Business Solutions LLC to help us navigate it all.   A business plan is a written document that describes your business idea, your goals, your strategies, your market analysis, your financial projections and your operational plan. It’s not just a document that you create once and forget about it. It’s a living document that you update and revise as your business evolves and grows. 3 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan: A business plan helps you validate your business idea. It forces you to do your research and test your assumptions. It helps you identify your target market, your unique selling proposition, your competitive advantage and your potential challenges. It also helps you estimate how much money you need to start and run your business, and how much revenue you can expect to generate. A business plan helps you secure funding. Whether you’re looking for a bank loan, an angel investor, a venture capitalist or a crowdfunding campaign, you need to show them that you have a viable and profitable business idea. A business plan provides them with the information they need to evaluate your business opportunity and decide whether to invest in it or not. A business plan helps you set and communicate goals. A business plan gives you a clear direction and a roadmap for achieving your objectives. It helps you prioritize your tasks, allocate your resources, measure your progress and adjust your strategies as needed. It also helps you communicate your vision and mission to your team members, partners, customers and stakeholders. A business plan is not just a nice-to-have document; it’s a must-have document for any serious entrepreneur who wants to start and grow a successful business. If you need help with writing or updating your business plan, I have some good news for you. Conversance has created a free template that you can download via the resource link below.   Resources: 90 Day Planner Workbook - Free Download Conversance is your one-stop agency partner for business solutions, including virtual assistant support, business planning, business development, bookkeeping and financial services, task management, and more! www.conversance.biz rumella@conversance.biz   Thank you to our Sponsors: Pretty N Pink Beauty on Instagram @prettynpinkbeautyy  Dispute Panda www.DisputePanda.comThe #1 AI credit repair software. Groom Room Men's Spa & Lounge 215 Tremont St, Rochester, NY Door #8   This episode is supported by Riverside.fm, the leading platform to record studio quality audio or video podcasts. Visit Riverside.FM and use promo code JAZZYCAST to get 2 HOURS of FREE Remote recording and 15% off a membership plan.   Produced + Edited by JazzCast Pros   Music from #Uppbeat  https://uppbeat.io/t/dread-pitt/dangerous https://uppbeat.io/t/mountaineer/lets-go