In this special bonus episode, New York Times best-selling author, writer, podcaster and speaker Luvvie Ajayi announces the launch of her eSchool, The Do-Better Academy (DBA). It’s her online school focusing on teaching people how to thrive in business and career. DBA will have a series of courses with the mission of giving students actionable and concrete takeaways they can use to do-better in their work. Her first course, Intro to Public Speaking launches next week!
Learn The Craft (with Ruth E. Carter) - Episode 30
In this episode, Luvvie and Academy Award Winner Ruth E. Carter have a heart to heart about what it really takes to be the best in your field. Ruth shares stories about her grind, her grit and the glow up. Her work–ethic and ability to be a good listener are just a few of the foundations of the career she built over the years that bought her home an Oscar for Costume Design in 2018 for the blockbuster, Black Panther.
Own Your Character (with Thasunda Brown Duckett) - Episode 29
In this special episode, Luvvie has a candid conversation with Thasunda Brown Duckett, CEO of Chase Consumer Banking. They talk about showing up as your full self, even in corporate settings, rising through the ranks and her clarity about her purpose. Thasunda is passionate about ensuring that Black women are able to build wealth, and that is why she champions Currency Conversations.
Be a Legend (with Marsai Martin) - Episode 28
In this episode, Luvvie is feeling good about all the love in her new social network called LuvvNation! She rants about doing our due diligence in business, and she spotlights Divine Flavor Catering, her favorite Nigerian food restaurant. She then chats with Marsai Martin, the youngest Executive Producer in Hollywood history.
Keep Building (with Damon Young) - Episode 27
In this episode, Luvvie is feeling good about all the love she got from an international contingent during her Dublin trip to Keynote “Creating Authentic Brand Stories” at the ICF Headquarters (International Coach Federation) as well as how being on that stage validated her work. She rants about archaic, annoying voicemail and how getting rid of it was one of the top things she’s done for self-care in 2019. And she spotlights Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, a true leader whose mission to help women make better financial decisions is aspirational and accessible. Then, Luvvie kicks it with VSB’s (Very Smart Brothas) Damon
Young about life, words and his new book, What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays.