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  • Portrait of Nina & Benaiah Barango

    September 4, 2023

    The Finale with The Founders of SoPlugged

    Nina & Benaiah Barango

    On the final episode of Season 1 of The Business Mindset Podcast, Nina and Benaiah Barango discuss their journey in building SoPlugged - an online directory connecting customers to Black-owned businesses across Canada.

  • Portrait of Fope Nkwocha

    August 28, 2023

    Building a Successful Business as a Multi-Hyphenate

    Fope Nkwocha

    In our latest episode, we chat with Fope Nkwocha, a content creator, podcast host, small business marketing strategist, and ex-Google SMB lead. She talks about running multiple businesses, the challenges of niching down as a multi-hyphenate, and helping small business owners work on their businesses.

  • Portrait of Toks Ayinla

    August 21, 2023

    From $30,000 in Debt to Becoming a Best-Selling Author

    Toks Ayinla

    In our latest episode, we chat with Toks Ayinla, a strategist, speaker and best-selling author. In 2019, Toks quit her full-time job (with no savings) to pursue her passion and became an entrepreneur. During the journey, she wound up $30,000 in debt, which she is now on the other side of. Listen to this episode to hear her inspiring story of how she has built a successful business for over 4 years.

  • Portrait of Dewunmi Awoye

    August 14, 2023

    Building Brand Identities with Timothy Paul Designs

    Dewunmi Awoye

    In our latest episode, we chat with Dewunmi Amoye, Founder of Timothy Paul Design, a service-first design studio with big ideas. From his education in design to his focus on working with small businesses, Dewunmi provides valuable insights and practical advice for entrepreneurs looking to establish a strong brand identity. We discuss his dedication to helping businesses develop a unique and cohesive brand identity that effectively communicates their values, message, and personality to their target audience. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to revamp your brand, this episode provides practical advice and inspiration for success.

  • Portrait of Tomi Salami

    August 7, 2023

    A Female Founder in a Male-Dominated Industry

    Tomi Salami

    In this episode, we chat with Tomi Salami, co-founder of SheisFem, a business that empowers women and educates young girls about financial literacy. We discuss her personal journey to financial comfort, the challenges faced as a female founder in a male-dominated industry, and the importance of helping women become intentional with their finances. For all the women working hard, supporting others, running businesses and guiding the next generation, this episode is for you!

  • Portrait of Yvonne Ben

    July 31, 2023

    Inside the journey of The Kscope

    Yvonne Ben

    In this episode, we chat with Yvonne Ben, founder of The Kscope, a business that celebrates African fashion, food and culture in Canada. From embracing her love for African fashion to expanding her business beyond the GTA and supporting entrepreneurs, Yvonne’s story is filled with valuable insights and relatable anecdotes that will motivate and inspire you to follow your dreams. She also shares an inspiring and entertaining perspective on adaptability, collaboration, and pursuing one’s passion, drawing from her experience navigating the ups and downs of building a business with resilience and determination. Whether you’re interested in African fashion, networking and partnerships, or simply looking for a good laugh, this episode is a must-listen.

  • Portrait of Deinye Eporwei

    July 24, 2023

    From Tech Startup to Skin Care Products: Transitioning My Hobby to a Business

    Deinye Eporwei

    Thinking of turning the things you love doing into a side hustle or a business? In our latest episode, Deinye Eporwei talks about transitioning from building a tech startup to starting a business from her hobby. We also discuss delegation, the tax benefits of being a sole proprietor and all the things you need to transition your hobby to a business.

  • Portrait of Marilyn & Kennedy

    July 17, 2023

    Taking Risks and Running Multiple Businesses in Canada

    Marilyn & Kennedy

    Thinking of starting a Nigerian food business in Canada? In our latest episode, Marilyn & Kennedy share lessons from running a Nigerian restaurant and a luxury hair business in Ottawa. We talk about taking risks, dealing with negative customer reviews, pricing your products correctly, and scaling up your business. Tune in on your favourite podcast platforms and learn how to run multiple businesses successfully.

  • Portrait of Rukayat Egbeyemi

    July 10, 2023

    Dealing with Burnout - Taking a Break From My Business & My Job

    Rukayat Egbeyemi

    Tired of feeling guilty for not being able to balance your full-time job, business, and relationships? Join us at The Business Mindset Podcast as we discuss the challenges of being an entrepreneur and the struggle of finding balance. Our latest episode features Rukayat Eyegbemi, the founder of Ashabi, who shares her journey of turning her passion into a business during a pandemic and the lessons she has learned along the way. Tune in and learn how to make your business thrive without sacrificing your well-being!

  • Portrait of Leon Suave

    July 3, 2023

    How I Manifested my DJ'ing and Event Space Business

    Leon Suave

    In this episode, we talk to Leon Suave, a producer, DJ and event space owner in the GTA. He talks about how he manifested both businesses, the struggles of running an event space in Toronto and the mistakes he made starting out both businesses.