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E107 - Donte Robinson And Rashon Nelson Talk About Entrepreneurship, Philly, And Project Elevate
February 17, 2020 08:20 AM PST
We hope you enjoy this special pop-up podcast episode. Gregory Nesmith, Founder of UNderdogstuff, recently started producing the first-ever Bridges to Wealth (B2W) podcast & blog series. B2W EPISODE 4: “Recently Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson (Entrepreneurs and Founders of Action Not Words) stopped by the Bridges To Wealth office to talk with Gregory Nesmith (Community Relations Director at B2W) about Project Elevate, entrepreneurship, and Philly. Plus, they talked with, three 12th graders from Paul Robeson High School and the B2W Youth Entrepreneurship Incubator, Aliah Harris, Kayla Daniels Redden, and Siani Ross. Donte and Rashon are the two men who were wrongfully arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks in April of 2018. They have decided to take a bad situation and turn it into something good. Donte and Rashon are launching a program called Project Elevate this year, in partnership with the City of Philadelphia and the Netter Center’s Bridges To Wealth program, that will help public high school students in Philadelphia learn about entrepreneurship.” B2W Podcast: www.bridges2wealth.org/podcasts B2W Blog: www.bridges2wealth.org/blog. Bridges To Wealth - Closing the wealth gap in Philly and beyond through education and opportunity. Bridges To Wealth is a non-profit organization based at the University of Pennsylvania. UPDATE: New episodes of the UNderdogstuff live show & podcast are coming back soon! www.UNderdogstuff.com.E106 - Can Two Different Schools Have One Brand?
November 17, 2019 07:13 AM PST
We hope you enjoy this special pop-up podcast episode. Gregory Nesmith, Founder of UNderdogstuff, recently started producing the first-ever Bridges to Wealth (B2W) podcast & blog series. B2W EPISODE 3: “Can Two Different Schools Have One Brand?” - BRIDGE BUILDERS SPOTLIGHT: Sam Palmer (12th Grader at Robeson High School) and Kieth Newman (Dean of Students at Robeson High School) stop by to share about tackling the challenge of two different schools creating one brand. CLOSING A GAP: Aliah Harris, Kayla Daniels Redden, and Sam Palmer (All 12th Graders at Robeson High School) share about their experiences as student entrepreneurs. And they share helpful tips for adults on how to be supportive to students with similar business and financial aspirations. PHILLY FOCUS: We end each episode with some fun Philly questions." B2W Podcast: https://www.bridges2wealth.org/podcasts B2W Blog: https://www.bridges2wealth.org/blog. Bridges To Wealth - Closing the wealth gap in Philly and beyond through education and opportunity. Bridges To Wealth is a non-profit organization based at the University of Pennsylvania. UPDATE: New episodes of the UNderdogstuff live show & podcast are coming back soon! www.UNderdogstuff.com.E105 - Behind, Behind The Scenes Sunday
October 13, 2019 02:21 PM PDT
"Behind, Behind The Scenes Sunday" - Let's hang out for a little bit. I'm testing a new camera, recording audio intros/outros for the launch of the Bridges To Wealth podcast, reflecting on being back in college, and thinking about how best to finish 2019. Side note, I'm still in shock that I finally learned how to work this audio and video equipment. The journey continues! The original video of this episode is on Youtube: https://youtu.be/zV4vEVKig18. ABOUT: UNderdogstuff Podcast: We explore the culture of entrepreneurship, financial freedom, and finding our way back home. It's personal, it's with our people, and it's UNscripted. Let's go on the journey together! Hosted by Gregory Nesmith, founder of UNderdogstuff, soon to be Wharton School alum, Bridges To Wealth Entrepreneurship Mentor & Teacher, and Philly native: www.GregoryNesmith.com.Episode 104 - Back Home And Back On The Lounge On WURD 96.1 FM PHILLY
October 04, 2019 04:59 AM PDT
Episode 104: "GUEST APPEARANCE: Back Home And Back On The Lounge On WURD 96.1 FM PHILLY" - I hope you enjoy this special pop-up podcast episode. Recently I was back on "The Lounge w/ Sincerely Syreeta" as a guest. The live interview is now an audio podcast episode. Episode Description: "Friend to the show Gregory Nesmith returned to The Lounge for a more in-depth discussion. He's recently been announced as an Entrepreneurship Mentor and Teacher for Bridges to Wealth program in Philly public high schools. He and Syreeta discussed this recent endeavor and his mission to empower the Underdogs of Philly and beyond." Plus, I share whether I'm going to stay in Philly or move back to NYC. Let me know what you think about the city I picked! The Lounge is live M-Th 7pm-10pm on WURD 96.1 FM PHILLY (www.WURDradio.com)! It's the Millennial's guide to Pop Culture and News. UPDATE: New episodes of UNderdogstuff® Live Show & Podcast coming soon! Underdogs exploring together the journey of entrepreneurship, financial freedom, and finding our way back home. Hosted by Gregory Nesmith. More info about UNderdogStuff® and Gregory on www.UNderdogstuff.com.Episode 103 - UNscripted Sunday Morning Thoughts
July 28, 2019 08:16 AM PDT
Episode 103: “UNscripted Sunday Morning Thoughts” - Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening; depending on what time you are listening to this episode. It is an impromptu Facebook Live / IG TV (Original Video Here: http://bit.ly/2Y6Qja1). I hope you enjoy this special pop-up podcast episode. What new projects are you working on this summer that has you all in and UNstoppable to make it happen? Click here https://gregorynesmith.com/contactme/ to share or email me at UNderdogstuff@GregoryNesmith.com. Let’s talk about it! UPDATE: New episodes of UNderdogstuff® Live Show & Podcast are coming back soon! UNconventional perspectives on making it in business and life. Underdogs talk entrepreneurship, the culture, and collective growth from all the UN angles. UNconventional, UNinhibited, UNforgettable… Hosted by Gregory Nesmith. More info about UNderdogStuff® and Gregory on https://gregorynesmith.com.Episode 102 - Talking UNconventional UNderdogstuff on The Lounge on WURD 96.1 FM PHILLY
June 30, 2019 05:18 AM PDT
Episode 102: “GUEST APPEARANCE: Talking UNconventional UNderdogstuff on The Lounge on WURD 96.1 FM PHILLY” - I hope you enjoy this special pop-up podcast episode. Last week I was a guest on The Lounge talking about wellbeing, wealth, and the culture. The live talk radio interview is now a podcast episode. And please check out The Lounge, hosted by Sincerely Syreeta, live M-Th 7pm-10pm on WURD 96.1 FM PHILLY (www.WURDradio.com)! It’s a millennial’s guide to pop culture and news.
April 24, 2019 10:07 AM PDT
Episode 101: “What’s Next For UNderdogStuff!?!” - This special pop-up episode is dedicated to pitching, persistence, and patience. Let’s keep going on this journey together. I applied to the Google Creators Program, REJECTED. Then TED Talk Residency Program, REJECTED. Next up, applying to Wharton’s Venture Initiative Program (VIP-C) for startups! It would help with the plan to evolve UNderdogStuff and continuing to make the most of my adventure in Philly. Application has been submitted. You’ll hear the audio of the informal pitch video that was required for the application (Video on YouTube too: https://youtu.be/3PUcNWmmuYU). No matter what happens...I’ll keep ya posted on the outcome. What’s something you are applying for or pitching this Spring / Summer? Let me know at @GregoryNesmith on Twitter or “Contact Me” page on www.GregoryNesmith.com. Thank you and appreciate you! UNDERDOGSTUFF® PODCAST - You know how we do. We share the inside scoop on how Underdogs find our reset buttons, again and again, until we successfully make it in business, in politics, and in life. We do it from all the “UN” angles...Unconventional, Uninhibited, Underreported, and more UNderdogStuff®! Let's keep coming up together! Hosted by Gregory Nesmith. More info about UNderdogStuff® and Gregory on https://gregorynesmith.com.Episode 100 - How To Live To 100 (Literally and Figuratively)!?!
February 04, 2019 07:30 AM PST
Episode 100: “How To Live To 100 (Literally and Figuratively)!?!” - This episode features the latest UNavoidable News, new list of UNlisted, a special Underdog Spotlight, and in-studio Asha Destiny Davis (Comedian & Writer) and Terrilynn Crawford (Producer & Podcaster). UNAVOIDABLE NEWS: A Black History Month POTUS throwback. UNLISTED aka “Better for Underdogs?”: Rachel Dolezal or Omarosa, Illmatic or Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, Old Kanye or Old Ben Carson, and Hellos or Goodbyes. UNDERDOG SPOTLIGHT: Shining it on UNderdogStuff® this special episode. How to make it to 100 in real life and podcasting too. Shout out to everyone that has gone with us on the journey of the first 100 episodes! Thank you and appreciate you! More to come later in 2019! UNDERDOGSTUFF® Live Radio Show & Podcast - You know how we do. We share the journey of how Underdogs successfully handle our business and our biznass! We do it from all the “UN” angles...UNcover, UNpack, UNlearn, and more UNderdogStuff®! Let's keep coming up and coming back together! Hosted by Gregory Nesmith. More info about UNderdogStuff® and Gregory on https://gregorynesmith.com.SPECIAL EPISODE: Vulnerability & Resetting Your Life
January 28, 2019 05:00 AM PST
It doesn’t happen often, but Tashima Jones did it. She turned me, normally the host and interviewer, into the interviewee. It’s different being on the other side. Shout out to Tashima! I enjoyed the opportunity to share about my personal journey, the topic of vulnerability, and UNderdogStuff® on the podcast “LifeClub w/ Tashima Jones.” You can subscribe to LifeClub podcast here: http://lifeclubwithtashimajones.libsyn.com. Here’s the episode’s full title and description: “Gregory Nesmith on Vulnerability & Resetting Your Life” - Vulnerability is key is leveling up in our lives. It simply means being present and unguarded in our daily existence. Speaking with Gregory Nesmith, the guy changing the philosophy of what it means to be an underdog revealed some simple yet profound truths about how to be vulnerable and the power that comes with it. We also speak about practical tips and tools on how to reset our lives. Get ready to experience change and transition on this episode of LifeClub.UNDERDOG SPOTLIGHT: The Grit, The Hustle, And The Fun Of Tech Startup Life w/ Dustin O’Dell
January 24, 2019 05:33 AM PST
UNDERDOG SPOTLIGHT: Special guest Dustin O’Dell, Founder & CEO of Evzdrop, stops by to talk about the grit, the hustle, and the fun of tech startup life. He has been in the New York startup scene since 2011, where he was 6th employee at ad-tech firm AdTheorent. Evzdrop (http://www.evzdrp.com) started in early 2017 and officially launched last month. Evzdrop is a new social music app that lets people go "live" with their favorite music, allowing friends and others to join-in and listen together in real-time, all while chatting, sharing pictures, videos and more. This interview was part of Episode 99 that is already available in your podcast feed. UNDERDOGSTUFF® Live Radio Show & Podcast - It's the journey of how Underdogs handle our business and our biznass! The UNavoidable, The UNpredictable, The UNstoppable, The UNsaid, The UNconventional, and more UNderdogStuff®. The Voice of the Underdog! Hosted by Gregory Nesmith. More info about UNderdogStuff® and Gregory on https://gregorynesmith.com.
Welcome to the UNderdogstuff podcast. Each episode explores how Philly's new entrepreneurs and investors navigate community, culture, and capital. It’s not easy, but together it is possible. The Philly startup community, PWE Venture Initiation Program members, and Gregory Nesmith (Wharton student & Philly native) share access to their real-life startup journey at the intersection of culture and capital.
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African Proverb. Let’s go on the journey together! The podcast launched in November 2016, has over 27,000 downloads, 100+ episodes, and often recorded live online or FM radio.
Podcast Host: Gregory Nesmith, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO of UNderdogstuff, Philly native, member of Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship's Incubator, Community Relations Director & Entrepreneurship Mentor at Bridges To Wealth, and soon to be Wharton School alum.
Podcast Host: Gregory Nesmith, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO of UNderdogstuff, Philly native, member of Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship's Incubator, Community Relations Director & Entrepreneurship Mentor at Bridges To Wealth, and soon to be Wharton School alum. www.GregoryNesmith.com
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