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Yep, Brenda is kind of a big deal!

So, we had to have her back for a 2nd dose with X.T.C. to take the conversation to the next level.

It’s about taking your entrepreneurial aspirations to the next level.

She will impact, influence and inspire our listeners to stop playing small, rock the boat…

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You may have a main gig or a job, but you always want something ‘on the side’ to diversity your talents, expand your capacity, and bring in the Benjamins $$$$.

Join our conversation with Brenda Cotto, a serial entrepreneur who is running multiple successful companies simultaneously.

She worked …

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[‘DING DING DING’]

“FIGHT!” …

Round 2 of the #Collaboration VS. #Delegation debate between the X (Xaulanda) and the T (Tristian) of our crew gets underway in this episode of The Entrepreneur’s Trip, as the C (Chris) attempts to referee this championship bout.

Tune in to this MUST WATCH matchup…

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(1.) Discipline - (2.) Execution - (3.) Commitment

These are the 3 things entrepreneurs often lose sight of, according to Joseph Simmons, Founder & CEO of The Center for Micro-Entrepreneurial Training (CMET).

Joe joins us for a second episode to further explore what makes entrepreneurs successful…

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August is Black Business Month!

So, X.T.C. sat down with Joseph “Joe” Simmons, CEO & Founder of the Center for Micro-Entrepreneurial Training (CMET) to take a trip in U.S. history to better understand the current changes in the trajectory of black businesses.

Beyond a moment of integration or …

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Whether you know him as Jamar, Sincere, or Sin, one thing is for sure – he is ‘too legit, to quit!”

Whether it is in starting his business, intentionally nurturing creative collaborations, or being a hands-on Dad, it’s about sharing knowledge, building a network, and investing in your net worth. …

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A true Renaissance man, Jamar wears many hats – serial entrepreneur, rapper, songwriter, photographer, and most importantly, father!

Jamar, also known as Sincere or Sin, joins X.T.C. to talk about establishing long-lasting collaborations and how when done successfully benefits all parties involv…

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To Collaborate OR NOT to Collaborate as entrepreneurs?

That is the question that the X.T.C. crew tries to get to the bottom of in this episode.
As Tristian suggests, "we have to figure out, WHO it is we collaborate with, WHY we want to collaborate with them, and WHEN is the best time to collabor…

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This week we're diving even deeper into the story of how "Joey, the Barber" became a client experience guru.

As entrepreneurs, we all start somewhere. And many of us, like in Joey's case, begin watching, observing, and learning from other experts in our field.

It's one thing to emulate the peop…

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Royalty is loyalty! Joey the Barber takes us on his entrepreneurial journey and creates quality client experiences for his clients. Identifying the need to reduce wait times, ensure guaranteed appointment times, and focus on that one-on-one client experience, he set out to automate the systems of h…

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Fasten your seatbelt! The entrepreneur and client experience can be a bumpy ride!

As entrepreneurs, we often rack our brains thinking about "how do we get that first client", "how do we keep our pipeline of potential clients filled", or "how do we identify and attract the type of client we enjoy …

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When we are having a good time, we just have to keep the conversation going! Join X.T.C. with Khnuma Simmonds, CEO & Founder of My Girlfriend’s Closet, for Part 2 of the Culture & Connection conversation as we unpack her [Suit]Case Story. What started out as a love of diverse extracurricular activi…

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In this episode of The Entrepreneur’s Trip with X.T.C., we’re adding a “K” to the mix. Khnuma is the CEO and Founder of My Girlfriend’s Closet STX boutique in St. Croix, and is the Founder of the global movement, “Girlfriendism”.

We brought in fellow entrepreneur, Khnuma, to talk about “culture c…

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June 27, 2022

Season 2 Premiere!

All Aboard Trippers!👋🏽…Welcome to Season #2 of The Entrepreneur’s Trip!

While planning our itinerary for this season, we asked for your feedback and what topics you would like us to discuss next. You spoke and we listened!

This season we are mixing it up with new guests, new destinations, new v…

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WOW! What a ride it’s been. Can you believe the Season 1 finale of The Entrepreneur’s Trip is already here? We hope you’ve enjoyed this journey with the X.T.C. crew over the past 16 episodes. Here in the finale, X.T.C. gets in vacation mode with our trippy shirts and the libations flowing, as we re…

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Join X.T.C. as we unpack the [suit]case of Jet-setting Jerry! A Super Networker that has manifested exciting experiences from canceled music festivals in Alabama, filming people as they cross the US & Mexican border, to near-death encounters in St. John, US Virgin Islands, Jerry Garcia, Founder & C…

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Networking beyond your circle of family & friends and making your “bubble bigger” can be uncomfortable, challenging and rewarding. As an entrepreneur, the same way you may focus on your financial capital, you need to intentionally identify and balance your bonding capital vs. bridging capital to st…

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Networking is really niche-working! Whether you have a specific area of focus where you network, how you expand your type of connections, and the ways you show up in networking situations are indicative of your niche. Whether you are a player, a moderator, or a purist, X.T.C. explores different asp…

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Networking really is about working at casting your social net and making connections with others in a meaningful way. As entrepreneurs, we may approach networking very differently, make connections in diverse spaces, and have a plethora of experiences because we have to put ourselves out there. No …

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April 18, 2022

Kisha's [Suit]Case Story

Hey, Entrepreneur Trippers! We are unpacking the Guest [Suit]Case of Kisha Christian Pharm.D., Owner of Neighborhood Pharmacy, LLC in St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands. If anyone knows about entrepreneurship being a marathon and not a sprint, it’s Kisha. From 2011 to the present (yep, that’s 11 years, …

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April 11, 2022

Milestones vs. A Finish

In this episode of The Entrepreneur’s Trip, X.T.C. look at Milestones vs. Finish Line. When it comes to starting and running your business, you may use milestones to measure your progress along your entrepreneurial journey. What’s your destination? How do you plan to get there? Who will take the jo…

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Breathe & Pace Yourself: Entrepreneurial Burnout is real! In this episode, the X.T.C. crew discusses the inevitable burnout that almost all entrepreneurs experience on their journey. We talk about the warning signs and how to identify the burnout, and, more importantly, how to solve it when it happ…

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We’ve made it to Series #3 of Season #1, where we discuss how being an entrepreneur is like being in a marathon… You must breathe and pace yourself! But now that you’re up and running and in the race, how do you make sure you don’t trip? The short answer, as the X.T.C. crew discusses in this episod…

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We are taking a trip and unpacking the [Suit]case of Warren Mitchell, LCSW! As the CEO of Journey of Self Discovery, LLC, he is a Crucian King living in Decatur, GA. With over 30 years of experience, Warren is a Clinical Therapist, Life Coach, Spiritual Guide and Clinical Supervisor. Using his mode…

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