Culture Soup Podcast

Ep 27: The Hustle is Real with Ramon Ray

Entrepreneurship is romanticized these days, especially on social media.  I talk with my friend and Smart Hustle Magazine editor Ramon Ray about that trend, and we keep it💯. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Ep 25: Serving Up Culture in a Digital World with John Miller, CEO of Denny’s Restaurants

We talk to the head of Denny’s restaurants in this episode, and you may be surprised at who you meet.  John C. Miller is the former president of Texas-based, super-regional chain Taco Bueno and is now the CEO of Denny’s.  Find out with the IHOP nemesis is doing to engage their multicultural audience and franchisees in the digital age with swiftly shifting demographics.  We had this chat on……

Ep 24: For the Culture with Roy Broderick, Jr. and Eshena D. Roman

When two colleagues met at an agency and felt the urge to do multicultural marketing the right way, they went with their intuition.  They made the leap into entrepreneurship, and just two years later, their business is a formidable competitor in the space.  I’m talking about Roy Broderick, Jr. and Eshena D. Roman of Intuition Consulting of ATL.  I’ve worked along side them, and they have a something……

Ep 23 BONUS: HBCUs: A Different World IRL with Dr. Logan Hampton

In part 2 of this double episode, I speak with the president of Lane College, Dr. Logan Hampton, about HBCUs, their place in American culture; their significance to black students, the importance of role models coming on campus to speak to students; the Lane College Leadership Conference and much more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Ep 23: Communicating in a Different World with Darryl M. Bell

On my visit to Lane College, I got to know and speak with an actor from one of America’s most iconic TV shows, A Different World; a show, which along with The Cosby Show cemented Thursday night as Must See TV. Darryl M. Bell who played Ron Johnson on the show is also a producer and entrepreneur, and he has a point of view on all things tech,……

5 Ways to ‘Boss Up’ Your Career with these Career-Coaching Tips

by L Michelle Smith March 31, 2019 According to Forbes, career coaching is a $2 billion, global industry. It seems you can’t sling a hashtag without finding a career coach online. This is partially due to the internet enabling the growth and popularity of the profession within the last 15 years. It is clear that digital and social media are driving the services that coaches offer. Recently, I had the distinct……

Ep 22: “Authentically SHE” Pt 4 with Danyel Surrency Jones, Nicole Lynn and Andrea Williams

Thrilled to bring you this “Instant Replay” of the Hidden Figures sports panel complete with an enthusiastic LIVE audience from the Lincoln Experience at The Star at Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters.  I had the distinct privilege of hosting and moderating this amazing panel of SHEROES in sports: Danyel Surrency Jones, CEO POWERHANDZ; Andrea Williams, COO College Football Playoff and Nicole Lynn, NFL Agent.  This special episode is brought……

EP 21:  Authentically SHE Pt 3: Cheryl Grace

“Nobody puts baby in a corner. If I can’t be myself, I don’t want to be there.” — Cheryl Grace, one of the most powerful women in media. (@powerful_penny)   And hey, it’s how I feel and you should too if you don’t already. This is the very soul of inclusion. Because authenticity really is about the various ways you show up and are not ignored, overlooked or……

Ep 20: Authentically SHE Pt 2 with Trudy Bourgeios

S O M E C O N V E R S A T I O N S are simply soul food. Wonderful chat with career coach @trudybourgeois who is the CEO of the Center for Workforce Excellence (CWE). She poured into me at the @elcinfo Strategic Pathways sessions at their leadership week a few years ago, and it was life changing. You will get to meet her in……

Ep 19: Authentically SHE, Pt 1 with Sheryl Adkins-Green, CMO Mary Kay

  Everyone who stops in on our show is a VIP, but sometimes we have V-VIPs. This is one of them, and she is kicking off our #womenshistorymonth series “Authentically She.” Sheryl Adkins-Green is the global Chief Marketing Officer @marykayus. She is the epitome of what it means to empower women to live boldly and authentically as she lives out the mission of Mary Kaye Ashe, adding jet……

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