Interviews



Interview: Thomas Knox

Commuting through the subways of New York City can be very interesting. It can either be frustrating, tiresome, relaxing or entertaining. Thomas Knox is bringing something unique to your subway commute with his company; Date While You Wait. He is bringing back actual human connection with a couple of folding table and chairs, some nostalgic board games and good ol' conversation. Thomas takes his seating arrangement for two to subway stations around the world, whips out one of several board games to play and waits for a fellow commuter to join him. It doesn't take long to fill the seat once Connect Four is on the scene.  For over two years, Thomas has made the human connection of the world...

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Interview: Jean Alerte

10 years and counting. That's how long Jean Alerte has been working for himself and might I add that he is successful at doing just that. Jean is the Executive Brand Consultant of his premium branding company; ACA Branding Agency. When Jean is not coming up with branding or marketing strategies for big brands, he is spearheading his other company; Brooklyn Swirl which is the first frozen yogurt shop in Brooklyn, NY. In this interview, Jean talks with Franny of Let Me Be Great Inc. about working for himself, being his own client and not allowing the opinions of other people to stop him from making moves as a businessman.  If you want to know what it takes to be...

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Interview: Tanisha Lawrence

  If you want to see what a hands-on, hustling, innovative entrepreneur looks like, take a good look at Tanisha Lawrence. She is the woman behind the nail polish brand Law Beauty Essentials. Not only is she running her own beauty brand but she is doing it while working as a flight attendant. Did I mention how she's hustling?  Franny of Let Me Be Great Inc. got to talk with Tanisha about her brand, choosing names for her polishes as well as making all of this happen while working for a major airline.  Sit back and watch as Tanisha gives you the inside scoop into her life as a entrepreneur. If you would like to check out Law Beauty Essentials...

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Dana Blair (Part 2)

Did you miss Part 1 of Dana's interview with Franny? If you did, shame on you! Go now to watch it HERE!  Now that you are all caught up to speed, you should know now that Dana Blair embodies a hustler's spirit. Nothing about Dana from her flesh to her spirit is anything ordinary. She has hustled and worked hard to obtain multiple degrees, snagging great positions with huge companies and starting her own business; I Have Never Been That Girl.  Get some hot tea, a pen and a notebook to jot down this priceless information. If you want to catch up with Dana, you can do so via her website; www.justdanablair.com. #KeepBeingGreat

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5 Great Tips: Tammeca Rochester of Harlem Cycle With 5 Great Benefits To Cycling

  We all heard the saying, "Summer bodies are made in the winter!" Well, it is definitely the winter season now here in NYC which is the home of this boutique cycling studio; Harlem Cycle. If you are looking to lose weight, get in shape or just switch up your regular fitness routine, you should give cycling a chance. Harlem Cycle's owner; Tammeca Rochester breaks down some of the great benefits of cycling which will have you rethinking your whole workout regimen.  If you would like to know more about Tammeca and all that Harlem Cycle has to offer, check out her interview with Franny of Let Me Be Great Inc. HERE. And if you're in the area, sign up for...

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