Blessed + Bossed Up

By Tatum Temia

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Podcast by Tatum Temia

Episode Date
Episode 78: Get out your own way!
Episode 78: Get out your own way! by Tatum Temia
Jun 18, 2018
Episode 77: Lifestyle Marketing
Episode 77: Lifestyle Marketing by Tatum Temia
Jun 11, 2018
Episode 76: When you've done all you can...
Episode 76: When you've done all you can... by Tatum Temia
Jun 04, 2018
Episode 75: Finding peace in being planted
Episode 75: Finding peace in being planted by Tatum Temia
May 28, 2018
Episode 74: Can I just be transparent for a moment?
Sermon referenced:
May 21, 2018
Episode 73: Rediscovering God & Purpose in your Lowest Moments with T-Kea Blackman
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May 14, 2018
Episode 72: The Road to Self-Employment
Episode 72: The Road to Self-Employment by Tatum Temia
May 07, 2018
Episode: 71: Becoming a Beauty Boss ft. Nicole Alexis
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Apr 30, 2018
Episode 70: Self-Awareness is the Secret to Success with Chris Daniel
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Apr 23, 2018
Episode 69: HOW to make God the CEO
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Apr 16, 2018
Episode 68: The Power of Perseverance ft. William Casanova
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Apr 09, 2018
Episode 67: Run your business, don't let it run you
Episode 67: Run your business, don't let it run you by Tatum Temia
Apr 02, 2018
Episode 66: 5 Steps to Creating a Competitor Analysis
Bible plan (in Bible App) Develop the right heart for prosperity. 5 Steps to Creating a Competitor Analysis: 1. Identify your competitors. Pick the top 1-3, but also pick the #1 in your industry. Bonus: Don't sleep on the up and coming 2. Do a SWOT analysis on each 3. Read their consumer reviews/comments 4. Buy their products or do a trial of their service 5. Analyze their content
Mar 26, 2018
Episode 65: Q&A
Episode 65: Q&A by Tatum Temia
Mar 19, 2018
Episode 64: Marketing Basics
Episode 64: Marketing Basics by Tatum Temia
Mar 12, 2018
Episode 63: Bossed Up: Tressa Azarel Interview
About our guest: Tressa "Azarel" Smallwood is the Award Winning Publisher of Life Changing Books INC, co founder of MegaMind Media, a movie producer, author and speaker. In 2003 she resigned from her teaching tenure to fulfill her dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Within two months after writing her first novel, A Life to Remember she raked in over 40K in sales, and has since then turned her knowledge into a multi-million dollar empire. Her entrepreneurial work both as an author and movie producer have been featured in Black Enterprise, Hip Hop Weekly, EURWeb, The Source and Rolling Out. With over one hundred forty book titles published in print to date and even more digitally, Life Changing Books, more lovingly known as (LCB) was awarded Independent Publisher of the Year in 2011 and has since expanded into the film industry with Life Changing Films & MegaMind Media. Life Changing Films & MegaMind Media debut SECRETS adapted from the J. Tremble novel Secrets of a Housewife was released in 2016 and was Featured Narrative Film at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF). Smallwood is in pre-production on Born In The Game set to film in May 2017. When she is not teaching others how to write and publish or reviewing scripts for her promising film catalog Tressa is mentoring girls ages 10-17 on becoming self-starters and leaders through her program, Be The Boss Entrepreneurial Program. She resides in the DMV area with her family. To join Tressa's mentorship community with a 15-day free trial: Follow our guest: Follow the host: Purchase your God is my CEO prayer journal:
Mar 05, 2018
Episode 62: Take Control
In this episode, @TatumTemia discusses her experience at the Take Control Conference by Eric Thomas & Associates in Charlotte. She shares how she makes decisions on what events to invest in and her biggest take-aways from the day. Take-Aways: 1. Walk in who you are aka the I AM! - Eric Thomas Hint: It has nothing to do with what you currently see 2. Master people + the business will take care of itself - Josh Hatch 3. Sell a Spirit or Experience, not Just a Product/Service -CJ 4. Self-Awareness is the foundation of success -Chris Daniel Assessment Referenced:
Feb 26, 2018
Episode 61: Developing Confidence as an Entrepreneur
Episode 61: Developing Confidence as an Entrepreneur by Tatum Temia
Feb 19, 2018
Episode 60: Blessed + Bossed Up
Purchase your GOD is my CEO: A prayer Journal for Entrepreneurs at the link below + join our 'Blessed & Bossed Up Challenge' beginning April 1st!
Feb 12, 2018
[Mini-Sode]: How to Make Impact + Income
Free training: How to Make Impact & Income: A free training on Making both a Difference and a Profit What You'll Learn: How to be Positioned to Maximize Your Profit Why Being Inspirational Isn't Making You Money How Funnels Can Save You Time and Triple Your Profits How to Balance Your Passion for Your Business with the Need to Make Money How to Make a Difference with Your Business
Feb 07, 2018
Episode 59: CEO YOU vs. CEO GOD
Sermon that inspired this episode:
Feb 05, 2018
Episode 58: So You Want to Write a Book? w. Sadiq Ali
Sadiq Ali, has created a 2.5 hour online Masterclass that walks you through every part of the process in the simplest system around. This same system is responsible for helping Sadiq write best-selling 6 books and counting, as well as allow him to help dozens of others take their IDEA TO A COMPLETED BOOK in only a few weeks. Also in his masterclass, you will learn: -why most people never finish their book -why you should write a book now -the simplest system to finish writing your book in LESS THAN TWO WEEKS -marketing systems to get your book seen AND purchased -what publishing actually means -what to do before, during and after the process Also included in the registration: -FREE Book Title Creator Workbook -FREE Book Planning Strategy Guide -FREE World-Class Book Outlining Tool -FREE Book Titling Tip Sheet That’s $1000 of additional VALUE all included in one registration! If establishing authority is something you’ve been wanting to do but didn’t know how, now is your chance. If writing a book is something you’ve had on your heart for years, now is the time. Now imagine how you’ll feel when that book is done and you are proud of yourself for it. TAKE ACTION TODAY and your future self will thank you for it. Register here: COUPON CODE: BGBOSS
Jan 29, 2018
Episode 57: Winning at the Comparison Game
Episode 57: Winning at the Comparison Game by Tatum Temia
Jan 22, 2018
Episode 56: Seasons
Episode 56: Seasons by Tatum Temia
Jan 15, 2018
Episode 55: Make Room for God in Your Business
Episode 55: Make Room for God in Your Business by Tatum Temia
Jan 08, 2018
Episode 54: Creating the Discipline to Succeed in 2018
This episode is brought to you by: Freshbooks: To try FreshBooks free for 30 days, just go to and enter Black Girl Boss Podcast in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. GoDaddy: Tools Mentioned in this episode: Trello: Asana: Acuity Scheduling: Submit your questions and wins of the week: Follow the host:
Jan 01, 2018
Episode 53: 5 Things to Leave in 2017
Episode 53: 5 Things to Leave in 2017 by Tatum Temia
Dec 25, 2017
Episode 52: 2017 Recap
Episode 52: 2017 Recap by Tatum Temia
Dec 16, 2017
Episode 51: Being a Black Girl Boss + a Christian
Episode 51: Being a Black Girl Boss + a Christian by Tatum Temia
Dec 11, 2017
Episode 50: Don't build Sandcastles
Episode 50: Don't build Sandcastles by Tatum Temia
Dec 04, 2017
Episode 49: To Sale or Not to Sale
Episode 49: To Sale or Not to Sale by Tatum Temia
Nov 27, 2017
Episode 48: Soar x Bishop TD Jakes pt. 2
TD Jakes Interview: Black Girl Boss Ambassador Application:
Nov 20, 2017
Episode 47: Red Flags
Episode 47: Red Flags by Tatum Temia
Nov 13, 2017
Episode 46: How and When to Build a Team
Episode 46: How and When to Build a Team by Tatum Temia
Nov 06, 2017
Episode 44: Soar x Bishop T.D Jakes
Episode 44: Soar x Bishop T.D Jakes by Tatum Temia
Oct 30, 2017
Episode 43: Can we vent for a sec...again?
Episode 43: Can we vent for a sec...again? by Tatum Temia
Oct 23, 2017
Episode 42: Collaboration > Competition
Episode 42: Collaboration > Competition by Tatum Temia
Oct 16, 2017
Episode 41: Blogalicious
Episode 41: Blogalicious by Tatum Temia
Oct 09, 2017
Episode 40: Imposters Syndrome
Episode 40: Imposters Syndrome by Tatum Temia
Oct 02, 2017
Episode 39: Why you shouldn't hire a publicist
Episode 39: Why you shouldn't hire a publicist by Tatum Temia
Sep 25, 2017
Episode 38: The Movement Makers Mastermind
Episode 38: The Movement Makers Mastermind by Tatum Temia
Sep 18, 2017
Episode 37: Build an Undeniable Brand
Episode 37: Build an Undeniable Brand by Tatum Temia
Sep 11, 2017
Episode 36: You Can't Build a Business Off Favors
Episode 36: You Can't Build a Business Off Favors by Tatum Temia
Sep 04, 2017
Episode 35: Execution > Excuses
Episode 35: Execution > Excuses by Tatum Temia
Aug 28, 2017
Episode 34: BGB Guest Christine Carter
In this episode we discuss the Black Alumni Networking Expo. The Black Alumni Networking Expo (BANEXPO) is an annual conference whose mission is to increase career advancing opportunities for black college graduates. BANEXPO provides a platform that encourages professional development and increased awareness for diversity inclusion. The goal is to close the widening success gap that continues to plague black graduates today. To learn more, visit: About our interviewee: Christine Michele Carter is a global marketing strategist with 10 years of progressive experience driving results for innovative, category leading companies. She is a voice for millennial moms (and uniquely, young black female professionals and mothers) as well as a thought leader for marketing to millennial consumers. To learn more about Christine and the articles discussed in this episode, visit: Follow us on social media! Instagram:
Aug 21, 2017
Episode 33: BGB Guest Ernestine Johnson
About Ernestine: Ernestine Johnson is a compelling actress, performance poet and event host. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Ernestine, or _ EJ_ as some call her started acting at ten years old, appearing on shows such as Seventh Heaven,__ Sabrina The Teenaged Witch,_ and _Parent Hood._ In 1998, Ernestine knew she wanted to act after watching Cicely Tyson in the film_ Mama Flora’s Family._ Ernestine was a thespian throughout high school and college. Some of her recent credits include “Shots Fired” premiering on the FOX network in 2017 and her debut leading role in the feature film #DigitalLivesMatter. Her theater credits include, _Local Celebrity,_ Grease,__ A Raisin in The Sun and_ Fools._ She trained in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, perfecting her craft. Ernestine is also well known in the spoken word community, infamous for being uncensored and untamed on the microphone, speaking on matters dear to the heart. Her original spoken word piece “Average Black Girl” performed live on The Arsenio Hall Show, went viral with over 40 million views on the internet. Ernestine also performed live on the OWN Network’s hit show “It’s Not You It’s Men.” She was the Red Carpet host for McKinley Presents Ent. in Las Vegas, conducting interviews with various celebrities which led to her hosting a sports segment on KCEP Power 88.1. Continuing her journey, Ernestine resides in Atlanta, Georgia changing the world one word at a time. Youtube:
Aug 14, 2017
Episode 32: The Lonely Side of Entrepreneurship
Episode 32: The Lonely Side of Entrepreneurship by Tatum Temia
Aug 07, 2017
Episode 31: Overcoming Adversity as a Black Woman
This episode is brought to you by Black Girl Boss University. Visit to download the university brochure and start your free trial today. Articles to check-out (6 Principles for Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity) (5 Ways To Deal With Adversity In Business)
Jul 31, 2017
Episode 30: Q2 Recap; Q3 Goals
This episode is sponsored by: Black Girl Boss University BGBU is a 90-day online school for new women entrepreneurs looking to jumpstart their business success, affordably. This platform is the first of its kind and through weekly online modules and assignments, it shortens the learning curve for entrepreneurs who are looking to see results in their business quickly. To download the University brochure and start your free trial today, visit
Jul 24, 2017
Episode 29: Let's Talk PR
Episode 29: Let's Talk PR by Tatum Temia
Jul 17, 2017
Episode 28: Developing Your Personal Brand
Episode 28: Developing Your Personal Brand by Tatum Temia
Jul 10, 2017
Episode 27: Be Nice to Yourself ft. Latisha Carr
In this episode we sit down with Life Coach and Self-Care Expert, Latisha Carr to discuss how we can learn to be a bit nicer to ourselves through self-care. To learn more about Tish, follow her on social media @latisha.carr To sign up for her self-care summer series: PRE-ORDER: DREAM CHASER'S JOURNAL: THE ULTIMATE 90 DAY SELF CARE GUIDE:
Jul 03, 2017
Episode 26: 80% of Businesses Fail Within the First Year
80% of businesses fail within the first 12 months. In this solo episode, Tatum discusses how to entrepreneurs can be more strategic in business, to avoid falling into this trap. Articles Mentioned: How to Create a Brand that Sticks: Success Stories: Work with Tatum:
Jun 26, 2017
Episode 25: Do you need a degree for Entrepreneurship?
Episode 25: Do you need a degree for Entrepreneurship? by Tatum Temia
Jun 19, 2017
Episode 24: Pressure Makes Diamonds
Episode 24: Pressure Makes Diamonds by Tatum Temia
Jun 12, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Can we just vent for a sec?
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Can we just vent for a sec? by Tatum Temia
Jun 05, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Don't Play with the IRS
In this episode we sit down with Dana Marie of Distinct Business Management to discuss taxes and entrepreneurship. Dana shares valuable lessons on bookeeping, how to pick the right accountant, write-offs, and more. To get your tax questions answered or to inquire about Dana's services, send her an email directly at To learn more about Dana and her business, visit: Instagram: @DanaMarie.s
May 29, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Your Network = Your Networth
In this episode we discuss how to grow a quality network on your entrepreneurial journey. Main points: 1. The Most Important Relationship You Have is the One With Yourself 2. Compartmentalize Your Relationships 3. Character Trumps Connections 4.Building Genuine Relationships 5. Masterminds Take-Aways: 1. Be the friend, associate, mentor, etc. that you desire 2. Don’t let people’s persona make you forget about their character 3. Pay attention. How someone treats others is how they will teach you 4. Always be genuine ***ANNOUNCEMENT*** Join us in person for our first ever LIVE show! It's going down July 8th in Washington, DC. Join us for a good time, networking with other women in business, and more! Tickets are available at Follow us on the 'gram!
May 22, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: What Google Doesn't Teach You
In this episode we discuss what Google can't teach you about the entrepreneurial lifestyle. Google can't teach you: 1. How to connect with people and develop relationships 2. How to execute and apply 3. Purpose or your 'WHY' 4. How to develop and nurture skills Take-Aways: 1.Invest in your craft 2.Be intentional in life + business 3.Build meaningful connections with people ****ANNOUNCEMENT**** We are doing our first ever LIVE, in-person show! Join us on July 8th for a fun show, networking, and more! Tickets can be purchased at the link below: Follow us! @blackgirlbosses @tatumtemia @theemilanmobley
May 15, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Time Management + Organization
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Time Management + Organization by Tatum Temia
May 08, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Developing The Wealth Mindset
In this episode we sit down with entrepreneur and financial planner, Marcus White to discuss retirement for entrepreneurs, why everyone needs life insurance, how to develop the wealth mindset, and more. Press play!
May 01, 2017
Black Girl Boss Essentials: Get Your Mind Right!
In this episode we kick off our masterclass series! The first essential for ALL black girl bosses is Mindset. In the first installment of our series, we discuss 5 ways to get your mindset ready to enter and STAY in business. The 5 ways we discuss: 1. Personal Development 2. GRIT 3. Emotional Intelligence 4. Spirituality 5. Affirmations Important Take-Aways: 1. Personal development is a process 2. Identify those areas you need to improve in and work on them now to prepare for your next level 3. "Discipline kicks in when motivation wears off" Understand you won't be motivated all the time, so create successful habits that allow you to be productive anyway 4. "Have people around who speak to the winner in you" -Tiona B (Episode 14) 5. Don't pump yourself up to do nothing. Hard work and strategic planning trump everything Books Mentioned: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Dont Do x Amy Morin Thing and Grow Rich x Napoleon Hill How to Win Friends and Influence People x Dale Carnegie Emotional Intelligence 2.0 x Travis Bradberry Follow us on Instagram: @TatumTemia @Heyylan_ @Blackgirlbosses
Apr 24, 2017
Episode 16: Q1 Wins, Lessons, and Q2 Goals
In this episode we reflect on Q1, discuss our Q2 goals, and former guest Cedric joins us to celebrate Tatum handing in her pink slip at her 9-5. Major Key: We are doing a LIVE show this summer! Send us a message on IG ( @blackgirlbosses ) or an email: to get us to come to your city! Resources mentioned in this episode: Echoeing Green Fellowship: Free Resources Suite + Be the first to know when The Queenin' Group Launches: Instagram: Tatum: @tatumtemia Milan: @heyylan_
Apr 17, 2017
Episode 15: PR Essentials for Black Girl Bosses
In this episode, we sit down with Lindsey Walker, CEO and Lead Publicist of PR Mentality. We discuss Lindsey's entrepreneurial journey and what tips she has for BGB's who aspire to be business owners. Milan and Lindsey give their perspective of the United Airlines and Pepsi Commercial controversy and what they would've done as their publicists. To Learn more about Lindsey and PR Mentality, visit them on the web: Articles Discussed in this Episode:
Apr 10, 2017
Episode 14: The Proverbs 31 BOSS
In this episode we sit down with Tiona and David Blyden to discuss relationships and marriage as an entrepreneur. #TheBlydens share wisdom about prayer, picking the right partner, and the importance of communication. Tiona is the Founder of Proverbs31 B.O.S.S (Bold, Optimistic, Successful, and Saved) Academy, where she teaches women how they can truly have it all: God, Family, and Business. **FREE GIFT** As promised on the episode, Tiona has offered to give you all 'The Proverbs 31 Boss Manifesto' that she uses to speak life over her family and her business every single day. This powerful affirmation is a go-to strategy for her to jump start everyday on a positive and productive note. Click the link below to get your free copy: Gift: Tiona's Instagram: ENJOY! Follow us! IG: Twitter: Check out the latest blogs from our awesome team of contributors:
Apr 04, 2017
Episode 13: The Lady and the Tramp
In this episode, we make history with our first ever male guest! We are joined by Cedric Baker, Founder and CEO of RSRVD, Inc. a luxury transportation and concierge firm for the Mid Atlantic region. With Cedric, we discuss power couples, prenups, and a work wife named Stacy! Press Play! To learn more about our guest, visit him on the web at: Company: Instagram: (@ceoced) Follow us: We have new blog posts up! Check out the latest from our contributors at ! Special Thank You: Special thanks to our listeners @goosbytwins for the beautiful Melanin Planners. Order yours at
Mar 27, 2017
Live 10k Party!
In this episode we are back together in the studio again celebrating 10k downloads!! We discuss Milan's EntrepreneuHER's brunch, how our Instagram got disabled, and some successful self-made black women that we look up to. Follow our new Instagram account: @BGBPodcast **UPDATE** Our old IG is back!!! @blackgirlbosses ENJOY! Articles Mentioned in the show: Products Mentioned in the Show:
Mar 20, 2017
Episode 11: Forbes 60 Richest Self Made Women
In this episode, We discuss Forbes list of Americas Most Successful Self-Made Women and how only two black women make the list. We pose the question of how does a black woman make this list without being in the entertainment industry. We also discuss NYX Cosmetics founder, Toni Ko, and how she sold her company to L'Oreal Cosmetics for a rumored $500 million. Articles Mentioned: Apps Mentioned: Buffer Canva Quick Books Breather Acuity Scheduling Follow us on the gram! @blackgirlbosses Visit us on the web!
Mar 13, 2017
Episode 10: Takeaways from the Rise and Fall of Nasty Gal
In this episode, we discuss a article '4 Take Aways from The Rise and Fall of Nasty Gal' and how we all can apply those lessons to our businesses now. The article can be read below: Follow us on Instagram: @blackgirlbosses @tatumtemia @heyylan_
Mar 06, 2017
Episode 9: What Black Women Millionaires Do Differently
In this episode, we discuss the lack of inclusion with Sophia Amoruso's Girl Boss Rally and the trending 2014 Forbes article, What Black Women Millionaires Do Differently. The Forbes article can be found at the link below: Follow us on Instagram! @blackgirlbosses Press play!
Feb 27, 2017
Episode 8: Trying is an Attempt to Fail
In this episode, Tatum and Milan discuss Tatum's birthday weekend, their biggest lessons in business, and check in on where they are with their 2017 goals. Tatum has opened registration for her mentoring program for entrepreneurs, The Queenin' Group exclusively to podcast listeners. To learn more about the program and to schedule a free discovery call with her, send her an email at
Feb 20, 2017
Episode 7: Black Women, Depression, Daddy Issues
Too many women walk around daily with a mask on as if everything is okay. In today's episode, Tatum and Milan take off their masks and have a heart to heart about depression, struggle, and how it affects their businesses.
Feb 13, 2017
Episode 6: Don't Be a Name Belt Sis
Our most hilarious episode yet. Just press play!
Feb 06, 2017
Episode 5: #BGBGuest Raevyn Jones
This is an episode that you will have to listen to a few times! Grab your journal, pen, computer, or whatever you use to take notes because our interview with Raevyn Jones is full of gems! Raevyn Jones is an award-winning entrepreneur who launched her first business at the age of 21, and has since become an advocate for people to do what they love and divorce their 9-5. Tatum interview's Raevyn about her journey as an entrepreneur and how she has been able to make it to 6 years self employed. In hot topics, Tatum + Milan discuss YOUR president's hiring freeze and why now is a better time than ever to start a business. Follow Tatum, Raevyn, and Milan on Instagram! @tatumtemia @heyylan_ @raevynjones Press Play!
Jan 30, 2017
Episode 4: Balancing Bae, Besties, and Business
In this episode, we discuss how we are still trying to figure out the right way to balance the relationships in our lives with our business. We cover the pilot episode of Queen Boss, Tatum has two rants to get off her chest, and Milan is still trying to figure out what it means when a man questions her independence. Follow us on Instagram: @blackgirlbosses @heyylan_ @tatumtemia Send us questions + wins of the week to:
Jan 23, 2017
Episode 3: #BGBGuest Tula Alfredo
On Episode 3, we sit down with Tula Alfredo of Tula Talks Entertainment and discuss her journey of being a #blackgirlboss. We discuss Hidden Figures, Wale's new video 'Black is Gold', and Milan learns that she isn't Michael B. Jordan's type :-( To learn more about our guest, Tula Alfredo, visit her on the web at, IG: @tulatalksent + @tulaalfredo Send us questions + wins of the week to Press Play!
Jan 16, 2017
Episode 2: Balancing a 9-5 with your Business
In Episode 2, we discuss hot topics and share tips on how we are able to stay productive in business while still working a 9-5. We also discuss Shonda Rhimes Masterclass, the new Americas Next Top Model, and Oprah + Michelle Obama's farewell interview :-( Send us your question + wins of the week to Press play!
Jan 09, 2017
Episode 1: BGB Live Pilot!
This is our pilot episode of the Black Girl Boss podcast! We recorded this while live on social media, so please excuse us talking to the live viewers. Visit us on the web at and follow us on IG: @blackgirlbosses + Twitter: @BGBPodcast
Dec 19, 2016