Earn Your Leisure

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By: EYL Network

Welcome to The Earn Your Leisure Podcast. Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings will be your host. Earn Your Leisure will be giving you behind the scenes financial views into the entertainment and sports industries as well as highlighting back stories of entrepreneurs. We will also be breaking down business models and examining the latest trends in finance. Earn Your Leisure is a college business class mixed with pop culture. We blend the two together for a unique and exciting look into the world of business. Let’s go!! #earnyourleisurepodcast

Cliff Notes: Social Media is Becoming the New TV
Yesterday at 1:00 PM

Explore the pivotal insights on social media's evolution from its personal origins to a powerful advertising medium, mirroring television's reach, as discussed with Isaac Hayes III. Dive deep into the intricacies of engagement, followership, and the impact of algorithms on content visibility. Learn how platforms like Fanbase redefine engagement, prioritizing authentic reach over sheer follower count and presenting creators with the choice between fame, fortune, or both. With 595,000 users on Fanbase, Isaac Hayes III is navigating towards a new horizon of user interaction and monetization, shaping a future where content creators have unlimited potential for reach and earnings.

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The Stock Market's Record Breaking Quarter: What To Do if You Missed Out
Last Saturday at 1:00 PM

In this episode of Market Mondays, Ian and Troy discuss the recent record-breaking quarter in the stock market and share valuable advice for anyone who missed out. They analyze historical data, discuss sector performance, and provide insights on future market trends.


In this video, Ian and Troy cover:


- The rigged nature of the S&P 500 and Nasdaq


- The significance of consistent monthly investments


- Historical win streaks and market momentum


- Sector...


Study Hall: Top Learning Points from The Diddy Situation
Last Friday at 1:00 PM

Tune in to Market Mondays for an insightful discussion on power, integrity, and accountability among influential figures in this clip. Join hosts Troy Millings, Rashad Bilal, and Ian Dunlap as they delve into recent allegations against prominent men and the broader implications for society. From Puff Daddy's controversy to lessons in business ethics and personal conduct, this episode examines the pitfalls of abusing power and the importance of respectful interactions. Learn why emotional intelligence and integrity are essential, not just in avoiding legal repercussions but also in maintaining one's character and influence responsibly. #MarketMondays #PowerDynamics #IntegrityInBusiness #EthicalLeadership #RespectAndResponsibility #NoMeansNo<...


How The New Wave of Tech Companies Will Power The Creators
Last Thursday at 1:00 PM

In the latest episode, hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings sat down with guest Issac Hayes to discuss the revolutionary model of giving creators monetary control from day one. Hayes emphasized the importance of disruption in industries, particularly how artists, athletes, and influencers can use platforms like fanbase to circumvent traditional revenue streams and directly monetize their content and following. He detailed the existing issues within the social media landscape, such as creators not getting fair compensation, and how direct subscriptions can change that. With examples like YouTuber Kai who makes $400,000 a month from subscribers, Hayes argues that fanbase...


Trump's Billion-Dollar Comeback
Last Wednesday at 1:00 PM

Join us as we delve into the implications of Donald Trump's surge to billionaire status through his social media endeavor, Truth Social, and its unusual stock behavior. Find out why 'The Donald's' financial moves are not just about numbers, but also about sentiment, fame, and the art of staying relevant through controversy. Discover how brands like Truth Social trigger market frenzy, why celebrity status shapes business outcomes, and explore diverse strategies to keep your brand in the limelight. With insights on meaningful collaborations, outlandish publicity, and the power of fame, this episode is packed with financial takeaways and branding...


EYL #285 How Hollywood Hair Bar Made $45 Million From Black Women Hair Products, Social Media, & Marketing
Last Tuesday at 4:30 PM

Welcome to an empowering and inspiring journey through the creation and rise of Hollywood Hair Bar, led by the visionary Tiffany Rose Dean. This video series dives deep into the roots of an enterprise that transformed the hair care industry, revealing the remarkable stories, strategies, and secrets behind its success. 


Starting from her early days as Nipsey Hussle's first stylist and drawing inspiration from Dame Dash, Tiffany Rose Dean embarked on a mission to create a brand that stands for quality, empowerment, and innovation. Hollywood Hair Bar, known for its groundbreaking products and viral m...


Social Media is Becoming the New TV
04/08/2024

Explore the pivotal insights on social media's evolution from its personal origins to a powerful advertising medium, mirroring television's reach, as discussed with Isaac Hayes III. Dive deep into the intricacies of engagement, followership, and the impact of algorithms on content visibility. Learn how platforms like Fanbase redefine engagement, prioritizing authentic reach over sheer follower count and presenting creators with the choice between fame, fortune, or both. With 595,000 users on Fanbase, Isaac Hayes III is navigating towards a new horizon of user interaction and monetization, shaping a future where content creators have unlimited potential for reach and earnings.

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Cliff Notes: Business and Culture of South Africa
04/07/2024

In this clip, we delve into the multifaceted relationship between Ingrid Best and South Africa. As Ingrid shares her insights, experiences, and aspirations, we gain a deeper understanding of the economic, social, and cultural landscape of this diverse nation. From discussions on the legacy of apartheid to the vibrant wine industry, Ingrid sheds light on the complexities and opportunities within South Africa.


Join us as Ingrid Best, a seasoned entrepreneur and creator of I Best Wines, shares her journey of connecting with South Africa and emphasizes the importance of recognizing the country as an...


5 Personal Finance Tips for 2024
04/06/2024

Join Ian Dunlap, Troy Millings, and Rashad Bilal as they share essential personal finance tips for 2024. In this clip, they discuss the importance of saving, investing, and budgeting in uncertain times. Ian emphasizes the significance of not loaning out money and suggests saving 40-50% of your income. He also highlights the need to invest at least 25% of your income and allocate capital to self-improvement. Additionally, he advises on investing in businesses outside the publicly traded markets for long-term growth.


Troy addresses the question of exploring different indexes beyond total market and S&P 500, providing...


Study Hall: The History of Why Haiti Is One of The Poorest Nations On Earth
04/05/2024

In this enlightening Market Mondays conversation, Wyclef Jean delves into the historical and economic challenges facing Haiti with Rashad Bilal. They discuss the country's long history of political turmoil, external influence, and economic exploitation, shedding light on the root causes of Haiti's current situation. Wyclef Jean shares his insights on the need for a unified approach, focusing on economic freedom, control of natural resources, and the importance of unification within the African diaspora. This discussion offers a deep dive into the complexities of Haiti's past, present, and potential future.


#Haiti #WyclefJean #MarketMondays #EconomicChallenges #History...