SWAV 235 : How to Let Nothing Stop You from Becoming a Mogul w/ Roshawnna Novellus
Isiah: I have been seeing her on Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook. People are sharing her stuff and I am like “This Roshanna Ravelis is just crazy! Is she real or are they sharing stuff?”
Roshanna: I love it when you see something with your signature on, especially on instagram and no just someone will copy it and delete your name. They keep your name on it and they’re sharing it? Oh my goodness! I love that.
Isiah: How much pain and trouble would it cost me to start over again? And it was a lot cheaper for your to start over so that’s what you made?
Roshanna: Right and Correct!
Isiah: So, that’s how you used your mind to kind of rationalize into ideas and make real big decisions like that.
Roshawnna: First business that I purchase was American Express Travel Franchise and at that time, I didn’t know that travel is what everyone wants to discuss. But, few people prioritize spending money on it…. It taught me the difference between desire and money.
Isiah: Do research. You create something from the research that you got and then you pretty much take what you got prototype and you kind of put it on the research you had with the people and you just keep adjusting until you find the perfect product for the perfect group of people
Roshanna: Right! And then you can put a whole bunch of money.
Roshawnna: After that conference, I receive a request to reach out to 5 other cities. So, I am in the process of planning that right now. In addition, the main thing that’s lacking is access to capital. So, I’ve created an online platform that will help women lead businesses receive capital.
Roshawnna: Those of us who lives in Atlanta, DC or New York, were spoiled in terms of how many programs exists to help entrepreneurs and how many places this people of color doing things. But, that not necessarily the case in most of the country, so I just want to be where people want me to help. So, if someone wants to reach out to me and be part of it, they can email me at…
Roshawnna: Wealth is defined by what you do and where you do it, when you do it and with whom. Right? So, if you can control this four areas of your life you’re actually the wealthiest person. What, where, when and who…
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