Welcome to TRANSCEND the Podcast

Build a Business and Leave a Legacy

On this podcast, we help you focus on what matters most so you can build a thriving business and leave a legacy.

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Actionable Insights from Industry Experts

Each week, the show explores key concepts for growing your business. You’ll hear from fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders and industry experts. They share their insights on overcoming mindset blocks and strategies for growing your business in a thoughtful, sustainable way.

Hosted by Asha Wilkerson, Esq.

Asha Wilkerson, Esq. is an attorney by training, and an educator at heart and the host of  TRANSCEND the podcast. Asha Wilkerson takes great pride in working with and teaching BIPOC entrepreneurs about business formation, contract creation, and liability reduction. She is committed to helping entrepreneurs of color not only start businesses, but also stay in business for years to come. 

Our emotions are so tied to money. Our mental health is so tied to money. If you have ADHD, depression, anxiety; if you’re on the spectrum, if you have other diagnoses, those will have an influence, for better or for worse, on how you handle money.” – Deborah Johnson Miranda

Insurance isn’t as expensive as we might think. So be upfront with your agent, ask all the questions that you think are silly, and make them explain it to you until you are comfortable and know exactly what you’re paying for.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: As a business

The reason I left public accounting wasn’t because of the work. It was the micromanagement and corporate politics that I just did not see myself having longevity in those situations.” – Chika Obih, CPA Episode Summary: Taxes can be a daunting part of any business owner’s life, but they do

For anybody with a product-based business, you should always find out what the trade show is for your industry because it exposes you to hundreds of retailers looking to bring products into their stores.” – Candice Cox Episode Summary: Established in 2011, CanDid Art is an artisanal jewelry, home décor,

My goal with this membership community is to be the one-stop shop where you go for your business advice, your legal education, and your financial planning tools.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: Highs and lows are inevitable in business (and in life), but if you have a good legal

I knew that to grow my business, I needed to delegate some of the work, maybe duplicate some of the talents that I had, because I couldn’t keep doing it all on my own.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: Welcome back to the podcast, everybody! Today we are marching

It is time for us, as Black and Latinx entrepreneurs, to build businesses that are truly capable of leaving a financial legacy.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: If you’re tired of searching for contracts on the internet, blindly tweaking them, and hoping for the best, this is the episode

How can you use your business to actually make a financial plan? How are you going to take advantage of the benefits that come with being an LLC owner? A lot of people don’t think about this.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: While there are many advantages to having

The colonizer mindset that makes us feel guilty to rest because rest was reserved for the wealthy. Slave owners, whether they were in Georgia or in Columbia, it was always the rich white people that had the luxury of rest because they exploited people in order to plant cotton or

If you’re not reaching your goals, if your actions aren’t aligning with your goals, I can guarantee you it’s because, on some subconscious level, you don’t actually believe that what you want is a possibility.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: If you’re listening to this podcast, you’re probably already