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. 

I want you to reflect back and think about what worked well for you and to continue doing those things. Sometimes that’s more helpful than starting something new because you already have momentum with what you’re doing.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: Welcome back to Transcend the podcast. Today,

The one key signature that defines all of 2022 is the meet-up between Jupiter and Neptune, and they’re both home signs of Pisces. Jupiter and Neptune are both spiritual, visionary energies.” – Leslie Tagorda Episode Summary: We spend so much time deliberating over decisions in life and business. We often

The advantage of working with legal counsel, somebody who does this for a living is the volume of knowledge they have on the subject. That just can’t be obtained elsewhere.” – Zachary Knox, Esq. Episode Summary: On today’s episode of Transcend the podcast, I have my longtime friend Zachary Knox

For me, it wasn’t necessarily a matter of if I was going to be able to create this product, it was a matter of when because if there’s an answer out there, I’m going to get it.” – Wale Forrester Episode Summary: While in college, Wale Forrester became aware of

You do have the power, and you do have the agency to flip the script. You don’t have to continue to maintain the status quo, or to maintain the way life has been so far.” – Annalyn Cruz Episode Summary: The big decision to jump into a life of entrepreneurship

When families learn together, that increases retention, that increases your passion. When you learn together, everybody’s advancing exponentially because those conversations come home.” – Olatunde Sobomehin Episode Summary: Community, character, and collaboration; these are three of the main values that form the foundation of Olatunde Sobomehin’s organization, StreetCode Academy.  Despite

The misnomer, the idea, the stereotype that is out there that Black and Brown people don’t want to work hard is a complete myth. We literally have broken our backs to build this country, and now it is time for us to build businesses.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary:

One of the things that has been really important is to stack my corner with people who love on me in ways that make me want to be better.” – Ariana Gil Episode Summary: Today, we have a fantastic conversation with Ariana Gil. We discuss setting yourself up for business

If I’m going to bring on a business partner, I want somebody who can add to my skill set and not duplicate my skill set. You want as many diverse skills as possible.” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: Starting a business is an extremely rewarding endeavor, but it can

Take a few moments to think about what are all the administrative and executive tasks that you can have someone do that are very important to your business but would free up some time for you if you didn’t have to do them?” – Asha Wilkerson, Esq. Episode Summary: As