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. 

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

I’m here to tell you simplicity is where it’s at, especially if you are just starting out. And I will tell you a little secret too. Most businesses, the bigger ones that have grown and have all these offerings going on, they started out simple, perfected that process, and then

Being able to join, Transcend, and being able to you know, email you and ask questions about the business side of things has been really helpful. And then just the meetups on the third Thursday, where you can just talk to other people that are also trying to figure out

When we’re trying something new, it can be an energy drain. You might feel tired. You might feel frustrated. You might feel that mental block, but it’s really important to give yourself enough time to try and carry out the method or strategy to truly see if it works for