Jun 19, 2020
I am so incredibly honored to share today’s podcast episode with you because I had the pleasure of sitting down with the amazing and powerfully spoken, Allyson Byrd, who drops the unsugarcoated TRUTH on systemic racism in social media and in the world. Allyson drops so many truth bombs sharing her experience as a black woman in the entrepreneurship world and how we as a collective NEED to do better to amplify BIPOC to truly create change.
Allyson Byrd is also known as the “Profit Accelerator™ and she is celebrated as one of the world's most trusted leadership advisors and sales experts for entrepreneurs and small business owners. She has been featured in Time Money, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, CNBC, MSN, NPR, Black Enterprise, Essence, Entrepreneur.com and USA Today. And on top of all her incredible accolades, she is a powerful black woman with SO much wisdom that deserves to be heard.
In this episode, Allyson shares how systemic racism shows up on social media, why manifesting for a black person is entirely different from a white person, how white influencers can create lasting change, and SO MUCH MORE.
I know this episode is going to move you. Please let Allyson and I know your thoughts on this episode and share some love with her over on her Instagram @iamallysonbyrd!
In This Episode You Will Learn:
Who is Allyson Byrd (4:20)
Unsugarcoated truth about systemic racism and how it shows up on social media (11:37)
Why manifesting is different for a black woman (18:00)
Allyson’s thoughts on white influencers staying quiet (33:25)
Questions We Answer:
How can white influencers create a lasting change? (23:58)
What is the difference between calling someone out & calling someone in? (30:02)
How can influencers show up in an authentic way for years to come? (37:35)
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