The Goal Standard show

The Goal Standard

Summary: Stories of the grind before the shine, and how you can glow up in your business or career. Host Lené Green is on a journey to find out what it takes by interviewing boss women and men who are successful in their own right. The Goal Standard Podcast highlights the part that you won't see on social media. Guests will share the roadblocks, challenges, and struggles that they went through to get where they are today. Hear how Tonya Rapley went from being in debt to creating a growing personal finance business, how Rachel Hill retired at 27, and how Makaela Richardson created a $2 million subscription business.


 [REWIND] Ep 123. From three time college drop out to running a six figure business - with Atiyah McDaniels, Author and founder of Intense Beauté | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:19

Atiyah McDaniels dropped out of college three times. The first time, she went for fashion designing. The second time, she went for business.  The third time, she went for communications. It just wasn’t for her.   Literally 2 months after dropping out the last time, she had already started her hair business. People would always ask her where she would get her hair extensions from and thought that people should definitely pay her for it.  

 Ep 123. [REWIND] How starting a podcast helped me to quit my job | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:45

Have you ever found yourself having conversations so deep with friends and family that you thought someone else should hear the conversation? Do you have strong opinions about specific topics and want your voice to be heard? Are you a professional that wants to tell the world about your profession and allow them to see it in a different light? Do you have a brand and want to reach more people?

 [REWIND] Ep 122. How to go from unemployed to monetizing your passion with Shauntay Parrish of The Glam Kitchen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:11

This week we replayed our episode with Shauntay Parrish of The Glam Kitchen who talks about getting laid off, to creating her food blog and everything in between. She used getting laid off as an opportunity to learn how to blog and demonstrate share her love of cooking to the world. Her blog took off.  That’s how The Glam Kitchen was born. 

 Ep 121. How to discover your passion and transition into a life you love with Mimi Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:19

This week on the podcast, we have Mimi Johnson, founder of Grind Pretty and the Glamatory. Mimi started her career as a makeup artist and now she helps other women to figure out their passion. If you are transitioning from one field to another, this is the episode for you.  Reach out! Mimi Johnson Instagram: @mimijonline

 Ep 120. Inside look into starting a new business venture with my sister Kori | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:36

This week, I'm chatting with my sister Kori about our new business, Temp & Honey! Temp & Honey is a branding and template company for female entrepreneurs. We talk all about our journey to getting the business started. Follow us! Temp & Honey Instagram: @tempandhoney

 [REWIND] Ep 119. How to go from $9k in debt to investing in her first rental property - with I Don’t Do Budgets Founder Sierra Howard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:27

Sierra Howard of the I Don't Do Budgets Podcast talks about how she went from 9k in debt to secretly paying it all off.  Sierra talks about how she started developing a really bad spending habit in college and how it got out of control. 

 Ep 118. How this Bermudian woman created a successful fashion line despite being from a small island | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:14

On this week's episode, we'll be hearing from Perri Furbert, founder of Gold, the Label. She shares her journey of creating the label from scratch and growing it herself. Perri has had the honor of having her items worn by celebrities such as Ayesha Curry and Charlamagne the God. If you are from a small town trying to make it, this is the episode for you.

 Ep 117. How to find a career path that you love with Dr. Tega Edwin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:45

If you've ever been told that you can't have a job and run a successful business, Dr. Tega Edwin is here on this week's episode to tell you why that's not true! She changed her career path after realizing she didn’t want to be miserable for the rest of her life. She talks to us about how we can do the same!

 Ep 116. How to push past your fears and get out of your own way with Elisha Mcghee | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:52

This week we are talking to Elisha Mcghee, founder of Page Eleven Paper Goods. Despite being afraid and doubting herself, Elisha pushed forward and has been able to get her stationery items into major stores such as Target, TjMaxx, and Marshalls. If you are doubting yourself and your dreams this is the episode for you.

 [REWIND] Ep 115. How to make money from things you’re good at by Ebony Staten of The Vogue Room | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:08

If you’re like the majority of us, you probably have a side passion or project that doesn’t yet make money, but you’ve been trying to figure out how to make it work, this episode is for you!

 Ep 114 - Bet on yourself with Candace Junée | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:59

In this episode, we’re speaking to Candace June, marketing consultant and founder of Epic Fab Girl, a community for women entrepreneurs.  Candace always had the entrepreneurial spirit, but decided to take the traditional route.  In the beginning of her career, she was recruited to one of the top consulting firms in the US, and realized that she needed to trust in her faith and follow her calling.  

 [REWIND] Ep 113. Why not following your passion is holding you back with Jordan Gustus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:35

In this episode, we’re talking to Jordan Gustus about her journey into entrepreneurship, and how she grew her branding company to what it is today. 

 How to balance your business & your 9 - 5 with Terri Stewart of 10th Social & The Sovereign Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:05

While starting and growing a business has been great for so many of us, LLC Twitter and so many other people make it seem like you HAVE  to choose.  That’s actually not the case.  You can have both and still love your life.  This episode of The Goal Standard is supported by Remote Works, a podcast that tells extraordinary stories of teams that made the shift to flexible working. Search Remote Works wherever you listen to podcasts.

 Ep 111. How to create your own lane with Jen & Jay of Hustle & Heels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:55

This episode of The Goal Standard is supported by Remote Works, a podcast that tells extraordinary stories of teams that made the shift to flexible working. This week, we’re speaking with Jen & Jay, the founders of Hustle & Heels UK - an organization that aims to support women starting their businesses in the UK and around the world. 

 Ep 110. If you can't find what you want, create it yourself w/ Tobi Oredein | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:27

This episode of The Goal Standard is supported by Remote Works, a podcast that tells extraordinary teams that made the shift to flexible working. Black Ballad was created due to Tobi’s realization of the lack of diversity in mainstream media in the UK. Her goal with the platform is to “help Black women in Britain live their best lives”, and I am here for it!


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