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.


 Ep 21. From homeless to business owner - with Annastazia Unce | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:38

Annastazia Unce talks about how she left an abusive marriage and went from being homeless with two children to now owning a successful Spa.  I love her story because she used so many situations that would have torn most people down to build herself up.  It’s raw, it’s real, it’s… just listen for yourself!

 Ep 20. You don't have to do it alone - featuring bae | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:55

Valentine's episode! What better way to bring in Valentine's day than with my boo! In this episode, we’re going to talk about the importance of having a great support system regardless if it’s a partner, family member, friend, or even co-worker.  

 Ep 19. She Leads Africa co-founder Afua Osei talks about creating a lifestyle brand to help African women achieve their career dreams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:54

Afua Osei,  co-Founder of She Leads Africa talks about how she went from vision to execution. She also talks about being raised in a Ghanaian family in the DMV and moving to Nigeria, where she eventually founded She Leads Africa, a lifestyle brand aimed at helping women of the African diaspora to learn to navigate their careers

 Ep 18. Sunday Morning Vibes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:20

Introducing:  SUNDAY MORNING VIBES Okay so that’s the name we came up for this week, but… Starting TODAY!! Tiambi and I are going to get together every first Sunday of the month for some morning convo.  We’re going to talk about what’s going on in our world, some of the things we’re working on, and how we’re going to get there. This week is all about...

 Ep 17. How Tameika G's weight loss journey led her into full time entrepreneurship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:12

After finding herself at over 230 pounds, Tameika decided to start her weight loss journey where she lost 90 pounds in 9 months. This would eventually lead her to create a business that allows her to help others create the same life changes for themselves through online fitness coaching and her wellness retreats.  

 Ep 16. Your goals won't work unless you do - with L’areal Lipkins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:10

Today, we’re talking to L’areal Jenkins about creating Vision Boards Over Brunch. In 2015, She did her first vision board event and realized that a lot of women had no idea how to visualize what they wanted, and bring it to life.  Now, L’areal helps women to achieve goals for themselves, full time.

 Ep 15. The Glow Up - My love letter to Black Women & How I found my purpose | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:32

In this episode, I talk about my personal journey as a black woman navigating through life, how the podcast aligns with my purpose, and what I did to figure all of this out.

 Ep 14. My Fab Finance founder Tonya Rapley gets candid about her entrepreneur glow up | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:32

In 2007, Tonya Rapley was fighting for her life in a relationship that was physically, emotionally, and economically abusive. Today, Tonya Rapley is an internationally recognized millennial money expert and founder of the award-winning site, My Fab Finance.

 Ep 13. Start where you are, then keep moving forward - with Gala Jackson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:18

What was the last thing that you did that you really enjoyed that made a difference? That might just be what you’re meant to do. That’s what The Glow Up’s episode 13 guest Gala Jackson, did and now it’s her full-time job to help other people do the same. Gala is the owner of Interview snob, a company that helps job seekers discover, articulate, and leverage their value.  

 Ep 12. Quit making excuses - with Jasmine Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:23

Have you ever had a situation happen to you that you didn’t think you could bounce back from?  That’s what Jasmine Johnson had when she found out she was pregnant right before she went to med school.  She talks about how she had to get over the “shame” and opinion of others to accomplish what she thought at one point was impossible.  If she can go to med school with a family, you have no excuse!

 Ep 11. You're doing too much, sis. | File Type: audio/mp4 | Duration: 25:59

Tiambi is back! We’re catching up and talking about what we do to stay productive and motivated when life gets in the way. The first thing is to stop doing too much!  

 Ep 10. Stop half assing it - with Jasmine Williams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:50

This is a story all about how Jasmine's life got flipped turned upside down, but seriously. She was your average college student until right after she turned 18.  that's when her life got a little crazy. 

 Ep 9. How to turn debt into an award winning podcast - with Chris Browning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:38

Chris Browning is the host of the award winning Popcorn Finance Podcast.  Popcorn Finance is a weekly short form podcast where Chris discusses finance in about the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn. Topics range from investing and paying off debt to side hustles and tiny homes.

 Ep 8. Mental health: Breaking the stigma of therapy in the black community - with Lunn eTherapy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:19

Tamyra Villines has been working in the addiction and mental health field for five years and recently started her own practice: Lynn eTherapy. It allows Tamyra to work in her passion by offering individual therapy to individuals around the world. Her goal is to break all stigmas surrounding mental health and addiction.

 Ep 7. Sometimes you just need to jump - with Tiambi Simms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:51

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Tiambi came to the Netherlands to study at the VU in 2009. After completing a Master’s in Human Movement Science, her career took a whole new direction. She earned another Master, this time in International Business and Strategy at the UvA. In less than a year after graduating she was helming her own start-up: SheFarms, a company that helps (mostly female) farmers and stakeholders to connect by providing valuable insight about their farming activities. 


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