A Podcast for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

by Gieselle Allen

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
…But It Will Be Podcasted

Throughout history, we’ve been forced to conform to standards of patriarchy, colonization, and capitalism.

It’s time we set fire to it all.

If you’re ready to have a business that impacts millions AND allows you to thrive, while staying connected with who you are, add Revolutionary Rising to your rotation.

Revolutionary Rising highlights women of color entrepreneurs who’ve built thriving businesses, while refusing to conform.

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Latest Episodes

Is it easy being intentional?

Is it easy being intentional?

If your New Year’s resolution for 2021 was to lead your business from a place of rest and intentionality, how’s that working out for ya? If I had to take a wild guess, I’d assume, your path to intentionality could be going a lot smoother. If that’s the case, no...

Today isn’t going to be easy…

Today isn’t going to be easy…

2020 has NOT been our year. Just like you, I’ve been deeply impacted by the energetics and the actual circumstances of the year. And the election is no different. Keeping that in mind, I wanted to do something special for you all today… and take a moment to talk about...

Do you know who you REALLY are?

Do you know who you REALLY are?

Let’s do something real quick. Just close your eyes and think back to when you were a kid. What do you remember? Can you recall what your childhood was like? As kids, it’s natural for us to do the things that make us feel safe, loved and appreciated. Our choices,...

Has capitalism stripped you of your humanity?

Has capitalism stripped you of your humanity?

Entrepreneurs love to romanticize the grind. This idea that you should put your whole life on hold and slog it out every single day till you reach this mythical mountaintop from where your business will flow perfectly forever after. That’s just a steaming pile of...

Bullshit with glimpses of light

Bullshit with glimpses of light

We’re taught to treat ‘community’ as a dirty word. ‘Success’ in business only comes from flying solo. A community only hinders you with jealousy and sabotage. Hell, up until earlier this year, feeling comfortable in a community was one of my biggest struggles as an...

Individual vs Community: which side are you on?

Individual vs Community: which side are you on?

Capitalism thrives on individualism, competition, and on out-doing one another. And it’s made us unlearn the value of community in our culture. Our relationships are transactional. We’re all strangers. We’re all only here for ourselves. Individualism might help us...

Are you listening to your body?

Are you listening to your body?

The body cannot be reasoned with, it has to be felt. Our minds are incredible places that are capable of rationalizing hurt, numbing pain, and repressing suffering. And sometimes, we get so caught up in making sure that our minds are a-okay that we forget to listen to...

Why quantum leaping sucks

Why quantum leaping sucks

“Get rich quick!” “Quadruple your income overnight!” “You aren’t successful if you’re not successful FAST!” These lines ring a bell? ‘Cause these words are the mantra of the entrepreneurship world. They’re the narratives that our ‘hustle and grind’ culture is built...

So, is hustling really worth it?

So, is hustling really worth it?

If you know anything about me, you know my #1 hustle when it comes to business is saying no to the idea of ‘the hustle.’ Entrepreneurship should be about equal energy exchange, reconnecting with your community, and marketing based on relationships, not numbers. And...

Magic is a 5-letter word. So is Trust.

Magic is a 5-letter word. So is Trust.

Do you fold up and hide away parts of yourself in order to fit in and be valued and accepted? Because I used to. Here’s the sad truth: as women and femmes of color, we were taught to be silent, to be invisible, to fit into a tiny little boy, and stay out of the way....

Your ears aboutta be blessed 🙌

Your ears aboutta be blessed 🙌

Top 3 lessons we learn as WOC in business? Deny your humanity and ignore your intuition Trust NO ONE Fit into default white culture or be the niche weirdo When you’re force-fed all of this all day long, even tipping a toe out of line is terrifying. But y’know what got...

The Fire’s Been Lit

The Fire’s Been Lit

I’m not gonna lie, hitting record on the first episode of this podcast was one of the most terrifying things I’ve done in years. And trust me y’all, doing things that scare the shit out of me is basically my modus operandi. But, I knew I had to push through, hit play,...

We Can’t Thrive Alone!

The best part about building a Revolutionary business is knowing that your fam’s got your back. Join the Woman of Color Entrepreneur Revolution Facebook group for WOC + femme of color entrepreneurs who want to run their businesses THEIR way.

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