263: How Morgan DeBaun is Defying Expectations As A CEO

263: How Morgan DeBaun is Defying Expectations As A CEO

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Today in the guest chair we have Morgan DeBaun, who is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the company into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 100  million readers per month through a growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and Lunchtable.  In this episode Morgan shares: An update on what she is working on these days, how she juggles and prioritizes each one of her businesses, & how she works her personal brand into her entire vision for her life and her different companies. How she navigated the pressures of being a young CEO How she pivoted during early COVID days to protect Blavity’s legacy and the team’s salaries How she reframed her mindset to appreciate the tiny moments of joy everyday in order to avoid burnout and be the best CEO she can be How she is shifting the business for her team to work fully remotely & how they still find a way to stay connected.  Some of the mistakes she made while starting her companies  The differences in running a digital business vs a physical products business How her “Why not me?”  attitude has led to her success and how others can use the same mindset to achieve their goals.  Listen to learn more about how to get mentorship from Morgan Debaun with the WorkSmart Program! Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: GustoAs a Side Hustle Pro listener, you’ll get three months free when you roll your first payroll. Sign up, and give it a try at gusto.com/shp. AWeber Your side hustle needs a reliable way to connect with your audience and promote your product or service. Start growing your business with email marketing, web push notifications, and landing page builder. Visit AWeber.com and enter code HUSTLEPRO for a free 30-day free trial of AWeber’s PRO plan.  Skillshare Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/hustle and get a one month free trial of Premium Membership Links mentioned in this episode Episode 57- Up Close with Morgan DeBaun: The Millennial CEO Shaping Black Digital Media Blavity.com Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed): http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss Announcements Join our Facebook Community If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here: http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook Guest Social Media Info Blavity: @Blavity Side Hustle Pro – @sidehustlepro #SideHustlePro
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Today in the guest chair we have Morgan DeBaun, who is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the company into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 100  million readers per month through a growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and Lunchtable.  In this episode Morgan shares: An update on what she is working on these days, how she juggles and prioritizes each one of her businesses, & how she works her personal brand into her entire vision for her life and her different companies. How she navigated the pressures of being a young CEO How she pivoted during early COVID days to protect Blavity’s legacy and the team’s salaries How she reframed her mindset to appreciate the tiny moments of joy everyday in order to avoid burnout and be the best CEO she can be How she is shifting the business for her team to work fully remotely & how they still find a way to stay connected.  Some of the mistakes she made while starting her companies  The differences in running a digital business vs a physical products business How her “Why not me?”  attitude has led to her success and how others can use the same mindset to achieve their goals.  Listen to learn more about how to get mentorship from Morgan Debaun with the WorkSmart Program! Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: GustoAs a Side Hustle Pro listener, you’ll get three months free when you roll your first payroll. Sign up, and give it a try at gusto.com/shp. AWeber Your side hustle needs a reliable way to connect with your audience and promote your product or service. Start growing your business with email marketing, web push notifications, and landing page builder. Visit AWeber.com and enter code HUSTLEPRO for a free 30-day free trial of AWeber’s PRO plan.  Skillshare Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/hustle and get a one month free trial of Premium Membership Links mentioned in this episode Episode 57- Up Close with Morgan DeBaun: The Millennial CEO Shaping Black Digital Media Blavity.com Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed): http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss Announcements Join our Facebook Community If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here: http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook Guest Social Media Info Blavity: @Blavity Side Hustle Pro – @sidehustlepro #SideHustlePro
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