137: Newest Dragon on Dragon’s Den, Wes Hall Talks Black North & Why You Should DEMAND Your Worth

Ya mon! You know we had to have the newest dragon, Wes Hall stop by the show to tell you how we went from a tin shack in Jamaica all the way to Bay street and now Dragon’s Den! Sit back, grab some curry chicken and a pineapple ting and be ready to UPGRADE your life! This episode has all the goodies! Check out the Black North Initiative.

Show notes:

01:15 – Wes Intro
02:28 – Wes morning routine
04:30 – Wes’s motivation behind black equality
07:00 – Creation of Black North
09:40 – Code Switching
10:00 – Opportunities not by black people
13:30 – Wes’s Biggest disappointments
13:50 – Wes’s Dad’s crabs in a bucket saying
17:05 – Telfor gave the first transaction to Kingsdale advisors
18:15 – How white folks named Wes The Fixer
19:45 – Dunking the ball, Wes wants to change the mindset
22:00 – How Wes Deals with Pain and coping
25:30 – Wes’s humble beginnings in Toronto
28:00 – Wes’s brother getting deported
28:30 – Wes’s brother beaten to death
31:28 – Equality is having an opportunity, but you are responsible for the outcome
34:10 – Wes on death and prison (Don’t invest in a bank account that you do not own)
36:00 – How Wes self starts and observes what is going around him
37:40 – How Wes is using this podcast to encourage people
39:00 – How does Wes react to bad things
41:35 – Black media in Canada
42:12 – Wes never spent money
43:28 – When Wes knew he had made it in terms of money
45:29 – Wes became wealthy at 40
47:40 – How Wes had a great relationship with money and his own value
48:20 – Value goes into your values
49:25 – Why black people undervalue themselves
50:34 – Why you should over-deliver
52:00 – Wes’s advice on how YOU can find your own niche
54:20 – Why you should never settle for less
57:15 – Don’t ASK For What You Want, DEMAND It
59:00 – Why Wes’s Wife Got Mad At Him
1:00:49 – Never look back, move forward and look ahead
1:01:33 – Wes’s approach to dragon’s den

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