Episode 11

Published on:

23rd Mar 2022

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk - Episode 11 - Tosha Dash

Episode Description: 

By all accounts, Tosha Dash had a very successful career in Academia. Whether she was advising students on their majors or ensuring their college registration process was smooth, things were looking up. Until one day, the rug was pulled from under her, and she was let go. From there, her entrepreneurship journey began. In this episode of S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk, Tosha sits down with host J Haleem and shares her new journey of education - educating entrepreneurs on leveraging business credit. 

Show Notes 

00:58 - J Haleem welcomes Tosha Dash to S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk 

2:09 - Tosha speaks on her journey to entrepreneurship 

4:30 - As someone who grew up with blue collar parents, Tosha shares her thoughts on blue collar workers/jobs 

8:35 - Tosha speaks on her Career choice after graduating college 

12:52  - Tosha speaks on why it’s important for high schoolers to know what they want to do before college 

16:02 - Having the “college conversation,” with her daughter 

17:23 - Moving into entrepreneurship after Corporate America 

19:13 - Tosha talks about the process of becoming a life insurance agent

21:30 - What prevents Black families from investing in life insurance 

23:34 - Why we have to break generational curses 

27:57 - Biggest moment that prepared her for entrepreneurship 

29:51 - Obstacles she had to overcome in order to move from employee to entrepreneur

32:12 - J Haleem speaks on entrepreneurship being a hot topic

34:36 - Starting a business in her name 

36:14 - Biggest misconception as a financial analyst

39:15 - Education is key! 

41:06 - Tosha speaks on her “rough patch” in entrepreneurship 

45:12 - Getting it out of the mud and why discipline is important 

46:27 - What made her start educating business owners in entrepreneurship 

48:30 - Business & Relationships 

50:48 - What S.T.A.R.V.E. means to her 

54:32 - “ If you didn’t have bad days, then you wouldn’t appreciate the good.” 

Connect with Tosha:

Grab your FREE business consultation here: 


Instagram: @toshteachesbusinesses

Facebook: Tosh Dash

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About the Podcast

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk (Stand Tall And Reclaim Victory Everyday)
This podcast shares tips, thoughts, and ideas on how to build and successful platform by overcoming challenges and going from Surviving to thriving. Featured guests have overcome struggles and built a career or business by Standing Tall A Reclaiming Victory Everyday.

To learn more: visit, www.iwontstarve.com. Follow J Haleem & I Won't Starve on all social media outlets, @iamjhaleem @iwontstarve. Subscribe to the YouTube channel, S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk

About your host

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J Haleem Washington

J Haleem went from working for $8.00 an hour at the Hampton Inn, to earning 6 figures as a Commercial Photographer in just a few years. He was able to accomplish all this while being a convicted felon. While working for $8.00 an hour he developed his mantra #I Won’t Starve which was the catalyst for him to leave his job after only one year. Over his career, he’s been able to work with international brands like Nike, Save The Children Foundation, NFL, Amtrak & The WNBA.

Since then, he has become pardoned, and now is a best-selling author and motivational speaker. J Haleem uses the #I Won’t Starve message to encourage and motivate students, entrepreneurs and career-oriented individuals. His goal is to inspire you to build a platform to ensure that U Won’t Starve.