Episode 20

Published on:

24th May 2022

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk - Episode 19 De'Etra Pickett - Pt. 2

Episode Description - 

We are back for Part II of S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk with J Haleem and De’Etra Pickett. In this episode continuation, J Haleem and De’Etra take a deeper dive into her entrepreneurial journey, why she chose not to put her children’s father on child support, and the greatest lesson she’s learned as a single mom. 

Show Notes - 

00:50 - J Haleem welcomes De’Etra back to the show

1:17 - De’Etra shares a recent experience with Lala Anthony 

3:00 - De’Etra & J Haleem discuss women & surgery 

8:23 - Her daughter as an independent 

10:47 - Choosing not to put her kids father on child support

13:05 - J Haleem shares on Black men & women being at odds

14:04 - De’Etra shares wisdom, “Be careful of what you say.”

21:22 - The greatest lesson learned as a single mom

30:34 - De’Etra further explains her reasoning of not putting her children’s father on child support

34:30 - J Haleem shares that Black men need to do a better job of protecting Black women

38:44 - De’Etra shares how she manages multiple businesses

39:36 - Being “The Business Psychic”

41:16 - Knowing when to walk away from ideas

47:26 - Being a mom is her first job

51:37 - Self-care as an entrepreneur

54:21 - De’Etra shares what the next five years looks like for her

58:00 - J Haleem thanks De’Etra for being on the show 

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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.