Episode 6

Published on:

9th Feb 2022

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk - Episode 6 - Tryphena Rogers

Episode Description

Tryphena Rogers, CEO of Legacy Beauty, LLC has learned a lot as a small business owner. Originally from Los Angeles, CA, she made a decision and chose a better life for herself and her children that landed her in Las Vegas. COVID-19 forced her to take a short sabbatical from work. This sabbatical changed her life and put her in position to launch her business. In this episode of S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk, Tryphena shares with host J Haleem, her struggle with depression, what to do when you want to give up, and how you can truly utilize your job as not only your primary investor, but also as your primary learning ground. 

Show Notes

2:04 - J Haleem welcomes Tryphena to the show

2:34 - Tryphena shares on what prompted her move from LA to Las Vegas

3:45 - The danger of not knowing that you can have more

5:18 - What’s holding you back?

7:17 - Dealing with depression and coping mechanisms of pulling yourself out of it

10:00 - Hair as therapy? Tryphena knows a thing about it

11:44 - Starting a business in the Pandemic

14:00 - When you invest in yourself, something great is going to happen for you

15:30 - Tryphena speaks on the 1st step to starting her business

19:30 - One of the hardest struggles she has endured

24:02 - Find your people. Mentorship matters. 

25:04 - Working full-time, while also running a business

26:54 - J Haleem speaks on the importance of having discipline

35:30 - Tryphena speaks on what to do when “you can’t do this,” - the importance of feeling

37:29 - Social media & the importance of branding

39:40 - Later, a Social Media Scheduling App

43:23 - Learn on the job

44:14 - Grab J Haleem’s book, U Won’t Starve: Key Principles for Entrepreneur Development 

48:44 - The challenges of getting a job as a convicted felon

51:51 - Tryphena speaks on what S.T.A.R.V.E. means to her

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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.