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64. MIZIZI with Paakow Essandoh

Off The Clock: The Healthcare Entrepreneurs Podcast

In this episode of OTC, Paul and Karl speak with the one and only Paakow Essandoh. Paakow is the founder of the African Diaspora streetwear clothing line Mizizi, the word meaning "roots" in Swahili. Paakow talks about the methods he used to obtain the attention of his audience, the top three characteristics of a successful entrepreneur, and the common misconceptions of his industry. Paakow shares how he landed contracts with Disney and Marvel and how much capital is needed to start a clothing brand. Among the gems he provides in this episode, he closes by giving his option on healthcare entrepreneurs' growth within healthcare. Friends, this will be one of your favorite episodes. Click play and download to listen to what we mean!  Paakow Essandoh's Resources: https://www.mizizishop.com On all social media: MIZIZIshop Personal social media: Paakow Essandoh --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/off-the-clock-healthcare/message


15 Apr 2021

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JERSEYS STIR EMOTIONS - the founder of MIZIZI streetwear brand turned his own story into a successful passion project. Together with his amazing CSO, the Chief Spiritual Officer, and with his diverse creative community Paakow Essandoh runs a growing Black-owned fashion business that is from, speaks with and for the Diaspora… and that celebrates the culture of the Black community by connecting to partnerships such as Marvel, BLACK PANTHER. SHOW NOTES_ Enjoyed this episode? Then please subscribe, leave your rating and a review. Happy to hear your feedback and questions. If you’d like to connect, follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/catwlk_soultlk/ And share this good 'n' beautiful story with someone else in the world. You can listen to the conversations with my wonderful CATWLK SOULTLK guests on Apple podcast, Spotify, Stitcher. THANK YOU for listening to the show dear friend! Explore further and be inspired by some beautiful people, books, projects - as mentioned in conversation with PAAKOW  PAAKOW. ON SOCIAL MEDIA Website: https://www.mizizishop.com instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mizizishop/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PaakowEssandoh/?ref=page_internal email: paakow@mizizishop.com MIZIZI TEAM  Mary Essandoh Temi Thomas: https://www.instagram.com/temithomas_/ Kwesi Yanful: https://www.instagram.com/kwesithethird/ Kenneth William Obeng: https://www.instagram.com/kwesioben/ Rebecca Antwi: https://www.instagram.com/officiallyvex_/ BOOKS  Growth IQ, Tiffani Bova: https://www.amazon.de/Growth-IQ-Smarter-Choices-Business/dp/0525534407/ref=sr_1_1?__mk_de_DE=ÅMÅŽÕÑ&dchild=1&keywords=Growth+IQ&qid=1615673170&quartzVehicle=111-1329&replacementKeywords=growth&sr=8-1


12 Mar 2021

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How He Built The Biggest Streetwear Brand for The African Diaspora | MIZIZI, Paakow Essandoh

Stuck in The Middle Podcast

Mizizi Is Turning the Sports Jersey Into a Symbol of African Pride. We Speak with The Founder, Paakow Essandoh, on How The Twenty Four Year Old Ghanaian American Is Inspiring Africans To Stay Rooted.► SUBSCRIBE NOW TO SITM: https://www.youtube.com/c/SitMPodcast ________________________ Stuck in The Middle features Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Creatives of African descent. Hear stories, ideas, experiences, & advise on breaking barriers weekly. #DiasporaDiaries​ #MIZIZI #SitMpodcast 🤝 Partner with us on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/iamriflex 💦 New Merchandise https://www.sitmpodcast.com/store 🔴 Subscribe https://www.youtube.com/c/SitMPodcast 🔊 Listen on the go Spotify shorturl.at/avyMU Invest with Robinhood Your free stock awaits you! https://join.robinhood.com/achum ► WATCH MORE Most Popular Videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/SitMPodcast/videos?view=0&sort=p&shelf_id=3 Most Recent Videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/SitMPodcast/videos?view=0&sort=dd&shelf_id=1 ► FOLLOW US Instagram: https://instagram.com/sitmpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/SitMpodcast Facebook: https://facebook.com/sitmpodcast Executive Producer: @uncleak_ Associate Producer: @iamRIFLEX Public Relations: @_bellejolie_ Social Media Rep: @sassyines Couch Talk Host: @iamcapo_ SitM Podcast was launched in February 2017.


7 Feb 2021

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6. MIZIZI President and Chief Paakow Essandoh on Creating a Global Movement, Collaborating with Marvel and Disney, and Staying Rooted

Dear Diaspora

In this episode, Ndu is joined by Paakow Essandoh, President and Chief or MIZIZI, an athleisure and lifestyle brand that embodies the spirit and strength of its African ancestors. MIZIZI was founded in 2015 and is inspired by various cultures revolving around African roots. They have exclusive collections that are consistently designed with connection and representation in mind.  Mizizi has created an international movement that’s encouraging members of the Diaspora to stay connected, to stay represented, and to #StayRooted. You can find them on Instagram @mizizishopand online at mizizishop.com. During the episode, we delve into Paakow’s experience growing up in the US, securing MIZIZI’s collaborations with Marvel and Disney, and what staying rooted means to him. “The acquisition of knowledge is the catalyst to progress. The game is out there—it’s about being intentional and taking the responsibility of wanting to learn about it, and applying that knowledge after the fact” – Paakow Essandoh Tune in for more of our amazing conversation!  Forbes Article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/josephdeacetis/2019/01/18/meet-mizizi-how-one-twenty-four-year-old-ghanaian-american-is-inspiring-africans-to-stay-rooted/#933a57322a09 MIZIZI Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/mizizishop/?hl=ur MIZIZI Website: https://www.mizizishop.com


15 Sep 2019

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S2 E43: Knowledge is Power ft. Paakow Essandoh


Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, a full circle moment, I had the pleasure of hosting Paakow Essandoh, Founder and CEO of MIZIZI International, LLC  a brand rooted in highlighting African countries and the Black diaspora at large. We had great dialogue and really just sought to answer the question: Does Mental Health Matter in the Immigrant Dream?  How do we live our dreams and STILL have an endorsement from our parents...Can we ever? We discussed: -How to set boundaries for your own mental health, regardless of what family/loved ones say -The importance for solid friendships -Dating as a young entrepreneur -Advice on how to stop overthinking and get it done! Tell us your thoughts? How do you protect your mental health? Forbes Article on MIZIZI + Paakow: https://www.forbes.com/sites/josephdeacetis/2019/01/18/meet-mizizi-how-one-twenty-four-year-old-ghanaian-american-is-inspiring-africans-to-stay-rooted/#1d86961922a0 Join the conversation on social media: use the #AfrolitPod. Do have any Storytimes for me? Topic ideas? Send me your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Ekua's Info: www.instagram.com/ekua.pm www.twitter.com/ekuapm www.youtube.com/ekuapm Paakow Essandoh: www.instagram.com/paakowessandoh https://www.twitter.com/PaakowEssandoh www.mizizishop.com Thank you to @listeningpartypresents and @canalstreetmarket for the space partnership! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/afrolit/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/afrolit/support


20 Apr 2019