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Believe in Your Brilliance: Danyel Surrency Jones of POWERHANDZ

Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff

This episode is sponsored by Capital One Business.Some people feel the entrepreneurial itch from a young age and dive in headfirst as soon as they can create something to sell. Others may feel its constant, subtle pull for years while they work for someone else, only giving in once the pain of an unsatisfying job finally outweighs the fear of doing their own thing.Danyel Surrency Jones was quite comfortable in her executive position at a Fortune 500 company, but being told repeatedly that she was “too innovative” finally pushed her past her own discomfort, helped her focus on the skills she had built and how she could apply them to any field. In co-founding POWERHANDZ, an athletic training and rehabilitation product tech company, Danyel is pursuing her life’s goal to improve the lives of others by serving local and global communities, improving health and wellness for all people by bridging the gap in disparities, and ensuring that the company will never have to choose between doing good and turning a profit. Embracing her truth as her superpower, Danyel is living proof that when you follow your intuition you can live your dreams, support yourself and help others simultaneously!Thanks for listening!Don't forget to pre-order Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success. Email your receipt to fearless@rebeccaminkoff.com to get a $25 credit on Rebeccaminkoff.com! It's a win-win!Follow Superwomen on Instagram.Big Ideas Working through the fear that comes with moving out of a comfortable situation and into a venture that is ultimately more satisfying. Recognizing the core strengths that you can apply to any industry or entrepreneurial foray.LinksTedx Talk - The Black Elephant in the Room--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/superwomen/support


25 May 2021

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Sports Equity with Danyel Surrency Jones, Powerhandz

Sports Equity Podcast

Danyel Surrency Jones is the President of Power To Give Foundation & Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of POWERHANDZ, a global athletic training and rehabilitation product tech company that creates innovative athletic, fitness training and rehab products that increase overall human performance.Danyel spent nearly 2 decades in corporate America working in various sales & marketing, operations, executive positions within fortune 500 medical tech companies. But while her corporate bosses asked her to temper her creativity, POWERHANDZ has given Surrency Jones the freedom to use her MBA & Wharton marketing training combined with natural grit as an entrepreneur to push her big ideas forward.Since its launched, POWERHANDZ has grown their first product, a patented weighted anti-grip basketball glove, into training and rehabilitation tech for five sports and created 10 more products with 4 patents. Their products are sold in more than 86 countries and used by the NBA, NFL, MLB, WBO and other professional sports organization and thousands of youth.  The creative business strategist has led POWERHANDZ to e-commerce giants like Amazon, Walmart and Target, Academy Sports. She’s also created the Power to Give Foundation, a non-profit that provides athletic and academic programs to youth athletes in underserved communities. The foundation has partnered with the NFL, NBA, Boys & Girls Club, and other notable organizations.


15 Jan 2021

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Branded w The Baseline - Danyel Surrency Jones (CEO of PowerHandz)

The Baseline NBA Podcast

Five years ago we connected with the then startup company Powerhandz as they entered the basketball training space. CEO Danyel Surrency Jones returns to the show to give us an update on the brand's growth, being a Black business owner, social injustice, voting rights and so much more. We borrow the Powerhandz slogan "Train with purpose" and give it a twist by telling a story with purpose in our new series Branded.


25 Sep 2020

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116: How to Chase Vision with Power | Real Talk with Danyel Surrency Jones| Danyel Is The CEO of POWERHANDZ

Women in Business: Inspirational Stories of Women Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship often starts with a vision of what you want to create, but that doesn’t have to hold you back from growing and expanding your mission. Danyel Surrency Jones may have started in a corporate career, but when her husband approached with an innovative sports technology idea, she took the leap into entrepreneurship. Now, alongside POWERHANDZ, Danyel has her own successful business consulting firm. One of the most valuable aspects of business that Danyel has grown over the years is her network. Being connected to other entrepreneurs and strategic partners has allowed for a business and growth that she wouldn’t have achieved otherwise. The only other thing she wishes she prioritized over the years was taking risks earlier because most of her risks have paid off big time. Danyel and her husband started POWERHANDZ to sell one product, but in their 5 years of business, they’re now working in sports technology on a much broader scale. Their day 1 vision hasn’t stopped them from growing and experimenting in other aspects of business. Danyel states that being an authentic leader has been essential in her career and growth. When she’s living and speaking her truth, Danyel has confidently led her team, even when she couldn’t be 100% certain she was leading them to success. It’s that open, honest approach that makes the difference. Being a changemaker and a women in sports technology has not always been easy for Danyel. As a woman, she’s in two male-dominated industries, paving the way for other women to come behind her.  Danyel says that one of the hardest parts of starting her own sports tech business has been creating her own business blueprint. She compares it to opening a franchise restaurant, where you get your entire business and marketing plan laid out before you. Sometimes you have to take risks and experiment in order to make your own print successful. That’s why Danyel believes that entrepreneurs and business owners should be open about their business failures. Almost everyone has them and by sharing these experiences, we all help other business owners avoid these mistakes or work through them. Do you have a day one business vision you’re excited to bring forward? How do you live as your most authentic self? What scares you about starting your own business? In This Episode: How your network is your best asset and should be nurtured and grown How your company can evolve from what it started Why you don’t let your day 1 vision stop you from getting to your next vision How to be an authentic leader What it’s like being a woman in sports and in tech How do you make the right decisions when you’re starting a company and blueprint from scratch Why entrepreneurs should share their failures as well as their successes Quotes: “As we look at where we’ve been and where we’re going, like any entrepreneur in hindsight, there’s certainly lessons learned. And there’s a path and things that we may have done differently. But where we’re going today gives me absolute chills.” (15:24) “When we talk about leading from within, it’s being able to be so authentic about who you are, where you’re able to get people to take a risk with you because of that authentic nature.” (20:03) “Starting a business from bootstrapping... that takes a lot of heart and a lot of gut.” (24:08) Links Find Danyel Surrency Jones Online Follow Danyel on Instagram | LinkedIn Learn more about POWERHANDZ Online Find Dr. Cortney Baker Online Follow Dr. Cortney Baker on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn Join From Side Hustle to CEO on Facebook Subscribe to Women in Business on Apple Podcasts Are you a female millennial entrepreneur who wants to start or scale your service-based business but not sure where to start? Go to https://www.drcortneybaker.com/roadmap to get a copy of my business roadmap. Stop duct-taping ideas together for starting your business. Snag my FREE roadmap to get starting on building a real business today. About Dr. Cortney Baker... She is an award-winning entrepreneur, researcher, author, speaker, and an advocate for gender equality. As a leadership expert and mother of three, she is passionate about inspiring and empowering women to lead with greatness. Dr. Baker is the author of the best-selling books: The Ten Do's and Don'ts for Business Leadership: Lessons to Lead Effectively and Unlimited: Conquering the Myth of the Glass Ceiling. She is passionate about helping ambitious female millennial entrepreneurs go from side-hustle to CEOs! Feedback? Questions? Comments? For more information or to reserve Dr. Cortney Baker to speak at an upcoming event, please contact her at: cortney@cortneybaker.com or 1-469-708-8840.


11 Nov 2019

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Ep 22: "Authentically SHE" Pt 4 with Danyel Surrency Jones, Nicole Lynn and Andrea Williams

The Culture Soup Podcast®️

Thrilled to bring you this "Instant Replay" of the Hidden Figures sports panel complete with an enthusiastic LIVE audience from the Lincoln Experience at The Star at Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters.  I had the distinct privilege of hosting and moderating this amazing panel of SHEROES in sports: Danyel Surrency Jones, CEO POWERHANDZ; Andrea Williams, COO College Football Playoff and Nicole Lynn, NFL Agent.  This special episode is brought to us by POWERHANDZ and The Black Sports Professionals of North Texas. It culminates our Women' History Month series "Authentically SHE."  Listen, and be inspired!

28 Mar 2019