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Professional Troublemaker Podcast

Fearlessly authentic conversations on Culture, Leadership and Business

Total Downloads: 4 Million+
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Monthly Listeners: 100K+

Creating a life that is authentic, bold, and purposeful takes audacity. It takes disruption. That is what it means to be a Professional Troublemaker. Join New York Times bestselling author, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, as she brings perspectives, conversations and deep dives about culture, business and leadership.

Her guests are world movers and change agents who have gotten where they are through their tenacity, their truth telling and commitment to making good trouble.

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Latest Episodes

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Episode 11 - Season 5

Surrender the Wheel

The tables are turned as Luvvie hands over the interviewing mic to her producer, Tish. Luvvie opens up about her calling, her ongoing life audit, letting go of assignments and embracing new ones, and the transformative role that faith has played in her personal and professional life.

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Episode 10 - Season 5

Break the Mold (How Fisayo Longe Built a Bold Fashion Brand that Empowers)

Luvvie sits down with Fisayo Longe, the visionary founder of Kai Collective, for an episode that’s about leaning into your boldness and resilience, to make your dreams happen.

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Episode 9 - Season 5

Forge Your Divine Path (with Fawn Weaver)

Luvvie speaks to Fawn Weaver, the brilliant mind behind Uncle Nearest Whiskey, for an episode that is simply soul food. They go deep on how she left home at 15, and then finds meaning in life, while laying in a hospital bed. They talk about faith, purpose, obedience, legacy, and how she has been able to build a billion dollar company, while maintaining deep, divine peace. Luvvie says “this might be the best podcast episode I’ve ever recorded” because this one is special.

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Episode 8 - Season 5

Scale with Resilience (with Morgan Debaun)

Luvvie explores the inspiring journey of Morgan DeBaun, the visionary founder and CEO of Blavity Inc., as she discusses building a media empire for black millennials.

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Episode 7 - Season 5

Release the Reins (with Tiffany Aliche)

Luvvie sits down with colleague and dear friend, Tiffany ‘The Budgetnista’ Aliche, as she shares her journey from teacher to becoming a leading figure in financial education.

Meet the Host

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Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a 4x New York Times bestselling author, speaker and entrepreneur who thrives at the intersection of culture, business and leadership.

She has written 4 critically acclaimed bestselling books (including her banner book Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual), establishing her as a literary force with a powerful pen. A 20-year blogging veteran, Luvvie writes on, covering all things culture with a critical yet humorous lens. A prolific writer, she’s also contributed to 5 published anthologies.

Known for her trademark wit, warmth, perpetual truth-telling, and ability to put into words the thoughts few dare to say, Luvvie has graced stages around the globe for some of the world’s most innovative companies and conferences, including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, MAKERS, SXSW and the Obama White House. Her wildly popular TED talk “Get comfortable with being uncomfortable” has over 9 million views and climbing.

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