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About The Guest
Mychel “Snoop” Dillard, a trailblazing powerhouse and beacon of inspiration, has risen to become one of Atlanta’s most eminent Black entrepreneurs. Despite overcoming tremendous obstacles, including teenage motherhood at just 15 and facing discrimination as a gay Black woman, Snoop has forged an awe-inspiring business empire encompassing multiple restaurants, lounges, and a thriving salon suite franchise.
Snoop’s crowning achievement lies in her co-ownership of the renowned Escobar lounge, alongside rapper 2 Chainz. This venture garnered significant attention not only for its celebrity ties but also for its controversial disregard for social distancing measures amid the pandemic. Nevertheless, Snoop’s unyielding determination has enabled her to transcend numerous failures and setbacks to attain her extraordinary success.
Snoop’s journey epitomizes the unwavering tenacity and resilience needed for entrepreneurial triumph. As a fierce advocate for Black women, she continues to empower and encourage them to chase their entrepreneurial dreams. With plans to revolutionize the seafood takeout industry, Snoop’s ambitious vision knows no bounds. Additionally, her commitment to nurturing her daughter’s entrepreneurial spirit by involving her in the management of her businesses exemplifies exceptional leadership and paves the way for future generations.
- 00:00 — Introduction: Meet Mychel “Snoop” Dillard
- 03:18 — The Genesis of Snoop: Her Inspiring Origins
- 03:45 — Parental Influence: Fueling Snoop’s Ambition
- 04:45 — Snoop’s Entrepreneurial Beginnings
- 09:28 — Lessons from Real Estate Missteps
- 12:43 — The Art of Learning from Mistakes
- 26:28 — Entering the Hospitality Business: A Step-by-Step Guide
- 29:28 — Unlocking Success at The Hookah Hideaway
- 31:36 — Snoop’s Winning Formula for Business Triumph
- 33:56 — The Search for Trustworthy Partners
- 35:00 — Power Collaboration: Teaming Up with 2 Chainz
- 38:25 — Expert Advice for Budding Restaurant Entrepreneurs
- 41:45 — Snoop’s Vision for the Future
- 43:18 — Striking a Balance: Personal and Professional Life
- 44:05 — Connect with Mychel “Snoop” Dillard
- 44:38 — What Keeps Snoop Awake at Night?
- 45:12 — Tackling Snoop’s Biggest Challenges
- 45:45 — The Most Influential Person in Snoop’s Life
- 46:07 — Snoop’s Top Book and Podcast Recommendations
- 46:39 — Advice for a Younger Snoop: 20-Year-Old Wisdom
- 46:48 — Defining Success: Mychel “Snoop” Dillard’s Perspective
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What is the Success Story Podcast?
On this podcast, you’ll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups, and entrepreneurship.
The podcast is hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary.
Scott will discuss some of the lessons he’s learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures, and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas, and insights.
He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their stories to help pass those lessons on to others through both experiences and tactical strategies for business professionals, entrepreneurs, and everyone in between.
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