Founder * Leadership Advisor * Entrepreneur * Author * Podcast Producer
Talib Jasir is a storyteller, founder, visionary, author, podcast producer, and consultant. He was born a twin in Baltimore, MD, and spent his earliest years traversing the backwoods of Maryland’s Eastern Shore under the guardianship of his Great Grandmother. Reared by a village of irrepressible folk, he learned the necessity of community, love (as a verb), and the impact of words.
Talib is a creative entrepreneur with over 19 years of professional experience managing accounts in marketing and advertising. In 2018, he founded Afros & Audio Podcast Festival the first two-day conference for and by independent Black podcast creatives and audio professionals. In 2021, Afros & Audio expanded with the Vanguard Podcast Network and a partnership with Black Podcasters Association, an online podcasting community. The Rebel Class, a Black College Student Podcast Initiative was established in 2022.
He is also a dual-certified Emotional/Mental Wellness Coach with a focus on leaders, business professionals, creatives, podcast creators, and entrepreneurs, and a registered RYT-200 Yoga Teacher Trainer.
Talib received his BA in Public Policy/Urban Studies, Africana Studies, and Social Justice (Summa Cum Laude) from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ.
Speaking, Consulting, & Coaching Expertise
Notable Appearances & Press:
Afros & Audio Podcast Festival
Black Writer's Weekend Conference
Podcast Movement Conference
Mastermind Connect Workshops and Panels
High School and College level Workshops and Panels
Keynotes & Workshops
2015 - Present
Talib leverages his experience as a founder, entrepreneur, creative, and life coach to encourage people to think critically and lead with a social conscience. He provides key insight into the importance of community, emotional intelligence, and self-development for leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs, and professionals.
Talib is committed to the progression, expansion, and elevation of individuals, communities, and organizations through mindset shift strategies, performance accountability, and leadership development.
As a life strategist, leadership advisor, and ambassador of possibilities, he is making a difference in the lives of founders, creatives, entrepreneurs, and leaders all over the world.
Core Messages Include:
Creatives & Entrepreneurs
Optimizing Your Creative Output and Entrepreneurial Impact
Creating Massive Impact as a Socially Conscious Leader
Merging Critical Thought with Self-Improvement Principles for Leaders & Coaches
Gaining a Competitive Advantage by Leading with Purpose and Intention
Empowering Leaders to Practice Transparency, Integrity, & Empathy
Building an Inclusive Culture to Improve DEI Awareness & Engagement
Developing Effective Communication, Storytelling, and Influencer Skills
Fostering a Sustainable Community for Collective Innovation
Finding Success in Inclusive and Accessible Community-Centric Events
Building a Career in the Podcast Industry
Discovering Your Transferrable Skills for Working in the Podcast Industry
Script Writing and Production for Audio Dramas