Twila True | The Co-Founder of Volume Ventures | Why You Must Always Be a Student

Show Notes

The co-founder of Volume Ventures shares about her new business venture, Volume Ventures and why you must always be a curious student to take your life to the next level.

  1. Twila True Yes, yes, yes and yes! On today’s show are interviewing Twila True, who is a mega-successful entrepreneur whose businesses total more than one billion dollars?! Twila, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show! How are you?! 
  2. I know that you’ve had a ton of success at this point in your career, but I would love to start off at the bottom and the very beginning of your career. What was your life like growing up and where did you grow up?
  3. When did you first figure out what you wanted to do professionally?
  4. How did you start your first company? 
  5. Twila True How did you go about funding your first company?
  6. How did you go about getting your first 10 customers?
  7. Many of our guests say that they had a key mentor or a key book that they read that really helped them to change their mindset and their approach to success…do you have a key book or mentor in your life that has impacted you the most…I would love to hear that story?
  8. When did you first feel like you were truly beginning to gain traction with your career?
  9. Twila, I would love for you to share about your independent entertainment company…Volume Ventures…what does this company do?
    1. NOTES: We would love for Twila to talk about an independent entertainment company that she co-founded with Grammy Award winning artist/musician/producers/writers James Fauntleroy (Jay-Z, Beyonce, Sam Smith) and Larrance Dopson (Justin Timberlake, Kanye West), Volume Ventures, provides comprehensive music and video production, promotion, publishing, representation, and consultation for established and aspiring recording artists, songwriters, musicians, and videographers. Together, they co-founded 1500 Sound Academy, a subsidiary, which is based in Inglewood, California (currently online due to Covid-19), and has a top notch curriculum that has featured the biggest music stars, in which guest lecturers of the academy have included such world-renowned artists as: Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Master P, Snoop Dogg, to name a few.  For more info visit:
  10. Twila True I know that you are a serial entrepreneur who has experienced massive success and super low points…walk us through the highest high and the lowest low of your career?
  11. When you were at the bottom, what did you learn most from this experience?
  12. Today, I’d love for you to share with the listeners about the kinds of projects that you are up to?
  13. You come across as a very proactive person…so how do you typically organize the first four hours of your and what time do you typically wake up?
  14. What are a few of your daily habits that you believe have allowed you to achieve success?
  15. What mentor has made the biggest impact on your career thus far?
  16. Twila True What has been the biggest adversity that you’ve had to fight through during your career?
  17. What advice would you give the younger version of yourself?
  18. We find that most successful entrepreneurs tend to have idiosyncrasies that are actually their super powers…what idiosyncrasy do you have?
  19. What message or principle that you wish you could teach everyone?
  20. You are super successful, but what do you struggle with the most…what is your weakness…what is your kryptonite? 
  21. What are a couple of books that you believe that all of our listeners should read?
  22. You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic?
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