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Below the Line with James Beshara

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Host James Beshara is an angel investor, advisor, founder, & general startup-helper in Los Angeles, CA. He has started three companies, sold one (Tilt; acq by Airbnb), and invested in multiple billion-dollar startups in his career. Now he's talking openly and honestly with others about what's going … read more


#100 — Woman Evolve — Sarah Jakes Roberts

Sarah Jakes Roberts is a Public Speaker, Author, and co-pastor of The Potter's House at One LA and The Potter's House Denver. She is redefining what it means to be a modern woman of faith. She and James talk about how Sarah ended up public speaking despite it being that last thing she ever saw herself doing, how her relationship with her father shaped her, and gives advice to young women who are trying to find their calling.   

Women Evolve
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00:00 Intro
01:39 How Sarah became a public speaker
05:33 What her father taught her
07:57 How to manage an audience  
11:46 Book: Woman Evolve
19:13 Having a child at 14
22:52 Public speaking flow
40:34 What shaped Sarah into who she is now
54:03 How failure/change is liberating  
1:07:27  How Eve shaped women
1:20:12  Advice for younger women  
1:21:35  Why women are so powerful in this generation  
1:31:20  -Spiritual reflection in Los Angeles  
1:40:00  T.D. Jakes advice on her book  
1:45:22  Sarah’s advice for women
1:52:17 Where listeners can find Sarah  

Hit the show hotline and leave a question or comment for the show at 424-272-6640, email James questions directly at or follow us on Twitter @   

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About your host, James:  James Beshara is a founder, investor, advisor, author, podcaster, and encourager based in Los Angeles, California. James has created startups for the last 12 years, selling one (Tilt, acquired by Airbnb), and invested in a few multi-billion dollar startups to date. He has spoken at places such as Y-Combinator, Harvard Business School, Stanford University, TechCrunch Disrupt, and has been featured in outlets like the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, and Time Magazine. He’s been featured in Forbes, Time, and Inc Magazine’s “30 Under 30” lists and advises startups all around the world. All of this is his “above the line” version of his background. Hear the other 90% of the story in the intro episode of Below The Line.  “Below the Line with James Beshara" is brought to you by Another Podcast Network.

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