AML 106: (Exclusive) Interview with Chude Jideonwo, Founder Joy Inc., Pt. 1

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Chude Jideonwo is the founder of Joy, Inc. (joyinc.xyz), an American benefit corporation with a Nigerian subsidiary, which mainstreams the research and science on human flourishing and positive emotions to transform the culture and build a new generation focused on the greatest happiness for the greatest many. All of Joy, Inc.’s profits are invested in charities. Chude has been a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree, a CNBC Young Business Leader of the Year winner, and a World Fellow at Yale University. His writing and work have been featured on the BBC, CNN, the Guardian, Aljazeera, the Huffington Post and the Financial Times, and he is the author of two books, Are We The Turning Point Generation? and How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump.  He also teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Pan Atlantic University. A former board member at Microsoft 4Afrika, he now sits on the boards of RED, and the Oando Foundation. Before Joy, Inc., he led African media group, RED for 13 years, achieving 100 percent team retention, a 94 percent trust rate and a 96 percent joy rate in his last year; and working on national elections and social movements in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and Liberia.

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  1. Relationship with self.
  2. Interest in running for office as President of Nigeria.
  3. Dealing with the pressure of fame and success.
  4. His company Red Media going “broke.”
  5. Lapsing into a deep depression.
  6. His relationship with his co-founder Adebola Williams.

Where to Find Chude Jideonwo

http://joyinc.xyz

About The Africa Music Law Show

Hosted by California-based Fashion & Entertainment Lawyer Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak), The Africa Music Law show is a show empowering the African artist through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews. The show has been downloaded over 200,000 times and made iTunes top 4 ‘New & Noteworthy.’ Subscribers include Africa & Hollywood’s power executives, investors, lawyers, artists and other industry stakeholders. The blog itself has been cited in a U.S. top-ranked law school’s ‘International Law Review’ journal. Country demographic: Nigeria (26%), USA (23%), UK (15%), UAE (7%), and Other (29%).

About Ms. Uduak

Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak), the founder of Africa Music Law, is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. For almost seventeen years, in her role as an attorney, she has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa and Asia including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She can be reached via email (uduak@ebitulawgrp.com) or on twitter: @uduaklaw.

Where to Find Ms.Uduak

Twitter: @uduaklaw
Website: www.ebitulawgrp.com

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Africa Music Law™
AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok dedicated to empowering the African artist and Africa’s rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.
The podcast show made iTunes top 4 ‘New & Noteworthy,’  and is iTunes top (3) business podcast shows in Nigeria. Subscribers include Africa & Hollywood’s power executives, investors, lawyers, artists and other industry stakeholders.
The blog itself has been cited in a U.S. top-ranked law school’s ‘International Law Review’ journal. Country demographic breakdown are as follows: Nigeria (26%), USA (23%), UK (15%), UAE (7%), and Other (29%). For blog related inquiries (advertising, podcast licensing, feature as a guest, news tips), contact (africamusiclaw@gmail.com).

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