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by BOTWC Staff
Published: 29 December 2022

They're all the motivation you'll need!

YouTube is a place where you can get into all types of things. You can exercise, learn how to cook, or find educational resources for your children. But sometimes we need a little motivation before we can take action! As we prepare for the end of the year, and we start thinking about what we want to accomplish next, let’s make sure we’re staying grounded, aligned, and surrounding ourselves with people who will keep us juiced up as we enter our next season. 

To help you out, here are 7 motivational Black YouTubers who will help you crush your New Year's resolutions: 

ET The Hip-Hop Preacher

Eric Thomas, also known as ET, is a highly energetic motivational speaker whose lectures have captured the attention of many. He travels the world speaking to millions of people, motivating them to take charge of their lives and captain their own fates. He has garnered a massive following across social media and is an author, educator and pastor. If you’re looking to get a jolt of conviction and motivation, ET is your guy!

Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant is a veteran inspirational speaker, author, and life coach. Her YouTube channel is devoted to doing the inner work daily! She helps you center yourself, unpack, and position yourself to be called higher, mind body and spirit. Vanzant’s channel is full of deeper revelations and consistent exercises that will help you get whole and align yourself for whatever it is you want and wherever you plan to go. Her channel is an excellent grounding source for daily spiritual discipline. 

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Wallace Peeples, better known as Wallo267, is a hard hitting motivational speaker, influencer, entrepreneur and marketer. After serving a two-decade prison sentence, Wallo came home and rose to cultural prominence in just a few short years. His common-sense wisdom often goes viral, inspiring people with relatable content that motivates them to find their purpose and uncover their greatness. For your daily dose of motivation, check out Wallo!

Earn Your Leisure

Earn Your Leisure is a network that elevates the platforms of established content creators from various sectors of business, finance and entrepreneurship. The network promotes community and collaboration, featuring six shows that include Market Mondays, Inside the Vault, Inner Wealth, DreamNation, Rants and Gems Real Estate Podcast and 19 Keys. For business tips, tools and models, Earn Your Leisure is a go-to. It’s full of tips for navigating your goals within a community of like minded individuals.

Sonya Renee Taylor

Sonya Renee Taylor is an author, humanitarian, social justice activist, and founder of The Body Is Not An Apology movement. A digital content creator, Taylor’s work is best experienced via her Patreon account where subscribers can gain access to an unlimited amount of Taylor’s video series, discussions, community sessions, digital e-books and courses. Taylor regularly posts some of her content to YouTube, and the core focus of her work is “radical self-love as a path to liberation.” Her reflections and perspectives are invaluable; she will help you stay rooted and grounded while consistently expanding. 

Wall Street Trapper

Another tangible tool for wealth goals or investment advice is Wall Street Trapper. Founder Leon Howard has focused on branding himself in the finance world as a go-to for stock market tips and tools. His goal is to empower the financial state of the culture while highlighting the power of the Black dollar and cooperative economics. This is a perfect channel for investment advice and those looking to venture into stocks.

Lisa Nichols

This is one of our favorite channels and also another veteran motivational speaker. Lisa Nichols isn't new to this, she’s true to this, and her page is exactly what you need to jumpstart your goals! She offers step-by-step guides for transforming your life from the inside and outside. Her motto is “abundance, no matter what,” and she has topics on everything from grappling with loneliness to how to show up in business. Whatever you need, this is a great page to guide you through to next steps. 

You got this!

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