It was a rainy Friday afternoon and the last session for the day at the Wharton Graduate Retail Conference. I vividly remember thinking “Should I address building a business from a cultural and people standpoint? And if so, how do I make sure that the key takeaways are clear for entrepreneurs in the room?” Looking […]
Read More What I learned from Jeffrey Raider (WG ’10) about building his company
The Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Conference is an event centered around advancing the agenda for Black Americans through a deep reflection of where we have been, where we are and a call to actively engage in shaping the future. One of my personal highlights was having the opportunity to sit down and have a […]
Read More C.E.O. the Culture: My Fireside Chat with Maverick Carter
I’ve basically gone through an entire year of business school without a single post – and for good reason. Over the last ten or so months, I experienced multiple shifts in my perception of the world. In addition to those shifts, I’ve experienced a lot of changes in my life that frankly put me in […]
Read More It’s been a while…
Over the course of the last year, one of the topics that my mind has been fixated on is the critical factor that shapes whether I reach a goal. I’ve read books such as Angela Duckworth’s Grit and Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers and even the host of John C. Maxwell books (too many to name). I completely agree with much […]
Read More My Tribe: Helping Me Become My Best Self
Okay, so I’m about five solid months into the MLT program and I have been completing the requisite assignments while managing a hectic work schedule, travel, community service commitments, and GMAT studying. Let’s just say that over this timeframe I’ve been overwhelmed!
Read More Halftime Report: #TrustTheProcess
Let me first start out by saying that the last 30 days of my life have been nothing short of transformational. Everything from cranking out 75 miles of running in March to increasing my GMAT score 50+ points. Part of this is due to a statement from my MLT Coach, Jackson, who said at […]
Read More 10 Major Keys From the MLT Kickoff Seminar
I really think the message in this video drives home the shift in how we define entrepreneurship and its relationship to our purpose.
Read More Purpose is the New Bottom Line