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Changing the narrative on Black Achievement | Jeff Shafer

Changing the narrative on Black Achievement | Jeff Shafer

September 23, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Jeff Shafer, a CPA, an attorney at one of the largest law firms in New York City,  a recent first time father and now author.

 

We’ll follow Jeff’s journey of goal setting, a relentless focus on learning and discover no matter how many designations he puts behind his name, how he is still underestimated, for the color of his skin.   Jeff is very clear he is not a victim.  His goal is to change the narrative on black people across the globe. 

 

In his new book, Black Excellence, he celebrates 20 amazing black men and women that have worked to change this narrative as well and created tremendous success for themselves and their families.  Check out the show!

 

The power of intentional reflection inspired by nature | Jennifer Peavey

The power of intentional reflection inspired by nature | Jennifer Peavey

September 22, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Jennifer Peavey, Principal at The Black Lab, an innovation consultancy and now, published author.

 

We’ll follow Jennifer’s journey of leaving the security of corporate America and finding her own career path focusing on her passion for innovation and creation.  We’ll learn how we can evolve by taking lessons in nature and making time to truly reflect and focus on what is important to us.  In a world that seems to only accelerate, Jennifer offers a road map to slowing down and building the life you want, with less stress.

 

Jennifer’s journey has led her to publishing her new book, Natural Reflectors. Check out the show!

 

Pro tips for making decisions that work | Jennifer Davis

Pro tips for making decisions that work | Jennifer Davis

September 21, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Jennifer Davis, Chief Marketing Officer of Learfield and now, published author.

 

We’ll follow Jennifer’s journey of learning and growth as a C-suite member and senior leader of several high profile companies, like Amazon.  We’ll learn what it takes to be a successful leader across industries and how having a process for decision making is a powerful tool in today’s world of an ever increasing pace of business. 

 

We’ll hear her practical advice on leading a culture of well-made decisions and her roadmap to make it all a reality.  Jennifer’s journey has led her to publishing her new book, Well Made Decisions. Check out the show!

 

How to leverage the power of content creation in the digital age | Erica Barry

How to leverage the power of content creation in the digital age | Erica Barry

September 20, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Erica Barry, Manager of Client Strategy and Analytics at Bliss Point Media and passionate digital content creator.

 

We’ll follow Erica’s journey of learning what it takes to be successful creating content today, through research and her own practice of creation.  We’ll hear her advice as well as the many experts she interviewed to create a roadmap for developing a successful digital and social media marketing strategy.

 

We’ll also hear about Erica’s recent breakthrough experimenting with some unique new content creation she’s posted and how it has landed her an advertising deal with a luxury goods company.  Erica’s journey of learning, iteration and creation has led her to publishing her new book, Don’t Wait, Create! Check out the show!

 

Shattering unrealistic expectations to support those with eating disorders. | Jessie Cheng

Shattering unrealistic expectations to support those with eating disorders. | Jessie Cheng

September 17, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Jessie Cheng, an overachieving College Student with a passion for marketing and helping others with mental health challenges and now published author.

 

We’ll follow Jessie’s journey of learning how to create a culture of empathy in those around her through creative storytelling.  We’ll learn the surprising cause of death for young people in America, right behind opioids.  Then we’ll hear about what it’s like growing up in a Chinese American family, if you don’t always meet the expectations set for you.

 

We’ll also explore Jessie’s journey that inspired her to publishing her new book, Unglamored and how it led her to meeting one of the top young hip hop artists in the US today. Check it out!

 

From America to Algeria, Uncovering the Human Aspirations that Unite Us | Andrew Farrand

From America to Algeria, Uncovering the Human Aspirations that Unite Us | Andrew Farrand

September 16, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Andrew Farrand, Thinker, Leader, Creator, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and now published author.

 

We’ll follow Andrew’s journey from growing up in Maryland to living in Algeria for 7 years to hosting a reality TV show there for entrepreneurs.  We’ll also learn much about this geographically massive country and how we have much more in common in the west with the youth of Algeria, than we might ever imagine.

 

And, we’ll explore Andrew’s journey that ultimately led him to publishing his new book, The Algerian Dream, Youth and the Quest for Dignity. Check it out!

 

For the black sheep in all of us | Michael Dumlao

For the black sheep in all of us | Michael Dumlao

September 15, 2021

On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Michael Dumlao, Senior Brand and Diversity Advisor for one of the largest consulting firms in the world and now published author.

 

We’ll learn who Guncles are, why we need to celebrate the black sheep in our lives and how a life of authenticity is no easy journey without compassion from those around you, especially in the LGBTQ community.

 

We’ll also follow Michael’s journey that ultimately led him to publishing his new book, The Wisdom of Guncles. Check it out!

 

How to be believable and influential in your career | Jeff Shannon

How to be believable and influential in your career | Jeff Shannon

September 14, 2021

Is your career not where you want it to be?  On this episode of the Creator Community, we’ll meet Jeff Shannon, cofounder of Consultancy Bravium Human Development and now published author.

 

We’ll hear how Jeff discovered through his own career, that hard work is NOT the only answer to success in life.  We discuss how the right mindset, habits and behaviors are necessary to not just be credible but highly believable and influential in your career.

 

We’ll also follow Jeff’s journey and hear how his life lessons, a focus on learning and his own career experiences, ultimately led him to publishing his new book, Hard Work is NOT Enough.  Check it out!

 

Discovering who you are by embracing where you‘re from | Luisa Ramondo

Discovering who you are by embracing where you‘re from | Luisa Ramondo

September 13, 2021

In this episode we’ll meet Luisa Ramondo, successful Real Estate Agent, mother of three and now published author.

 

We’ll learn about the journey her family went on to immigrate to America from Italy with almost nothing. 

  

Luisa shares how they found a way to make life work through the many challenges facing immigrants and solid life lessons her family instilled in her about hard work and making pasta just right!  We’ll also learn how you can discover who you are by embracing where you’re from.

 

Ultimately, we’ll follow Luisa’s journey to how this led her to publishing her new book, Beyond the Cobblestones.  Check it out!

Rising above tragedy and living the life you want | Payton Lynch

Rising above tragedy and living the life you want | Payton Lynch

September 10, 2021

Author

Payton Lynch

 

Book

Rise From the Ashes, Stories of Trauma, Reslience & Growth from the Children of 9/11

 

Description

Do you or someone you know struggle with PTSD? Join Payton Lynch, author of Rise From the Ashes, and Senior Product Manager at Disney and I as we discuss the challenges and lessons she’s learned from being married to the son of a 9/11 hero.  

 

We’ll learn how the tragedy of 9/11 has played a central role in her life with her husband in helping them grow, the impact of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and how empathy training has helped her evolve and overcome adversity, across her life and personal struggles.

 

We’ll also follow Payton’s journey to how this ultimately led her to publishing her new book, Rise from The Ashes.  Check it out!

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