Picture this: Biracial foster child adopted by affluent white family. Grows up in suburban Wisconsin. Attends Howard University and has life changing experience with her racial identity. Teaches at risk kids in DC Public Schools. Still with me? Now, imagine her as CEO of an education technology company which operates virtually with 70 employees serving those same at risk kids. If it sounds unbelievable, you haven’t met Marni Barron. She is an entrepreneur who makes no excuses, and is also our Guest Mentor on this week’s Protege Podcast!
On Part 2 of our interview, Dr. Albright discusses how her faith, her family, and the love of her friends helped her move to a safe place in her career and life. She reveals the wisdom she shares with her medical students and patients. Rory breaks down key concepts from Dr. Albright’s inspirational testimony which you can apply in your career and life.
In this episode of Protege Podcast, we offer proven techniques to help you land your next great opportunity. We break down how to use social media effectively, how to maximize the inventory of your calendar, and how to stay positive and confident during your job transition. Apply these techniques in every season of your career and job search the Protege way!
What do you do when something unexpected happens in your career? As part of our series “Restarting My Career,” we talk with Donna, an Ivy League educated attorney. She was making a seven-figure income at a major New York law firm. Donna had broken the glass ceiling by becoming the firm’s first black woman partner. And then she walked away from it all. Donna shares with Protege Podcast the arduous journey in her early career, and the liberating feeling she now enjoys pondering what’s next for her life. A powerful and provocative conversation about achievement, fortitude and reimagining your career.
How did Donna decide to walk away from it all? What lessons did she learn about ambition, integrity, and defining success on one’s own terms? In Part 2 of our conversation with Donna, we find out why this next phase of her career might be the most important, and how aspiring professionals can flip the script and be true to themselves in their own careers. A thought-provoking conversation with a trailblazing attorney at a personal and career crossroads.
He started with a pickup truck and a dream. Harold Foley, a computer science professor, started flipping houses on the side in New Orleans. He now manages a $200 million real estate portfolio which stretches across several states. How did he do it? What advice does Harold have for aspiring entrepreneurs who dream of leaving their day jobs to follow their passion? A practical, yet thought-provoking conversation about taking the leap to business ownership, never taking no for an answer, and figuring out what constitutes the “good life.
Part 2 of the conversation with Harold Foley. Harold discusses the formidable challenges he faced while growing his real estate business and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs. An inspirational dialogue about living life to the fullest while fearlessly pursuing your dreams.
In this week’s episode, “The Science of Great Interviews, Part 2,” we break down the finishing touches you need to ace your interview. We talk about the speaking style, attire, and follow up protocol you need to make a strong and lasting impression with your new employer. We talk about how you can pass “the airport test,” how to send unique and effective follow up emails, and how to survive the grueling waiting period between your interview and the next steps in the process. Download “The Science of Great Interviews, Part 2” and get ready to beat the competition!
What does it take to succeed at the highest levels in the sports and entertainment industries? In addition to being extremely talented, Stan Verrett, host of ESPN’s SportsCenter, has demonstrated an indispensable trait of those who’ve succeeded at this level – tenacity. On this episode of Protege Podcast, Stan shares the lessons learned during the valleys in his career, what Stuart Scott meant to him, and the advice he has for budding sportscasters. You won’t want to miss my conversation with the best sportscaster in America and my big brother, Stan Verrett, on this week’s Protege Podcast!