Culture

Ep 37: #ThrowBackThursday: The HBCU Episodes Part I

We’re throwing it back to last spring this Thursday, when Darryl M. Bell and I took on the campus of @thelanecollege at their first ever leadership conference. ICYMI, It was the second time the podcast recorded live, and it was the first ever double episode.It was also the show that catapulted the show to number 6 on Apple Podcasts Business/Business News with a great tailwind from the first……

Ep 36: The Real Life Lessons of Football with Jacoby Jones

NFL Pro Bowler and former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones is having a full-circle moment as he returns to his alma mater to coach the football team.  He says his job isn’t just football. It’s a mission to pour into young men as someone did for him.  And by the way, this guy has to be one of the smartest men alive. Check out what he says……

Ep 35: Moving FWD with Black Enterprise with Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Black media is an American gem.  These outlets have delivered an important perspective and have served as the archives of our accomplishments.  There are only a few, national, black-owned publications out there.  One of the most noted, is Black Enterprise.  I bring on my friend Alfred Edmond Jr.  We’ve been friends for more than a decade…and yes, we met on Twitter.  We talk about the importance of legacies……

Ep 34: Writing Your Own Ticket with Toure

If you haven’t figured out that you can’t get very far doing it alone, I’m here to tell you that it helps to have a robust personal board of directors specific to your journey. I won’t list everyone who is on my team, but this is one person who I not only want to share with you, but I need you to support his new podcast. Not the……

Ep 33: Politically Speaking with Matt Stevens

Silly season arrived early, hasn’t it?  In fact, it came and never left in 2016.  I talk to my friend and political commentator Matt Stevens about what to look forward to in this upcoming election, how social media has changed the game completely, and the importance of having everyday people involved in the political dialogue.  It’s all about the culture of politics and what it takes to cover……

Ep 31: This Woman’s Work with Dr. Yolanda Bruce Brooks

  There is a woman behind the scenes, working with professional athletes as they navigate the various transitions–from college to pros–from pros to an afterlife in business–and she is a clinical psychologist. She also specializes in military transitions. This fascinating conversation with my friend Dr. Yolanda Bruce Brooks is worth a listen on Thursday. What can you learn from this discussion? You may be surprised. You won’t want……

#BlackGirlMagic Mastermind

Are you a Black Woman in Corporate America, navigating the workplace and trying to break into senior leadership?  Painfully aware of your double outsider status?  Just not getting the support of so-called “allies” when you need it most?  What if you could gather women just like you from various industries, companies, disciplines to bring their collective minds together to hack your challenges around microaggressions, building and activating your…

Ep 24: For the Culture with Roy Broderick, Jr. and Eshena D. Roman

When two colleagues met at an agency and felt the urge to do multicultural marketing the right way, they went with their intuition.  They made the leap into entrepreneurship, and just two years later, their business is a formidable competitor in the space.  I’m talking about Roy Broderick, Jr. and Eshena D. Roman of Intuition Consulting of ATL.  I’ve worked along side them, and they have a something……

Ep 23 BONUS: HBCUs: A Different World IRL with Dr. Logan Hampton

In part 2 of this double episode, I speak with the president of Lane College, Dr. Logan Hampton, about HBCUs, their place in American culture; their significance to black students, the importance of role models coming on campus to speak to students; the Lane College Leadership Conference and much more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Ep 23: Communicating in a Different World with Darryl M. Bell

On my visit to Lane College, I got to know and speak with an actor from one of America’s most iconic TV shows, A Different World; a show, which along with The Cosby Show cemented Thursday night as Must See TV. Darryl M. Bell who played Ron Johnson on the show is also a producer and entrepreneur, and he has a point of view on all things tech,……

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