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Most of my life, I’ve felt like I never truly fit in with most earthlings. I’m not saying I’m Super Human, but most entrepreneurs have a special DNA that normal humans don’t possess. When I was young, I talked to my friends and family about big purchases and goals. Most of them assumed I was just a dreamy Pisces and found me entertaining. They didn’t take me seriously and even joked about my lofty goals. This just added fuel to my fire.
During my younger years, my surroundings didn’t fit my professional goals, so I knew I would have to make my journey alone. (initially) No one else was experiencing my dream except for me, so I couldn’t expect anyone else to buy into it. Most of my friends were spending money on personal items while I invested in myself. It was no fun watching friends buy home theater systems, cool jewelry and exotic travel while I worked hard and studied. I believed that my fun purchases and trips were only deferred and not sacrificed. We can’t get caught up in the emotions we experience during challenging times or we will give up.
I also learned at a young age that success is not all high fives and chocolate ice cream. I had to make the decision to embrace some lonely days and use them to create and plan instead of cry and complain. I had to believe everyday that my hard work and sacrifice would pay off in the long run. I held on to words of hope that my family spoke to me and prayed. I also believed this lonely time was temporary and would improve once I paid off the dues owed to make it to the next level. Don’t think people on the next level are going to understand or embrace you. Everyone’s vision and motivation is unique to them.
Individual passion can’t be transferred or completely understood by others. Once I learned this, I began to understand why I didn’t fit in with most people I grew up with or the people I met as I moved up the professional ladder. Many of them couldn’t understand my drive, passion or vision. You can’t blame others for not being able to read your mind or see your vision. We are all blessed with different talents, gifts and paths to obtain them, so don’t freak out when people learn or grown differently than you. Focus on the end game and the ability to win together. I began to see others around me that didn’t feel like they fit in as well. That’s when I realized entrepreneurs are just wired differently. We look at ideas and processes from a different point of view. This is how we create innovations that move our society forward. Without this bass ackward thinking, we wouldn’t be so brilliant.
Embrace being different. I became a much better leader once I embraced that feeling of not being understood. I had to give a smaller piece of the map (my vision) to each teammate so they only got to see their own part of the mission. Once we complete the vision successfully, everyone understands it because they can play the journey back in their minds. Once your people trust you more based upon multiple successes, they will follow you without the doubt and drama. One day you will have a business family that understands you. Until then, embrace the fact that you may not fit in professionally throughout your journey. If you are an out of the box innovator, this will be your life’s legacy unless you surround yourself with other innovators. And all innovators aren’t created equally. Your team should consist of others that appreciate the uncomfortable feeling found during precise communication and objective thinking. Entrepreneurs and creators separate themselves from the pack by embracing the feeling of being different from their peers so stop crying and start making large stacks of cash you weirdo. I did…
Victor Young is the CEO of Human Technology Solutions, V. Young Enterprises and Victor Young Productions. He is co-owner of Lamborghini Sarasota, BMW of Sarasota and Lotus Sarasota with several other ventures in the works. Victor is a writer, director and producer of feature films, television series and documentaries with Media & Management Global. He is a Tampa native with three daughters and Married to Tia L. Young, founder of Tia Young Image & Etiquette. Subscribe to future blogs at www.thedailylifecoach.com/blog , follow Victor Young on Linkedin, The Daily Life Coach on Facebook and Youtube.
One of my favorite writing instructors often spoke about how our lives change every decade. Victor at ten years old will be completely different from the Victor at twenty years old, but influenced by the ten years in between. Victor at thirty years old will be different from twenty year old Victor but driven by the ten years of experiences in between. I think you get the point. At the very seasoned age of forty six, my views and desires have changed significantly from thirty year old Victor. My dreams of conquering the universe have evolved into the desire to help my children live their ideal life by doing what they are passionate about. I also work to teach others what I know and show them how to experience financial freedom.
Sounds like I’ve gotten soft in my middle days doesn’t it. NOT HARDLY! With clear vision comes courage and wisdom. Wisdom to see what type of deals and professional relationships you no longer want. I know that I want to have fun while I work. Especially when the goals are challenging. If you can’t have fun while working hard, then you may have a team that’s allergic to hard work. I would rather work hard on my schedule and leave with a fresh mind knowing that I completed every task instead of dragging along in low gear all day dreading the work ahead. Then take home the stress of knowing I’m behind because I procrastinated or complained all day about Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump. It doesn’t matter who becomes president if you have a success plan and a clear vision. A great CPA and corporate attorney can always help you find a way to survive if you keep your products and services competitive.
I have learned to Live Fearless. I protect my business environment like its the most precious jewel on the planet. I create environments for my people to learn and grow into their greatness without fear. I believe everyone is born with greatness inside of them and it’s every good leader’s job to help them maximize it. I enjoy everyday at work so one day my children may want to walk in my footsteps in automotive, film, production or coaching. If I’m miserable everyday, why would my children or a staff member want to work toward doing what I do? We kill our lines of succession when we complain and tell everyone how hard it is. Who wants to take over a crap wagon of a job that you complain about everyday? The money isn’t worth being miserable to most people on this planet. People crave wealth when it comes with a quality life. So stop asking yourself why you can’t hire good people if you aren’t a happy person at work. By the way, why aren’t you happy? Find out what makes you unhappy and remove it promptly. Find out what makes you happy and share it as often as possible.
Who am I? Actually, I’m still growing up, but I know I want to be happy and make a ton of money doing what excites me. I know I want to be a positive influence on the people around me, so I choose to surround myself with people who share my beliefs and passions. I no longer try to convince people to see the same rainbow that I see. I’m the guy who points out a waste of time or inefficiencies like a hunting dog. I bark at them until they go away because if I don’t they could destroy everything we’re working to build. Why would someone want to follow me if I allow emotions and bad habits to waste their time and delay their success? I guess I’m that guy who calls it like I see it. Some people will hate me and others will love me because they know we’ll succeed when others fail. #LivFearless
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Have you ever thought you were passed over for a promotion because you were female, black, white, gay, lesbian, Latin, Asian, lazy, cosplay participant or other class that could be discriminated against subject to their environment? I’m a realist and believe that discrimination can happen. I have personally experienced it. However, some individuals can make assumptions with little or no information to support claims. Why, you ask? Because it makes people feel better when they’re sad or just red hot mad. These premature assumptions often cause people to quit their jobs, drop out of training, along with other fight or flight reactions. What if you were missing one final ingredient that your boss was looking for but you bailed out just before you discovered it? You could blow the best opportunity of your life because you lack some basic information.
I have been a direct or supporting decision maker on hundreds of hires and promotions over the past two decades. I have experienced managers with targeted hiring and promotion plans as well as individuals who hire or promote based upon gut instincts. Today we will focus on gut instinct employers.
Lots of great decisions and just as many poor decisions have been made on gut instincts. Law enforcement officers tell stories of how their instincts led them to the location of a victim. Mothers tell stories of how their maternal instincts provided them with the insight to save their child. Animal instincts determine which animal lives or dies in the jungle daily. The list goes on. At some point in our lives, we all have made decisions based upon our instincts. Instincts can become the emotion that will keep us safe when we run out of ideas. Or the emotion that kicks in when we are scared as hell.
So what characteristics must you have in order to avoid the challenge of not meeting your bosses instinctual requirements? That’s a difficult question. Oftentimes the decision maker doesn’t realize he or she has an instinctual preference when it comes to hiring. I’ve seen managers who hire from a gut feeling that makes them 100% beyond the shadow of doubt feel they are making the perfect hiring decision. Ask the managers why, and most can’t articulate the feeling. However, they will point out similarities between the candidate and themselves.
Is my manager a racist if she follows her instinctual employee preference? “Everyone she hires looks just like her and graduated from her college”. My answer is NO!!!
I’ll give you an example that may challenge the way you answer this question. First I’d like to tell you about an old boss we will call “Nick.” Nick was a Caucasian quarterback for a professional football team who played the majority of his life with mostly African American male teammates. They created a pocket of protection around him for over 20 years of his life as a quarterback which kept him safe while he won games and earned millions. From Nick’s little league days until he retired from the NFL, he trusted a group of mostly African American males to cover his six and keep him safe from a blindside hit that could end his career or life in extreme situations. After Nick retired and opened his own company, some employees observed a higher than usual number of African American male employees with the company and brought it to Nicks attention. Nick had never seen a color difference on the field as an athlete, but developed a level of trust from a team that helped him find success from his childhood and into his adulthood. Nick was highly offended by the rumors of racial preference, but began to think about the excitement he felt as he hired these young motivated athletes. When he managed his team at his company he began to notice the feeling of being surrounded by fellow athletes that he had experienced on the football field. Nick noticed he also hired female volleyball players, basketball players and other athletes. Nicks hiring preference wasn’t about color at all but a work-ethic which he believed only athletes possessed. Once Nick realized he truly had a hiring preference, he began to write down all of the characteristics of the athletes he trusted so he could look for those qualities in all prospective candidates. Soon Nick looked at all candidates who were self-motivated, strong, smart, loyal, team players who had a passion for winning and not just athletes. It’s very easy for us to make assumptions about a boss or leader without knowing what motivates them. Stop assuming and start communicating with your boss, banker or investor. Research their past and know where they would like to go in the future. Making excuses is not a habit found in successful leaders or entrepreneurs. It cost ZERO dollars to conduct online research or to have a face to face conversation so make it happen.
Nick’s reputation was attacked by several people around him as he identified his hiring preference. He was accused of being an extreme liberal with motives for hiring women and minorities. Some African Americans accused him of having a plantation owner mentality and only liked to see black people working for him. Nick was so damn confused with all the rumors, he didn’t know what to think. All he wanted to do was build a high performance team and have fun doing it. I was a great friend to Nick and laughed at his situation. I let him know “better him than me”. Sorry Nick. Once Nick was able to speak clearly about his vision and team concept, he silenced his critics. Instincts will make us see good people as bad and the opposite if we don’t learn to go beyond our initial instincts and impression of an individual in the business world. Most of the time, we are all fighting for the same cause but have a slightly different way of accomplishing it.
Instincts have their place in the world of survival, but should not be a tool used in your daily success strategy. Learn to look in the mirror and find out why you have comfort in the individuals you hire or promote. Do you have a success strategy that includes the proven DNA of who will succeed at the specific job? Or, do you simply feel comfortable with a specific personality type that makes you feel safe? When leaders have their backs against the wall, they will always count on the people they trust the most. Ask Michael Jordan’s Coach… But don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and trust individuals who may not look like you or have your same background as long as they prove their loyalty and performance. Yes, I’m talking to you Millennials and Baby Boomers. You both need each other. So stop thinking the worst about each other and share your strengths. Just pretend to be cool like us Gen X’ers and it will all work out. #LivFearless and I’ll TTYL.
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It seems fitting that I publish this blog regarding the resurrection of the America business today. I felt compelled to use the word in hopes of competing with the high trending Easter bunny.
I predict the US economy will experience some challenges in the next twelve months. It will require small and large businesses to become more efficient in order to stay alive in this new world of innovation and acquisitions. Donald Trump has found great success with hopes of making America great again. I feel we are all responsible and capable of contributing to that cause.
Over the last decade our corporate culture has been infiltrated by low skilled assassins who tear down the very foundation of what great organizations are made of. They take sound bites and crumbs of data and market them in ways that make everyone around them seem small or unskilled. They will kill or destroy the reputation of the most loyal and skilled teammates to get an at-a-boy from their boss or the board of directors. The corporate assassin lurks in the shadows and hides memos and information in hopes of appearing more informed than their teammates. They could care less about the success of the organization. It’s all about their next assignment. Their lust for power makes them capable of destroying the very people who work to help them reach their success.
Now that you all have a few teammates in mind based upon the description above, let’s talk about how to resurrect the once unrivaled business culture in America. It starts with believing in what YOU do and knowing the benefits you will receive from creating a positive work culture. It doesn’t matter if you are an entry level employee or CEO. You can benefit from a happy, productive work environment. When you lose an experienced teammate, you will be impacted. Top performers and veterans will always be required to make up the difference when profits or performance is low. So, if you talk Monica out of her job because you don’t like her personality, be prepared to take up the slack until her replacement is up to speed. High turnover makes leaders look for solutions through technology and foreign laborers. They may even perform better for less money. Worst case scenario, they may perform the same for less money. So stop killing your industry by being a pain in the butt. You will make your company search high and low for options with less drama and human interaction If you contribute to a negative work environment.
Ok, let’s get back to the super dangerous assassin. The causal pot stirrers cause problems but none compared to this guy. Smart managers, CEO’s and board members recognize the power of a positive business culture. They’re not dazzled by complex analytics and innovative concepts that no one else in the room can understand. They understand that when no one knows the plan except the terrorist looking to become the next Cesar, the business will never execute the plan or benefit from it. Don’t be afraid to ask questions like; (1)Who’s going to execute the plan? (2) Do we have the right people today to execute it? (3) What’s the return on the people and money investment? (4) How many people will we lose if the plan fails? Corporate Assassins are known to take risks with OPM (other people’s money) in hopes of making a name for themselves. They normally perform poorly at executing the companies core business operations. Ask them specific questions that pertain to the core success of the business when in doubt. If you lose the core performance of the business, it’s hard to cross the bridge to innovation. You also need a strong team to service clients and keep money in the bank to pay bills. Remind everyone of that.
When you fear you may have a corporate assassin in your camp, communicate twice as much to ensure the entire team stays engaged and offers their talents. Transparency is a power that enhances communication and courage. It’s critical to keep your team engaged in order to avoid the professional death spiral that sucks in more employees than a well orchestrated sting operation.
Corporate terrorists and assassins can be rehabilitated in extraordinary work cultures. Some may accept your professional commitment and performance as worthy enough to respect and follow. Its hard to resist a great success movement. Happy Easter and let’s not forget why we celebrate it. #LivFearless
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Have you ever been disappointed by your boss, friends or co-worker’s lack of enthusiasm toward your business game plan? If so, keep reading.
One of the most frustrating emotions for a business professional to overcome is rejection from co-workers and friends. When rejection comes from a client, it’s expected. But when it comes from inside one’s camp, it can be crippling. Company turnover, abandoned startups and business closures are side affects of emotional pain experienced when people feel rejected in the business environment. Leaders, owners and associates can find themselves feeling isolated and unsupported. No one is exempt from this experience. Once the anger from being discounted begins, it creates chaos in the workplace.
I’ve worked several years in the radio and music industry. During this time, I watched managers, record labels and individual artist use the same proven technique to develop a following for their original music. The majority of artist made their start in the industry by singing cover tunes. Cover tunes are hit songs made famous by another artist. Most audiences didn’t want to hear the performer’s new music until they were thoroughly entertained by hearing music they’ve listened to on the radio daily. The audience would refrain from clapping, dancing or even smiling while the artist poured out emotions and words of their pain and pleasure. For this reason the performer produced a show that was 80% cover tunes. Toward the end of the show the artist would ask if they could share some music they had written. The audience would reward the artist with a rousing applause showing interest in hearing their original works. They would engage and appreciate the original musical performance and the artist would end the show with an extremely popular cover tune. This is a simple win win engagement.
We often experience rejection in business relationships which may lead to the demise of individuals, divisions or even organizations. We can minimize this breakdown by creating win win situations that lead to positive engagements with the individuals who do not believe in our vision or methods. Very wise Baby Boomers and high tech Millennials don’t see eye to eye frequently so they must create a bridge that allows them to appreciate each other’s talents. Women in the workplace experience this same issue when working in male dominated industries. My three daughter have taught me that men and women experience life differently with their own unique challenges. Thank you ladies.
We spend more time debating the journey instead of focusing on the end goal. We must identify success indicators that we can all agree on throughout the journey. This will create wins which allow everyone involved to gain confidence in each other. The only way this can occur is when we get past the pain from rejection and offer our co-workers or boss a cover tune. A professional cover tune is developing the skills or accomplishing the goal which makes everyone relax enough to trust your talent. If you push your original work of art without engaging your peers in the workplace, they will reject your brilliance. If you want people to follow you in business, get better at what you do everyday and don’t get mad when your audience request a cover tune.
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I made a quote recently that sparked several comments and questions from readers. The quote is “PEOPLE WITH NOTHING HAVE EVERYTHING TO GAIN, PEOPLE WITH EVERYTHING HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE, PEOPLE IN THE MIDDLE OFTEN STAND STILL HOLDING ON TO THE LITTLE THEY HAVE IN FEAR OF LOSING IT”.
I’m normally very disciplined and keep every blog at or below 500 words but this one deserves a few extra words so I apologize upfront.
Just so you know, I have experienced the world from all three economic vantage points. I believe most people in the United States have a choice on how they would like to experience life financially and socially. Some people enjoy the simple but fulfilling experiences life has to offer. Like living in a small fishing village with a job that pays the bills and affords enough to fish whenever, smell the salt air and walk along the beach everyday. They can be happy in their world as long as you do not disturb their happiness. I Refer to these individuals as people with nothing because it’s their choice not to hold on to worldly possession and live life through their experiences. These individuals are often looked down upon and considered weak. But if you push their ON switch, they will rise to any occasion without fear to defend what’s important to them. They possess a power that movements are made of. A number of great leaders were made when the life they believed in became threatened.
Others want a nice home with a pool as well as private school for the kids. They sacrifice their time and some experiences to provide their ideal environment for their family. They avoid anything that may disturb their controlled lifestyle and run from taking risk or challenging people of power. I refer to these individuals as people in the middle.
And finally, you have individuals who are born with a burning desire to accomplish greatness in life. They are willing to pay their dues to make it happen. They are often misunderstood, stereotyped and criticized. They come from all cultures, social and economic backgrounds. They are often leaders and become wealthy at some point in their life. They won’t settle for poor performance and refuse to follow weak leaders. I refer to them as people with everything.
I worked as a landscaper for eight years and experienced life as a humble servant making the world beautiful with my hands. I worked very hard for our family business and learned to earn a living from a position without power or a title. My father dropped out of school to make money for his family in the sixth grade and was a poor reader. He made up for this shortcoming with good old fashioned wisdom, work ethic and charisma. He was a strong believer of the Christian faith and always said, “A man who stands for nothing, falls for everything”. One day he was in an argument with a neighbor about me and the neighbors son joining the military or going to war. The neighbor was 100% opposed to the idea but my father disagreed. He said to the neighbor, I NEVER WANT TO SEE A CHILD OF MINE DIE BUT IF HE DOES WHILE DOING WHAT’S RIGHT OR HELPING PEOPLE, I CAN DEAL WITH THAT. I WOULD NEVER WANT TO SEE MY SON DIE IN THE STREETS ON DRUGS OR DOING WRONG. This was the first time I heard my father speak about dying for what you believe in but it wasn’t my last. My father lived this belief because he had to wake up and fight everyday to feed our family and that belief stuck with me. I had nothing at this point in my life except my burning desire to become a man who would make my mother and father proud along with what they had taught me. I soon found out that desire was power.
I later worked in sales, production and entertainment in the middle zone of life. I was financially comfortable but refused to buy into the American Dream of owning a house with a pool and a 401k account as having arrived. I was restless and still worked long hours and spent the rest of my time with my family. I watched my middle income friends slip in and out of debt and disaster due to unknown circumstances and knew I couldn’t live in this place. I searched for opportunities and immersed myself into my industry in order to separate myself from the pack. I wanted to reach the place that I believed would give me comfort and security. Many of my friends ridiculed me and said I was greedy and only wanted to be famous. I could have easily stood down and fell in line to prove to them I wasn’t in it for the money and fame but the security of knowing my family would become stronger if I was able to lift them higher on my shoulders. I knew my children couldn’t take the same path to success that I did because times had changed and that path had grown shut.
I thought everyone who wasn’t supportive in my life was against me until I learned the truth. Some of these people loved me but didn’t want to see me fail or disappoint myself. They tried to protect me by talking me out of my dreams and goals but I had seen too much. I knew that standing still means you’re moving backwards because life never stops. Bills get higher, lifestyles change, families grow and economies fail. These are all facts that we can’t control but we can outpace them. I realized I had to move forward because standing in the middle zone of life tamed my power because it’s the most fragile place to grow wealth from. The fear of losing the few possessions we’ve worked for can be paralyzing. We don’t want to bring up good ideas at work in fear of being fired. We don’t want to hold our kids accountable because they may act out or cause more problems than we’re ready to handle so we back down. We won’t invest in our business ideas or inventions in fear of missing a car payment or tuition bill. We refuse to invest in ourselves and become dependent upon chance. Smart people never invest in individuals unwilling to invest in themselves. We make ourselves worthless when we’re unwilling to sharpen our professional sword or put our own money where our mouth is. Would you buy a house in the middle of a rising swamp or buy stock in a company who’s CEO is under indictment for fraud and dumped all of his shares?
Well let’s fast forward a bit. I always dreamed that I would relax once I reached my current status but I was so wrong. I’ve become hungrier and more determined than the days when I had nothing. Or so I thought. Success creates new challenges that inspire us to find solutions. We also begin to understand the mysterious fire that motivates us to charge forward when we are tired, ridiculed or lonely. Understanding that money is not power was monumental for me. True power is born during our journey. Power is believing in your dreams so deeply that you erase all fear. Liv Fearless and learn how to access your power from where you stand right now.
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Every successful person in the world is mean, hateful and selfish. They buy things to make themselves look bigger in the eyes of common people and engage in relationships for the pleasure of manipulating others. They don’t require love like normal humans and desire money like a vampire craves blood. They only help others to feed their own ego and have no understanding of passion, love or commitment. They are simple minded, weak and hide behind power. Successful people should be stopped at all cost.
It’s amazing how quickly we create stereotypes about people we don’t know. I work with good people who have given everything they’ve ever worked for while people on the outside criticize them. Critics say things like “they only want to be recognized” or “they just want to control people”. I do believe evil exist in all races, genders and cultures but good is good. If we become enraged by the car someone drives or the neighborhood they live in, its called jealousy.
If a woman sells her accounting firm after 33 years of hard work and rewards herself with a new Lamborghini to drive the California coast, should we call her vain or evil? That same woman drives her car to inner city schools and talks to kids about education and leadership. Should we stone her? Key her Lamborghini maybe? She even serves on a foundation board that empowers young girls to become business owners. How disgusting can this rich self centered account be? I’m about to throw up with all this kindness and generosity.
AH HA! She has a motive!!! Finally you say. Her motive is the same that most successful people share. Her motive is to leave a mark on this world before she leaves it. Her motive is to help a little girl who’s story is similar to her rocky childhood. She drives people from their comfort zone because she found her success when she was driven from her own comfort zone. You may not agree with her approach to helping others but you must learn to respect it. So, for the guy who left a nasty note on her windshield about her making up for her short penis by driving a Lamborghini or the lady who left a note about her taking two parking spaces 1000 yards from all civilization, GET A LIFE. Do some research on the people you chose to hate before you even know their name. Hating successful people doesn’t make you a freedom fighter for the people. Learn to be brave enough to Live Fearless and give. Being a philosopher and offering kind words to someone in danger will only go so far. Be a giver of love, wisdom, education and MONEY. Giving is Living so help someone live their destiny.
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Looking back on my childhood, I often think about how blessed I am to have been raised by a father who was a man with strong character, morals and compassion. He was physically strong as an ox and respected by all that knew him.
I was also blessed to be surrounded by strong women who would fight to the death to see me succeed in life. I refer to these special woman in my family as Women Of The Swords. I associate the sword with them because the definition and perception of those who possess the sword. Webster’s definition of the sword is: a weapon with a long blade for cutting or thrusting that is often used as a symbol of honor or authority.
I would like to thank one of the special women that protected me with her sword until the day she passed it forward to the next keeper of it. CJ Poche, my cousin included me in her circle of influence. Although her sword was invisible, I always knew it existed and so did everyone around her. When I was young and did something that was worthy of a smack down from the older kids or even some adults, I knew if I made it to Cousin CJ I was no longer in danger of facing my actions. She would simply hug me up and say “everyone leave my baby alone” while I gave my evil little grin in front of her. Everyone listened. Even the toughest people you can imagine simply walked away after her command. I learned the power of influence from CJ at an early age. She had done well for herself and took crap from no one. She was direct, beautiful, smart and surrounded by people that loved her. She also used her influence for me professionally later in my life. People with influence and authority are able to use it anywhere, so never underestimate them. She made a call and I got my first broadcast job at a Fox television station. She made another call and I became a producer of a morning show in radio. She didn’t crack doors open for me. She smashed them open and gave me the room I needed to be a Rock Star at a very young age. All the training and smarts in the world are worthless if you do not have the opportunity to use them. She taught me to stop fighting the people who want to see me succeed and held me accountable. I worked hard to uphold her name and reputation. We all need someone to make us reflect on our actions and do our best.
Never forget the person with the sword leading the charge for you. It takes honor, authority and unconditional love for a person to give their time, talent and treasure so you can succeed. Thank all the people who helped you become who you are today. Even if you’re not where you want to be. Tomorrow is not promised and you will never be able to thank them enough so do it now. You’ll thank me later. You will be missed CJ Poche.
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