The Non Obvious Reason Why I’m So Serious On This Podcast

Why am I so serious on this podcast?

Find out the non obvious answers to that question.

Here are some key messages from this episode:

  • I’m serious for a reason
  • I’m earning your trust
  • I want to make it easy for you

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:

You may not be used to seeing someone like me as an authority

“People aren’t used to seeing a Black man as an authority figure outside of Sports, Entertainment or even Religion.”

I’m serious but there are some geeky funny bits

“There are shows where I say And this is a quote  5 times. Maybe that’s too much. I thought it was funny” 

The more you engage the more fun we have

“If you’ve ever come to the Book Club.  You will know that I sound very different to my normal tone on this show”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper:

Crafting an identity: an examination of the lived experiences of minority racial and ethnic individuals in the workplace

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