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

Why am I so serious on this podcast?

There’s some non obvious answers to that question.


Here’s 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’s 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”

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In every episode you will find:

– A specific question for you to answer

– A challenge for you to consider

– An action for you to take

Did you find them in this episode?

Putting these together makes all the difference.


Here’s 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

Use this for your own development


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