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#075: “I don’t know” is No Longer an Excuse



In this episode of The Follow UP Podcast, I speak briefly on how the internet allows you to learn and become knowledgeable of nearly everything in the world (at least 99% of things). The typical statement of “I don’t know” is no longer valid. There is absolutely no excuse. Enjoy!

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#074: Worry About Yourself



In this edition of The Follow UP Podcast, I speak briefly on why worrying about yourself is what’s most important for your overall success. Many people tend to view others actions and their opinions as important to their lives. Although, having a good reputation is valuable, it is not the determining factor of your overall success. This episode debunks a lot of misconceptions. Enjoy!

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#073: Interview w/Dr. Anthony Hamlet, Superintendent – Pittsburgh Public Schools



In this episode of TheFollowUP, I sit down with Dr. Anthony Hamlet, Superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools. Dr. Hamlet speaks on his journey from being a Professional Football player to becoming the Superintendent of one of the largest Urban School Districts in America. He provides some tips and strategies on how he navigated getting to the top of his field as an African-American as well as other great information that is applicable for anyone who is interested in advancing in education and in life. Enjoy!

Questions covered in this interview:

1. Where did your career in education start?

2. Did you ever consider other careers?

3. What inspired you to earn a doctorate?

4. What was your experience like being a principal?

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a Superintendent?

6. What was something in your current position that you’ve learned that you didn’t anticipate?

7. Did you have any mentors to help guide you? Who do you admire in the field of education?

8. What’s some advice you would give to anyone just entering and looking to advance in the field of education?

9. Are there any good books you would recommend for anyone to read related to the field of education?

10. Why is Continuous improvement and Continuous learning important?

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#072: Boost Your Résumé Using Social Media



In this episode of TheFollowUP, I explain why social media is an important tool in the 21st century and how you can increase your professional opportunities by utilizing it to promote your knowledge and experience. Enjoy!

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#071: Why Academic Advisors Are Important To Your College Experience



In this episode of TheFollowUP, I explain the role that Academic Advisors play in helping guide you to the major that aligns best with the career you are interested in most. Most people believe that Academic Advisors are there just to count credits and to make sure you graduate. Yes, that is apart of their role, but the more important part of their role is to provide you with a clear understanding of how the courses you are taking will position you best for future success. Enjoy!

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#070: Consistency Is The Key



In episode 70 of The Follow UP podcast, I speak on why Consistency is key to your success. A lot of people are trying to figure out why they are still in the same place and not progressing. A lot of it has to do with consistency, which is another word for discipline. I speak on how my personal journey through life has been about consistanly learning new things and practicing how to become better at all times. Consistency is is a key to success and I hope this episode provides you some perspective about why it’s extremely important. Enjoy!

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#069: Social Media Strategy For Fashion (Phone Call)



In this episode of The Follow UP, you are able to tune in and listen to one of my client calls regarding social media strategy. Her main questions were around how to create a social media strategy for fashion. A little background about the client is that she is a beauty consultant that does makeup, hair and fashion styling. Enjoy!

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#068: A Career in Esports: Interview w/Halina Malik – Marketing Manager – Cavs Legion – NBA2k



In this edition of The Follow UP, I interivew Halina Malik, Cleveland Cavaliers Content & Marketing Manager for their NBA 2k Esports team, Cavs Legion. In this episode Halina speaks on what Esports is, how she started in her career in the industry, the future outlook of the industry and what anyone interested in starting a career in the industry should do in order to best position themselves to get their foot in the door of this amazing industry. Enjoy!

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#066: How-To Discover Exactly What You’re Passion About



In this brief episode, I cover one of my favorite quotes “Discover Your Passion & Live Your Dreams.” In this podcast I talk about the importance of working a career your passionate about whether you’re looking for a job or even attempting to transition into one. Enjoy!

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