Get on the Box: tell your story

Get on the Box: tell your story

Host Kito Delgado chats with guests who share stories we all can relate to. They share lessons learned from past failures, provide best practices, and recommend resources that help them tell their story each and every day. Our mission is to provide listeners with the nudge they need to go all in on their ideas and dream. Meet a new main character every Sunday.... Show More

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September 22, 2018

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Brittany Wagner is a nationally respected athletic academic counselor, life coach and motivational speaker. She garnered world-wide fame in 2016 as the television star of the hit Netflix documentary series, “Last Chance U”. Known for giving “troublemakers” their last chance at making it to the next level, Ms. Wagner was the vivacious, mentor and mother-figure to these young men – often times the...

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Keith Mitchell, Master Certified Yoga Instructor, and former NFL all-pro Linebacker for the New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans, and Jacksonville Jaguars, turned to Yoga after a paralyzing tackle caused a spinal injury that ended his football career and forced him into the agony of early retirement at only 31 years old.  In his darkest hour, Keith discovered conscious breathing, yoga, and meditation.  As a result, he not only found ...

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Ryan Carson is the founder and CEO of Treehouse.  Treehouse's mission is to bring affordable technology education to people everywhere in order to help them achieve their dreams and change the world.  

During this weeks episode, Ryan and I discuss:

  •  Why he launched Treehouse and their mission to provide equal access to technology.
  •  Big mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid when launch...
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    Workforce Expert shares how organizations can keep millennials engaged at the workplace

     

    Alissa Carpenter founded Everything’s Not OK and That’s OK after 13 years in higher education. She is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and has been featured on ABC7, CBS6, WBFF, PHL17, NPR, and quoted in multiple media outlets including CNN Money and Moneyish. She was also a Forbes contributor where she focused on how millennials can launch ...

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    Kenneth Graham, M.A. is a Best-Selling Author, Inspirational Speaker, Educator, Community Advocate, and established Entrepreneur who is committed to the service of others.  Kenny Graham, as he is better known, continues to be exceptional within his line of work, inspiring and impacting others through his creative style and empowering messages. His words continue to impact thousands of people in various countri...

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    David R. Harris, Ph.D., a sociologist with a distinguished record as an innovative teacher, scholar and administrator, became the 19th president of Union College on July 1, 2018.

    Union College's first African-American President shares his thoughts on leadership, equal access to education, work life balance, and his love for cycling.

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    Terri believes leaders turn moments into movements, and if community service were a gene, she inherited it from generations before her who had an unrelenting need to give to others.

    Throughout her accomplished career, Terri has turned public and community service into a professional art form that has positively impacted millions of lives.

    Terri has found a home with the American Heart Associat...

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    Walter Boldish believes that in all of us lies the potential to become better people, better families, better communities, and a better world. 

It is from this belief that I GOT U was born. It’s a clear way to define and spread the attitude of lending a hand, lifting someone up, trusting a friend, or believing in a stranger that cares.

    People who wear the I GOT U brand represent doing the right thing in the most courageous situati...

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    Adam Badger owns and operates Badger Strength,  a personal training and corporate wellness community in Upstate NY.  Having been an entrepreneur for only 3 months,  Adam shares his perspective of going “all in” on yourself, why life experience trumps book knowledge, and how lessons learned in the gym can be applied to all facets of your life. 

     

    HIGHLIGHTS AND TAKEAWAYS:

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    Let his pivot from Harvard Law to NFL coach inspire your transition

    Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach and author of  Amazon best seller, “Call an Audible.”  After graduating from Harvard Law School, Roberts made a head-scratching transition to NFL coach.  He held coaching stints with the Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions, West Virginia Mountaineers and Cleveland Browns. 

    Currently...

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    Armando grew up in Long Beach California as first generation Mexican American in a low-income and high-crime environment.  After suffering a traumatic leg injury in 1996 that kept him sidelined at the Olympic games, The Hart Method training philosophy was created. Armando’s road to recovery made him aware of the connection between physical movement, environment, life, and...

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    As a Proud Dad, 2x Best-Selling Author, National Inspirational Speaker and Serial Entrepreneur, Castell J.R. Barnes takes pride in upholding his slogan “Prosper, The Elite Way,” through sonic relief and literary promise. With client work in 5 countries and all throughout the United States, Barnes looks to continue his entrepreneurial mission of innovation + financial empowerment + p...

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    Jamerus Payton and Torrence Reed are graduates of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC and the co-founders of HBCU Wall Street.  They share a combined mission of being a solution for increasing economic opportunities and wealth in the black community, starting with our nation's HBCU community.

    Through live events, webinars, an online community an...

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    Compete every day. That’s Jake Thompson’s guiding philosophy, the mantra he repeats to himself when he needs to keep going. It’s also the name of his global lifestyle brand (of which he is founder and Chief Encouragement Officer) and the nugget of wisdom he shares with audiences around the world.

    Pulling from his unique professional career, Jake tells enlivened stories through his podca...

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    Lauren Valentine is a highly motivated professional with a passion for sales and business development. Using the Sandler tools she works with companies to grow their businesses through effective sales and management practices.

    Lauren works with Sandler Training – the global leader in management, sales and customer service training and cons...

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    Robert T. “YB” Youngblood is the Founder and Chief Connecting Officer of YBConnects, LLC, a Richmond, VA based Strategic Relationship & Referral Marketing Firm that helps entrepreneurs and sales professionals to enhance their confidence, credibility, and visibility which leads to increased brand awareness, referral...

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    Tonya Rapley is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and founder of the award-winning site, My Fab Finance. She has graced the cover of Black Enterprise magazine and was deemed the "New Face of Wealth Building". She was also selected as a Modern History Maker by TV One and has been recognized as one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Women in Personal Financ...

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    Thomas Golianopoulos is a writer and editor living in New York City. He has contributed to the New York Times, Grantland, BuzzFeed, Pitchfork, and the Ringer.

    3 KEY HIGHLIGHTS

    1. Thomas is the son of two immigrant parents who wanted him to pursue the secure career of a teacher.  He shares why he chose a different path and how they reacted to it.

      

    2.  Thomas believes structure is the ...

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    Michael Skolnik was recently profiled in the NY Times and identified as "the man you go to if you want to leverage the power of celebrity and the reach of digital media to soften the ground for social change." But, besides all of that, he is most proud to be the father of Mateo Ali, a rambunctious four year old.

    In his day job, he is the CEO of The Soze Agen...

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    Jiyah, Jace, Merl, and Jennaye Fennell are a traveling family that INSPIRES the WORLD...through writing, publishing, podcasting, speaking, Face Painting, and rapping while creating HAPPINESS!

    9 yr old, Jace wanted to share Hawaii with others, so “Journey through Hawaii with Jace,” was the first book!

    8 yr old, Merl was inspired by his big brother, so “Journey through Texas with Merl,” was the second book!

    14 yr old, big sister, J...

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