The Why I Network

The Why I Network

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out WHY. This podcast is to help you find out "WHY." We interview every job and ask them WHY they started their profession so that you can find your dream job too! Hosted by Kojo Thompson. Follow us on all Social Media:@WhyiNetwork Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com... Show More

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October 17, 2020 22 min

Nicki is the founder of Genuine Glow, a skin care and wellness company based in NYC. Before she started her company she was an executive for a fortune 500 company for 10 years. Enjoy!


https://agenuineglow.com/
Social: @agenuineglow


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Susan is a certified professional animal care operator, author, speaker, and pet care business expert. As a co-founder of The Dog Gurus she has over 18 years of experience in the pet industry!

Love you guys, Stay Safe!

https://thedoggurus.com/


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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October 3, 2020 32 min

Special Episode! Me and Meech go way way way back. Go listen to his new music now!



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCodHLKLXs5B1DlLpFNkrUUw
Social: @demetrefbk


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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For the past 10 years Jessica has been a wedding planner based in Arizona. As a former collegiate and international athlete she never dreamed of being in the wedding industry. Enjoy!


https://shineeventsaz.com/
Social: @shineeventsaz


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Tej has been a corporate banker for well over a decade advocating to achieve with what you have already versus trying to figure out what you think you need to succeed. His love is the art of managing professional and personal relationships, stating that it's about communication, negotiation and presentation. Enjoy!


https://tejbrahmbhatt.com/


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.co...

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Marisa is a successful entrepreneur who opened her own jewelry boutique in 2004 in New York City's SoHo Neighborhood. Today Marisa Perry Atelier is one of the most well know New York City boutiques that specializes in bespoke and custom designed engagement rings and other diamond jewelry. Enjoy!


https://www.marisaperry.com/
Social: @marisaperryatelier


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thew...

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Matt is a certified professional resume writer, certified internet recruiter, as well as the president of a resume writing firm with more than 15 years of recruitment, out placement, career coaching and resume writing experience.

https://mjwcareers.com/news/

http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Steven is a second career lawyer who spent 9 years in Los Angeles auditioning and trying to make it as an actor. He went to law school at 31 and has been a lawyer for the past 7 years. He says although it has taken him a while to find his path, he couldn't be happier. Thriving in litigation practice and coaching mock trials at his local law school keep him passionate about what he does everyday! Enjoy!


https://www.jahlawfirm.com...

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Cindy is the program director and marketing specialist for drawchange, a non profit organization empowering children experiencing homelessness through art therapy. She started as a volunteer 8 years ago and it has been her passion ever since. Enjoy!


https://www.drawchange.org/
Social: @drawchange


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyINetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Emily oversees Alumni Relations at Cultural Vistas, a non profit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. Emily helps develop international professional experiences that create more informed, skilled and engaged citizens. Enjoy!


https://culturalvistas.org/


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyINetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Sam has been working in eCommerce for 10 years, selling reading glasses and sunglasses online. Enjoy!


https://glazzers.com/
https://specmedics.com/


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com


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Robert experienced bullying at an early age, negative self image and feeling of worthlessness. He took many wrong coping mechanisms for his anxiety and depression, eventually landing himself in jail. But he's here today to state that had he not gone through his personal sufferings, he would not be able to connect with people in the same way he does as a certified psychotherapist. Enjoy!


https://www.grigorecounselling.com/
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Dr. Nicholas Morrissey is the Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and a Vascular Surgeon at Columbia University Medical Center. He has over 27 years of experience treating diseases of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic system, and is also a veteran, having served in the US Army Reserve Medical Corps during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The doctor is known for taking the time to connect with his patients, ensuring they're comfort...

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Emily has been doing SEO for just under 8 years at a digital marketing agency in the LA area. She started out as an SEO copywriter and is now Senior Director of SEO. Enjoy!


https://www.scorpion.co/
Social: @PlotBoilers
Contact: emily@scorpion.co


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Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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When he was younger he died three times after a terrible motorcycle accident in California and overcame 2 years of being homeless in North Carolina. Now TShane is a father, a marine corps veteran, world record holder, Amazon best selling author, speaker, athlete and so much more! Enjoy!


https://tshaneinspires.com/
Social: TShaneJohnson



http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Kate graduated Harvard, left corporate America, then escaped to LA to follow her dream of becoming a comedy writer. She is now living her best life as a successful writer and author of a new book, "Full Frontal Nerdity." Enjoy!



http://www.full-frontalnerdity.com/
Social: @ffrontalnerd

http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Deborah has been an independent publicist for more than 30 years! Enjoy.


https://www.deborahbrosseau.com/


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com


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Michael has been an x ray tech for over 15 years and as if that wasn't enough, he is also an actor, vocalist and dancer best known for Camp, Shameless, Bella and How To Get Away With Murder. I hope you guys enjoyed listening to Michael as much as I enjoyed interviewing him! 


https://www.michaeljohnbenzaia.com/


http://www.thewhyinetwork.com/
Social: @WhyiNetwork
Contact: kojo@thewhyinetwork.com

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Roe is a professional in the Entertainment Industry working as a director, producer, and script supervisor. She went from knowing nobody in the industry to working full time on big shows and networks like CW, Disney +, and El Ray Network. She's also worked on numerous commercials and promotional content for Food Network, Oscar Mayer, and Volkswagen. Enjoy!


https://roemoore.weebly.com/
https://nofilmschool.com/
Social: @roe...

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Chanda is the Co Founder of "The Reclaim," a women's rights and gender equity organization that advocates for issues that effect women. She states that it can be challenging to find a safe space to speak out and be yourself so she created one. Along with her co founder, Chanda works to fill a gap that they see in DC women's groups, often having tough conversations and she feels that it's incredibly important to ...

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