When things get tough, a lot of people easily give up and listen to their own self-talk about belonging in the trash can. Antonio T. Smith, Jr. says though that you have to find a way to change that inner voice and stop giving up. Antonio was basically homeless from the age of six to eighteen. At seven years old, he found solace in a trash can when his parents could no longer afford to keep him legally because they were addicted to drugs. Antonio recounts his journey from living in trash cans to becoming the prolific speaker and celebrity business advisor today.
With all the change that’s happening, we have to find ways to reinvent ourselves. Mark Samuel, founder and CEO of IMPAQ Corporation, talks about a transformational improvement that can change the game in his book, B State. He wrote it as a new roadmap for bold leadership, brave culture, and breakthrough results. Mark delves deep into the subject of leadership and company culture, and introduces the concept of mid-level leadership and transformational improvement.