A Crisis In The Global Food Chain: Amanda Little Returns on Marcus Whitney LIVE
My good friend Amanda Little, author of The Fate of Food, returns to give us an update on how COVID-19 has created a crisis in the global food chain.
The Entrepreneur That Broke All Re-entry Barriers: Robert C. Sherrill on Marcus Whitney LIVE
Robert Sherrill spent five years in federal prison on drug conspiracy charges, and has since turned his life around as an entrepreneur, civic leader and inspiration to many.
How To Think And Execute Like A Future Marketer: Marcus Whitney LIVE with QuHarrison Terry
My guest on this episode of the live show, which airs every weekday at 12 p.m. CT, QuHarrison Terry, is not just a future thinker, but he’s an amazing content creator, marketer and overall good human.
Two Worlds 19: Numbers and Narrative
Beware your inclination to accept narratives of others being pushed right now.
Do your own math and write your own story. There has never been a better time in the history of humankind to do so.
Jeff McGruder Podcast: The Marcus Whitney Series – Entrepreneur Mindset – Part 3 of 4
In part 3 Jeff and Marcus discuss the effects of COVID 19 and the future of entrepreneurship. The foundation has been set for a class of entrepreneurs that will think more critically about the value.
Two Worlds 16: Beyond Luck and Misfortune
When misfortune is so prevalent, of course, you have to be careful. But you still have to create, and now more than before, you have to be courageous.
Don’t just navigate these turbulent waters. Build. Make. Inspire. Uplift.
Do not concede. You have within you the ability to evolve, to adapt, and to overcome.
Jeff McGruder Podcast: The Marcus Whitney Series – Healthcare & Innovation Part 2 of 4
As a healthcare entrepreneur Marcus gives an insiders view of the changing environment in healthcare. As the industry has been facing deregulation and the gig economy, fastily approaches, Marcus drops some plugs to what the future holds in this sector.
Marcus Whitney LIVE #2: Jeff McGruder, Part 1
This week on the podcast I talk with my good friend, Jeff McGruder, SVP at Pinnacle Financial Partners about the Payroll Protection Program. There is a lot of information that only a banker on the frontlines can make clear, so I hope you find this episode valuable. Jeff has his own podcast called “What’s The Mathematics” that…
Two Worlds 14 – A Useful Narrative
Greetings, If you celebrate Easter or Passover, I hope the weekend offered an opportunity to reflect on the spirit and how this moment we find ourselves in fits into a much bigger story. If not, I hope the weekend gave you a reprieve and a chance to collect yourself. A new week is upon us,…
Jeff McGruder Podcast: The Marcus Whitney Series – PPP & SBA Part 1 of 4
Jeff McGruder hosts Marcus. This is the first episode of a four part series that will cover the payment protection plan and SBA.
Beyond Theory Podcast: Marcus Whitney on Furthering Innovation and Equity in Healthcare
As a healthcare entrepreneur and advisor, Marcus Whitney gets to use his own experience with technology and mental health to advance the healthcare field. So what does he think will it take to bring forward-thinking innovation and racial equity to behavioral health? For this episode of Beyond Theory, Marcus joins host David Condos for a…
#CreativePower Hour #40: Cameo Carlson
What do Joplin MO., Steve Jobs and Lil Wayne have in common? This week we return to the #CreativePower Hour with one of the most important people in the history of music in the Internet era, Cameo Carlson. Cameo’s story is so bizarre and dense that this is just PART 1 of her interview with…
The Grind 91 Fin
Fin. Today is my birthday. I’m 44 now. A year ago today, I had no idea how much The Grind would change my life, or help others navigate theirs. There is something about The Grind that resonated with people. Of course, there’s the title. Many people believe that life is nothing more than a grind.…
The Grind 90 Mind, Body and Soul
Decide to transform I figured something out this year. I don’t know that anyone was lying to me. Still, somewhere along the line, I got the idea that money was the answer to most problems, and that making money always needed to be the priority. That was the mindset I had, and it seemed to…
The Grind 89 The Resistance
The first action the hero makes is the refusal of the call. The refusal is the signal of the significant fear one must overcome to start the process of transformation. The first and most important thing we do on the way to greatness is change our minds. No one constantly hurdles through life making brave…
The Grind 88 Let It Go
I can’t play small anymore It’s time to admit that I don’t want to let go. I found a groove, and it’s comfortable. I found it here, in this newsletter to you every week. This was the place that I put down the burden of my shadows and allowed them to find sunlight. This is…
The Grind 87 Nap Time
The realm of diminishing returns I took the first week of November off from work at Jumpstart / Health:Further to focus on one last editing pass on my book before I submitted it to my publisher for their edit. That went really well, and the book is off with the editors now getting a thorough…
The Grind 86 Renewal
what it feels like to be naturally happy Today marks one year and one day since the last time I drank alcohol. I’ve talked about quitting alcohol quite a bit. As this date drew closer, I’ve been feeling like it’s something I want to stop talking about so much. But with this milestone, it’s worth…
The Grind 85 White Belt Wonderland
The disorientation of being initiated Two weeks ago, I decided to start a new journey. Something I had been mulling over for a while. I started practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). Four years ago, I began practicing Hapkido and a year ago earned my first degree Black Belt. I love Hapkido and intend to continue…
The Grind 84 Jedi Training
The arbitrage of not giving a damn Last week I took some time away from my standard work schedule to work on some creative projects and reflect. While doing so, I couldn’t help but see things in the context of next year. 2020 is looking like a great year for me. I spent a ton…
The Grind 83 – Imaginary Lines
The engine of happiness My father recently turned 82 years old. He has lived an incredible life. Quite frankly, I marvel at any African American who was born in the 30s or before who is still alive and well. The shifts in society they lived through are hard for me to imagine. The progress they…
The Grind 82 What Did You Expect?
Emotions don’t care about what’s fair It’s Fall. It’s getting darker, earlier. The temperature is dropping, and the holiday season is upon us. In conversations these days, we ask questions of ourselves and others that are both reflective and forecasting. “How has the year gone?” “What are we doing for the holidays?” “Any big plans…
The Grind 81 Decisions Vs Judgments
We’re not robots; we’re humans. Last week was a great week for me, work-wise. It was a week of long days working on a big vision with great people. The week wrapped up on Friday morning, and I went to see my hairstylist Ebonee to get my hair done. While sitting in Ebonee’s chair in…