Sadiki reignited his passion and conceptualized his first company Unorthodox Clothing while he was working for Nordstrom is 2006. He founded Unorthodox, LLC in 2011 after deciding to create a brand that didn't cater to trends or fads. With the motto “Dare To Be Different, Unorthodox is tailor made for individuals that want to stand out and make a statement using style and fashion as a platform.
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - Effective To Do Lists
Steve is an inventor and entrepreneur. He started and runs two companies, one as a consultant helping companies accelerate innovation and product development and another thats an intellectual property holding company. Before these ventures, he has been an engineer, analyst, and a nuclear reactor operator aboard a Navy sub.
This weeks Millennial Nugget Of Purpose comes from a member of the leaders audience and it reads "finding our passion and turning that into a business."
Jeffery is a serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience, launching and guided businesses. He is the founder of Profit Prophet, a strategic consultancy that helps companies grow, attract new customers, and become more profitable by perfecting their business execution and plans and honing their sales and marketing strategy. His newest endeavor is Well Beyond Care, which is an online caregiving agency.
What is one trait you possess that makes you an effective leader?
Realistic optimism; I know I can’t fly without wings, but it won’t stop me from flying. Knowing that you have limitations and being happy with them; Find your niche.
How do you challenge yourself to overcome naysayers?
Don’t give up, it is in you!
What routine do you have in the morning that you attribute to daily success?
Making the bed. Do an accomplishment that you can check off everyday.
If you could go back in time, what is one piece of advice you would give to a younger you?
Take more chances earlier. Time is the most precious thing we have, so take advantage of it.
What inspires you?
Not being good enough and constantly striving to become the best version of of himself.
This weeks Millennial Nugget Of Purpose comes from a member of the leaders audience and it simply read eating an elephant. This expression was used by Dr. Anthony Hylick in the episode entitled "Your Plan A.”
Anthony has been a Research Staff Member with IBM Research - Austin since 2010. His expertise ranges from storage energy modeling to optimizing distributed file systems for improved analytics over Big Data. Anthony also leads a youth-focused non-profit, E-Qubed, where he is the Founder and Executive Director. leadersinspireleaders.com
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - How Important Is Research?
Aaron is a consultant, blogger and entrepreneur. With more than 18 years of Technology experience in consulting, support, and training. He brought all of that experience to his newest venture, where he helps companies meet their challenging demands for SAP information technology staffing & talent acquisition.
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - Authenticity
Jan is a national speaker, advocate, and the CEO of the award-winning Business Success Center that offers proven profitability and growth programs to ramp up, scale and fix businesses. She is the author of The Networker’s Guide to Success, and co-author of Easy to Be Green and Thinking Big, Staying Small and active blogger for Allbusiness.com and The Business Bank of Texas. She is also the former Small Business Advocate of the State of Texas.
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - Strength In Vulnerability
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - Serving Others
Kevin is a seven-time startup veteran and CEO, and in 2008 co-founded Tech Ranch Austin, a venture accelerator for early-stage technology companies. Each startup that he founded focused on pioneering technology where it would make an impact on our community. www.leadersinspireleaders.com
After nearly 14 years as a highly successful manager at Intel Corporation Joel decided, enough was enough, it was time to stop working on someone else’s dream and start working on his own. On, Father’s Day, 2014 he launched Startup Dad HQ, a business interview show and podcast, that focuses on the intersection between The Evolution of Dads and Entrepreneurship. www.leadersinspireleaders.com