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Black Tech Green Money's Will Lucas Wants To Put You On Game With These Tools For Success

What does it truly mean to be successful? As host, Will Lucas usually spotlights Black founders and entrepreneurs shaking things up within their respective industries. However, on this week’s episode of AfroTech’s Black Tech Green Money podcast, he’s giving us the game on what it takes to achieve the heights of success that you’ve always imagined. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Black Tech Green Money (@blacktechgreenmoney) “If I’m telling you my story, it’s not because my story is so great, it’s because I’m hoping that there’s something in my story that you can take and use for yourself in order to find your success,” he shared in the episode. “The first story is about how I found at least the first few steps into the career that I’m in today.” Those stories include working jobs that you know weren’t meant for you, holding space for your higher self to reach the dreams you know are possible and lastly connecting all the dots to figure out the divine plan for your life.

Shanique Yates

Oct 19, 2021

This Black Media Entrepreneur Got Her Film Picked Up By Hulu After Facing Rejection

Chasing your dreams is no easy task, but when you’re determined to beat the odds nothing can stand in your way. Take it from Angela Marie Hutchinson — producer, casting director, scriptwriter, and media entrepreneur of her own entertainment empire. For over ten years, Hutchinson fought to get her screenplay “Hollywood Chaos” funded and produced, but her efforts were of no avail. Fed up with rejection after rejection, she took matters into her own hands and found the means to produce the feature film herself. The film was also successfully picked up by Hulu. “Sometimes we feel like it’s bad to quit so we keep on going. We keep receiving the rejection thinking that eventually a yes will come along. And that’s just not the case. Sometimes the yes will never come until you create it. You have to do something different than what you were doing before,” Hutchinson said, according to Black Enterprise. No longer operating on the scale of getting rejected, Hutchinson created the opportunity...

Njera Perkins

Mar 8, 2020

Three Lessons Kobe Bryant Taught Us About Success

The tragic passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant has shaken the world to its core. I’ll admit, I’m not much of a basketball fan. I can’t say I’ve ever watched a basketball game in its entirety, and I certainly can’t rattle off his accomplishments. Still, the name “Kobe Bryant” has been a part of my consciousness since my childhood because my older brother was obsessed with basketball and I felt intense sadness when I heard the news. He lived an incredible life and inspired millions. Here are what I think are the most valuable lessons the legend taught us: Success Requires Complete Submission This weekend, I watched the “Dear Basketball” short video for the first time, and it broke me open. The poem, which details Bryant’s love affair with basketball, reminded me that success in any given pursuit requires absolute submission to the goal. You can only submit entirely to something you love fiercely. In “Dear Basketball,” he says about the game: “I fell in love with you. A love so deep I...

Colleen Williams

Jan 31, 2020