Devoreaux Walton leads by example. Laid off (twice), she carved out a career for herself, combining her love for fashion with personal branding. She advocates a holistic approach that focuses on the internal and external message we project. A two time recipient of one of the top 100 Black Women Fashion Bloggers (#22 in 2018), she challenges young people to go for it, and gives practical advice that will help you stand out from the crowd.
The Poise Pursuit
FOR five years in his twenties Tim Alison was living a lie. From the outside looking in, he had it all. A wonderful wife, 2 kids, and a six-figure income. There was just one problem- he was miserable. So he did the logical thing and moved to a tiny fishing village in Nova Scotia, where he started an educational software company. The naysayers came out of the woodwork telling him that he was a complete idiot and that failure was certain. They stopped saying that when his sales topped $10 million. For Tim it was never about the money. It was about living the life he wanted. Tim is the author of Screw the Naysayers...They Suck Anyways (an Amazon best seller) and host of the weekly Screw the Naysayer Podcast. The show is for anyone who is questioning their direction in life (or has a friend or loved one doing so). Each week Tim interviews experts in innovation, entrepreneurship, and education. Together they take on an education system that is failing our kids and provide practical advice for breaking free from a system that has set us up to settle. His life motto? Know the Life You Want and Have the Courage to Live It.
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