PofE 027: How To Improve Your Stakeholder Management Skills


"Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier." -Colin Powell

His Life

  • Born on October 8, 1941 to a sixteen-year-old high school student and her 33-year-old married neighbor.
  • As a young boy, he was often made fun of for being an out-of-wedlock kid, but the persecution increased his drive for success.
  • He attended Sterling High School and was elected class president, was tenth in his class, and received letters in baseball, football, and basketball. Sterling High was a racially segregated high school.

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PofE 010: Effective Communication Skills

Communication “Try not to become a man of success, but rather to become a man of value.” Albert Einstein, physicist.


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PofE 009: Who’s on your team?

Team “When you're part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad because they'd do the same for you. Yogi Berra 

  • He was selected in the first round of the 1967 NBA draft and won two NBA titles throughout his 13 year career.

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PofE 005: 10 Things Every Stakeholder Wish You Knew


 “For [a product] to surprise me, it must have satisfying expectations I didn't know I had. No focus group is going to discover those. Only a great designer can.” Paul GrahamMade in USA

  •  He was commissioned in the US Army as a second lieutenant in 1958 and is a veteran of the Vietnam War from 1962 – 63 and 1968 – 69.


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