Partners In The Field | Interviews and discussions with professionals across a variety of career fields.

Rashad Pleasant chats with professionals across a variety of career fields about their personal success, recent failures, and current passions with inspiration from entrepreneurs like John Lee Dumas and Pat Flynn, authors like Robert Kiyosaki and Dave Ramsey, and speakers like Tony Robbins and Zig Ziglar.
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Partners In The Field | Interviews and discussions with professionals across a variety of career fields.

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Sep 30, 2015

Take a chance on your passion | Government Analyst now Network Marketer Andrea Jackson

greatest moment

earned a $20k bonus
      - seeing the folks around her win in the business

recent failure/setback

lacking patience on her day job

personal definition of success

seeing consistent progress

mentorship / networking groups

Leadership interface through Zion Church

online tools

periscope / google chat / skype

recommended reading

Brian Carruthers Building an Empire

partners with this episode

99 Designs - Have graphic designers compete for your favorite design

Bluehost - Simple, affordable web h

Sep 29, 2015

There shouldn't be anything in your life that takes you ten years to complete.

Sep 28, 2015

Curtis Myers is the founder of Aspire Youth Development, Inc. a dynamic training organization focused on developing leadership skills through engaging trainings that instruct, motivate and advance high school students' practical demonstration of leadership.

He has worked in youth development in various organizations including Family Services of Burlington County (Twin Oaks) and the YMCA of Burlington & Camden Counties where he provided programs to transform lives in communities throughout the region.

greatest moment

seeing things move from concept to reality with Aspire Youth

recent failure/setback

aspects of the business that haven’t met expectations

personal definition of success

doing what you’re intended to do and do it well

mentorship / networking groups

Aspire Youth Development -
Chamber of Commerce
Municipal Alliance

recommended reading

Holy Bible
StrengthsFinder 2.0 - Tom Rath

partners with this episode...

ColdArts - professional graphic design by Christopher Coley

Sep 25, 2015

Michael created Tilghman Atlantic in 2004 as a real estate development company. In 2005, Michael developed Kevon Office II, one of the first building integrated renewable energy office building in the Philadelphia area.  

greatest moment

getting patents for intellectual property

recent failure/setback

losing a $40 million investor

personal definition of success

doing what you believe god has endowed you to do and impact the world through it

mentorship / networking groups

The Black Business Association -

online productivity or educational tools


recommended reading

Kingdom Principles by Dr Myles Munroe

Sep 24, 2015

If you have intent, you should always have expectation to support your efforts.

Sep 23, 2015

Xochee has extensive experience in Broadcast Production as a Creative Producer.  Her career has been filled with amazing experiences and people and many great travel opportunities.  Today she shares her experiences with youth.

Sep 22, 2015

Today I share some of Author and Speaker Jim Rohn's thoughts on true success.

Sep 21, 2015

Parchelle is a former high school teacher turned entrepreneur and native of Virginia Beach, her video production company Fresh Level Productions, has served a number of clients from Verizon to Habitat for Humanity, and been featured online in CNN, FOX and Wall Street.

Sep 18, 2015

Derek is currently Vice President at Grant Capital Management, Inc. He currently works with various investors and local government entities in structuring financing for master lease purchase programs from $1 to $100 million.

Sep 17, 2015

We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them - Albert Einstein

Sep 16, 2015

Ron Bronson is a product director, strategist & speaker with over a decade of experience leading digital initiatives for universities, government & startups. 

Sep 15, 2015

"Procrastination is the thief of time" - Edward Young

Sep 14, 2015

Charles “Chuck” Morris has been working in the health and wellness industry, primarily in personal training. Having coached over 1200 clients including some of the top names in sports and entertainment, Chuck has been coaching the greatness out of people.

Sep 11, 2015

Be intentional about success with Author, Speaker, and Entrepreneur Kelvin Troy Johnson

Sep 10, 2015

In this weeks Sixty Second Thought I talk about why the rewards are so much more powerful than the fear.

Sep 9, 2015

LeVar is a Vice President and Sr. Relationship Manager in the Commercial Real Estate Finance Division at M&T Bank. He holds a Degree in Business Administration from Johnson C Smith University and studied Real Estate Finance at Georgetown University. 

Sep 8, 2015

Prepare with Intensity, Execute with Passion - Sixty Second Thought

Sep 7, 2015

Coach Tommy has over 14 years of Performance Based Training with Specialized Units in the Military, Miami SWAT, owning his own gym & holding bootcamps for large retail chains such as Reebok, Microsoft, & Snap Fitness as well as writing pieces for Ebony Magazine.