It was a true honor for me to support such a tremendous organization. UNCF’s work provides invaluable access to education for minority students.
I grew up in a diverse world. I attended an all-black public high school in Washington, D.C. I had a diversity plan in my company before it was on anyone’s radar.
The critical moments were all based on a commitment to excellence. I was driven to be successful, even in the smallest of management opportunities, and took any chance that I had to prove myself.
Events like this show your current and future clients that you really care about your business and your community, according to Canton.
Your competitor might have a lot of money and advertising,” he says, “but if you have a team that has their heart in it, and theirs does not, you are way ahead.
It’s time. There is a massive reduction in the prison population with legalization. It also cleans up the prison population who are inside and addicted to drugs.
That means that you need to stay focused on higher ideals and do what is right,” he explains. “Be accountable to yourself and the job you have. If you can’t do that, then you should not be here. Don’t risk the whole company for your benefit.”
True leadership is not the mere exercise of authority. Anyone can do that. True leadership is finding, motivating and empowering talented people.