Jazz Saxophonist, Ron McMillon, also known as “Mr. Sirius XM Watercolors”, is today’s guest. His debut single, “It Is Me” went to smooth jazz radio in 2015. Ron’s chart topping single, “Consuming Fire”, produced by format veteran Darren Rahn, from McMillon’s “Talkin’ About Jesus” album took the world by storm on smooth jazz, Sirius XM Watercolors, and gospel stations. His second hit single, “In the Flow” reigned on the Top 30 Billboard Chart for eight consecutive weeks. Dr. Karen interviews Ron McMillon and extracts his inspiring leadership story. Tune in to also hear Mr. Ron McMillon play live on the show.
In a world of conformity, people are often reluctant to be different and to show up in their uniqueness. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen highlights an illustration from nature. Sometimes the glory you bring to a situation also enhances those around you and shines a light on them too. Dr. Karen concludes with several challenging leadership questions for self-reflection. Will you dare to be different?
What can we learn from the life of Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman? He faced some closed doors and challenges in his early acting career. The principles he learned at Howard University gave him the intestinal fortitude to face those closed doors and later open bigger and better doors. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen talks about the passion and purpose behind his life and shares excerpts from his Howard University Commencement address. In addition, take away some courage and vision for your own life.
Are you listening to what your customer wants, needs, and values for this time or are you doing what you’ve always done, or what you think is best absent the customer’s input? In this podcast episode Dr. Karen shares practical examples to inspire you to evolve to meet your customers’ real needs and desires.
Did you know that the musical group, The Beatles, deeply cared about the plight of Blacks in America? Paul McCartney wrote and dedicated their song “Blackbird” to honor Black Americans in the struggle for racial equality. Dr. Karen sheds light on this time in history, leadership from the Beatles, and inspiration for us today to also use our platforms to give voice to the voiceless.