What may truly be The Most Incredible Story in the World
Known to many as “The Ambassador Of Hope,” Andre Norman’s experience and expertise empowers others to see they have the ability to turn their situation around, whether it is a failing business or personal problem…Andre has the words of encouragement. Andre will share how managing gang members in a prison is no different than managing your employees.
Raised by a single mother with six siblings, Andre’s rough upbringing led him to gang life which, by the time that he was in high school, earned him an over 100-year prison sentence. While in prison, Norman quickly rose through the ranks, leading him to a 2 1/2 year bid in solitary confinement. It was then that he had an epiphany, and realized that he was the king of nowhere. While there, Andre began to conceive a plan to get out of prison and attend Harvard University. Hear his amazing and compelling story.
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GLO Pittsburgh invites you to attend PitchBeyond on Tuesday, March 9th at 5:30pm ET
PitchBeyond engages entrepreneurs and CEOs to polish the skills for telling their story effectively, efficiently and powerfully. This event offers a welcoming and supportive environment to communicate your business’s story to specific target audiences.
The ability to tell your story in person, online, or even over the phone is more than a pitch. During this virtual event, each participant will pair up with various pitch partners. Each person will travel through Breakout rooms meeting other Pittsburgh entrepreneurs and pitching to a different “audience” in each room.
How does your pitch differ when telling your story to a potential investor versus a prospective customer versus a potential employee, etc?.
At the end we will come back together to discuss the experience and share what we learned.
Register today for this event: Non-Premium GLO members are entitled to come to two Pittsburgh Chapter events before upgrading to the Premium level.
Jay Fairbrother, Pittsburgh Chapter Chair. 30 years owning and managing businesses, as a founder, leader/operator, buyer, and seller. Expert at taking businesses to the next level by applying successful strategies for sales and marketing, operational efficiency, and aligning culture.
Accomplished executive with more than twenty years of experience and a verifiable record increasing organizational value, enhancing productivity, streamlining operations and improving sales performance. Market leading expert in creative finance and the democratization of private capital.
GLO Members and guests alike, put your seatbelt on for a rocketship ride of entrepreneurial ideas and business inspiration for revenue growth. Moreover, learn how you can be on a mission that changes the lives of thousands, if not millions.
Described as a “Mama Maniac on a Mission,” Cheryl “Action” Jackson will help you with ideas to build entrepreneurial skills, insights of entrepreneurship lessons, and good ol’ motivation to grow your business.
Cheryl went from being homeless and hungry to feed thousands of families in her philanthropic endeavors. Through Minnie’s Food Pantry, she’s on a mission to feed thousands of families in need.
Cheryl “Action” Jackson is an author, speaker, tv host, and a multi-million dollar successful social entrepreneur. Just as her nickname suggests, Cheryl Jackson is a woman of action! This matriarch has struggled from experiencing hunger to providing more than 15 million meals to children and families through her award-winning organization, Minnie’s Food Pantry, a charity she founded to honor her mother, the late Dr. Minnie Hawthorne-Ewing.
Harrington, is the ultimate success catalyst with strategic planning for small businesses. From ways “sharks” throw money down to invest in startups to empowering entrepreneurs to greatness, your time will be well spent.
You’ll learn from a consummate entrepreneur:
A pioneer of As Seen on TV brand that launched over 500 products and $5 billion in global sales.
A leader/founder of 20 companies that have exceeded $100 million in revenue.
Founder of the Secrets of Closing the Sale Master Class.
Kevin’s “How to pick a winner” approach.
Bonehead mistakes that entrepreneurs need to stop making.
As one of the top entrepreneurs of our time, Kevin Harrington has over 40 years of experience disrupting the marketplace and generating phenomenal results. He has launched more than 20 companies that have grown to over a $100 million in revenue each, and his work behind the scenes of legendary business ventures has produced over $5 billion in global sales via the launch over 500 products, while helping make dozens of millionaires along the way.
Join YES! and Colorlines for “This Uprising: How to Make Black Lives Really Matter,” a virtual discussion with Michael Harriot of The Root and historian Jamon Jordan, hosted by YES! Executive Editor Zenobia Jeffries Warfield and Colorlines Senior Editorial Director Angela Bronner Helm.
This free event on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. PT/3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET is open to the public via Zoom. Tickets will be limited for this special event, so reserve your seat now.
Harriot is the senior writer at The Root and a frequent guest of MSNBC and CNN, and Jordan is an African and African American historian. Harriot, Jordan, Bronner Helm, and Jeffries Warfield will discuss the impact of the tens of millions of people who have taken to the streets of nearly 550 cities to declare that “Black Lives Matter,” and unpack what Black Lives Matter really means and what it looks like. The panelists will also discuss their contributions to the new issue of YES! Magazine and answer questions from attendees.
Available now, the Black Lives issue of YES! Magazine is a collaboration between YES! and Colorlines. Edited by Jeffries Warfield and Bronner Helm, it features, along with Harriot and Jordan, more than 20 Black journalists, historians, policymakers, researchers, artists, and photographers who imagine a world in which public safety does not require racist and violent policing, where there are no racial inequities in health care, and the debts owed by this nation for Black labor are paid. To get your copy, subscribe now at our special introductory rate of just $15.
About the Speakers
Michael Harriot is the senior writer at The Root, where he covers the intersection of race, politics, and culture. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, The New York Times, and on his mother’s refrigerator. He is a frequent political commentator on MSNBC and CNN, and earned the National Association of Black Journalists Award for digital commentary, as well as TV writing. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Auburn University and a Masters in Macroeconomics from Florida State University. His book, BlackAF History, will be released in the spring of 2021.
Jamon Jordan is an educator, writer, and historian. Jamon has been a teacher and researcher of African and African American history for more than 20 years. He is founder and CEO of Black Scroll Network History & Tours in Detroit, where he leads tours and presentations on African and African American history. He also serves as the President of the Detroit branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and on the Board of Trustees for the Historical Society of Michigan. Jamon has been featured on CBS Radio, NPR, C-SPAN, CNN, and the History Channel.
Zenobia Jeffries Warfield is the executive editor at YES! Media, and has been in media going on 15 years. An award-winning journalist, she honed her skills as a reporter, managing editor, and editor for nearly eight years at a community newspaper in her hometown of Detroit. She joined the YES! editorial team in 2016 as an associate editor charged with building and growing YES!’s racial justice beat. In addition to writing and editing, she has produced, directed, and edited a variety of short documentaries spotlighting community movements to international democracy. Zenobia directs editorial coverage for YES! Magazine, YES! Media’s editorial partnerships, and serves as chair of the YES! Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.
Angela Bronner Helm is a journalist and editor with more than 20 years of experience in media. She began her career at The Source magazine during hip-hop’s golden era and is a founding editor of Honey magazine. She has held top editorial positions at Uptown and Essence magazines; she also served for six semesters as an adjunct professor of journalism at the City College of New York. Most recently, Angela was an editor at The Root, where her focus was on racial, social and reproductive justice, mental health and culture. She currently is Senior Editorial Director at Colorlines, a nonprofit news site committed to racial equity and centering the voices of marginalized people.
About YES! Presents
YES! Presents is a live event series from the team behind YES! Magazine that brings to life stories of solutions to some of society’s biggest issues. From deep explorations based on YES!’s award-winning solutions journalism reporting, to discussions with some of the most influential national and local figures at the forefront of these solutions, YES! Presents events offer a thought-provoking look into the role we all play in building a better world. Headquartered in Washington state, YES! Media is a national nonprofit, independent publisher of solutions journalism. Through rigorous reporting on the positive ways communities are responding to social problems and insightful commentary that sparks constructive discourse, YES! inspires people to build a more just, sustainable, and compassionate world.
Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning in-depth reporting, news analysis, opinion and curation. Colorlines is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice.
Emerging Stronger: How to Engage, Lead, and Grow During Challenging Times.
In this GLO Livestream event that includes Q&A you’ll discover:
• How to stay top-of-mind during these challenging times
• Unique and creative ways to engage your prospects and customers right now
• How to enhance your referral culture with third-party endorsements that are timely topical and relevant
• Quick checklist for your digital footprint, website, social media profiles, google business listing
Ford Saeks has redefined the formula for business success. His efforts have helped companies generate a total of over a billion dollars in sales worldwide. From start-ups to Fortune 500’s, Saeks is widely recognized as a Business Growth Profit Innovator. With over 20 years’ experience (ranging from retail to wholesale), he has founded over ten companies, authored four books, secured three U.S. patents, and received numerous industry awards.
Ford Saeks has redefined the formula for business success. His efforts have helped companies generate a total of over a billion dollars in sales worldwide. From start-ups to Fortune 500’s, Saeks is widely recognized as a Business Growth Innovator. With over 20 years’ experience (ranging from retail to wholesale), he has founded over ten companies, authored four books, awarded three U.S. patents, and received numerous industry awards.
Most companies know that winning customers is key. But many don’t realize that loyalty starts from the inside, with employees. To build a brand that truly motivates, they must take their employees from liking their jobs to loving them.
As CEO of CPG Agency (A Nitrous Effect agency), which specializes in corporate and employee engagement, Keith Alper has seen the competitive edge gained by creating a culture that turns employees into brand advocates. In From Like to Love, he draws on real-life examples to present his proven process for turning any organization from appreciated to adored, including:
* Keeping a finger on the “pulse” of satisfaction
* Creating an engaged workforce
* Building open communication and trust
* Creating a competitive advantage with love
* And more
The smallest shift can make a huge difference, making team members happier, more able to create value, and likely to be retained longer, impacting your bottom line.
As CEO of CPG Agency (A Nitrous Effect agency), which specializes in corporate and employee engagement, Keith Alper has seen the competitive edge gained by creating a culture that turns employees into brand advocates.
Happiness is vital to the success of an entrepreneur.
Harvard research shows that happier employees experience a 31% increase in productivity, a 37% increase in sales, and 15 less sick days/year. The beauty is that happiness is a skill that can be learned.
Learn about happiness at work from Shaquille O’Neals’, “Head Coach for happiness”, Dr. E!
Modify the impact of an individual’s inner critic.
Recognize the powerful role of happiness in accelerating results.
Identify the true obstacles to happiness in order to maximize results.
Learn the process of creating an individualized action plan to cultivate personal happiness.
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo is the authority on how to crush your inner critic so that you can live a life of purpose, fulfillment, and True Success™.
She’s America’s most trusted celebrity psychologist with over 100 national media interviews including The Today Show, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, Fox Business News, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and countless others.
Considered Shaquille O’Neal’s “Head Coach for Happiness” Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo is on a mission to help you recognize your REAL self worth, so you can live the life you’ve always dreamed of.
Dr. E has personally helped celebrities and high performing executives, entrepreneurs, and athletes crush their inner critic and access untapped, practically limitless, reserves of potential.
Through her inspiring writings, on-line training, passionate keynote speeches, and private one-on-one work, Dr. E is on a mission to change the global conversation around ICS (Inner Critic Syndrome) FOR GOOD… so we can all live happier, fuller and more connected lives.
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo is the authority on how to crush your inner critic so that you can live a life of purpose, fulfillment and True Success™. She’s America’s most trusted celebrity psychologist with over 100 national media interviews including The Today Show, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, Fox Business News, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and countless others.
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