29 episodes

This podcast highlights the stories behind the careers of everyday people impacting the world, and loving it. This podcast is for people who are already having the impact they want in the world, or are searching for it. Sign up for updates, share with friends, enjoy the ride. *Tune in every Monday*Show was formally known as Thank God It's Monday | TGIM

Career Cheat Code Radhy Miranda

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

This podcast highlights the stories behind the careers of everyday people impacting the world, and loving it. This podcast is for people who are already having the impact they want in the world, or are searching for it. Sign up for updates, share with friends, enjoy the ride. *Tune in every Monday*Show was formally known as Thank God It's Monday | TGIM

    028 | Strategies Beyond the Gridiron with John Higginson

    028 | Strategies Beyond the Gridiron with John Higginson

    On Today’s Episode, we have a former division 1 athlete who now creates partnerships between payment services and global brands. Let’s start the week with John Higginson. 
    Key Points from the Episode:
    Being a Division 1 athlete and finding time to internDigital strategy and emerging tech partnerships in the payments industryTurning an internship at JP Morgan Chase into a full-time jobLeveraging his job to move from Delaware to NYCHaving a job with perks that bring “hidden dollars” like travel points on your personal card, stipends, and opportunities to travel and see the world on company dime. Starting a company to help student-athletes transition into the workforceRecommendations:
    Book: Good to Great by James C. CollinsDaily reads: Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Harvard Business ReviewPodcasts: EYL, a16z, We Study Billionaires, What Bitcoin DidPlease Rate & Review on your listening platform. 
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    028 | Strategies Beyond the Gridiron with John Higginson

    • 1 hr 7 min
    027 | Humanizing Homelessness with Leilani Irvin

    027 | Humanizing Homelessness with Leilani Irvin

    On Today’s Episode, we have someone who works to provide a voice for the disenfranchised people who feel voiceless. Whether you are disconnected from the democratic system, homeless, or someone who does not feel engaged under traditional outreach, Leilani is here to engage with you. Let’s start the week with Leilani Irvin. 


    Key Points from the Episode:


    Obama’s campaign inspiring her to get into advocacy work by stopping at her college during the campaign trailExperiencing racism in South Carolina Speaking with suppressed voters who told their stories of being hosed during the Civil Rights MovementGetting people to vote on campus and throughout NC/SC/GAWorking for a nonprofit Social work and managing a metric-driven caseloadHelping parents in East Harlem sign up for Pre-K For All NYC initiativeBeing part of a Union (DC37 / Local 372)Working on screenplays Civic Engagement with the NAACP

    Book Recommendations: CLICK HERE FOR ALL BOOK  RECOMMENDATIONS
    The Color of LawAutobiography of Assata ShakurAutobiography of Malcolm X1984You Say More Than you SpeakKnowing Your ValuePlease Rate & Review on your listening platform.
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    The views expressed on this show do not represent the views of the host's employer. The views expressed on this show do not represent the views of the guests' employees. 

    • 1 hr 33 min
    026 | Helping Georgia Turn Blue With Matthew Creegan

    026 | Helping Georgia Turn Blue With Matthew Creegan

    On Today’s Episode, we discuss communications and media relations in government, political campaigns, and organizations with a global footprint.  
    This episode was recorded in two segments. The first segment is dedicated to his background and path leading to his role at the City of New York. Around the hour mark, he guides us through working on the Biden campaign and leaving city government for a global philanthropic organization. Let’s start the week with Matthew Creegan. 
    Key Points from the Episode:
    Wanting to be a journalist for most of his lifeDoing communications for an NYC AgencyWorking on President Joe Biden’s Campaign in Atlanta, GeorgiaJoining the Ford FoundationImportant to read the news daily Please Rate & Review on your listening platform. 
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    026 | Helping Georgia Turn Blue with Matthew Creegan

    • 1 hr 23 min
    021 | Your Benefits Guru with Marcelina Mata

    021 | Your Benefits Guru with Marcelina Mata

    On today’s episode, we have someone who started their career selling cable boxes, and now manages benefits for a tech company with a global footprint. Let’s start the week with Marcelina Mata.
    Key Points from the Episode:
    Bring your personality to the workplace


    Growing up in a diverse community helps professionally


    Use community colleges as resources for less expensive programs/classes


    Taking a pay cut to propel her career


    Importance of networking throughout your career and keeping in touch with network regularly


    It’s OK not to put things on your resume for different reasons


    Keep in contact with recruiters and hiring managers...even if you don’t get the position you interview for


    Books Recommended:
    The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey


    Other Resources / Cheat Codes:
    Internships.com


    LinkedIn Premium


    JUMP Nation (Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program)Please Rate & Review on your listening platform.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    022 | Budgets Don’t Manage Themselves with Chris Sun

    022 | Budgets Don’t Manage Themselves with Chris Sun

    In today’s episode, we have someone who worked on Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and now manages over $10.6 billion dollars for the City of New York. Let’s start the week with Chris Sun.
    Key Points from the Episode:
    Born in Queens, then being culture shocked moving to Long Island


    Son of Taiwanese immigrants


    Always wanting to be a public servant


    Community organizing and working at an international foundation


    Quitting job to figure out next steps and travel


    Volunteering while overseas


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    023 | The Devil Wears Swimwear With Gianni Garcia pt 1

    023 | The Devil Wears Swimwear With Gianni Garcia pt 1

    On Today’s Episode, we share part one of someone who wanted to be a corporate lawyer, and 1 Facebook Message changed his trajectory to being in the Fashion industry for nearly a decade. Let’s start the week with Gianni Garcia.
    Key Points from the Episode:
    Fashion speaks to him


    Wholesaling in Fashion


    Learning about line sheets


    You can get into this industry with any background


    Growing a company’s sales into multi-millions internationally


    Being hired for both skills and contacts in the industry


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    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

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45 Ratings

45 Ratings

vladimir miranda II ,

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Imbatible Ace ,

Great Podcast !

Radhy has done an excellent job in bringing a wide selection of individuals, with experiences in different industries. But more importantly with a different path to their success! Inspiring and motivating podcast. Thank you Radhy!

IrvingBurbano ,

Worth your time and attention!

This show delivers interesting and timely content through interviews from people I can relate to. Dope message - do what you love so that you look forward to Mondays!

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