11 episodes

Fulfilling the Dream focuses on individuals who have dared to dream and overcome life’s biggest challenges and disappointments. Each episode draws insights from motivating personal stories that listeners can apply to their daily lives and inspire them to use their own unique gifts and talents to fulfill their own dreams.

Fulfilling The Dream with Wayman Britt Wayman Britt

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Fulfilling the Dream focuses on individuals who have dared to dream and overcome life’s biggest challenges and disappointments. Each episode draws insights from motivating personal stories that listeners can apply to their daily lives and inspire them to use their own unique gifts and talents to fulfill their own dreams.

    The Most Inspiring Journey: Michael Williams' Impact on Children's Services

    The Most Inspiring Journey: Michael Williams' Impact on Children's Services

    Wayman Britt hosts Michael Williams, discussing Michael's journey from growing up in Flint, Michigan, to becoming the mayor of Albion and his impactful career in health and human services, particularly with Orchard's Children's Services. They reminisce about their shared past, including winning state basketball championships, and explore how upbringing and education shape one's ability to fulfill their potential. Michael emphasizes the importance of asking "why" to deepen understanding and the role of leadership in guiding youth. The conversation also touches on the significance of family, mentorship, and the dedication to serving and improving the community.

    • 56 min
    The Power of Saying Yes: Sara Armbruster's Journey to Success

    The Power of Saying Yes: Sara Armbruster's Journey to Success

    In this episode of "Fulfilling the Dream," host Wayman Britt interviews Sara Armbruster, President and CEO of Steelcase Incorporated. They explore Sara's unexpected journey from studying Russian to leading a major corporation, emphasizing the importance of seizing opportunities and the role of mentors. Sara discusses the significance of inclusivity and talent development in the workplace and the community, and how Steelcase's commitment to social innovation aims to create sustainable change. Additionally, they touch on the "Work Better" podcast, which shares insights on work and the workplace, and Sara shares personal reflections on overcoming self-doubt and the diverse qualities of effective leadership.

    • 34 min
    MC Burton III: How Can Faith and Passion Lead to Unexpected Opportunities and Accomplishments?

    MC Burton III: How Can Faith and Passion Lead to Unexpected Opportunities and Accomplishments?

    In this episode of "Fulfilling the Dream," host Wayman Britt talks with MC Burton III, a former athlete turned musician and composer. Burton shares his transformative journey from Michigan to California, where he pursued his passion for music despite initial challenges and criticism. He reflects on the importance of hard work, dedication, and the influence of his father and figures like Kashif in his music career. Burton also discusses his spiritual journey, the impact of faith on his life, his perspective on racial labels, and the significance of family values. His story is one of perseverance and the pursuit of dreams, inspiring listeners to follow their passions with conviction and belief.

    • 51 min
    How Did Jim Hackett Become CEO of Steelcase and Ford Motor Company?

    How Did Jim Hackett Become CEO of Steelcase and Ford Motor Company?

    In this episode of "Fulfilling the Dream" podcast, host Wayman Britt interviews Jim Hackett, former CEO of Ford Motor Company and Steelcase Inc. Hackett discusses his unexpected path to leadership, his innovative work in autonomous vehicles and office furniture, and his interim directorship of athletics at the University of Michigan. He also shares his philosophy on leadership, the importance of resilience, and his dedication to continuous learning and improvement and interest in data science. The episode concludes with a discussion on fulfilling dreams and making a difference.

    • 43 min
    Leadriane Roby: The Most Inspiring Journey to Fulfilling Dreams

    Leadriane Roby: The Most Inspiring Journey to Fulfilling Dreams

    In this episode of the podcast "Fulfilling the Dream," host Wayman Britt welcomes Leadriane Roby, superintendent of Grand Rapids Public Schools. Roby shares her background and her passion for education, influenced by her family's belief in its power. The conversation focuses on the importance of providing equal opportunities for all children to succeed and fulfill their dreams. They discuss instructional gaps and belief gaps as factors that contribute to the gap in children's dreams. They also emphasize the responsibility of schools, parents, communities, and religious institutions in supporting young people. Leadriane Roby shares her personal connection to mentor Alan Page and offers advice for aspiring young leaders.

    • 35 min
    Paul Collins: Embracing Diversity and Inspiring Humanity Through Art

    Paul Collins: Embracing Diversity and Inspiring Humanity Through Art

    In this podcast episode, host Wayman Britt interviews Paul Collins, a renowned realist artist. Collins shares his journey and inspiration as an artist, discussing his upbringing, encounters with racism, and pivotal moments in his life. He talks about his involvement in civil rights movements, his relationship with President Gerald Ford, and his efforts to improve the community of Grand Rapids. Collins emphasizes the importance of unity, challenging hate, and recognizing our shared humanity. The conversation also touches on issues such as poverty, gun control, and the power of art to make a positive impact on society.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

Sanity1082 ,

Great interactions and shared lessons

Wayman has a great ability to interact with his guest . I appreciate hearing about what drives and motivates his guest to be leaders and succeed.

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