When JeVon McCormick was growing up in the slums of Dayton, Ohio, he regularly suffered from food insecurity, abuse, and racism. As he grew older, he took hold of the lessons he learned growing up in such a rough environment to run Scribe Media, a multimillion-dollar publishing company. In this episode of YAPClassic, Hala and JeVon go deep into what JeVon learned from his tough childhood and how he applied those teachings to his career, how Jevon climbed the corporate ladder, how to overcome imposter syndrome, and JeVon’s views on leadership and how to foster great company culture. This episode is part of a special YAP series honoring Black History Month called #BlackEntrepreneurs.
JeVon McCormick is the President and CEO of Scribe Media, the multimillion-dollar publishing company that was ranked the #1 Top Company Culture in America by Entrepreneur Magazine. He’s the author of I Got There, and his most recent book, Modern Leader, is a Wall Street Journal best seller.
In this episode, Hala and JeVon will discuss:
- What it was like growing up poor and mixed race in Dayton, Ohio
- Lessons from his father
- What has he taken from his childhood into corporate America?
- How he climbed the corporate ladder
- How he got handpicked to be CEO of Scribe Media
- Overcoming imposter syndrome
- The three S’s of success
- The three P’s of business
- How to foster good company culture and retain talent
- And other topics…
JeVon McCormick is the President and CEO of Scribe Media, the multimillion-dollar publishing company that was ranked the #1 Top Company Culture in America by Entrepreneur Magazine. Before Scribe Media, JeVon was president of the software company, Headspring Systems. He’s the author of I Got There, and his most recent book, Modern Leader, is a Wall Street Journal best seller. JeVon has been featured on CNBC, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Inc., and others.
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