Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction with Reggie Ford
Reggie Ford is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mental health advocate, and social activist. A first-generation college graduate of Vanderbilt University, he runs RoseCrete Wealth Management and speaks to audiences about financial empowerment, over-all wellness, and the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vanderbilt University where he was also a football team member. He also earned his Master of Accountancy from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management which he was recognized as an Owen World Shaper.
[00:01 – 14:55] Reggie Ford’s Background
An insight into the episode
Introduction to the guest, Reggie Ford
Learning code-switching in living in two different cultures
Journey to MBA
Having access to education and network
Meeting and connecting up with people
Approaching people from a genuine understanding of where they come from
[14:56 – 24:28] Getting the MBA
Gain from MBA – the network
Managing anxiety, depression & trauma to pursue education
Being in the Football and going to college
[24:29 – 38:16] PTSD (Perseverance Through Severe Dysfunction)
Breaking the Curse of Intergenerational Trauma as a Black Man in America
Significance of the release date and it’s publishing company
Ways to help the break these issues in the society
[38:17 – 41:38] Closing Segment
How to buy the book and where to access it
Are you optimistic or pessimistic?
Reach out to our guest. See Links Below.
“I think we start with understanding ourselves. Learning to love and trust ourselves is first and foremost.” – Reggie Ford
“Learning to accept rejection and not looking at it as really a ‘No’ but looking at it as ‘Not Now’, not right now.” – Reggie Ford