Join your host Giuseppe Grammatico, and his special guest, Jim Woods, as they dive deep into building a truly representative organization characterized by a culture of belonging, support, and trust. Jim shares his story of tenacity and resilience, emphasizing the importance of reaching out for help and staying positive, even when faced with adversity. He offers valuable advice on various strategies for starting and growing a business, including outsourcing, hiring help, and investing in oneself. He also encourages people to contact him for business coaching and consulting services to help them recognize and eliminate any unconscious biases and prejudices that may hinder achieving their goals.

In this episode you will learn:

  • The Power of Positive Attitude: How a Dream Can Come True
  • Navigating Career Change in the Age of Uncertainty
  • How To Create Your Own Brand and Side Hustle
  • How to Stand Out from the Competition as a Business and Life Coach
  • A Guide to Creating a Successful Business with Zero Employees
  • And so much more!

About Jim Woods:

Jim Woods is president of Woods Kovalova Group where he founded the firm in 1998. He helps clients in the financial industry to solve their most pressing problems and seize their most promising possibilities by breaking the cycle of racial inequality. Jim was recognized as one of the “Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.”

Jim’s education and work experience has given him expertise in many aspects of the financial sector. He has 25 years of diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting experience, primarily in retail and business banking. Jim holds deep expertise in organization and banking strategy development. Jim earned a master’s degree in organizational development and human resources from Capella University. He is the author of several business books on diversity and inclusion along with three children’s books on belonging. 

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