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2022 Blog, 8 robinsons, Brand Management, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, leadership, Mario Robinson, Rooted in Love, supadopefresh, The HERshyt Show, The Rooted in Love Show, Yellow Tub Creative -

To fight for something is as human as our need to breathe. People fight for relationships, jobs, pets, and even their ideals (wrong or right). We even get caught up in the fights of others, sometimes before we even understand the reasons. I’ve been spending more and more time, fighting for the things “I” love. I’ve been putting in the work. Building key family brands and helping organizations tell their stories visually is my passion. 

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2022 Blog, 8 robinsons, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Grow, Growth, leadership -

What saves a man or woman is to take but one step towards their goal. Every journey begins with but a single step. Imagine that. Those considered the greatest of us all woke up one morning and over the course of that day decided to take the first step towards their goals. It doesn’t matter how big or how impactful your first step is. Just make the movement. Make some movement

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2022 Blog, 8 robinsons, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Growth, leadership, Mario Robinson, Personal Brand -

It is hard to dismiss our past accolades. I have a shelf full of trophies and awards that I have gotten throughout my life. I know people in their 40’s still boasting of high school sports feats. I can sense their genuine excitement, so I know the feeling is real. The danger comes when we fail to move forward and strive to be better. I was once manager of the quarter at AutoTrader / COX Automotive, but I wouldn’t dare approach new jobs and projects as if I deserved a hand up because of that. You rarely get a team full of superstars at a company with the best benefits where everyone makes their desired salaries and customers never complain. See how far-fetched that sounds?

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2022 Blog, 8 robinsons, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, Mario Robinson -

I often talk to those that I mentor about their experiences and how they shape who they are. When we are young, we often make bad decisions based on several factors including fear, peer pressure, and ignorance. As a manager, I often have employees confide in me about things that are not necessarily work related. Early in my career, one particular employee was struggling with life and self confidence at one point and my response begin with “you are a beautiful and smart woman….”.  She stopped me mid-sentence and told me she did not care about her being beautiful. She asked me what that had to do with anything.

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Problems are not to be solved so much as they are to be experienced and in experiencing the things that challenge us the most, we come across multiple solutions. In the tech space, we learned to document each occurrence so that those coming after us have a guide moving forward. We call them bibles. Through this process mistakes simply become steppingstones.

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