33: Minorities In Business

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By Kelly Phillips Erb. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Inclusivity has always been a hot-button topic but it has been pushed to the forefront recently through social justice concerns. To further the discussion of minorities in business, Kelly invites Wil Reynolds to talk about his own experiences with bias, minority representation in business, and what he believes is the best path forward.

Minorities in business have to overcome biases to find the same level of success and create change

Wil Reynolds is the founder of Seer Interactive. Starting the company after failing to find the type of opportunities he wanted elsewhere, Wil has been a pioneer in search marketing and an inspiration for many.

Listen to Kelly and Wil talk about minorities in business:
  • How Wil decided to start his own business
  • The transition from going solo to hiring employees and having an office
  • The difference between looking for a job and looking for a client
  • Did race and age have an impact on finding clients?
  • How Wil got his big break in business
  • Overcoming someone’s bias as minorities in business
  • Does Wil consider himself to be a success story?
  • Finding and modeling good work/life balance
  • Being a role model to younger generations of minorities in business
  • Diversity hiring initiatives
  • Creating a professional and familial legacy
More about Kelly Phillips Erb:

Kelly is the creator and host of the new Taxgirl podcast series. Kelly is a practicing tax attorney with considerable experience and knowledge. She works with taxpayers like you every day. One of the things that she does is help folks out of tax jams, and hopefully, keep others from getting into them.

Links mentioned:

Kelly’s Website – Taxgirl

Was I overlooked for jobs because I am black? - Article

Wil Reynolds - Twitter

Seer Interactive - Website

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