Thriving In Corporate
Play • 1 hr 21 min

On this episode of the BYLU Campaign podcast, Daniel and Nathan invite Tunji, The Corporate Bully, back to the show to discuss the topic of getting the most out of your Corporate America experience. Here we highlight the importance of entering Corporate with an agenda, communicating your needs, being a team player. Tune in to this open dialogue as Tunji shares how he successfully negotiated an additional $25,000 in salary, provides tips on getting more black people in the door if you’re the only one, and presents tactics for navigating as a first-generation professional. Thanks for the continued support and feel free to send any questions or feedback you have to bylucampaign@gmail.com

Time Stamped Topics:

  • [2:30] - The American Dream
  • [10:30] - Being A Minority In Corporate America
  • [17:20] - Employee Referrals 
  • [28:00] - Negotiate, Negotiate, Negotiate! 
  • [53:40] - Having A Backbone! 
  • [1:02:20] - Code Switching

Growth Takeaways: 

  • Communicate your goals, your needs, and where you want to be.
  • Go the extra mile when doing an employee referral 
  • Negotiate with the decision-maker!
  • Know when to stand up from yourself and when to be a team player
  • Don’t code switch, embrace the different aspect of who you are 

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