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On today’s Intelligent Money Minute, we’ll interview Carl Sharperson on lessons he learned from the most influential people in his life.
It is not what you call me, it’s what I answer to that’s important.
Carl’s first chapter in his book, Sharp Leadership, is entitled “Integration” and opens with the above quote. Carl talks about the difficulty of integration and the leadership lessons he learned to overcome adversity.
During this podcast episode, we discuss the impact of his mom, dad, and high school football coach, and how their personalities and advice left a lasting impression. Carl highlights motivational work ethics, unique attributes, and inspirational phrases that have stuck with him to this day.
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Carl Sharperson Bio
Carl Sharperson Jr. is a Leadership Innovation Strategist, speaker, author, and coach. He specializes in helping leaders maximize their potential in their working and personal lives. He does this by drawing from his unique experiences in the military, Corporate America, and entrepreneurship.
Carl is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former United States Marine Corps pilot. Following his service, he held a number of senior sales and operational positions with Procter and Gamble, Frito Lay, and Colgate Palmolive. Later, he felt the tug towards entrepreneurship and launched Sharperson’s Executive Leadership in 2000.
As a speaker, Carl travels nationally with the Navy’s Speaking Bureau, inspiring students to consider military training. He also shares his message of leadership innovation with colleges, churches, and corporations. Additionally, Carl partners with the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC, as an adjunct trainer.
Carl now works with several communities and faith-based initiatives serving as a mentor. Carl and his wife make their home in upstate SC and are the proud parents of a son and daughter.
If you are interested in learning more about Carl’s leadership training or his book, Sharp Leadership, click here.
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