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On today’s Intelligent Money Minute, we’ll interview Carl Sharperson on lessons learned when battling cancer. Cancer has touched the lives of millions of families whether immediate or extended. During this episode, Carl describes how cancer changed his life, and how his faith, family, and friends got him through the battle. Check out our previous podcasts with Carl on Identifying Work-Life Imbalance and How Not to Lose Your Mind When Unemployed. At Intelligent Investing, one of our key tenets is to unify families on communication especially during crisis situations. Our principal, Hans Blake, wrote a personal piece regarding the toll of cancer and the decisions his family had to make during that time. Read more here.
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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 life. He does this by drawing from his unique experiences in the military, Corporate America, and entrepreneurship.
Carl Sharperson Bio
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. Also, he 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 on several community and faith-based initiatives serving as a mentor. Carl and his wife make their home in the upstate of SC, and are proud parents of a son and daughter.