Gen X Amplified with Adrion Porter: Leadership | Personal Development | Future of Work
About This Show
Gen X Amplified is the premier personal development and leadership podcast dedicated to the powerful generation between the boomers and millennials.
Gen X Amplified is part of Adrion Porter's vision and mission to change the brand narrative of Generation X, and help Gen X professionals maximize their impact at work, business, and life.
The podcast features valuable insights and conversations with world-renowned Gen X thought leaders including: Gretchen Rubin, Carmine Gallo, Paul C. Brunson, Jay Baer, Marie Forleo, Brian Solis, and many others.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
038: Alicia (A.M.) Morgan on STEM and Bridging the Gap as a Gen X Leader
5 days ago
On this great episode of Gen X Amplified, Adrion has a great conversation with Alicia (A.M.) Morgan, STEM/STEAM advocate, TEDx speaker, and social capital educator. During this interview, Alicia tells her compelling story from being a little girl that was empowered at a very young age to discover her unique gifts - to becoming a leader within both the corporate and non-profit sectors. We also discuss the importance of Gen X leaders encouraging positive and productive relationships across all generations. Alicia Morgan is currently the Vice President of Education and Programs at the Frontiers of Flight Museum located in Dallas, TX, Where she is responsible for managing the development and execution of school and public programs through STEM outreach initiatives, aviation and spaceflight history exploration. Alicia, is also an honoree for the Women of Color in STEM Conference K-12 Promotion of Education Award. She is a graduate of Tuskegee University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Science Engineering and New Mexico State University with a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. Alicia is also speaker, and has had the great opportunity to be a featured speaker at TEDx. Her signature topic involves preparing a global workplace that is not only academically ready but understands the importance of building social capital. Alicia is passionate about helping others learn how “Leading With Your Strengths and Values” is the key to making your human capital the unique selling point that gets you hired through influential social capital. Key Takeaways: What were the greatest gifts and principles that Alicia’s parents gave her to propel her in the STEM field Why Failure CAN actually be an option, but it’s what happens afterwards that counts Why getting fired from her first non-profit role turned into a blessing and a better opportunity How the movie “Hidden Figures” helped Alicia prepare to tell her personal story and eventually secure a speech at TEDx How telling what is unique and authentic about your story is proven success formula Why Alicia advises everyone, especially millennials, to focus on honing their social capital skills The importance of establishing mutually beneficial relationships across multiple generations And so much more! Resources mentioned in this episode: Alicia’s TEDx Talk Alicia’s Op-ed article: “Bridging the Gap: Why Gen X are Critical to Success" Alicia on Linkedin Alicia on Twitter Alicia on Instagram Paul C. Brunson on Gen X Amplified Alicia's Personal Theme Song “Free Me" by Joss Stone Thank you for listening! Read more »