40 minutes | Jun 21st 2020

Erica Williams Simon: Take a Leap of Faith

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Founder and CEO of Sage House, entrepreneur, and author, Erica Williams Simon, chatted with host Michael Redd about betting on yourself as a way of life, taking a leap of faith early in her career, and why developing a “sixth sense” is so important for finding your calling."The contingency plan is you, and needs to be one tied to who you are." – Erica Williams SimonThe social critic, media personality, and reformed Washington politico has been a lifelong civil and human rights activist. Through her company, Sage House, Erica helps people and brands “uncover wisdom for living and working in a modern world.”Her recent book You Deserve the Truth (Simon & Schuster), is described as, “Part memoir, part blueprint [to help] a diverse young generation of dreamers and doers understand the power of story: how to see it, understand it and master it for better lives - and a better world.”The former Head of Creator’s Lab for Snapchat is also a popular moderator and interviewer, host of the popular podcast The Call with Erica, and creator and host of the Rosario Dawson produced digital talk show The Assembly.She has been featured on The Today Show, O Magazine, and The Washington Post and is a frequent TV commentator.If you're a fan of the show don’t forget to Subscribe to see new episodes, and Rate or Review us wherever you tune in!In this episode Michael and Erica talked about:Why she quit a career in politics – with no backup plan – to follow her true voiceThe importance of vision, wonder, and curiosity on her journeyHow her father’s last words guide her life’s callingThe power of self-actualization and her definition of successWhy the older you get, the smarter your parents’ wisdom becomesAnd creating new paradigms for betting on yourselfTo ask a question, read the transcript, or learn more, visit MichaelRedd.com.Resources:Erica Williams Simon’s HomepageErica Williams Simon on TwitterErica Williams Simon on InstagramMichael Redd on Instagram
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