Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders

Episode 58 - Positive Interruptions, with Dr. Terainer Brown

November 01, 2021 Andrea Johnson
Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
Episode 58 - Positive Interruptions, with Dr. Terainer Brown
Show Notes

Dr. Terainer Brown is a wife, mother, educator, author, motivational speaker, educational consultant, and is currently the Chief Education Officer for the US Airforce and is the Founder and Executive Director of Student Success for Cultured for College™. With more than 20 years in education, Dr. Brown has served as a college advisor with several student success programs and college preparation efforts geared toward improving students’ chances of enrolling in college. 

“While all these programs approach removing barriers to higher education from various directions, they are all focused on one goal, and that is to assist students with the tools to matriculate, persist, compete, and complete their post-high school education.” 

 Topics discussed in this episode: 

  1. Serving as mentors from a young age
  2. Listening and connecting with children
  3. Understanding the work I was purposed to do
  4. Leadership Principle:  Relationships are important

Habit - Wisdom of Time

  1. Get to know people
  2. I have to slow down and mean ‘how are you today”
  3. Ask people about the things they care about

Green Flags:  

  1. If you start something - take breaks when you need, but be able to finish
  2. Find a way to elevate to raise your voice
  3. Plug away and little pieces at a time.  

Advice:  Find your sweet spot.  

  1. Figure out your passion
  2. Start making a plan
  3. Use the technology and resources available

Where to find Terainer:
:, Cultured For College
Facebook: Dr. Terainer Brown
Instagram: @drterainerbrown
You Tube: Terainer Brown, Ph.D
Blog post: Work Your Path, Not Fast Food!

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