Hello listeners! Welcome to Episode 10 with the fabulous-inspiring-go-getter Denise Soler Cox!
Born in the Bronx, Denise Soler Cox is an indie filmmaker, national speaker, award-winning entrepreneur, cultural blogger for Huffington Post Latino and syndicated content provider for AOL.com. She is a sought-after speaker in academic, business and community circles inspiring everyday people to better tomorrow's world by becoming better versions of themselves today.
Her high-energy appeal, relatable personality and trademark laugh transcends age, culture, and socio-economic classifications and instantly fosters a bond with her audience. Drawing upon her own experiences growing up bicultural in America, Denise skillfully weaves life lessons into her presentations, creating a safe and open environment to have real, authentic conversations about topics like identity, culture, bullying, self-advocacy, healing and leadership. Her presentations are punctuated by words of purpose, inspiration and vulnerability that resonate and motivate people to think, act and authentically live.
Denise and I had a great conversation where we talk about her story, how she met her husband and the learning lessons she had before she started Project Ñ.
Denise's favorite quote:
The Man in the Arena
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly;
who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming;
but who does actually strive to do the deeds;
who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause;
who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” - Theodore Roosevelt's speech Citizen ina Republich delivered at the Sorbonne (1910).
Denise's remedio: Salt and water for sore throat
Our coffee of the day came from Bird Rock Coffee Roasters.
Where you can find Denise:
I married a Gringo - Huffington Post Article
Thank you to Henry Castro for being our fantastic producer and for the song of the show Negrita Bailadora. Find more about his music here.
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