#288: Lessons from Bozoma Saint John -- From Spike Lee to Uber, From Ghana to Silicon Valley

12/27/2017, 11:40:31 AM , duration(0:0:5)
Business Health Education
<p>Bozoma Saint John (<a href="https://twitter.com/badassboz" target="_blank">@badassboz</a>) is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber. Until June 2017, she was a marketing executive at Apple Music after joining the company in its acquisition of Beats Music.</p><p>In 2016, Billboard named her <a href="https://www.billboard.com/articles/events/women-in-music/7597402/bozoma-saint-john-executive-of-the-year" target="_blank">Female Executive of the Year</a>, she appeared on <a href="http://fortune.com/40-under-40/2016/bozoma-saint-john-14/" target="_blank">Fortune's 40 under 40</a>, and Fast Company's <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/person/bozoma-saint-john" target="_blank">100 Most Creative People</a>.</p><p>Bozoma was featured in <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Mentors-Short-Advice-World/dp/1328994961" target="_blank">Tribe of Mentors</a>, but this conversation covers topics that go far beyond what was covered in the book. Enjoy!</p><p><strong>This podcast is brought to you by&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Peloton</strong></a>, which has become a staple of my daily routine. I picked up this bike after seeing the success of my friend Kevin Rose, and I've been enjoying it more than I ever imagined. Peloton is an indoor cycling bike that brings live studio classes right to your home. No worrying about fitting classes into your busy schedule or making it to a studio with a crazy commute.</p><p>New classes are added every day, and this includes options led by elite NYC instructors in your own living room. You can even live stream studio classes taught by the world's best instructors, or find your favorite class on demand.</p><p><a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Peloton</strong></a>&nbsp;is offering listeners to this show a special offer. Visit&nbsp;<a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>onepeloton.com</strong></a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>enter the code "TIM"&nbsp;</strong>at checkout to&nbsp;<strong>receive $100 off accessories with your Peloton bike purchase.&nbsp;</strong>This is a great way to get in your workouts or an incredible gift. Again, that's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.onepeloton.com/" target="_blank"><strong>onepeloton.com</strong></a>&nbsp;and enter the code&nbsp;<strong>TIM</strong>.</p><p><strong>This podcast is also brought to you by&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://helixsleep.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>Helix Sleep</strong></a><strong>.</strong>&nbsp;I recently moved into a new home and needed new beds, and I purchased mattresses from Helix Sleep.</p><p>It offers mattresses personalized to your preferences and sleeping style -- without costing thousands of dollars.&nbsp;Visit&nbsp;<a href="https://helixsleep.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>Helixsleep.com/TIM</strong></a> and take the simple 2-3 minute sleep quiz to get started, and Helix Sleep will build a mattress you'll love.</p><p>Its customer service makes all the difference. The mattress arrives within a week, and the shipping is completely free. You can try the mattress for 100 nights, and if you're not happy, the company will pick it up and offer a full refund.&nbsp;To personalize your sleep experience, <strong>visit&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://helixsleep.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>Helixsleep.com/TIM</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;and you'll receive $50 off your custom mattress.</strong> Enjoy!</p>