Thriving In Corporate

August 29, 2019
Season 2 | Episode 16
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T-nero, The Corporate Bully, shares how to thrive in corporate America. Tune in as we discuss the importance of entering Corporate with an agenda, communicating your needs, being a team player.

On this episode of the BYLU Campaign podcast, Daniel and Nathan invite Tunji, The Corporate Bully, back to the show to discuss the topic of getting the most out of your Corporate America experience. Here we highlight the importance of entering Corporate with an agenda, communicating your needs, and being a team player. Tune in to this open dialogue as Tunji shares how he successfully negotiated an additional $25,000 in salary, provides tips on getting more black people in the door, and presents tactics for navigating as a first-generation professional. 

Growth Takeaways: 

  • Communicate your goals, your needs, and where you want to be.
  • Go the extra mile when doing an employee referral. 
  • Negotiate with the decision-maker!
  • Know when to stand up from yourself and when to be a team player.
  • Don’t code switch; embrace the different aspects of who you are.

Time Stamped Topics:

  • [2:30] - The American Dream
  • [10:30] - Being A Minority In Corporate America
  • [17:20] - Employee Referrals 
  • [28:00] - Negotiate, Negotiate, Negotiate! 
  • [53:40] - Having A Backbone! 
  • [1:02:20] - Code Switching

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