The Donald Thompson Podcast

Hosted ByDonald Thompson

Donald Thompson, serial entrepreneur, mentor, and diversity-in-the-workplace trailblazer, chose Earfluence to amplify his influence for more speaking opportunities, business development initiatives, and networking with established leaders.

Welcome to the Donald Thompson podcast, a place where dream chasers can hear wisdom and insights from entrepreneurs and leaders who forged their own path to success. Host Donald Thompson is a successful African-American CEO of Walk West, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Mentor, Author, and Angel Investor.

People who have reached a certain level of success in their industry, always want to share what they’ve learned with the next generation and want others to learn from their success and their failures. DTP provides a platform for successful leaders to give back and for aspiring leaders to learn.

From radio show hosts and business leaders to lawyers and creatives, our guests share a common desire to give their knowledge and insight back to the next generation of leaders.


All Episodes

The New Entourage: Talent Agents Cicero Leak, Tristian Turner, & Chuck Stinson

The TLS Agency represents entertainers and athletes, and they’ll do what it takes to provide their clients with the best direction for their careers. On the show, Cicero Leak,...

Gen Z Notes with Ciera Thompson, Episode 2: Diana Garland, Cassidy Leovic, and Taylor Oleson

On episode 2 of Z-Notes, Ciera Thompson is joined by three genz-ers to discuss the importance of diversity in the workplace, new ideas on brand loyalty, and why their...

How to Reinvent Yourself and Pivot Your Career (Solo Episode)

It’s not as complicated as you think. The Donald Thompson Podcast is hosted by Walk West CEO, mentor, investor, and Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Donald Thompson. Music for this...

From Statement to Strategy, with JUST Podcast’s Jes Averhart and Rob Shields

We’ve seen the statements. Black Lives Matter. What has happened in the past is not ok. Diversity is important to our work culture. That’s all great, but how do...

How to be Ruthlessly Efficient with Your Time

As a leader, from the moment you wake up, you already feel like you’re behind. So how can we be ruthlessly efficient to get the job done effectively while...

721 “Cups of Coffee” in Six Months, with Kelaca CEO Keith Langbo

Keith Langbo just celebrated the 8th anniversary of his talent acquisition firm Kelaca, and today Keith talks about recruiting and finding the right talent, especially in our work-from-home environment...

Selling through the Storm | How to Grow Your Business through this Pandemic

How do you sell through this COVID-19 storm?  How do you continue to build your business, or even just survive?  Donald Thompson has led through crises before, and in...

Unlocking the Power of Social Media, with Holderness Family CMO Ann Marie Taepke

Ann Marie Taepke has produced some of the most amazing, hilarious, and memorable videos for brands like Velcro, Chrysler, and  AstraZenaca.  She’s a social media savant who has taken...

Competitive Excellence with 22-Time National Champion Anson Dorrance

Anson Dorrance is quite possibly the most successful coach of any sport all-time, having led the UNC Women’s Soccer program to an astounding 22 national titles. On the show...