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

Why Charles Barkley Invested in Ashlyn Sanders, CEO of NeuroVice

Ashlyn Sanders was super successful academically and on track to become a doctor. She graduated from UNC a year early, interned in the Obama White House, and went to...

Gen Z Roundtable: What are the Leaders of Tomorrow Looking For?

What are the leaders of tomorrow looking for in companies they’re working for? What brands to they admire (or not)? What do they want Boomers and Gen X to...

Cancer Warrior Jen Hoverstad, Kay Yow Cancer Fund Director of Community Engagement

Jen Hoverstad is a cancer survivor, attorney, Tedx speaker, marketer, mom, wife, podcaster, all around amazing person, and now the Director of Community Engagement at the Kay Yow Cancer...

How Did Hassan and Meleata Pinto Raise 3 D1 Student Athletes?

Hassan and Meleata Pinto are rockstar parents and professionals. All three of their children are on full scholarships playing soccer – at Elon then transferring to Duke, at UNC...

Pressure on Women in the Workplace, with Loren Shumate

As my company was getting used to this new work-from-home reality, I noticed that some people on the team – and it was usually women – were opting not...

Now Available on Audiobook: The Startup Hats, by David Gardner

The Startup Hats: Master the Many Roles of the Entrepreneur, by serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist David Gardner, is now available on audiobook. On this feed is Chapter 1:...

How to Crush 2020: Selling Your Ideas

Today is part five of our 5-part series, How to Crush 2020. Did you get the results you wanted in 2019? If you did, how do you get more? ...

How to Crush 2020: Your Valley is Not Your Destiny

Today is part four of our 5-part series, How to Crush 2020. Did you get the results you wanted in 2019? If you did, how do you get more? ...

How to Crush 2020: Become a Stronger Thinker

Today is part three of our 5-part series, How to Crush 2020. Did you get the results you wanted in 2019? If you did, how do you get more? ...