Ep. 42: Cheryl Contee on Perseverance and Building Equitable Companies

WCW Podcast June 5, 2020

In this episode, we’ll be hearing from serial tech entrepreneur, Cheryl Contee. Cheryl co-founded and sold her first company, Attentive.ly, and is now the CEO and Founder of the mission-driven digital agency, Do Big Things. On top of that, Cheryl is the author of Mechanical Bull: How You Can Achieve Startup Success, and she’s an award-winning political blogger. We recorded this conversation on June 3rd, 2020 in the midst of national protests of the murder of George Floyd. In our conversation, we talk about systemic racism in business and building diverse and equitable workplaces.


Show Notes:

The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working by Tony Schwartz and Jean Gomes

HBR Article: Advice on Launching a Tech Startup When You’re Not a White Man by Cheryl Contee

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