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Christian Ponce, a Senior Director at Nexthink, discusses his journey starting in the Bronx and refined in Boston.
Christian is a Bronx raised, Boston refined, Afro-Latino with a habit of breaking big ideas into the actionable parts. He's got a passion for the environment, running, and helping others see the best in themselves.
Ever felt out of place, like you didn't belong? Christian Ponce, a Bronx-born, Boston-refined afro-latino, knows that feeling all too well. In this heartening episode, he recounts his journey from feeling lost at a college party to navigating the academic and financial challenges of college life. It’s a powerful testament to resilience, determination, and the importance of understanding one's environment. Christian's journey is far from ordinary and is sure to inspire.
Don't we all wish for a foolproof guide on how to network? Christian, with his unyielding spirit, shares some invaluable insights on how to effectively pave your path from college to career. He talks about how networking and mentorship are key to not only landing your first job but also navigating your career path. His story is a reminder that everyone has a unique narrative, and how you present that narrative can make all the difference. As Christian aptly puts it, "Your story is your strength, know how to tell it."
How often do we invest in self-improvement while juggling financial obligations? Christian’s answer: always. He underscores the importance of self-investment, even when faced with financial constraints. We also explore different programs like BetterUp that provide access to coaches. As we wrap up this enlightening episode, Christian shares his goals for his daughters and how he plans to set them up for success. His journey is a beacon of resilience and determination and serves as a guide to all those navigating their path to success.
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