Breaking the Glass Show with TQ Senkungu - Wisdom & Inspiration from Successful People of Color
TQ Senkungu is an immigrant from Uganda to the United States who has been blessed to achieve success without being born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Here you will see the personification of his philosophy for how people of color can build a powerful community to overcome obstacles, achieve their goals, and succeed beyond our wildest dreams against all the odds. The philosophy is this: 1. Learn or teach yourself what you need to achieve your goals and dreams. 2. Teach and help others do the same. 3. Publicize the success stories. 4. Ignore the haters. This show is the fulfillment of that philosophy. In long form interviews, he showcases other people of color who have succeeded in various fields and professions. You will get to look inside the lives of men and women from fields including lawyers, professional athletes and coaches, doctors, nonprofit executives, real estate, investment banking, military members, bodybuilders, educators, entrepreneurs and so much more. You’ll be inspired by the stories of people who look like you and get to hear step by step how they got there. And you’ll see how they succeeded when they arrived so you can follow in their footsteps. TQ has been in middle of the discussion for how people of color can succeed in any environment as a minorities. Often the only person of color in the room, he became a National Merit Scholar and top graduate class in high school, distinguished graduate from the Management Major at the US Air Force Academy and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society member as an MBA graduate from the University of Southern California Business School. After success in entrepreneurship as well as the corporate and nonprofit world, he’s built an amazing network of successful people of color that you will enjoy getting to know. Listen in and join the conversation Glass Breakers.
Jamie Rhone Turned His Experience Into Ownership in a Defense Company – BtG 026
September 29, 2018 • 96 MIN
His business helped win $30M in contracts then he added real estate investments & ownership in a defense contractor. Learn how his network helped all along
After a Distinguished Air Force Career, Jamie Rhone is Building a Successful Consulting Business and Lifestyle – BtG 025
August 31, 2018 • 77 MIN
This is a great interview with Jamie Rhone where you get to hear all about how he built a successful career, raised a son who beat cancer and graduated from college, then went on to build a business consulting business that has led to the awarding of over $30 million in contracts in his first year.
How Marc Ranger’s Economic Movement in Communities of Color is Transforming Generations – Btg 024
July 5, 2018 • 124 MIN
How KG Super Trainer Survived Cancer and Became a Boxing Trainer to the Stars
June 15, 2018 • 75 MIN
Kaleon Green survived cancer & found a home in boxing. He trained with the best then became a trainer. Now he trains all from Denzel Washington to you and me.
How Has Miriam Kudiza Successfully Advised to the top Execs at Google for Nearly 10 Years – BtG 022
May 4, 2018 • 88 MIN
What Makes a Great Chef? Kyndra McCrary is the Perfect Example – BtG 021
April 19, 2018 • 98 MIN
Montoya Smith Has a Media Platform That is Changing the Narrative in the Black Community – BtG 020
April 5, 2018 • 134 MIN
Topics discussed on his show by Smith, aka Black Socrates, challenge Blacks to improve their thinking to then reposition themselves higher in American society
Path to Entrepreneurship – Russ McCray Sold His Business To Booz Allen for $53 Million – BtG 019
March 22, 2018 • 113 MIN
From the military to govt civilian to corporate to partner/owner to big sale to full time entrepreneur, his story is a study in learning & growing step by step
Wakanda and Uganda Together Forever – My Thoughts on Black Panther – BtG 018
March 9, 2018 • 3471 MIN
I was inspired to love my Ugandan and American heritage. And it sparked conversation on many topics from Africans vs Black Americans to too much Black pride...
Autodidact Ed Hopkins Taught Himself to Be a Millionaire Entrepreneur and Philosopher Then Helped Black Businesses Flourish – BtG 017
February 24, 2018 • 132 MIN
Ed taught himself business well enough to build a millionaire business and then studied philosophy before going to law school and building a successful practice
From Being Homeless to Becoming a Dr. Shauntelle Bonman Senkungu is Healing Patients and Communities – BtG 016
February 8, 2018 • 142 MIN
At 7, her desire to be a Dr. came as she witnessed conception to birth of her little sister. Delivering babies to diagnosing cancer, now she's impacting lives.
Rodney Bullard Cofounded the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Shares His Secrets to Success and Becoming A Hero in Your Community – BtG 015
January 25, 2018 • 92 MIN
As co-founder and Executive Director the Chick-fil-A Foundation, Rodney is a hero and in his book, he teaches you how you can do the same in your local area.
Compassion and Focus Have Guided Judge Tara Doss to a Seat on the Bench – BtG 014
January 11, 2018 • 111 MIN
From working in public interest law at her own practice and working for a big firm, Tara learned what it took to be a judge working for kids with special needs
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year – BtG 013
December 28, 2017 • 571 MIN
As I look forward to 2018, I've learned the overwhelming value of mentorship and the power of excellence.
How Empathy and Discipline Earned Lt Gen John Hopper Three Stars and a Retirement Still Helping Thousands of Air Force Members – BtG 012
December 14, 2017 • 117 MIN
Lt Gen Hopper spent 35+ yrs in the Air Force as a pilot and in many command positions. In retirement as CEO of the A.F. Aid Society, he continues to help Airmen.
Shawn Dove Invested Over $200 Million in Black Male Achievement – BtG 011
November 30, 2017 • 62 MIN
Shawn has given grants and built partnerships in the US which improve life outcomes for Black males and he inspired President Obama to begin My Brother's Keeper
Phil Dillingham Shows How Listening and Discipline Have Made Him a Successful Airline Pilot and Entrepreneur – BtG 010
November 16, 2017 • 97 MIN
Listening to see what opportunities are available & the discipline to follow a plan to take advantage of them is a formula for success Phil shares and follows.
Kelvin King Built an Eight Figure Construction Company Starting from His Basement Using Process and Careful Business Planning – BtG 009
November 2, 2017 • 108 MIN
Kelvin wanted to be his own boss. He started a construction company in his basement and built it into an 8 figure business using process, hard work and planning
Beleaf Melanin Has a Successful YouTube Channel With a Mission to Develop and Inspire Fathers all Over the World – BtG 008
October 19, 2017 • 76 MIN
Beleaf's mission is to equip fathers, give hope to mothers, and inspire children and he's begun to fulfill his mission by creating a successful show on YouTube.
How Humility and Continuous Learning Made Joycelyn Eason both Lawyer and COO – BtG 007
October 12, 2017 • 97 MIN
Yinka Faleti Stopped Prosecuting Men of Color and Joined the United Way to Help them Succeed – BtG 006
October 5, 2017 • 83 MIN
Yinka Faleti was prosecuting men of color in St. Louis. Instead of seeing them at trial, he wanted to help them earlier so he became an Exec in the United Way.
Otis Hooper – Qualified for Mr. Olympia, American Ninja Warrior and Iron Man Triathlete – BtG 005
September 28, 2017 • 113 MIN
Otis went from couch potato to getting in shape, to Mr. Olympia to Iron Man to American Ninja Warrior because he believed in something bigger than himself.
From the Cook Line to Owning a Chick-fil-A Franchise at 26 with Kayla Griffin – BtG 004
September 21, 2017 • 64 MIN
Kayla Griffin became the owner of a Chick-fil-A franchise at 26 years old with hard work & consistent excellence. From cooking & cleaning, she rose to the top.
From Nonprofit Grant Writer to Raising $100 Million with Shaun Randolph – BtG 003
September 14, 2017 • 85 MIN
Defining Success and Maximizing Your Strengths with Bryce Fisher – BtG 002
September 7, 2017 • 112 MIN
Bryce Fisher had success at the USAF Academy, in the NFL, and now as an investment banker. Listen as we learn how he maximized his strengths at every step.
Welcome to the Breaking the Glass Show – BtG 001
September 7, 2017 • 913 MIN
The Breaking the Glass Show is for you. Welcome to the show. In this episode, I'll tell you what the show's about, a bit about me, & how much fun it'll be.
Trailer for the Breaking the Glass Show – BtG 000
September 6, 2017 • 309 MIN
This trailer is introducing the Breaking the Glass Show with TQ Senkungu. We’re here to showcase successful people of color in all walks of life so you can see their success, learn from it and use their steps to achieve success on your own.
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