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Trailblazers.FM: Black Entrepreneurs | Leaders | Professionals

Trailblazers.FM explores stories of today's successful black professionals. Get the know-how, confidence and resources you need to blaze your trail.

Nov 7, 2016

Rana Campbell is a marketing strategist, freelance writer, content creator, and podcast host who helps creatives and lifestyle entrepreneurs. She works as a Marketing Specialist for Dotcom Distribution and she's also the host of the Dreams In Drive podcast that was launched in January 2016. Rana is a native of Orange, NJ and is a recent graduate of Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Rana's work has been featured on MadameNoire, Blavity, Huffington Post, and Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Rana's Episode Outline:

03:25 What would you say you're most grateful for right now?
04:45 Why did you decide to study Sociology at Princeton University?
06:40 What was the experience like attending an Ivy League university as a black woman?
11:00 Take us through the transition from a degree in Sociology to a career in Marketing?
15:00 What is it about being a creative professional that inspires and motivates you to keep going?
18:20 How are you able to be deliberate and content with the choices and decisions you make, given the challenges of competing priorities?
21:30 What fueled the idea for Dreams in Drive?
26:00 What are some of the lessons you've learned about building relationships?
30:45 Have you been able to apply some of these tips to building and sustaining relationships?
34:00 How has being the host of Dreams in Drive helped you in your everyday interactions and growth?
40:20 What's one book you've read that inspired you most?
41:20 What is something small you've done this month that you're proud of?
42:00 Name an online resource that you use everyday and can't live without?
44:55 Share one action all aspiring trailblazers should commit to this week to help them blaze their trail?
46:50 Tell us how we can stay connected to you