Leading the Pride kicks off 2020 with Management and Entrepreneurship alumnus Schwartzen Précil (‘17). Located in Buffalo,NY, Précil is currently a site director at the Boys and Girls Club of America.On campus, Précil was a member of the men’s basketball team, helped students as a resident assistant, assisted with orientation as an orientation leader and led the Black Student Union as president.
Taking into account his life experiences and using his on-campus leadership experiences, Précil recently wrote and published a book titled Be Your Own Hero: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities. In this episode, Précil talks about his book and what led him to write about his journey.
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On Be Your Own Hero: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities:
“It’s something we can all take a lot from. We place responsibility on other people. Be Your Own Hero is the concept about taking responsibility; taking responsibility in the workplace, responsibility in your relationships and more importantly taking responsibility for your life.”
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