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Get Lit Episode 123: Richard Wright

Get Lit Podcast

Learn more about the author who inspired James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, helped bring mental healthcare to Harlem in the 1940's, and starred in a film version of one of his own works, Richard Wright. We hope to inspire you to take a closer look at this remarkable novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, poet, and reformer through this week's research! 


11 Aug 2021

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#56 High Performance Teams - Richard Wright

High Performance Teams

Richard is a world-class athlete, global speaker and author. He has survived brain cancer on three occasions and continues to fight on, compete and inspire others.We will be talking about resilience, in a time when we all need to up our game. Richard's story will inspire you to get back up, after the year of 2020's setbacks!Watch this interview on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxLHqjvGVkI Get in touch with Alex to improve the performance of your team: alex@alexmacphail.co.zahttps://twitter.com/AlexMacPhail1https://www.linkedin.com/in/flyingmogulwww.alexmacphail.co.za


26 Apr 2021

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Native Son by Richard Wright

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast

The Drunk Guys now have a Patreon! If you enjoy the show, send us beer money over at patreon.com/drunkguysbookclub! The Drunk Guys drink bigger beers this week when they discuss Native Son by Richard Wright. The bigger beers they drink are: Slow Slicing by Nightmare Brewing, Midnight Sauce by Fifth

1hr 32mins

2 Feb 2021

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Fifteen Minutes with FIFTEEN WEST - Richard Wright

Fifteen Minutes with FIFTEEN WEST

In our next episode of Fifteen Minutes with FIFTEEN WEST, LISA WALDER talks to Richard Wright from Acre, the leading #sustainability recruitment firm in the world.Don't miss Richard's insights in this unique and inspiring business. He shares his experience of:- Building a purpose driven business whilst creating a high performing culture- The #Alliance and the employee journey- Acre Frameworks innovation, unconscious bias and D&I- Why they chose #NewYork for their first overseas office- The corporate #climate #change agenda in the #Trump era- The impact of #Covid19Enjoy!#recruitment #covid19 #podcast


21 Oct 2020

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Richard Wright - Author of "The Power of Purpose"

Business Bookshelf

Episode 78 of the Exponential Organisations Podcast - Richard Wright - Author of "The Power of Purpose" Richard Wright is a successful businessman and two-time, stage four brain cancer survivor, who overcame all the odds of beating cancer, whilst at the same time competing in some of the world’s toughest endurance events. He has recently published a book titled “The Power of Purpose: How to obliterate obstacles and triumph over impossible adversity”.  The book tells Richard’s story, told with raw honesty, humility and humour, provides proof that discomfort sparks outrageous achievement, especially when linked to our sense of purpose. It is a profound story of passion and endurance but, above all, it is a story that will resonate deeply for every one of us, whatever our life circumstances, revealing learnings that challenge us to think differently about our purpose in life.   You can buy the book by click here. Richard's website is I am Richard Wright. The host of the podcast is Lance Peppler.  Email him at lance@ideastorm.co.za or visit www.ideastorm.co.za. This episode is sponsored by Idea Storm - a leading Exponential Growth consultancy.  Book your free strategy session by visiting www.ideastorm.co.za.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/businessbookshelf/support


29 Sep 2020

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The Power of Purpose | Richard Wright | (Sales Guru, Successful Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Author)

The Carmen Murray Show - Curious Conversations

The Power of Purpose — Unforgettable account of one man's indomitable will to overcome adversity Richard Wright | (Sales Guru, Successful Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Author) In this episode, get ready to be inspired as host, Carmen Murray chat to Richard Wright, author of 'The Power of Purpose'. The Power of Purpose is an unforgettable account of one man’s indomitable will to overcome crippling adversity. Its power will remain with you long after you have turned the last page. 'The only thing in life that you have 100 per cent control over are the thoughts in your head. When your thoughts are centred around the very essence of your purpose, and the meaning of your life, you unleash immeasurable power.' - Richard Wright In 2016, Richard was confronted with a diagnosis of rare pituitary cancer - a disease about which little is known, other than that it is almost invariably terminal. This is an interview of hope, resilience, authenticity and courage. About your host: Carmen Murray, The original CyberPunk, (CEO of Boo-Yah! Modern Marketing Service | The Leonardo da Vincis of Marketing), Africa representative of The Connected Marketer-, IAB Black Pixel Winner- Digital 2019, and nominated as one of the top women in tech- Africa-Meltwater. Conenct with Richard on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-wright-73585130/ Get Richard's book 'The Power of Purpose' today https://amzn.to/32Pd7dX To book Carmen Murray for MC or Public Speaking engagements visit www.CarmenMurray.com To learn more about Boo Yah Modern Marketing Services and the services they offer, from CX Audits, Strategy and Experience Innovation, visit www.Boo-Yah.co.za For any inquiries, more details, or requests to appear on the show, you can contact hello@carmenmurray.com When you're ready to #BeHeard, contact the podcast specialists at SolidGold.co.za


3 Sep 2020

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Episode 21 - Richard Wright

Big Cali World

Richard Wright stops by the studio to catch up with Big Cali on a variety of topics as they dive into Richards back story, upcoming projects, the creative process and so much more Follow Richard Wright: @itsthewrightinsta --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 17mins

14 Aug 2020

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Write On, Mississippi: Season 3. Chapter 5: 75th Anniversary of Richard Wright’s BLACK BOY

Write On, Mississippi!

C. Liegh McInnis, Kiese Laymon, & Charlie Braxton join in conversation to discuss Richard Wright's BLACK BOY on the 75th anniversary of its publication See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


14 Aug 2020

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Black Boy by Richard Wright

Bowie Book Club Podcast

Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read Black Boy, Richard Wright's searing story of growing up in the Jim Crow south and his further self-education as a young man in Chicago and his further self-education as a young man in Chicago.


20 Jul 2020

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Ex-Pro Golfer, Richard Wright: Grabbing Success from the Jaws of Failure

The GOLFIZZ Show - Golf Podcast

In this episode of The GOLFIZZ Show, Andy and Michael catch up with Andy's brother and former professional golfer, Richard Wright, about the challenges and tour of self-discovery he went on during his time on the pro circuit. Also, Michael gets a swab test for COVID-19 and we hear the 2019 Presidents Cup question that Andy got to ask Tiger - you know, the one that he's been banging on about. Enjoy!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/golfizz/message


4 Apr 2020