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THINK Business with Jon Dwoskin

Jan 22, 2018

Tayo Rockson, was raised in Nigeria, Sweden, Burkina Faso, Vietnam, and the USA, He is a speaker, consultant, and media personality who runs UYD Management – a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps organizations incorporate sustainable diversity and inclusion practices. A millennial Third Culture Kid, Tayo (pronounced TIE-OH) has lived on 4 continents, allowing him to become an certified authority in communicating effectively across cultures. He hosts the number one cross-cultural podcast in the world and his podcast was recently ranked as the number two business podcast in the world by Entrepreneur and CIO.


He has spoken at TEDx multiple times, the World Bank, United Nations Foundation among many other places and his work has been seen on NowThis News, BuzzFeed, Forbes, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Inc. as well as Global Living Magazine. He was recently named a top millennial influencer to watch in 2018 by New Theory Mag and his ground breaking work on “how to embrace your global identity” was featured in a German School book called ZOOM IN… Globalization. Through his podcast, blog, and video shows, he is heard and read by thousands of people in over 100 countries.



In this episode, Jon and Tayo discuss:

  • Who Tayo is
  • Learning to listen to your instincts
  • Tayo's view of the world and business
  • Communicating Effectively



Key Takeaways and Actionable Success Principles:

  • The two reasons why people feel they can't change the world: limited world views and/or fixed mindsets
  • Whenever you connect with people on social media, go the extra step to acknowledge them with a specific comment/form of engagement
  • If you're not able to be who you are where you work (and spend most of your day), it will drain you
  • Change your environment, tell your story and set a goal big enough for you to grow in to



“ I always saw myself doing something on a global level, even before I was 10." - Tayo Rockson


Get Jon's book "The Think Big Movement: Grow your business big. Very Big!" here


Connect with Jon Dwoskin:

Twitter: @jdwoskin






Connect with Tayo Rockson:

Podcast: As Told By Nomads

Twitter: @TayoRockson





Show Notes by Show Producer: Anna Nygren


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