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123: Find Your Path - From Medical School Dropout To Cannabis CEO w/ Dasheeda Dawson: We are all on a journey to find our paths in lives, but what If I told you sometimes your path finds you?! The crazy journey you're on right now will eventually make sense.There will be things in your life that you don’t understand when you're...

123: Find Your Path - From Medical School Dropout To Cannabis CEO w/ Dasheeda Dawson: We are all on a journey to find our paths in lives, but what If I told you sometimes your path finds you?! The crazy journey you're on right now will eventually make sense.There will be things in your life that you don’t understand when you're...

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123: Find Your Path - From Medical School Dropout To Cannabis CEO w/ Dasheeda Dawson: We are all on a journey to find our paths in lives, but what If I told you sometimes your path finds you?! The crazy journey you're on right now will eventually make sense.There will be things in your life that you don’t understand when you're...

FromDreams In Drive

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Length:
77 minutes
Released:
Dec 19, 2017
Format:
Podcast Episode

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We are all on a journey to find our paths in lives, but what If I told you sometimes your path finds you?! The crazy journey you're on right now will eventually make sense.There will be things in your life that you don’t understand when you're experiencing it, but it all comes together. Meet Dasheeda Dawson (The WeedHead)  - an ivy-league trained cannabis executive, digital growth hacker and brand equity builder. She is a corporate-to-cannabis cross-over pioneer with a mission to legitimize, stabilize and diversify the rapidly growing cannabis industry. Dasheeda started her career journey in medical school - but 3.5 years in, decided it wasn't for her and set off to forge a new path for herself in business. In 2016, Dasheeda officially traded in her career with Fortune 500 companies like Target and Victoria's Secret to become a cannabis entrepreneur and industry thought leader. She is currently the Founder & President of MJM Strategy, a digital-focused strategic consulting firm. She recently became the Interim Executive Director for the New Jersey Cannabis Commission and also serves on as the Chief Strategy Officer for Minorities for Medical Marijuana.  ENTER OUR GIVEAWAY OF THE WEEK WITH DOPE QUEENS COSMETICS: www.dreamsindrive.com/win ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:- What inspired Dasheeda as a child - Why Dasheeda dropped out of medical school after 3.5 years - Medical and care disparities for persons of color - Transitioning from medical student to entrepreneur - What to do when your resume doesn't add up to the job you want - Why Dasheeda decided to go to business school - Why Dasheeda decided to leave corporate America - How Dasheeda got her start as an entrepreneur in the cannabis industry - Debunking some common cannabis myths - The future of marijuana legalization and more... SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/dasheeda-dawson MY ELLE VIDEO: http://bit.ly/2AyjLFW JOIN OUR DREAM DRIVER FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook FIND DASHEEDA DAWSON ON: Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/thecannabisceo Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thecannabisceo Site: www.theweedhead.com FIND DREAMS IN DRIVE ON: Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dreamsindrive Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com FIND RANA ON SOCIAL: Instagram: http://instagram.com/rainshineluv Twitter: http://twitter.com/rainshineluv JOIN THE #DREAMSINDRIVE COMMUNITY: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/JOIN
Released:
Dec 19, 2017
Format:
Podcast Episode