Make a Change

The initial career I was seeking before college was a huge stretch for me. It was either in computer science or professional soccer, but I didn’t care. I was a bit delusional, but that’s what got me here.

Being involved in one of those professions would be awesome and I knew I’d have a great time doing it. My opportunity was to start small and build from the bottom.

It all started because I was on the Clark College soccer team. We had to take a pilot course called College Success because returning student-athletes weren’t making the 2.0 grade point average. Within the course, I’ve learned several great skill sets that have helped me beyond my college career but was also a primer to my social entrepreneurial journey.

One day the instructor put on the VHS tape into the VCR. It was old and started off very cheesy, but then it happened. A black guy was speaking to a room full of white people that wasn’t an athlete or actor. He was encouraging, educational and empowering. His name was Les Brown and was a motivational speaker.

Mr. Brown’s video was inspirational. He told a story of his DJ experience and got me so fired up, I had to take action. By the end of the video, I decided to change my major.

I needed to make a change- and it was going to be life-changing. Instantly, I was changed. My world showed me something I didn’t know existed. He encouraged me to another level of consciousness. I could be a Les Brown inspiring others to live their dreams.

This was the change that I needed. And since making that change, I’ve never looked back. There have been many costly sacrifices, but no regrets. I was going to become Mr. Social Entrepreneur.

I write this because my business is personal because this service is for the advancement of all humanity. My failures and successes are for your gain. No strings attached.

Nathan A. Webster, MBA
Mr. Social Entrepreneur
Consulting | Marketing | Websites

Author: nathanwebster
From a US Marine to nonprofit executive director, I've been fortunate to do a lot of stuff. My quick history is I’m a brand marketer with a background in social good. In the process of running a small educational nonprofit, I learned the value of storytelling and digital branding. That’s how I got involve in marketing, websites, consulting via my podcast as well, and being an adjunct business professor at the local community college.
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