Leadership Perspectives with Julius “The Chef” Jackson- Season 2 Episode 6

Julius “The Chef” Jackson: Olympic boxer, professional chef, author, but most importantly, community leader.  Growing up, Julius followed in his father’s footsteps to become a an Olympic boxer but always knew there was something else calling him.  After overcoming self doubt, he earned the title of “Olympian” and had the honor of representing the U.S. Virgin Islands in the 2008 Summer Olympics.  After completing culinary school and getting some big breaks with guest appearances on shows such as the Food Network’s  “The Kitchen”, Julius knew his true passion was serving others by providing excellent customer experiences and creating out of this world dishes.

Julius is currently the Head Chef and Manager at My Brother’s Workshop Bakery & Cafe, a nonprofit training program for at-risk youth. Julius volunteers with the nonprofit Young Life and attends many speaking engagements to encourage young Virgin Islanders to battle through tough times to reach their full potential!

Upcoming projects include “The Chef’s Tour” which is a multi-city culinary experience featuring Julius “The Chef” Jackson and his recently released cookbook, My Modern Caribbean Kitchen. In 2017 Julius’ native Virgin Islands were ravaged by two catastrophic hurricanes. In the aftermath, he worked diligently to provide thousands of meals to the community. Despite a lack of electricity and difficult circumstances, Julius completed My Modern Caribbean Kitchen featuring 70 delicious recipes sure to appeal to every pallet. He is now excited to bring his dishes to a city near you!  You can check out tour dates at https://www.juliusthechefjacksontour.com

Julius’s Book: https://amzn.to/2DBGWFo

Or you can check him out on these other social media platforms-

Instagram and Twitter: @juliusthechef1

Snapchat: juliusthechef

Facebook: www.facebook.com/juliusthechef

 

 

About the author, Michael

I am an executive leader, sales trainer, and author, with over 25 years of experience delivering motivational speeches and training sessions to audiences worldwide. I have a unique range of experience, from my beginnings as a Catholic school teacher to managing hundreds of people and hundreds of millions of dollars as Vice President of US Sales for two global medical device companies.

In 2016, I published my first book, Tell Me More, to share my leadership mantra. Through a strategy of active listening and observational questioning, we become better leaders, better sales people, and we can deliver on phenomenal customer experiences. Through this podcast, we’ll see how the Tell Me More process is at work in the business world today.

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