When you think of success, what does it look like? Perhaps more importantly, who does it look like? Presumptions, even those based on history, can impact our visions of future success. A successful U.S. president, for example, has only ever been male. This week on The Carlos Watson Show, we’re featuring people who are changing the face of success to boldly step out and lead the way. Check out some of these visionary leaders.
Erin Andrews’ classmates signed her high school yearbook with “See you on ESPN.” Now an iconic sideline sports reporter, Andrews knew her dream long before women had enjoyed success in that field. She tells Carlos how she achieved her goals and provides insights into Tom Brady’s greatness, her complicated love story and her struggles with family planning.
Who’s your favorite astrophysicist? Well, unless you’re married to one, it’s probably Neil deGrasse Tyson. This star of space takes Carlos on a tour of the cosmos and shares why our lives on Earth are even more connected to the galaxy than we think. Hear him open up about the racism he faced as a student at Harvard and share his surprising skill in martial arts.
Last November, Sarah McBride broke barriers when she became the nation’s highest-ranking elected transgender official as a Delaware state senator. She shares the highs and lows of coming to terms with her identity, opens up about her heart-wrenching love story and gives us a glimpse into the future of LGBTQ political representation.
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You know Marcus Scribner as the lovable Junior on the hit ABC sitcom Black-ish, but did you know he was about to quit acting when he landed the iconic role? The versatile actor sits down with Carlos for some hot takes on the power of Gen Z and his plans to build a production company. Discover the story of how he first acknowledged his fame when he took a bus home from work that had a poster of his face on the side of it.
Priyanka Chopra has become an international superstar, but in the U.S., she had to fight for the chance to make stories that matter to her. Carlos gets real with the actress, filmmaker and model about the surprising push that started her career and how she breaks barriers for representation in media. What musician does she reveal she has a crush on? Hint: It’s not Nick Jonas.
Perhaps no one represents success, and the unique ways to reach it, like legendary billionaire Bill Gates. Hear his insights on the state of global health and the ways in which the Black Lives Matter movement is showing him how to continue learning.