Episode 2

Published on:

12th Jan 2022

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk - Episode 2 - Attorney Katherine Myers

Would you apply to 18 law schools? Attorney Katherine Myers Wilson did. She applied to 18, was accepted by 15, rejected by 3, which included the one she really wanted to attend...the one her friend was accepted to. Attorney Myers has had a long career in the legal industry including working with the South Carolina Supreme Court and is no stranger to fighting for the rights of others in and out of the courtroom. She has transitioned from working with lawyers to launching her own business, Myers Law Firm. In this interview with J Haleem, Attorney Myers gets candid about her entrepreneurship journey, building her own table, and the importance of leaving a living legacy. 

02:22 - Introduction of Guest

03:42 - Attorney Myers Shares her Early Beginnings

07:22 - Attorney Myers Discusses How She Applied to 18 Law Schools

09:03 - Is Rejection a Sign to Move Forward with Your Dreams or Abort Them?

10:10 - The Business of Education & The Importance of Having a Plan  

13:00 - Parents, Your Children Are Looking to You

15:19 - Attorney Myers recounts her Law Career Including an Appointment with the South 

            Carolina Supreme Court 

16:12 - Am I Where I Want to Be?

17:40 - I Am Good Enough

18:56 - Building Her Table

20:05 - The System is Against Entrepreneurs

26:15 - Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset

28:43 - How to Handle Low Profit Generating Months in Business

29:48 - When Giving is the Answer

32:00 - The Power of Community 

34:30 - Legacy & Lineage

37:15 - Definition of Success 

Follow Attorney Myers: @katrmyers_law 

Follow Myers Law Firm: www.myerslf.com

Follow J Haleem: @iamjhaleem 

Connect with J Haleem: www.jhaleem.com

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About the Podcast

S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk (Stand Tall And Reclaim Victory Everyday)
This podcast shares tips, thoughts, and ideas on how to build and successful platform by overcoming challenges and going from Surviving to thriving. Featured guests have overcome struggles and built a career or business by Standing Tall A Reclaiming Victory Everyday.

To learn more: visit, www.iwontstarve.com. Follow J Haleem & I Won't Starve on all social media outlets, @iamjhaleem @iwontstarve. Subscribe to the YouTube channel, S.T.A.R.V.E. Talk

About your host

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J Haleem Washington

J Haleem went from working for $8.00 an hour at the Hampton Inn, to earning 6 figures as a Commercial Photographer in just a few years. He was able to accomplish all this while being a convicted felon. While working for $8.00 an hour he developed his mantra #I Won’t Starve which was the catalyst for him to leave his job after only one year. Over his career, he’s been able to work with international brands like Nike, Save The Children Foundation, NFL, Amtrak & The WNBA.

Since then, he has become pardoned, and now is a best-selling author and motivational speaker. J Haleem uses the #I Won’t Starve message to encourage and motivate students, entrepreneurs and career-oriented individuals. His goal is to inspire you to build a platform to ensure that U Won’t Starve.