EP 93: Setting Yourself up for Continued Success with Alfred Ramirez

Alfred Ramirez is a high-level strategist, trainer, and consultant who has held high-level positions throughout the United States, including a long run at the White House under the Clinton administration. He’s a sought-after speaker and trainer because his knowledge, wisdom and humor allow him to relate to his audience and explain complex ideas in a way that’s easily understandable.

Alfred says that in business it’s important to look before you leap, and to stack the odds in your favor at every stage of the game. That’s what he helps listeners do in this engaging podcast. Get your notepads ready, as you’ll want to remember all of the tips and insight that Alfred has to share!


On This Podcast We Discuss:

  • The Six Questions Everyone Needs to Ask to Set Themselves up for Success
  • 25 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
  • Practical Tips for Every Business Owner
  • Following Your Passion
  • True Meaning of Success


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Alfred Ramirez – Owner/Principal Consultant – Diverse Strategies

Mr. Ramirez is a frequent keynote speaker, trainer and facilitator for public and private organizations, businesses, K-12 schools, universities and communities nationwide. He is innovative & versatile, as he develops and improves national, regional and local organizations and programs across diverse socio-economic sectors. He creates or implements: Diversity inclusion and engagement initiatives; community engagement & development; business development; leadership development; and program and policy shifts toward systemic change.

As a mentor and coach to many individuals, he strives to increase their individual capacity for impact at home, work or community. He served President Clinton as Associate Director in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel; Senior Advisor at the Corporation for National Service; and Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans at the U.S. Department of Education.

He began his career as faculty adviser and assistant director of admissions and minority recruitment for Columbia University. He was special assistant to Mayor Henry Cisneros of San Antonio, Texas and a corporate recruiter and human resource specialist at Transamerica. He developed young minority leaders as managing director for INROADS Los Angeles. He also directed a $2-million Mattel Foundation initiative to involve parents and community members in their schools. He has worked as principal consultant for diversity initiatives at ACT, Inc. educational testing.

He served as President of the Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GQCHCC), Group O Vice President of Government Relations and Diversity, and Director of Operations for the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI). He was selected as one of Hispanic Business Magazine’s 100 Influentials and one of the Des Moines Register Newspaper’s Top Influentials. His bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Urban Studies is from Columbia University and his graduate studies are in Public Administration at Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York. From East Los Angeles, California, he resides in East Moline, Illinois.

Expertise • Assessment/Strategic Action Plans • Community Development & Advocacy • Creative Marketing & Strategic Partnerships • Diversity & Culture Training • Interview & Focus Group Planning & Facilitation • Leadership Development & Team Effectiveness • Moderator/Facilitator/Keynote Speaker • Non-Profit, Private, & Government Management • Organizational Design, Start-up & Tune-up • Recruitment, Retention, Inclusion, Engagement • Supplier Diversity & Business Development • Training, Coaching & Mentoring



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