“When making business decisions, I first identify the problem. Next, analyze possible solutions. I weight the pros and cons and do the due diligence. It’s most important. Finally, I make a decision and stick with it,” offers reality star Phaedra Parks.
To prepare for the future, Parks believes it will be most important and profitable for business leader and companies to know the “importance of collaborating, recognizing when differing skill sets result in synergy, diversif[ying] and tak[ing] advantage of technology.”
The multi-hyphenate professional and entrepreneur who co-stars on the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” hails from a family of politicians and preachers. Both of her parents are pastors and educators.
“I never had any intentions on being an entertainment attorney. I think this was truly my calling. My main goal was always to help someone, and I’ve always been very connected with Black men. When you look at the structure of the entertainment world and its leadership, there are not a lot of people that look like us. When I first got into the industry, that’s what resonated with most of my clients,” she avers.
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