Triumph of a poet to find meaningful work after dropping out
Jasmin Cuffee lead the Women of the World Poetry slam and has made a name for herself in Alberquerque’s poetry scene. After dropping out of high school at 16 and married at 20, life became a struggle to find meaningful work.
In this interview, Jasmine discusses she how burned some bridges and was still able to get help finding meaningful work. You’ll also hear an original piece she performs just for the show. 🙂
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Quote of the Day
Lava tu manos Jasmine's gradmother
Birds in the sky I know how you feel Nina Simone song 'Feeling Good'
3 Lessons from Interview
How to survive after dropping out of high school at 16
How to promote yourself as a female poet
Channeling your artistic energy into a productive 9-5 job
Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
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Awesome novel set in post-apocalyptic Saharan Africa
Getting to Know Jasmine Cuffee
What is a helpful habit?
Doing less multitasking (try The Myth of Multitasking: How “Doing It All” Gets Nothing Done if you want to do the same)
What is a helpful resource for you?
Using her phone recorder to record her thoughts
Who is a helpful person that helped you on your journey?
Curtis Flakes, Director of Public Allies and Alberquerque high school football coach
What is your purpose on this planet?
Shine light, be a beacon to make people smile and see their own potential
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