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SoulTalk with Kute Blackson

Jul 18, 2023

Today, we have the privilege of sitting down with an extraordinary individual whose impact on society is undeniable. She is a former Chief Marketing Officer at some of the world’s most influential companies like Uber, Pepsi, and many more. But beyond her impressive professional accomplishments, she has a story that reaches far beyond boardrooms and corporate success.

Bozoma Saint John is our special guest, who opens her heart and soul to us, sharing the deeply personal experiences that have shaped her worldview and propelled her to embrace her own unique story. From her childhood to her Ghanaian roots, Bozoma’s journey has been one of navigating different cultures, finding common ground, and celebrating the differences that make us who we are.

Also, Bozoma shares a personal story of facing criticism head-on, revealing how she used it as a catalyst for gaining clarity on her future goals and the environment she truly desired. Discover how Bozoma learned the power of self-acceptance to live her true life’s passion and purpose.

Together, we’ll unravel the pages of Bozoma’s latest book, The Urgent Life: My Story of Love, Loss, and Survival. A book filled with her profound wisdom on overcoming grief, trauma, and loss. Her message resonates deeply with our collective yearning for a more empathetic and supportive society, where everyone’s unique experiences are cherished and celebrated.

So, get ready to embark on a soul-stirring journey of transformative power embracing our unique stories, overcoming criticisms, and finding solace in the face of adversity. Bozoma Saint John’s words will touch your heart, ignite your spirit, and inspire you to live life fully, free from the chains of the past. Tune in to this inspiring episode to learn more!


  • 0:53 - Guest intro
  • 2:23 - Bozoma’s story of childhood, family values, migrating to the US, and more!
  • 8:28 - How to embrace your own story?
  • 13:54 - Reasons why you should stop pretending.
  • 18:18 - How to deal with criticisms?
  • 24:08 - What inspires Bozoma to write her book?
  • 28:30 - How to let go of grudges and bitterness?
  • 36:31 - How do we know when it’s time to leave?
  • 40:51 - Bozoma’s definition of success.
  • 41:46 - 3 most important life lessons for Bozoma Saint John

Some questions I ask:

  • How Bozoma’s journey to self-discovery led her to success?
  • What is the significance of embracing one’s own story?
  • How to manage bitterness and the temptation to give up?
  • How to understand the totality of one’s life and find meaning in the midst of adversity?
  • What is success for Bozoma?

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How to deal with fear and criticism.
  • Bozoma’s inspiration for writing her book.
  • The importance of embracing your own story.
  • Tips for finding your true life’s purpose and passion.
  • Navigating the feelings of anger and questioning through a relationship with God.

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