Teneshia Jackson Warner

Teneshia Jackson Warner
Teneshia Jackson Warner is an award-winning multicultural marketing expert, purpose-driven entrepreneur and author. She is the founder, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of EGAMI Group, a leading multicultural marketing and communications firm in Manhattan with clients such as Procter & Gamble, Target, Verizon Wireless, My Black is Beautiful, U.S. Army, Hennessy, Major League Baseball and Toyota.

In 2013, Teneshia founded The Dream Project Symposium, an annual empowerment conference that helps thousands of entrepreneurs, creatives and career Dreamers plan and achieve their goals. Based on concepts from The Dream Project, Teneshia’s new book, The Big Stretch: 90 Days to Expand Your Dreams, Crush Your Goals, and Create Your Own Success (McGraw-Hill Education, November 22, 2019), is a fully customizable self-evaluation and empowerment program for jumpstarting a new business, career or big idea.

The Big Stretch: Discovering Your Dream's Purpose

Discovering Your Purpose and Your Dream’s Purpose

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | November 22, 2019

Excerpted from ‘The Big Stretch: 90 Days to Expand Your Dreams, Crush Your Goals, and Create Your Own Success’ by Taneshia Jackson Warner

Entrepreneur Barbie: A Doll Your Kids Can Respect?

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | February 28, 2014

Since her founding over 55 years ago, Barbie has held nearly every career under the sun: lifeguard, pilot, police officer, astronaut… and yes, even a McDonald’s cashier. So it came as no surprise that Mattel unveiled its latest Barbie last week at the American International Toy Fair in New York: Entrepreneur Barbie. The entrepreneur doll…

Don’t Be a Groundhog

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | January 31, 2014

Repetition and routine are normal (and healthy) parts of daily life. But if your days are beginning to mirror scenes from Bill Murray’s film Groundhog Day, it may be time for a revamp. What could possibly be stopping you? Deep down, you know: You’re afraid to do something that might make you uncomfortable. Also, it’s…

Girls Who Code

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | December 14, 2013

Reshma Saujani is on a mission: to get young women in the United States interested in computer sciences. In 2011 she founded Girls Who Code, an organization providing summer programs for high school girls to immerse themselves in computer sciences. "Girls Who Code is so powerful because it enables girls to establish a connection between…

DylanListed: Creating a Job Platform for the Differently-Abled

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | November 26, 2013

Dylan Rafaty, a 23-year-old entrepreneur from Dallas, has poured his heart into his independent startup, DylanListed, to create a job resource for the disabled in the American workforce. “DylanListed identifies with the need of the differently-abled community to be self-empowered in its job search, to be active participants in the business community,” Rafaty says. “Our…

Boomers in Business

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | November 5, 2013

According to the Small Business Administration, entrepreneurship rates are rising faster among Americans 45 to 60 than amonth those 20 to 30. The SBA’s National Small Business Week in June, a weeklong, cross-country tour with stops in Seattle, St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Washington D.C. to honor small businesses, highlighted the partnership between the SBA and…

How to Become a Values-Based Leader

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | October 28, 2013

Values-based leadership is the solution for today’s leaders, says Harry Kraemer, the former CEO of Baxter International and professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He recently spoke on leadership from his book From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership at the Northwestern Alumni Association’s Leadership Symposium.…

LinkedIn for Youth

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | October 24, 2013

LinkedIn has lowered its minimum age requirements to allow young college prospects in America who are 14 years old and up to begin networking with and exploring prospective colleges and universities. LinkedIn rolled out its new feature University Pages in September, designed to drive a new audience of young, social-networking-centered users to the professional networking…

Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | October 19, 2013

Out this month, Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn: Life’s Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses by John C. Maxwell helps readers “learn how to learn”—from losses, failures, mistakes, challenges and bad experiences. “I want you to become a continual winner by being a habitual learner,” Maxwell says. He quotes political theorist Benjamin Barber:…

Social Media and Anxiety

By Teneshia Jackson Warner | September 20, 2013

Constant social media influx is bringing to light a new anxiety condition called FOMO, the fear of missing out. FOMO is prompted by social media users who are away from or unable to check their social network accounts. In this leave of absence, users fear missing out on events, news and important status updates. Last…