Ep. 012 Tyrone Wilson: Achieving Success With Relentless Determination

The Transformation Blueprint 012 Tyrone Wilson

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Tyrone Wilson (@CallTyrone_W) is the President and CEO of eMedia Interactive Group Limited, a digital media and advertising company. Tyrone is also Founder & President of iCreate Institute, a partnership with the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean that prepares students for jobs in the creative industry.

Tyrone is on the board for several institutions such as the GraceKennedy External Innovation Council, the Jamaica College Old Boys’ Association, as well as the Academic Advisory Board for the University of Technology’s Entrepreneurship Degree.

He is the recipient of the Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica’s (PSOJ) 50UnderFifty Business Leaders Shaping Jamaica’s Future and the Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012, in addition to being listed as one of the Caribbean’s Most Interesting People of 2013.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • How to find gaps in the market to create a profitable product or service;
  • Why you should double down on your drive and determination;
  • Why it’s so important to believe in yourself and put all doubt aside;
  • Why running lean can be an asset; and so much more.

CONNECT WITH TYRONE

Twitter: @CallTyrone_W
Instagram: @CallTyrone_W

eMedia Interactive:
Website: eMedia Interactive
Twitter: @Join_eMedia
Instagram: @Join_eMedia
Facebook Page: @JoineMedia

iCreate Institute:
Website: iCreate Institute
Twitter: @iCreateEDU
Instagram: @iCreateEDU
Facebook Page: @iCreateEDU

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TYRONE’S BLUEPRINT

  • The evolution from online magazine to creative powerhouse
  • The history and inspiration behind Tyrone’s entrepreneurial ambitions
  • Finding gaps in the market to create a profitable product or service
  • How relentless determination led Tyrone to meet one of his early mentors, Chris Williams
  • The importance of content, regardless of where the digital media space is heading
  • How companies will have to adapt to the changing media climate
  • The challenges of taking Jamaica from consumers to creators of content
  • The best route to get a local film off the ground
  • Why you need patient capital
  • What Tyrone’s morning looks like
  • Doubt is toxic
  • Driving down costs in the creative industry
  • How Tyrone landed a huge, early stage investment from Sagicor
  • 50 Years of Entrepreneurship
  • Mistakes to avoid as a young entrepreneur
  • Why you shouldn’t have an exit plan
  • The books that Tyrone would recommend every time
  • The types of people in Tyrone’s inner circle

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