Bold Risks and Tough Decisions: Journey to Achieving Success with Denise Myers

Bold Risks and Tough Decisions: Journey to Achieving Success with Denise Myers


In this episode, Sope introduces Denise Myers, the Founder and CEO of Evenfields Careers and the Black Talent Awards. With over 20 years of experience as a specialist Recruiter, Denise has partnered with companies of varying scales and fields, focusing on people’s development and placing them in suitable positions.

During the conversation, Denise shares her journey and experiences, offering insights into recruiting, people growth, and finding the right individuals for organizations. A significant aspect of the conversation is Denise’s passion for promoting black talent and diversity in the workplace.

One of the discussion topics includes Denise’s experience of starting her own recruitment agency and the fear she initially had about the business side of it. She overcame this fear and took the risk, motivated by her determination to succeed. Another topic is overcoming disappointment and building resilience. Denise explains how disappointments and let-downs, particularly for people of color, have helped her develop resilience and work around barriers. Trust and accountability in entrepreneurship are also highlighted, with Denise acknowledging their importance in running a business, especially as an entrepreneur.

The key takeaways from this conversation include the importance of resilience and inner strength in overcoming challenges in entrepreneurship. Having faith can serve as a source of strength and encouragement, providing comfort during tough times. Additionally, creating the Black Talent Awards was a decision made to highlight and celebrate black talent, offering a platform for those who may not have had the same opportunities.

Overall, this episode offers valuable insights into recruiting, people growth, and promoting diversity in the workplace. It showcases Denise Myers’ expertise and passion for finding the right individuals for organizations and supporting black talent.

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