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Alvin Woods on Complete and Total Responsibility
174: Alvin Woods on Complete and Total Responsibility

174: Alvin Woods on Complete and Total Responsibility



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How taking complete and total responsibility allowed Alvin Woods to fulfill his dream.

Alvin Woods knew what he wanted. He wanted to be a leader and to shape pop-culture. Through lots of exploration, he figured out what that meant – he would open a branding and publicity agency. Fortunately, he had a strong work ethic instilled in him from a very young age which meant he gets up every single day and does exactly what he must do in order to be successful. On this episode of the How to Quit Working Show, Alvin tells us how a little boy from Louisiana grew up to be a successful entrepreneur.

About Alvin

Brand Strategist and Publicist, Alvin J. Woods is a millennial generation business owner based in New York City. Woods knows media, loves pop culture, and understands the importance of targeted branding. As the CEO of The Media Model – a boutique Public Relations and Branding agency – he has quickly become a leading strategic voice within the communication industry, and continues to develop an impressive business portfolio of regional, national, and international campaigns for a wide variety of clients.

In 2012, Woods was projected into the global spotlight as the author of the first all-inclusive relationship guide written for all couples, regardless of sexual orientation. The relationship guide’s messaging in support of marriage equality, paired with a successful run in more than fifteen countries earned him a role as a regular contributor for The Huffington Post. Woods’ poignant transparency on both marital and troubled family relationships consistently sparked national debate. Since then, his point of view and business savvy has secured coveted features as an expert and contributor on several media platforms including; U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, HuffPost Live, Success Magazine, and national daytime talk show “The Chew” on ABCnetwork, among others.

Woods’ agency, The Media Model, focuses on the following disciplines: Fashion, Entertainment, Consumer Packaged Goods, Lifestyle, Business, Luxury Products, Tech, and Philanthropy, along with Books & Toys. A snapshot of media that he has secured for clients include: E! News, Us Weekly, Forbes, USA Today, CNN, MSN.com, Yahoo!, Billboard, Shape Magazine, MTV, Examiner, Black Enterprise,  Chicago Tribune, Ebony Magazine, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Hot 97 Radio, Jet Magazine, Self Magazine, Glamour, NY Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, NBC.com, Time Out New York, Details Magazine, Entertainment Tonight, FiOS1 News, Daily Voice, Reuters, Supermarket News, Fox Business, Kontrol Magazine, Be Magazine, Raising Arizona Kids Magazine, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Woods also has orchestrated media in the following international markets; London, Malaysia, Hungary, Singapore, Dubai, and Ireland. For more information on The Media Model, visit http://www.themediamodel.com/.

 

The Louisiana-born, self-proclaimed boot connoisseur is a graduate of Southern University and A&M College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Master of Arts degree in Communications.

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About Jeff Steinmann

Jeff wants to help you Live More. He is the author of How to Quit Working, A Simple Plan to Quit Your Job for a Life of Freedom. He hosts a weekly show called The How to Quit Working Show that features lessons from Freedom Fanatics who quit their soul-sucking 9-5 job and created a business that lets them live a passionate life of freedom. Jeff also writes for several media outlets, including The Huffington Post, Lifehack and Elite Daily. Most of all, Jeff is a Freedom Fanatic, fiercely devoted to finding a better way to “do life”.

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