Keep It Positive with Alberto Vasallo, III

Juliette welcomes a very special guest, Alberto Vasallo, III, the dynamic President and CEO of El Mundo Boston. This episode promises a riveting conversation filled with inspiration, resilience, and the power of positivity. Alberto’s story is a testament to perseverance, embodying the quintessential entrepreneurial journey with a rich tapestry of experiences.

Get a glimpse into the life of Alberto, a multifaceted individual with deep ties to Boston’s Latino community. Trace the journey of El Mundo Boston, a Latino media company with a legacy of success. Gain insights into Alberto’s unique upbringing and its influence on his entrepreneurial spirit. Understand the significance of carrying a positive attitude even in the face of adversity.

Tune in to learn about the elements that have played a crucial role in shaping Alberto’s successful career. Delve into his philosophy of not judging others, focusing on passion, and seeking better life alternatives. Uncover his passion for mentorship and community involvement. Discover the transformative power of positivity and gratitude in everyday life. Listen to this episode to get a sneak peek into Alberto’s advocacy for exposing young people from humble backgrounds to successful individuals of color.

Episode Highlights:

08:58The thing I love doing the most in life is keeping things positive, whether from the family to the business. I want everyone who works for El Mundo to have a great time. I want all my friends to have a good time. And obviously in a family environment, I love having family around and friends.

14:53 There’s a line in a great movie, the Shawshank Redemption. Morgan Freeman, he says, “Get busy dying or get busy living.” We don’t have many choices in life. Meaning are you going to do things that you don’t like? Are you going to be in a state of mind that doesn’t make you happy? Or are you going to try to look for the alternative? And I always say if everybody just tried to kind of do things they enjoyed most, appreciate the things that they have more, that will help your inner kind of whatever it is, soul or being, be happy and positive.

17:43I think the number one thing by far is looking for those mentors or teachers, or examples because we don’t realize it until we’re later, when you look back and say, “Wow, so-and-so had such an effect, such an impact!” I get that all the time from my interns.


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