06. Je’Niece McCullough on Being the Daughter of Bernie Mac + Building Her Legacy 740 900 Nache’ Snow - Speaker, Author, Productivity Junkie, and Host of the Studio 78 Podcast

06. Je’Niece McCullough on Being the Daughter of Bernie Mac + Building Her Legacy

06. Je'Niece McCullough on Being the Daughter of Bernie Mac + Building Her Legacy | Studio 78 Podcast

In this episode, Je’Niece McCullough discussed the challenges and rewards she’s experienced in life so far and what she’s doing to build her legacy. She shares part of her life’s journey to include being the daughter of Bernie Mac, overcoming the grief of her father’s death, being a mom, finding her voice and rediscovering her passion for writing.

Je’Niece also provides speech preparation tips and shares with us how she transitioned from writer, coach to a speaker.

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  • Je’Niece McCullough: Daughter of  Bernie Mac, mother, writer and speaker
  • We discussed growing up as Bernie Mac’s daughter and being known as “his daughter”
  • She dives into the frustrations of getting diminished by other people and not having a name; she states everyone just wants to be seen
  • After her father passed away she learned to embrace being “Bernie’s Mac’s daughter”
  • We talk about going from being known as Bernie Mac’s daughter to being known as Jasmine’s mom
  • Earlier in life, she didn’t know who she was, but once she made peace with who she was it helped her
  • She dealt with a divorce while dealing with the death of her dad; it was as if her house was torn down and she now had to build a new one
  • 1st thing she decided to tackled was grief and she did counseling for about 8 months
  • Worked with Bernie Mac Foundation for a year as VP
  • While trying to carry on dad’s legacy she realized she needed to create her legacy
  • Je’Niece always wanted to write so she started a blog about her life
  • The blog has morphed into coaching and speaking; her skills as a social worker has assisted her in being a good coach
  • She got started with speaking by doing sarcoidosis rallies and school events
  • If you’re looking into getting into speaking she recommends starting small with a meetup group
  • To prepare her for a speaking engagement she:
    • Prays and meditates to prevent her from overthinking it
    • Thinks about what she is meant to say and what needs to be heard
    • Writes her speeches out by hand
    • Reads it over
    • At the event, she lets everything naturally flow and does a combination of reading and saying what comes to mind
  • She has been speaking for 5 years
  • Her advice: it starts with you; you need to believe in you and love you

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JE’NIECE MCCULLOUGH

Website: berniesdaughter.com
Blog: berniesdaughter.blog
Instagram: @berniesdaughter
Facebook: BerniesDaughter
Twitter: BerniesDaughter
LinkedIn: Je’Niece McCullough

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