Overcoming Rejection with Arnold Morales
Arnold Morales is the son of two immigrants from Honduras. He started his career with a GED and working at a warehouse where he is wasn’t happy. Looking for more he pursued a community college and took an aptitude test that steered him towards mechanical engineering.
He co-founded his community college’s first Engineering Society. Since then he’s earned a Masters Degree and is currently working for his dream employer, Boeing.
It wasn’t a straight shot to Boeing though, he was rejected 5 times before finally breaking in.
- Importance of taking feedback
- Navigating tech as a Hispanic
- The power of reputation
- Why representation matters
- The value of mentorship
- The benefits of volunteering
- Connecting with followers
- Why he started his podcast, Nontraditional College Success
- Have fun while getting better every day
- Not allowing anything to get in your way.
Lucas Casarez is a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional serving tech professionals virtually out of Fort Collins, CO
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