S2, E36: Started From the Bottom

Elgin had the courage to blaze his own path and achieve success despite a childhood of adversity which included the death of his mother and his father going to prison. The same courage gave him the strength to leave a 25 year relationship where he was “just content” and unfulfilled. He is sharing why he end his marriage, how he knew it was time, and the transition into dating again.


About the Guest

Elgin is 43 year old native New Yorker from humble beginnings. His mother passed away when I was one and his father went to jail when he was sixteen. Despite all that adversity, he found a way to escape the pitfalls. From being homeless to becoming a thriving business owner, Elgin did what it took to turn his life around and wants to help others do the same.


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