(Part 10) Layoffs, Makeovers & Comebacks: How Celebs Reinvent Their Careers – In 90 Days.
What’s in a nickname? Ask Sean Combs. Aka Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy. Or just plain Diddy. He’s gone through an evolution. Reinventing his career. Like how models change what they wear. Hip Hop artist. Music mogul. Fashion icon. Stage and movie actor. Knows how to keep it movin’.
He’s like a garden lizard. Mixing-up his look. Works well for his pocketbook. Spreading across the marketplace. Finding new ways. To be in your face. Turns his main thing. Into more bling bling. Not a complete start-over. Just a smart makeover. Gives him an edge. From being pushed off the ledge.
He’s not the only one. To turn bad-boy image. Into professional homage. Remember NWA? With Ice Cube from back in the day. Coming full circle. As a TV sitcom producer. Reinventing your game. It’s about finding new ways. To lead with your fame. From cussing sailor. To conscious soldier.
They have done good. After leaving the ‘hood. How’d they do it? Both got vision. They work with precision. Taking success to another level. Look how far they’ve come. Eventhough there’s nothing new under the sun. Not being held back. By what others say. Watchout, they come to play.
Ebony/Jet Magazine’s got a new chief. Financial investors feeling relief. Soapnet cable channel saying bye-bye. No longer a revenue model that flies. Careers go through seasons. Business reinventions have reasons. After all is said and done. Keep things movin’. Don’t stop having fun.
Hip Tip: Reinventing your career means keeping things moving and don’t stop groovin’.
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