Brown Burnout: Why People of Color Are Burning Out on Corporate America

Erika Pryor
Feb 10, 2020 · 7 min read

Near the end of 2019, I decided I wanted to up my networking game in the new year, and elected to network with 30 people in 30 days in January. Out here in Columbus, Ohio, home of “The Columbus Way.” We boast having a welcoming business community, where you’re only about three degrees or less away from anyone else, and collaboration is part of the secret sauce helping drive our continued economic advancement.

So, I anticipated connecting with 30 people in 30 days would be achievable — and it was. Over the…