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Doug Palmer States Importance of Not Fearing Failure and Learning From It When It Happens

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  • Date Added : 10/7/2010
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Douglas Palmer

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  • male
  • AfricanAmerican
  • 1951 (Age: 70 years old)
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
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Biography

Douglas Palmer served as Trenton, New Jersey's first African-American mayor from 1990 to 2010. From 2006 to 2008, he was president of the United States Conference of Mayors.

He was born in Trenton and attended Trenton public schools. He then graduated from the Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, New Jersey.

Douglas Palmer is a graduate of Virginia's private black college Hampton University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1973.

I guess we are such as Americans. We are always trying to be number one. We always try to not make mistakes, refuse to fail, but I know for a fact, through my own failures, that failing isn't the worst thing. Not trying, being afraid to try because you're going to fail, is worse than anything tha...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 15 Doug Palmer Shares Thoughts on Leaders and Leadership
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 4 sec.
Video 2 of 15 Doug Palmer States Leaders Are Followed For Their Actions
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 2 min. 33 sec.
Video 3 of 15 Doug Palmer States Importance of Not Fearing Failure and Learning From It When It Happens
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 2 min. 16 sec.
Video 4 of 15 Doug Palmer Shares Anecdote On Failure
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 2 min. 22 sec.
Video 5 of 15 Doug Palmer States A Good Leader Is A Good Follower
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 2 min. 41 sec.
Video 6 of 15 Doug Palmer Discusses Being Surrounded By Smarter People
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 1 min. 16 sec.
Video 7 of 15 Doug Palmer Explains Decision Making and Transparency as a Leader
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 4 min. 24 sec.
Video 8 of 15 Doug Palmer Discusses National Challenges and the November 2010 Mid-Term Elections
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 30 sec.
Video 9 of 15 Doug Palmer Discusses Importance of Not Taking Yourself Too Seriously and Sharing Stories
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 54 sec.
Video 10 of 15 Doug Palmer States Business and Entrepreneurial Skillsets Cross Over Into Government
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 25 sec.
Video 11 of 15 Doug Palmer Shares Anecdote On Vision For Trenton
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 29 sec.
Video 12 of 15 Doug Palmer States Importance of Understanding Fundamental Aspects of Business
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 2 min. 13 sec.
Video 13 of 15 Doug Palmer Discusses Creation Of Jobs And The Role Of Entrepreneurship
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 16 sec.
Video 14 of 15 Doug Palmer Shares Example Of Entrepreneurship And Dealing With Gangs
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 4 min. 35 sec.
Video 15 of 15 Doug Palmer States Race Is Still An Issue
  • Doug Palmer - Interview - Former Mayor of Trenton
  • 10/7/2010
  • Douglas Palmer
  • 3 min. 47 sec.

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