162: Twelve Minute Convos w/ Michael Cinquino

Michael is a professional photographer, speaker and on-camera coach. His work has been published in Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Times, Business Insider and on TV networks such as ABC and Comedy Central. He continues to help hundreds people overcome their fear of the camera and learn to use it as a tool to attract whatever it is they want. And he’s done it for over a decade. Michael’s background and training is vast and diverse. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Theatre from DeSales University and a Masters Degree in Acting from Rutgers University.

His business training comes from working daily for over 5 years with a leader in the technology industry who advises the CEO’s of companies such as Oracle, Dun and Bradstreet and Akamai Technologies. Michael acquired his leadership skills at a young age while serving 4 years on active duty as a Rescue Swimmer in the US Navy under Tom Gun Commanding Officer and F-14 Fighter Pilot Captain Brent S. James. Michael’s hobbies include Martial Arts – he holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Hapkido, watching Academy Award acceptance speeches on YouTube and has recently begun training for his helicopter pilots license. Michael continues to reside in New York City which has been his home for over 11 years.  

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About the author

Engel Jones

Engel was born and raised on the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago. He is the podcast host of  "Twelve Minute Convos w/ Engel Jones", an Entrepreneur and Life Coach. His passion and purpose is to help you the Entrepreneur find Y.O.U.R.S-Your Own Unique Real Self. After having 1001 conversations in 3 months he uncovered Y.O.U.R.S, a tool used to reconnect you to the hidden passion and purpose which are essential to creating a brand of Y.O.U.R.S. Engel believes and lives the principle of Zig Ziglar where you can have everything in life if you help enough other people get what they want.