As a notable businessman and power player, Dave Bishop is constantly looking for ways to give back and help others on their journey to success. His company, ReignFall Media Group, is a leading producer of entertainment events and stellar occasions. As the president and CEO, Bishop is responsible for implementing and executing large scale integrated marketing campaigns for nationwide events, product launches, and promotional unveilings. Bishop started ReignFall Media Group in 2005, which is now headquartered in Atlanta, where he resides with his two daughters, Kenedi and Treasure.
He is also the founder of the nonprofit, K.I.T.E. Inc., which stands for “Konnecting the Incarcerated Through Excellence.” He currently writes a weekly column for rolling out titled “Prison Break“ to heighten the awareness of parents who are incarcerated and how it impacts their children.
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What is your day-to-day like at work?
Meditation, meetings and conference calls consume my day-to-day.
What inspires you to show up at work every day?
Knowing I can make an impact in someone’s life inspires me to show up.
How did you determine your career path?
At the age of 17, I started promoting high school parties.
What industries connect to your career choice?
Music, marketing and special events
Describe the skills that will be essential to future business leaders and innovators.
Good listener, utilize the talent on your team and allow room for criticism.
Define innovative methods you apply to your business and life.
Always thinking outside the box.
Describe goal setting methods you use and how do you evaluate you success.
I set my goals the following 30 days, one-year and five-year goals to measure and achieve short term and long term.
Who do you consider your peers in you field? How have they supported you? What best practices have they shared?
No peers, just inspiring role models: @Diddy, @WillSmith, @JayZ and @HonGregMathis
Name your favorite role models for success in two different industries?
Religion: Joel Osteen
Entertainment: Russell Simmons
Names three books that changed how you saw life that you would recommend to others.
1. Thick Face, Black Heart
2. 48 Laws of Power
3. Russell Simmons’ Do You
Describe why lifelong learning is important to you.
Every day at life, when you wake up is new lesson to learn.
Describe the voice of success that you hear in your head.
It’s more of a blessing to give than receive.
Community success based on what you do in the community means what to you.
Means everything, one person’s effort can make a difference.
What role does technology play in your daily life?
I’m able to transcend all over the world daily via the Internet.
What software or technology tools made the biggest difference in your life?
How does music impact and influence you?
Artistic expression and lyrical content always captivate my imagination.
Describe your favorite vacation spot.
Punta Cana, D.R.’s sandy Beaches, beautiful oceans and amazing scenery.
If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?
I would love to teach the world to sing and help us achieve harmony.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
To tap more into my superpowers of love, peace and self-expression.