Edward Rocha is the founder and President of Rola Corporation and the Rola companies. He is an avid entrepreneur and language and communications specialist. After working in finance as a business development and investment professional for nearly 7 years, Ed launched his career as an entrepreneur with the launching of Rola, an international education company focused on creating a global brand with 3 education companies, through product development, consulting, and partnerships. Rola promotes its system called the Rola Method, and applies it to course development and teaching in areas of language, communications, history, and professional development.
He is also the CEO of The Morning Goals, LLC, a business and life coaching practice for entrepreneurs, creatives and the aspiring. At the Morning Goals, he co-hosts the podcast, The Future Breakup, telling the stories of normal people across the world and exploring the people, places and things they had to break up with to move ahead in life. He is also a partner and CEO of Blue Rock International, a business solutions company.
Ed is the President Emeritus of the Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance, and a member of the Site Visit Committee for the Cummings Foundation. Edward Rocha graduated from Harvard College in 2006 with his Bachelors in Government, and then obtained a Masters in Management from Boston University in 2008 with a concentration in Banking and Finance.
Author of Rola Spanish Level 1 and Level 2
President Emeritus of Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance
CEO of Blue Rock International, LLC
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7 QUESTIONS THAT EDWARD CAN BE ASKED
1. How did you decide to start your own business? (passion question)
2. What advice would you give others on their business journey?
3. People have a lot of ideas, what steps should they take to make them become reality?
4. You have experienced obstacles. How do you convert those into learning experiences, and not use them as excuses?
5. Mentoring and coaching. What should people think about when hiring a mentor versus a coach?
6. You work with entrepreneurs, creatives, and aspiring. Why? Can anyone work with you?
7. Your program seems like no-fluff, get shit done, accountability, and productivity-style. How else do you work with clients? (meditation, mindset, etc)
6 TOPICS THAT EDWARD CAN DISCUSS
1. From Side hustle to Startup
2. Running your small business with a startup mentality
3. From poverty to Harvard
4. Marketing, messaging and relationships
5. Networking is old. Relationships are in