- Overcame incredible odds to achieve personal success
- Practice What You Preach
E. J. “Edge” Bassette, who is known for his high energy style, elicited lots of enthusiasm in connection with Multicultural Career Day.
Bassette overcame many obstacles to play football and graduate from Western Illinois University, then went on to become one of Johnson & Johnson’s salespersons of the year. His philosophy is outlined in Silent Cry is a story of courage and the desire to succeed. Practice What You Preach outlines Bassette’s 10 principles for “uncomplicating” success.
His presentations refer to the seemingly endless cycle of violence and poverty Bassette faced in his life, and how he met the challenge to beat the odds.
Explore Your Options for Success”, E. J. “Edge” Bassette, author of Silent Cry and Practice What You Preach, overcame incredible odds to achieve personal success. E.J.’s commitment to excellence earned him a full athletic scholarship at Western Illinois, a three-year starting cornerback spot on the football team and a position on the Mid-Continent Conference All-Conference Team,” His personal standard of excellence, along with his impressive educational and professional experiences in strategic selling, training and leadership, E.J. was an ideal fit for our customer-focused organization. When you take a look at his credentials, it’s easy to see why he’s called ‘the Edge’ by family, friends and associates alike.”
Bassette has been focused on promoting the success and expansion of strategic partnerships with distributors and on ensuring that the standard in the industry for leading-edge distribution programs and support. Bassette intends to make the preferred supplier for proactive digital display marketing companies throughout that value long-term relationships, technical innovation and value-added services which optimize profitability for channel partners