The Cilantro Diaries

Lorenzo Gomez III

You don’t have to have an MBA to get ahead in business. You don’t even need a college degree. All you need is intelligence, drive, creativity, courage, and The Cilantro Diaries.

Lorenzo Gomez went from the stockroom of a grocery store to the boardrooms of two private companies without a formal higher education. In his inspiring and humorous true story of hope and accomplishment, he shares the steps he took up the ladder and the guiding principles that got him to the top. The direction and motivation he provides in The Cilantro Diaries will help you find a mentor, build a network, establish a reputation, rise above the competition, and move far beyond entry-level jobs into a profitable and satisfying professional career.

Even if you don’t have the interest or the means for pursuing a university education, you can be a success. Lorenzo Gomez did it. Now you can do it, too.

Lorenzo Gomez III

Lorenzo Gomez III has served as CEO of Geekdom, Texas’s largest coworking space, and is cofounder of the 80/20 Foundation, a philanthropic organization. Despite having minimal college experience, he used valuable lessons from his entry-level jobs to catapult himself into high-impact positions. At the managed cloud provider Rackspace, he worked closely with cofounder Graham Weston, and he currently collaborates with a network of professionals to fortify growth of a tech district in downtown San Antonio. Lorenzo is a cofounder of Tech Bloc and serves as board member, advisor, and mentor for a variety of local and national tech and entrepreneurial organizations.

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