Q&A With Redcloud Anquoe, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Teacher

Tell us a bit about working at USPS and your passion for jiu-jitsu.

I currently work at the US Postal Service but my business is teaching Brazilian jiu-jitsu to all ages and showing them they can do things they never thought possible.

What gave you the idea for your business and how did it start?

I first started martial arts training at the age of 8 and knew right away that’s what I wanted to do.

What’s your favorite thing about your job?

I get to do what I love.

What are your keys to making yourself productive?

Being knowledgeable about the techniques and having actually applied them with good results.

Tell us one long-term goal in your career.

To teach until the day I die.

What’s the most valuable lesson you’ve learned through the course of your career?

You never quit learning.

What advice would you give to others aspiring to succeed in your field?

Never give up and remember there is always a way.

What are your favorite things to do outside of work?

Spend time with family.

Name a few influential books you’ve read and/or websites you keep up with that you’d recommend to readers.

The 7 Habits of Effective People
The Art of War