Tag: #drive

STOLEN AMBITION: WHAT IF THE WOMEN OF THE PAST COULD HAVE HAD THE OPTIONS OF TODAY

“What little they had made way for a lot today.” My mother was born in the year 1960, making her the last of the baby boom generation. This was the first generation where men were coming home from the war and suburbs were being…

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS: WHY DO WE FEAR THE PURSUIT

“Race to the finish line of life.” As I have stated before in previous posts, I came to New York City from a small city in the Midwest. Population sat at around 80,000 people and very little diversity. Then after college, I decided to…

BLACK EXPECTATIONS: HOW LOW STANDARDS FOR BLACK MEN HAVE MADE ME PUSH BACK HARD

“You’re supposed to fail!” As a Black male in society, I have noticed something since I was a young boy. And that is that we are not only expected to fail, but almost encouraged to fail. And what it has done to me was…

THE KNOW: HOW POVERTY IS MORE OF A MIND FRAME THAN MONEY

“Getting out, does not guarantee you’ll stay out.” As a young man, I grew up under the poverty level here in the United States. Now, if you would have told me that at a young age, I would not have believed you. But once…

MOTIVATIONAL: THE ROAD TO BUILDING MY PODCAST

“The build is tough, yet well worth it.” In the year 2016, I became I a big fan of the podcast show the Brilliant Idiots. For those of you who don’t know the Brilliant Idiots, it is a podcast show by the Breakfast Club’s…

Up All Night: Why We Waste Our 20’s

“What have you done with your 20’s?” We Are Young is such a great song by the group FUN. It has so many meanings, but one sticks out to me. How much time we actually waste in our 20’s as we come through this…

Oops Mom and Dad, Sorry To Disappoint

Graduate from high school, go to college, spend four years trying to figure out what to do. Leave college get a job while working on your Masters Degree. Attain your degree, try to get a better job afterward. Settle into a job, wake up…