WORKING SMART NOT HARD: WHAT TO DO NOT HOW LONG YOU WORK ON IT

“Doesn’t take all day to get the job done.” pulling long hours You might think that working for hours on hours will be the best way to ensure you become … Continue reading WORKING SMART NOT HARD: WHAT TO DO NOT HOW LONG YOU WORK ON IT

FOOT RACE: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THOSE CLOSE TO YOU ARE LEFT BEHIND IN YOUR PURSUITS

“Run your race.” running toward first In the course of trying to climb toward the success you want in your career, you are going to run into a problem. And … Continue reading FOOT RACE: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THOSE CLOSE TO YOU ARE LEFT BEHIND IN YOUR PURSUITS

FAILURE IN PURSUIT FOR SUCCESS: HOW TO MAINTAIN WHEN FACING FAILURE IN LIFE

“Keep forging ahead.” living in the paradigm While in our pursuit for success, we often find ourselves wallowing in our own self pity. Why, well because in the paradigm of … Continue reading FAILURE IN PURSUIT FOR SUCCESS: HOW TO MAINTAIN WHEN FACING FAILURE IN LIFE

YOUR DREAMS ARE YOUR DREAMS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR GOALS IN LIFE ARE ACHIEVED BY YOU

“They’re yours and yours only.” your dreams We all close our eyes and see this place where we want to be. And in my previous post I discussed how we … Continue reading YOUR DREAMS ARE YOUR DREAMS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR GOALS IN LIFE ARE ACHIEVED BY YOU

MARKETING ME: PUTTING YOURSELF INTO POSITION TO SUCCEED

“Knowing yourself will go a long way.” The year 2018 will be a pretty productive year for me because I am changing up a lot of my work so that … Continue reading MARKETING ME: PUTTING YOURSELF INTO POSITION TO SUCCEED

LEVEL TO LEVEL: HOW GOING FROM ONE SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION TO ANOTHER FORCES A NEW PERCEPTION

“Once you know better, you do better.” I come from a socioeconomic environment known as the working poor. And I have been in his space for my entire life. But … Continue reading LEVEL TO LEVEL: HOW GOING FROM ONE SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION TO ANOTHER FORCES A NEW PERCEPTION

SET OUT TO SUCCEED, PLAN TO FAIL: WHY MOST DON’T MAKE THEIR DREAMS A REALITY

“Want it, go get it, it won’t come to you.” People in society have this ideology that they want something and it’s supposed to come to them. And I don’t … Continue reading SET OUT TO SUCCEED, PLAN TO FAIL: WHY MOST DON’T MAKE THEIR DREAMS A REALITY

REFLECTION: WHY SEEING SOMEONE SUCCEED WHO LOOKS LIKE YOU IS IMPORTANT

“They did it, so can I.” As an African American man, I was able to witness the election our nation’s first Black President of the United States. And what transpired … Continue reading REFLECTION: WHY SEEING SOMEONE SUCCEED WHO LOOKS LIKE YOU IS IMPORTANT

MAKING GOOD MONEY: HOW COME PEOPLE DON’T HAVE A MORE DECLARATIVE CAREER EXPLANATION

“We all want it, but what is good money?” Ever hear people who are either unemployed or looking for work while on a job say they want to make good … Continue reading MAKING GOOD MONEY: HOW COME PEOPLE DON’T HAVE A MORE DECLARATIVE CAREER EXPLANATION

BREAKING FREE: MOVING AWAY TO GROW

“Get away to grow up.” In the year 2011, right after undergraduate school, I moved to New York City. Coming here for graduate school from Kenosha, Wisconsin was a new … Continue reading BREAKING FREE: MOVING AWAY TO GROW

WHERE DO YOU GO FROM HERE: THE REALIZATION YOU’RE NO LONGER IN SCHOOL

“I just finished, now what do I do?” You have worked from elementary school, through middle school, and coming through high school. You worked tirelessly to plan for college, you … Continue reading WHERE DO YOU GO FROM HERE: THE REALIZATION YOU’RE NO LONGER IN SCHOOL