LEAVING THEM BEHIND: HOW YOUR CAREER FORCES YOU TO LOSE PEOPLE

“No longer in my life.” you lose them sometimes As you embark on your career, and then come into your career, you may lose people. And when I say lose … Continue reading LEAVING THEM BEHIND: HOW YOUR CAREER FORCES YOU TO LOSE PEOPLE

WORK LESS, ENJOY MORE: LIFE IS NOT ALL ABOUT HAVING A JOB

“All work and no playtime.” work work work People such as myself, work and work and work, without really taking a day off to just rest. But when you are … Continue reading WORK LESS, ENJOY MORE: LIFE IS NOT ALL ABOUT HAVING A JOB

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

LOST IN A DAILY TRANCE: HOW WE WOULD RATHER DREAM THAN MAKE A MOVE ON THEM

“A dream is nothing but a dream without plan and execution.” The above photo is of Academy Award winning actor Jamie Foxx. The photography is from the movie Collateral where … Continue reading LOST IN A DAILY TRANCE: HOW WE WOULD RATHER DREAM THAN MAKE A MOVE ON THEM

GOING BACK HOME MIGHT NOT BE WORTH THE VISIT: HOW HATE IS DEEPER WHERE YOU’RE FROM THAN WHERE YOU LIVE NOW

“Hey city, where is the support?” The photo above is of my city; that’s right, my home town. The name of this small place is Racine, Wisconsin. Population 78,000; with … Continue reading GOING BACK HOME MIGHT NOT BE WORTH THE VISIT: HOW HATE IS DEEPER WHERE YOU’RE FROM THAN WHERE YOU LIVE NOW

MAKE THEM CATCH YOU: HOW COMPROMISING YOURSELF FOR THE SAKE OF OTHERS IS NOT SMART

“Catch up or be left in the dust.” Ever been running a race and there is someone who you know is in the race with you. You guys both are … Continue reading MAKE THEM CATCH YOU: HOW COMPROMISING YOURSELF FOR THE SAKE OF OTHERS IS NOT SMART

BRING ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR, YOUR HUDDLED MASSES, YEARNING TO BE FREE

“People died for rights to be and stay protected.” For the longest throughout American history we have always had people coming into this country from some place else. They arrive … Continue reading BRING ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR, YOUR HUDDLED MASSES, YEARNING TO BE FREE

THE NOW: WHY DON’T SOME RECOGNIZE THE GRIND

“Put the work in, and you’ll understand how you get there.” No matter who it is, whether in the public eye or some average man or woman, dealing with the … Continue reading THE NOW: WHY DON’T SOME RECOGNIZE THE GRIND

THE POWER OF BROKE: EXERCISING YOUR ABILITY TO FIND OPPORTUNITY WHERE OTHERS CAN’T

“Making yourself appear to have it, without really spending it.” The above photo is of clothing co-founder Daymond Jones of the company FUBU and now co-host on ABC’s Shark Tank. … Continue reading THE POWER OF BROKE: EXERCISING YOUR ABILITY TO FIND OPPORTUNITY WHERE OTHERS CAN’T

ETHNIC WORKAHOLISM: HOW RACIAL STEREOTYPES HAS EFFECTED BLACK PEOPLE’S WORK ETHIC

“Living to work.” As a child my mother would explain to me the hurdles in life I would have to overcome to succeed in America. Conversing with me about how … Continue reading ETHNIC WORKAHOLISM: HOW RACIAL STEREOTYPES HAS EFFECTED BLACK PEOPLE’S WORK ETHIC