Tag: #movingforward

THROWING IN THE TOWEL: REALIZING YOU DON’T HAVE IT ANYMORE

“Know when to say when.” hard to say good-bye When I officially stopped playing sports I was a senior in high school. It was track and field season and that is when I hung it up. I tried to get myself in the mode…

MAKE THE MOVE: ARE YOU READY TO JUMP TO ANOTHER CITY FOR A JOB

“Packed and ready to go.” the jump When I first moved to New York City was to attend graduate school pursuing my MBA in Management. And along the way I found myself getting into writing and filmmaking. Yet most people make the jump into…

VISIONARY: HOW YOU SEE LIFE SAYS A LOT ABOUT HOW FAR YOU MIGHT GO IN LIFE

“Do you see life as a whole, or part of a whole?” Since moving to New York City, I have consistently been motivated to become a working screenwriter/filmmaker and author. And how I see the world is why I feel ultimately I will succeed…

THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: WHERE WILL THE BLACK COMMUNITY GO NEXT

“On the road again.” I was recently reading an article in the newspaper from the city I grew up in which stated that it is the 4th worst city for Black people in America. Now, the city to the north Milwaukee is ahead of…

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 experience. You go from living on a rural campus to a major metropolitan hub….

STANDING POWER: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR AMERICA

“The shift has caused conflict, but will it last?” With all the social issues that have been popping up in the news recently, you have to ask yourself the question. Does America have standing power over the long haul? Because people are getting real…

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 trying to win yet encourage each other. But you have to also keep in…