NOT ON YOUR WATCH: SUCCESS DOESN’T COME WHEN YOU’RE READY

“Put the time in to get there.” i want it now For some reason, people think that just because they are ready for an opportunity, that someone should automatically give … Continue reading NOT ON YOUR WATCH: SUCCESS DOESN’T COME WHEN YOU’RE READY

THROWING IN THE TOWEL: KNOWING WHEN TO GIVE UP ON YOUR BUSINESS VENTURE

“Know when to say when.” the pursuit When you are in the pursuit of your business career, you have to understand that everything won’t be for you. Understand that you … Continue reading THROWING IN THE TOWEL: KNOWING WHEN TO GIVE UP ON YOUR BUSINESS VENTURE

LIFE’S GIFTS: DO YOU HAVE THEM OR HAVE YOU JUST WORKED HARD

“Gifts are free, trust me, it ain’t free.” As a writer, you would think that one has a gift to be a writer. But, as a matter of fact, to … Continue reading LIFE’S GIFTS: DO YOU HAVE THEM OR HAVE YOU JUST WORKED HARD

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

FIGURING OUT YOUR FUTURE: HOW PLANNING EARLY CAN AID IN YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS

“Cross the bridge now, so you won’t have to worry later.” We have all been told as it pertains to our futures to plan early on in life. Though planning … Continue reading FIGURING OUT YOUR FUTURE: HOW PLANNING EARLY CAN AID IN YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS

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

I’M NOT YOUR MOMMY AND DADDY: WHY THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING

“Always got your hand out.” In the household where I come from, I was under the impression that no one in this world owed you anything. As a child, my … Continue reading I’M NOT YOUR MOMMY AND DADDY: WHY THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING

THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING: WHY YOUR LIFE IS UP TO YOU

“Your life: whatever comes of it is up to you.” You want ¬†something in life, you go for it. No one is going to give it to you and won’t … Continue reading THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING: WHY YOUR LIFE IS UP TO YOU

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

VISION BOARD: WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN TIME

“It’s not guaranteed to work, but keeps you on track.” We all close our eyes and contemplate where we would like to see ourselves in the future. Now getting to … Continue reading VISION BOARD: WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN TIME

GOING SOMEWHERE FEELING NOWHERE FAST: DO YOU EVER FEEL IN THE MOMENT YOU’RE NOT ACCOMPLISHING MUCH

“It’s where you end not how you start.” Ever get the feeling in life that you are pushing so hard, it¬†feels like you are progressing. You wake up putting the … Continue reading GOING SOMEWHERE FEELING NOWHERE FAST: DO YOU EVER FEEL IN THE MOMENT YOU’RE NOT ACCOMPLISHING MUCH