Character Over Everything

I don't care what you have or what social circles you frequent. The number of square feet in your home do not matter, nor do the businesses you own. Hitler owned Maybachs. Hillary knew Donald long before either of the two knew they'd run for president. Slave owners had some of the largest homes in … Continue reading Character Over Everything

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Be Intent on Knowing

"Life without knowledge is death in disguise." -- Talib Kweli What are you learning? What do you want to know? Are you open to what life brings to the table? "Professional development" is just a fancy way of saying learning. You have to keep learning and because anything that does not grow is dead. Seek … Continue reading Be Intent on Knowing

Investing In Me

I couldn't do it all myself. I couldn't keep tossing pennies into a wishing well and hoping that some magical genie would appear with a stack of opportunities. I had to put my money where my mouth was and pay someone who had the resources I don't have to get me where I needed to … Continue reading Investing In Me

Purpose Over Pennies

Remind yourself every day that you cannot abandon your purpose. You are not here to make money for the sole purpose of making money, no matter how much you are offered. You are here to serve people with your gift(s). Money is necessary but money is only a tool, not a goal. I went into … Continue reading Purpose Over Pennies

Hump Day Vibing

This week, I've begun taking an honest inventory of the way I spend my time. There are 24 hours in a day. I choose not to be productive for some of them. I am unable to be productive for others (sleep is a necessity, the only question is how much do we need). Being three … Continue reading Hump Day Vibing

Proacting

You've heard the word "reacting," right? Well, the word that I've "made up" that isn't regularly used (and actually that I've never heard used at all) is "proacting." We have to stop reacting to life. Sure, you cannot predict the future but you can predict what will likely happen. I know that I will likely … Continue reading Proacting