Loving Yourself and Everyone Else

As Black History Month comes to a close, I want to remind you that, no matter who you are or what your background is, love yourself and don't be afraid of others. Fear leads to hate and hate leads to evil. You can love yourself and your heritage without hating others. When I say "black … Continue reading Loving Yourself and Everyone Else

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Pay (Your Dues With) Attention

Do you know what I've observed? Actually, more importantly, do you know what you've observed? We all have critiques of the systems in which we operate, whether government, business, non-profit, religious, educational, marital, familial or otherwise. We’ve all seen things that can be improved upon but, too often, we think those things and don’t record … Continue reading Pay (Your Dues With) Attention

The World Isn’t Yours

People aren't going to think the way you want them to think because you want them to think that way. Your employees aren't going to learn like you do because you want them to learn that way. Some people love structure. Some people love freedom. The more we learn about human nature, the more we … Continue reading The World Isn’t Yours

Sometimes It Won’t Make Sense

... and that's ok. I realize that, with every single job that I have, there are things that are done that make no sense.  There are processes that are archaic that companies/organizations don't want to change because people gravitate to what they know and that is what it is.  But I do them because I'm getting … Continue reading Sometimes It Won’t Make Sense

Straight Outta The Cocoon

Welcome back!  I've taken about 5 weeks off.  My apologies.  I started a new role recently and walked in to a huge project but, now that that's done, I can get back to bringing you all great content five days a week. Last week, I saw an amazing film.  Definitely a classic that rivals the … Continue reading Straight Outta The Cocoon

The Truth

"I wrote these words for everyone who struggles in their youth... all we need is dedication." -- Lauryn Hill If you don't know me well, you might see me as a consistently positive person. And I generally am. But everyone has those days that they wonder what is the point of it all. Yesterday was … Continue reading The Truth

A Time for Change

A man would do nothing, if he waited until he could do it so well that no one would find fault with what he has done. - Cardinal Newman Tomorrow, we begin a new year. 2013 is almost here and some of us are still in the same place we were on 12/31/2011. I'm not … Continue reading A Time for Change