In The Mix

How often do you hear stories of black kids robbing stores? Or getting into trouble at school? Or participating in gang violence? For me, it's too often, especially when there are more instances of black kids succeeding and working hard and dreaming the impossible. This weekend, I got to see the often overlooked personified by … Continue reading In The Mix

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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

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

In a Hong Kong Minute

Hey folks! I'm back in the United States! Thankfully I had automated Monday's post because I was in no position to write on Monday. In Europe, I gave you a rundown of what was going on everyday in real time. This trip, however, was so short and jam packed that I decided I would just … Continue reading In a Hong Kong Minute

Don’t Believe The Hype

Contrary to popular belief, everyone isn't an urban hipster. Everyone doesn't live in a loft, have a wild sex life, and drink lattes every morning. Everyone isn't a creative nor an entrepreneur nor a photographer nor a Crossfit enthusiast. Everyone doesn't dress like a model every day. Everyone doesn't do everything. Everyone doesn't do anything. … Continue reading Don’t Believe The Hype

Day 6: Here Comes the Sun

Thank the Lord above for a good night's rest.  Our first few hours in London were less than desirable but, after some sleep, I was still a bit irritable but better than I would have been had I had a restless night. The first thing we did after we got up and cleaned up was … Continue reading Day 6: Here Comes the Sun

You’re Doing It Wrong

How many times have you heard "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have?"  That's only true to an extent these days.  That saying came about when a collared shirt was a staple in casual (and I mean "grocery store shopping" casual) dress.  So there was nowhere to go but up as … Continue reading You’re Doing It Wrong