7 Reasons We Avoid New Opportunities

  Over this past weekend, a group of colleagues and I volunteered our time to provide coaching conversations to a group of men at the Pacific Garden Mission (homeless shelter) in Chicago. I was one of the first coaches to arrive at the location, so I took on the responsibility of gathering twenty men from a Read More

Who’s Running Your Show?

  You have dreams. You have ideas. You have all sorts of goals and desires. Yet the realization of these dreams seem to be, so far out of your grasp. Those ideas you have…never seem to gain any traction. Those goals…well, you may complete twenty-five to fifty percent of a goal, but rarely have you Read More

5 Ways to Discover Yourself/Separate From the Pack

I’ve spent a lot of time writing and speaking about the impact mass media has on our decision making and self-esteem. I am passionate about this topic because mass media, along with other associated social pressures, invest a lot of time and money to influence and convince us about what we should do, how we should Read More

Help NOT Wanted!

Does this dialogue sound familiar? Person 1: “Hey there, need some help?” Person 2: “No thank you, I’ve got it.” Of course it does, because most of us are on both side of that interchange. Recently, I reached out to a friend, who previously acknowledged the need for professional and entrepreneurial development, and offered her Read More

Scary Inspirational Perspective – Radio Show (The Halloween Edition)

This radio show is from this past Halloween weekend. Thus, I asked my listeners to reflect and share what goals or dreams had them experiencing FEAR! To do this I asked the following questions: What would you do if you weren’t AFRAID? What have you achieved when you conquered your FEAR? I then went on Read More

You can’t run…you can’t hide… (The Halloween Edition)

This weekend we’re celebrating Halloween and if I’m not mistaken, I should write something scary!! So I will… CHANGE… …and UNCERTAINTY!! Nothing can create fear, in even the bravest of men and women, like the evidence of these two words can! Many of us would sooner choose to fight a gremlin, goon or goblin, if it Read More

What’s the verdict; FEAR or LOVE?

Today, I find myself questioning my ability to clearly articulate an inspired perspective on the most recent event here in America, that is troubling many of your minds. I find myself questioning my role as a thought leader. A couple of years ago, when the media created a frenzy surrounding the shooting death of Trayvon Martin Read More

Experiencing NO!

How much thought have you given the word, NO? I would venture to guess that very few of us have given this two letter word a significant amount of thought. Yet, when we hear the word, NO, it typically has a significant impact on our psyche and emotions. What is it about this word, NO, Read More

Is FEAR separating you from your SUCCESS?

Two years ago, this blog, this forum, this website; inspirationalperspective.com was nothing more than an idea in my head. It was just a small fertile seed that needed the soil, sunlight and water of intention, attention and action to take root and grow. I didn’t know how write a blog. I didn’t know how to create Read More

What if Dr. King didn’t tell us his dream?

  In 1986, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s birthday was made a federal holiday, thus many of us remember and celebrate his life, on this day. Dr. King has always been a virtual mentor and hero of mine, therefore I use this time of the year to learn more about his life, his work and his Read More