Two Day VOTING Challenge!

  This week, I would like to present a challenge. It is my ultimate desire that we not only perform and complete this challenge, but that it becomes the impetus for a habitual change in behavior in the future. In the United States, the 2014 elections take place in a couple of days.  Many Americans Read More

Too busy to be successful?

  Over the past few months I’ve come across a number of articles outlining the financial plight of most Americans. Each time I complete these articles, I become a bit more concerned about our financial wellbeing as a nation. Here’s a brief synopsis of what I’ve read: 43% of Americans don’t have $10,000 in a Read More

7 Reasons You’re Always Exhausted

  Recently, I read an article sharing data that most adult Americans live in a constant state of exhaustion. Lack of sleep was the number one culprit. Yet, even adults who averaged seven to eight hours of sleep every night still claimed to feel tired and/or lack energy. In the past, I’ve read studies like this Read More

Lions, Tigers and Ebola…Oh My!

  It’s almost impossible to read the paper, look at the news or scroll through a newsfeed with seeing something about the spreading Ebola epidemic. It’s also fascinating to watch the way the media chooses to cover the stories we hear surrounding this virus! Since I’ve encountered the first bit of information about the unfortunate Read More

Thank You. You Make a Difference!

  On July 4, 2011, I woke up with the title Inspirational Perspective™ etched in my mind, clear as day. That morning, I purchased the website domain and wrote my first blog post titled, “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” I was terrified, but I clicked the publish button anyway. That day, I made a Read More

My Big Annoucement

  I started this blog back in July 2011 to share an Inspirational Perspective™ with the world. As a blogger, life coach, and radio personality, I’m blessed to have the opportunity to inspire others to create the “impossible” in their life journeys. The BIG news that I wanted to share with you all, is that Read More

Career Corner Video Overview

  About a month ago, I facilitated a workshop at WVON‘s Legacy Center on the South Side of Chicago. This was a live Q&A workshop where I discussed topics such as; building your personal brand, creating a compelling resume, how to properly prepare for an interview, social media best practices, negotiating your salary, continual workplace Read More

What Are Your Mental Constraints?

Over the past few weeks a picture has been circulating on social media forums that is quite comical. This picture is humorous, because it provides an interesting illustration and perspective of how a mental constraint can impact behavior. Whenever I see this picture on a social forum I always take a moment to read the Read More

Obstacles vs. Barriers

  Life is a journey and as with any journey it can present its share of obstacles and barriers. As long as we’re breathing, obstacles and barriers will be a part of our human experience. It’s how we relate to our obstacles and barriers that dictates the quality of our human experience. One of the most Read More

What will people think? What will people say?

  Recently, I was referred to a gentleman who was requesting some financial guidance. Upon connecting, he shared his situation with me and within a few minutes I was able to provide a few ideas and concepts that could ease the tension in his financial situation. Our conversation seemed to flow very well until he Read More