When was your last PIT STOP?

  According to an article published in Fortune magazine, only half of you used all of your allotted vacation days last year. …and to be clear, I’m talking PAID TIME OFF. As someone who has dedicated himself to self-development and empowering other human-beings that breaks my heart. Here’s why… Time away from your work really Read More

One of the BEST ways to develop YOURSELF!

  REFLECTION is the number one way to develop yourself. …and as much as I wish I could just stop there and make it easy on you…I can’t.​​ I can’t because REFLECTION alone won’t lead to self-improvement. ​​Self-improvement requires REFLECTION + OWNERSHIP​​. Here’s what I mean by OWNERSHIP… Let’s say you had a pretty bad Read More

Would You REALLY Bet On YOURSELF?

  Would you? (I’m assuming you already read the title.) So…would you really bet on yourself? If you think you would…trust your instincts and take a risk and read this whole post. I dare you to focus on what you are about to read and lose your addiction to getting distracted! I’m not asking whether 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

37 things that MOTIVATED and INSPIRED me on my 37th birthday!

  I’m often asked about the process I use to choose topics for each week’s blog. My answer has always been the same; I just look for the inspiring and teachable point of view in everything I’m given the opportunity to experience and see. This week’s thought is a quick glance into the lens I Read More

Stinkin’ Thinking

What if your thoughts had a scent? What would yours smell like? Would your thoughts have a garden scent that originates from the growth of fresh ideas and newly picked possibilities? or… Would your thoughts wreak like hot garbage on a summer day, from the stench created from sitting stagnant with the same thoughts year Read More

It takes work…

As you all know I’m a big advocate for continuous improvement and self-development. A huge part of my individual purpose is to live the best life possible…while helping others live their best life possible. I’m also passionate about learning and I love to teach. Despite all that…applying what I’ve learned…practicing what I teach…truly embracing the Read More