…and then it was February!

  I wrote a poem about 15 years ago titled ” The Coming of Age“.  The first stanza of the poem is as follows: “Time is not our friend, It is our mortal enemy, Because it takes moments like this… And transforms them into memories, Memories we can barely see!” (click here to read the entire poem) Read More

5 Million Dollars, For 30 Seconds!

  This upcoming Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday in America. This football game will be the most popular sporting event of the year. Family and friends across the globe, who haven’t watched one game of football this season will come together to watch the gladiators of our century, battle on grass and dirt, for a Read More

3 Lessons We All Can Learn From Lebron James On Winning Despite The Odds

  Let’s be clear… I’m not a Cleveland Cavaliers or Golden State Warriors fan. I’m not a Lebron James or Stephen Curry fan. However, I am a fan of good basketball and a real sucker for greatness. For those of you who followed the NBA Finals, whether you’re happy about the results of this 2016 Read More

Linal Harris – Check Out My New Professional Speaking Reel

  I had an awesome weekend in San Diego hanging with my little sister, Keila Harris and my good friend of two decades, Michael Allen. I am a blessed man! To top off my phenomenal weekend, I also received a copy of my brand new professional speaker reel! This was a serendipitous arrival because now I get to Read More

5 Tips For Achieving Your Resolutions in 2015

  2015 is right around the corner. Come next month we’ll be 14 years into the 21st century. So what have you decided to create in 2015? This is an important question because each new year presents a clean slate on which we can build the beginnings of a new future. This is what makes 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 savings 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

5 Ways to Successfully Manage Your Media

  More data has been produced in the last two years than all of the data produced throughout our documented history. I know that’s hard to believe, but when you consider that we are all living during the Information Age, I suppose that it makes what I just shared a bit more digestible. Just think Read More

10 Characteristics That Lead To Success

  Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to learn from a number of men and women, who have made some outstanding achievements and over the past month, I decided to take some time to review my old notes and reflect on the many lessons I’ve learned from them. The list I’ve shared below are a brief compilation Read More

7 Ways Haters Can Actually Help You

This past Thursday, I spoke to a group of children in elementary and middle school at Governors State University. At a point in my talk, I began to share a story from my youth, so I asked the kids if they had any haters in there lives yet. I was surprised at how these children responded. Read More