Giving what we take for granted…some gratitude!

  Another year is coming to a close which means the holiday season is here along with all its cheer! Thursday, we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, and I can’t think of a better way to kick of the holidays and get into the Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate) spirit, than to take Read More

Keep Walking!

At O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, at Terminal 1, there is an underground corridor that passengers use to get from one concourse to another.  This corridor is quite long, so to assist passengers in making there way expeditiously from one side to another there are moving walkways that can be used. Upon stepping on the Read More

GIVE.

As a native and resident of Chicago, I tend to cross paths with plenty of beggars.  Whether they are quietly sitting on a concrete step with a sign, or shouting at the top of their lungs at a street light intersection, while carrying an empty plastic cup, I’m typically not compelled to give to their cause. Read More

Linal Harris blog interview on WVON 1690 AM PWithers Experience

This past Sunday evening I had the privilege of being interviewed on WVON 1690 AM – Talk of Chicago Radio, on the PWither Experience Show. I have provided a link to the recording of the show below for your listening pleasure and convenience.  Please check the interview out and let me know what you think. Read More

What will you do today?

Over almost two thousand years ago Roman philosophers and astronomers debated the order of celestial bodies and the Earth’s significance and orientation to the sun. 1000 years later philosophers and teachers went to great lengths to better understand if the earth was indeed round; what exactly held our feet to the ground?  Thus, the belief Read More

It’s time for a time check…

This past week I’ve struggled a bit with the fact that we all are entering the 6th month of 2012 so soon. The beginning of next month will place us at the half-way mark of this year. I don’t know about you…but for me…it seems the pace with which time is moving is unreasonably and Read More

Wanted: Your Strengths!

What are you really good at? I’m not talking; just ok…this is your top strength, I mean you’re really good at this! Who knows that you’re really good at this? Does your significant other know? How about your leader, your family, your friends and peers? …maybe even your team? If they don’t know…what are you Read More

What do you REALLY want?

  Are all your wants and desires written down? Do you know your life’s goals so well you can repeat them from memory? Do you have your dreams and aspirations displayed on a vision board or storyboard that you can see everyday? If the answer is no, I regret to inform you that you’re probably living Read More

3 Inspirational Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King has been a source of inspiration for me, since I was a child. It was Dr. King (by way of my elementary school teachers) who first introduced me to the idea of dreaming and standing steadfast in a dream. To honor Dr. King, on the day that has been set aside to celebrate his Read More

What Did You Get? – (A day after Christmas Poem)

  Many of us celebrated Christmas yesterday and followed the tradition of giving and receiving gifts.  If you live in the United States, even if you don’t celebrate Christmas you’ll typically end up with a gift bag to dig in or box to unwrap, from a family member, colleague or friend. This Christmas, some of Read More