Tag: Living

Thinking Strategically: 5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Playing Chess

Thinking Strategically: 5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Playing Chess

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

I was introduced to chess when I was a kid. I was a member of the chess club at school and although it wasn’t the most popular choice amongst the student body, for me it was super cool. Growing up I found it very hard to comprehend text and often zoned out during the lesson, […]

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Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 1 | First Impressions

Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 1 | First Impressions

| April 14, 2016

 In this episode, we go behind the scenes of my recent photo shoot, talk about developing habits of great execution and I reveal one important lesson about my health. Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 1 | First Impressions

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I Gave A Presentation On Personal Branding at Lakeshore Arts

I Gave A Presentation On Personal Branding at Lakeshore Arts

| April 10, 2016

Personal branding is my absolute favorite subject to teach. I mean, I really love helping other people understand the fundamental principles of building a platform. In today’s world, understanding why you need a platform is just as important. If you have anything to say or sell – you need stage. The digital market is so […]

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I Interviewed Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter Jazmine Sullivan To Talk New Music, New Direction & Bouncing Back From Heartache

I Interviewed Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter Jazmine Sullivan To Talk New Music, New Direction & Bouncing Back From Heartache

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

I had the opportunity to chat with Jazmine Sullivan to discuss the turning point which led her back to the stage after a 5-year break from music. Fans recently learned that while on a path to self-discovery, she had a choice to make and her biggest challenge was finding the courage to walk away from […]

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Revisiting My Bucket List: 30 Things I Want To Do Before I Die

Revisiting My Bucket List: 30 Things I Want To Do Before I Die

| March 3, 2015 | 4 Comments

For those of you who don’t know, back in June 2012 I was rushed to the emergency room because I was having sharp shooting pains through my heart. The discomfort actually began the day before, but I chose to ignore it [dumbest decision I’ve ever made]. The pain hurt so bad that at a certain […]

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My Mentee, Andrea Williams, Created This Video Highlighting The Best Parts Of Her

My Mentee, Andrea Williams, Created This Video Highlighting The Best Parts Of Her

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

I met Andrea when I was over in Washington, DC on a business trip. She is a photographer with a very promising future ahead of her. During one of our chats she showed me this video she made for YouTube. I like it because it shows that she is capable of being both brave and […]

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What Jay-Z & Beyonce’s On The Run Tour Taught Me About Haters, Love & Fulfilling My Potential

What Jay-Z & Beyonce’s On The Run Tour Taught Me About Haters, Love & Fulfilling My Potential

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Despite the press’ critical reception, Forbes recently reported that the On The Run tour is the second most successful tour ever. (In case you care, U2 – 360 currently holds the first place spot) It’s no surprise that Beyonce and Jay-Z have reached another personal best. Say what you want about them but one […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Patricia Russell Inspires Us Through Her Music & Proves That It’s Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams

GIRL ON TOP: Patricia Russell Inspires Us Through Her Music & Proves That It’s Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

My favorite Gospel CD this year is called Draw Me Nearer by Patricia Russell. It’s so good I have two copies; one in the car and one in the house. If you haven’t had the opportunity to listen to this beautiful songbird, I highly suggest that you take a moment to visit her website and […]

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