“Make a logo--A LOGO,” they say. “Hurry, build a website,” they say. You listen to what they say, and you are left with stuttering-storytelling and mute-marketing. “I wonder where I went wrong,” you say. You look at your website which you cannot navigate yourself and it feels… it feels foreign. This is not you. It … Continue reading The Beauty of Juicing
An Open Letter to Janelle Harris and Black Girls in their 30’s 40’s and 50’s Who May Feel Like Life May Have Passed Them By
Scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed looking for some excitement, someone shared this beautiful work of the spirit, you graciously shared with the world. A story of your sister-friend who upon reflecting of moments in her life found herself. I am so glad you picked up the phone. We are so glad you comforted your friend … Continue reading An Open Letter to Janelle Harris and Black Girls in their 30’s 40’s and 50’s Who May Feel Like Life May Have Passed Them By
“I don’t know how to move forward. I feel stuck.” Meet Mary—or we can call her that for the sake of withholding identity. Mary is like most people. Mary is an amazing person living ‘A’ life—but is it her life, is it her best life? The life she is eking through does not feel right. Mary … Continue reading Sole Intent
Practice Into Purpose
“Often, people perceive making change for a potential gain as riskier than continuing the status quo. However, continuing the status quo can be risker than making a change to avoid a known loss.”—Brent Amason, Chief Principal Advisor, CEB Let Me Stretch You. Every salesperson worth their salt, and this includes marketers, will inform you most … Continue reading Practice Into Purpose
Galactic Cannibalism: A Message to the Talented
Young, fresh, and vibrant talent is the magic every great organization is made of. Courting for retaining the crème of the crop is a function embedded inside of the strategic organizational objectives. However for the talented—‘industry virgins’ are there any lessons the universe has to offer to help these ‘stars’ find their way in this … Continue reading Galactic Cannibalism: A Message to the Talented
A Letter to the Courageous
Brave One. I realize you walked into today perhaps not feeling as strong as you'd like. Your hopes for 2015 were once like firecrackers and now seem to have become as wet matches in your hand. Your gaze at the calendar has nothing to do with anticipating vacation--rather the dread of crossing into December and … Continue reading A Letter to the Courageous
The Glory of the Human Privilege
I saw you looking me up and down as I walked into the same place you were headed--too. You were judging me and I caught you. You looked away--as if..... I forgot about our brief encounter because well it really wasn't relevant enough to dwell there--in that thought. I walked out. My business finished. There … Continue reading The Glory of the Human Privilege
I Woke Up Like This…Really!
Pop culture is a useful place to glean messages and insight—truth is truth regardless the source. “I Woke up Like This” a lyrical parody by Beyoncé, is a trending thought when dealing with the individual truth of personal presentation to the world. While I am not not suggesting you look up the lyrics, I do … Continue reading I Woke Up Like This…Really!