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Posts tagged with ‘Chicago’

Thank You. You Make a Difference!

  On July 4, 2011, I woke up with the title Inspirational Perspective™ etched in my mind, clear as day. That morning, I purchased the website domain and wrote my first blog post titled, “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” I was terrified, but I clicked the publish button anyway. That day, I made a personal commitment to post a blog […]

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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 development, and the importance of […]

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Beat fear; Be uncommon!

  I’m currently typing these words as I sit on an Cathay Pacific airplane headed to Hong Kong, 30,000 feet above the earth’s surface. This will be my first visit to China. If I’m blessed to live another decade it won’t be my last. By the end of this adventure, I will have explored over 30 countries and 260 cities […]

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Believing You Can vs. Believing You Can’t

  A month or two ago, I had the opportunity to be part of an intimate panel interview with Martin “Marty” Nesbitt. Mr. Nesbitt is a well-known, successful businessman in Chicago, and also the best friend of President Barack Obama. During the panel discussion, Mr. Nesbitt shared an interesting exchange he and the President had about his potential candidacy before […]

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5 Virtual Mentors That Changed My Life

  I’ve been blessed to have some wonderful leaders, teachers and mentors. These individuals have made an indelible impact on me. I will be forever grateful for the role each of them have played in my life. I’m often asked about these people through a series of questions like: Can you name a leader who challenged you the most? Is […]

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