This week marks five years since the very first post was made on Inspirational Perspective. I can still remember sitting in my office, nervously searching my first blog post for errors. My mind was overwhelmed by the fear of what if… What if you miss an obvious edit. What if you misspelled a word. What Read More
Climbing To The Top!
Here is some Throwback Thursday Inspiration directly from an inspirational perspective! (pun intended) The picture you see, is a picture of me on the summit of Mount Hyuana Picchu overlooking Machu Picchu. This is one of my favorite travel photos. It’s a favorite not just because of the aerial scenery and view off the summit. Read More
Wake Up Chicago! Vote!!
This week, I had to share my thoughts on the upcoming election. Also based on voter turn out in the past, I wanted to make a desperate last-minute plea to Chicagoans, to WAKE UP, get informed and get out and VOTE on April 7, 2015. If you aren’t from Illinois, I would still urge you Read More
7 Ways The World Is At Your Fingertips. Now What?
It’s 2015 and we are only fourteen years into the 21st Century. We are alive and well in a new era that brings with it so much opportunity. We are all pioneers at the forefront of a technological frontier and the possibilities are endless. Yet, so many of us are stuck, in this new era, living Read More
Happy Holidays from Inspirational Perspective
This has been yet another phenomenal and amazing year for Inspirational Perspective, and this would not be possible without the continued support of each and every one of you that listen to the radio show, receive the daily inspirational text messages, read the blog and share the inspirational messages we delivered throughout the year Read More
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 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
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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More