Recently, I was asked to speak on behalf of a non-profit organization, for which I volunteer. The purpose of my speech was to share why I’d chosen to sit on the Board of Directors, volunteer and hopefully persuade those listening to volunteer as well. Initially, while preparing, I struggled with articulating why I’m so willing Read More
Can You Start Today?
Well…it’s the first day…of the last month…of 2018. 2019 is peeking around the corner and preparing to sneak up on us all, in as little as thirty days. The New Year is typically a notable milestone in time. It causes us to stop…and take inventory. We inventory our personal growth. We inventory our goals and aspirations, Read More
I have a sneaky, suspicion that you’re ALL about self-improvement. I’m also pretty sure you’re guilty of listening to self-development audiobooks and podcasts. If I’m right about you…then I think you’re going to like my special announcement! GUESS WHAT? The Inspirational Perspective Radio Show now has an iTunes Podcast! Yep! We’re excited!! …and here’s why Read More
This week I’m breaking a few of the rules of good blog etiquette. Here’s why. This past Wednesday I celebrated my 42nd birthday, so I’m feeling extra special. …and like most human beings, when I feel extra special, I break a few rules. Now that I have your attention, here are the two things I Read More
42 things that MOTIVATE and INSPIRE me on my 42nd birthday!
I am often asked about the process I use to choose topics for my blog and each week’s radio show. My answer has always been the same; I just look for the inspiring and teachable point of view in everything I’m given the opportunity to experience and see. This week’s thought is a quick Read More
The POWER of BEING FULLY PRESENT!
Last month was fairly uneventful, outside of the fact that my son started walking and I had some spectacular guests on my radio show.One of these guests was Rita Coburn, the director, and producer of the recently released documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”. During our time together on the Inspirational Perspective Radio Show, Read More
Are You Doing Your Life’s Work?
Ever hear or read this story, “Whose Job Is It Anyway?” This is how the story goes: “There was an important job to be done. Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought Anybody Read More
Powerful Black History Quotes
February marks the month when many of us make a concerted effort to learn more about Black History and remind ourselves of the impact that people of African descent have had on the world. A huge part of this impact has been the words these icons have written and spoken. Here are 28 of some Read More
5 Lessons From The Black Panther
For many of us, it’s no surprise that the Black Panther movie took the box office by storm and turned into a mega-movie blockbuster in one week. What is surprising is the depth of the movie. The more I reflect on this powerful piece of cinematography…the more lessons I learn…and messages I find. After Read More
When was your last PIT STOP?
According to an article published in Fortune magazine, only half of you used all of your allotted vacation days last year. …and to be clear, I’m talking PAID TIME OFF. As someone who has dedicated himself to self-development and empowering other human-beings that breaks my heart. Here’s why… Time away from your work really serves Read More