Hold Yourself Accountable

Accountable. Responsible. Obedient. Believe. These words are all one in the same to me. You must take ownership of your situation in your life. If you are an entrepreneur, or in management at your company, you must take ownership of your situation there. As people, we own the work that we do and the path…

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Baby Steps

I am fortunate enough to attend Central Missionary Baptist Church of Detroit, MI where, Robert E. Bolden, I, is Pastor. Currently our Midweek Oasis (Tuesday night Bible class) Series is on the topic of Healthy Habits. One of these nights, Pastor Bolden (or PB as we know him) told us that little changes add up…

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Job Long Time

Instant gratification. It gets us in trouble every time. One of my BFF’s, Frenae, has a saying, “job long time.” Whenever she is promoted or receives accolades, she reminds us all that she’s been with her company sharing revolutionary ideas and producing results for over 20 years. She started as an intern doing grunt work.…

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Tending To My Front Yard

Here’s my foregone conclusion: I. Want. To. Mind. My. Own. Business. I can’t handle minding other peoples business. It’s to much. I have worked so hard and fought so hard for my curb appeal and green grass. I want to move to my backyard, but someone came in and trampled my lawn, so… back to…

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Brave Heart

I think it’s brave that you want to become all that God has planned for you to be. I think it’s brave that you are reaching out to seize your destiny. I feel like you are right on the verge of an amazing breakthrough. We all have reasons that we keep going. We latch on…

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Growing Pains

Heartbreak hurts. Heartbreak is caused by death, losing a friend, not getting a job that you knew you’d be perfect for, disagreements with loved ones, delays to plans you just knew were rock solid or all out denial of your wants or desires in a situation. Heartbreak is pain. As you experience this pain, you…

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Keep Swimming

I recall the day I told my #MainBreezy, LeAnne, that once my daddy passed it would break me. I’d just been through a lot of loss and devastation. My mom passed, I was divorced and my dad was home on hospice. I was on a launch at work. When I’d actually make it into the…

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