Last weekend I competed in my first Spartan Competition – probably the most challenging physical experience that I have done thus far in adulthood. Going into the race, I started having doubts, one being the fact that I had not lifted in the prior month and a half. The second reason was related to self-doubt […]
Read More Dope Experiences: My first Spartan Competition
Let me first start out by saying that the last 30 days of my life have been nothing short of transformational. Everything from cranking out 75 miles of running in March to increasing my GMAT score 50+ points. Part of this is due to a statement from my MLT Coach, Jackson, who said at […]
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I really think the message in this video drives home the shift in how we define entrepreneurship and its relationship to our purpose.
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BRAZIL 2016 – IT’S ALL GOOD Alright, it’s pretty obvious but I love to travel. So when 3-day holiday weekends pop-up on the work calendar, I try to get a new destination on the books. This past MLK weekend, I decided to trek down to Brazil (both Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro) for some […]
Read More How I traveled to Brazil for 4 days for under $500
Within my first six months after turning 25, I fell into the typical quarter-life crises. Honestly, I’ve had many successes that I am very proud of but I’ve also faced some serious failures up to the age of 25. These things had forced me to come to some hard cut realizations about who I was […]
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26 was a big deal for me. It really marks crossing over into a new segmentation of adulthood. So on my 26th birthday I took a random trip to Costa Rica to 1) reflect on the last 25 years of my life to set goals going forward and 2) do something adventurous. While I was […]
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During November, in honor of getting past my quarter life crises and turning 26, I read 3 books as part of a series on relationship building. I would be telling a bald-faced lie if I said that these books were life changing – so I won’t. Instead I’ll just express some key takeaways from each.
Read More What I read – Nov 15′
Ya’ll ain’t gotta be in fear of ya’ll bosses there You lose your job, your pop rich, ya’ll don’t care So I don’t care, ya’ll acting like ya’ll don’t hear – Jay Z’s Young, Gifted and Black Freestyle Last week I re-read Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers: The Story of Success. You see, re-reading books keeps […]
Read More Not really sure what success is anyway…
If I ever have the privilege of falling in love and getting married. I swear my wedding invitation would say “Come thru, it’s lit” and nothing else. But honestly, I must to say that I attended the wedding of two close friends who I’ve known since college and they shut it down. It was LIT! Best wedding […]
Read More Come thru, it’s lit!
During my senior year of high school, I was driving home from work late one afternoon and listening to Kanye West’s Graduation album, arguably the greatest album release of 2007. I can’t even lie and say that it wasn’t thumpin’ as I like to listen to music at a volume high enough to really appreciate it while driving, […]
Read More A not so classic case of #DrivingWhileBlack