The Government Doesn't Need a Chip to Control You
When Trump said ‘Make America Great Again’ during his campaigns and presidency, he galvanized and separated our country at the same time. It only took four words to activate the Conservative Right and its corresponding extremist White Supremacist groups.Read full story
Success Can Be Met With Managed Expectations
I am a big fan of Ramit Sethi, the author of ‘I Will Teach You To Be Rich’ and creator of a ton of business oriented workshops. One of the things he noticed was that a lot of salespeople would brag about the vast amount of money they made by doing as little work possible. After he said, I started noticing them everywhere. They would show up in my emails promising a free workshop which is basically an extended presentation where they will them lead you to a ridiculously expensive course.Read full story
How COVID Has Affected My Relationship with My Pet
I am a first time dog owner. My wife is not but it was a long time since she owned one. We were able to get a 6 month old Chihuahua mix from Austin Pets Alive and he was beautiful. He was all — black at first with brown hints of fur. As he grew the black fur disappeared everywhere except some parts of his head and tail. His name is PrayTell.Read full story
Stop Money Shaming!
Becoming rich is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and for society. As Jim Rohn said ‘Become rich not for the money, but for the person you will become’.Read full story
What Does 'Do Your Research' REALLY Mean?
I joined a Right wing conservative feed on Facebook back in 2016. The name of the feed has changed many times over the course of a couple of years but it started out with something to do with the Red Pill.Read full story
Can We Stop Writing about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Now?
Too many articles refer to Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos as role models. What is a role model? Simply put, a role model is someone who has achieved something or has become someone you want to become. They usually have characteristics you desire to ‘model’ yourself after. As an example, let’s look at how they approach obstacles and failure.Read full story
Jesus gave us the Secret of the Universe
I have been practicing affirmations and visualizations to bring about the goals and visions I’ve had for my life and for the experiences I wanted to give to my family. Many spiritual teachers and gurus say that you must become the type of person who has the experiences that I am seeking to have. To be a successful businessman for instance you must become the type of person who would attract success.Read full story
The Problem With Being Woke
Black man being splashed by water(Photo by Nathaniel Tetteh on Unsplash) One of the golden periods of my life was being a college undergrad. The internet was still very new — ‘the-only-way-to-hear-music-was-through-Netscape’ new. You were able to have controversial discussions in the campus cafe with people, disagree and still be friends.Read full story
A Nation of Workers, Not a Nation of Thinkers
Children learning in classroomPhoto by Austrian National Library on Unsplash. Have you ever had the conversation that schools don’t teach you how to think?. Have you ever been frustrated that you spend so many years in school and yet you come out with only the ability to regurgitate information?Read full story
Networking Can Actually Be Fun
In the ’80s, networking was limited strictly to a specific event. It was unrecognizable because it was usually given a weird techie name like ‘interfacing’ or something. The networking event usually happened after working hours (generally speaking either 5–7 pm or 6–8 pm) and was hosted in a bar, a hotel conference room, or an after-hours nightclub. You wore your best office casual outfits and grabbed a stack of business cards.Read full story
Karen Understands America Better Than You
On May 25th, 2020 Amy Cooper illegally let her dog off of its leash in an area of Central Park where dogs are not allowed to run free. An African American male named Christian Cooper who happened to be watching birds at the same time alerted her about her dog and asked her to put the dog on its leash.Read full story