How I Plan to Celebrate World Introvert Day

Last year (week, lol) I came across this article on LinkedIn about world introvert day. I was like what???? Let me check this out. So, I did. And I knew I had to take part in it. Introverts are the most united group on the planet as long as we get to stay home to […]

2018 Word: Acceptance

As I was thinking what my word for 2018 would be I had to really sit and think for a long time. So many people I follow were already sharing their word. And they had great words too. The past several years, well as long as I’ve been blogging, I’ve had a word for the […]

What I Accomplished In 6 Years of Blogging

First of all, why do I care? This is to remind myself when I feel I’m not doing enough that I have done so much already. There’s no need to push myself for appearance sake. My blog resume speaks for itself. The only thing I need to do is what I enjoy doing and that’s […]

S6E7 All Skinfolk ain’t Kinfolk in Entrepreneurship

  Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 7 “All Skinfolk ain’t Kinfolk in Entrepreneurship”. Q:   Should we blast our own community when they have fraudulent business practices? Part I What people usually complain about black owned […]

Buying Black is Political

A few years ago I read, Our Black Year, by Maggie Anderson. It motivated me to begin to make more conscious decisions where I shop. It pushed me to understand why buying black is political. I also made the decision to bank black as well. As people continue to use hashtags to create movements, my […]

S6E6 Be a Student of Your Industry

  Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 6 “Be a Student of Your Industry”. Q:  Can you be an expert without knowing the basics? Part I Revealing fake experts What should an expert be able to […]

You Had Me At Black Houston Live

{I was invited to attend and my ticket was compensated. But I’m sharing my personal experience attending this event.} This past Saturday I attended You Had Me At Black Houston Live event. I didn’t know what to expect as this was my first live podcast recording for someone else. I walked into Lion’s Heart Studios […]

S6E5 Finding Your Footing

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 5 “Finding Your Footing” Q:  How long should it take to figure out your business model? Part I Inner battle with giving audience what they want Finding a customer base […]

S6E4 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Drug Traffickers

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 4 “Entrepreneurship Lessons from Drug Traffickers” Q:  What can we learn from Pablo Escobar? Part I TV shows used as reference from Netflix:  Pablo Escobar el patron del mal, La […]

Peace Hunters

So, I binge-watched this new show on Netflix called, Mindhunters. I wanted to see what it was about. I was a huge fan of the TV show, Criminal Minds. And this show focused on the formation of the Behavior Analysis Unit within the FBI. Plus, the name itself is just intriguing to me. I love […]