U.S. Chamber Small Business Event Houston 2019

Last week I attended the U.S. Chamber Small Business Event held in Houston. It was the first stop on their 5 city tour. A blog friend invited me and I didn’t have anything else planned that day. Plus, I don’t think I’ve been out to an event strictly to network this year, so I said […]

S8E6 “Launching a Startup After 50”

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is S8E6  “Launching a Startup After 50”. Special Guest Co-hosts- Charlette Freeney and Pansy Walker www.legacypromentoring.com www.facebook.com/LegacyProMentoringLLC linkedin.com/company/legacy-pro-mentoring-llc ‎@LegacyProMentor Charlette R Freeney is a veteran educator with over 30 years of teaching experience in […]

S8E5 eSports: The Emerging Digital Frontier

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is S8E5 “eSports: The Emerging Digital Frontier”. Q:  Why should I consider a new market? Part I:   How I got introduced to eSports My experience with the gaming world Brief history of gaming […]

S8E4 How to Use Entrepreneurship as Your Way Out

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is S8E4 “How to Use Entrepreneurship as Your Way Out”. Special Guest Co-host- Chimere Norris Bio: Chimere Taylor is the Creative Director & Principal Designer of Designs by Chimere hailing over 13 years of […]

S8E3 “Where Are all the African American Marketers?”

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is S8E3 “Where Are all the African American Marketers?” Special Guest Co-host- Michelle Ngome Michelle Ngome is a two-time author of Success Undefined and Network, Navigate & Nurture as well as the host of […]

Luzia: The Magic of Storytelling

***This is a sponsored post. I am working with Live Nation and Cirque du Soleil promoting Luzia. The thoughts are my own. You can read my disclaimer by clicking this link. Well I finally saw the show for myself. It was an amazingly, beautiful visual story. And it was created by a woman. You can […]

S8E2 “Finding the Right Business For You”

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is S8E2  “Finding the Right Business For You”. Special Guest Co-host- Sahil Lavingia Bio: Sahil Lavingia is the founder and CEO of Gumroad, where he helps thousands of creators do more of what they […]

S8E1 Sabbaticals and Entrepreneurship

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is S8E1 “Sabbaticals and Entrepreneurship”. Q:  What does a sabbatical look like for an entrepreneur? Part I:   Define selfish sabbatical Leviticus 25 How past years shaped 2019 theme Life Coach How I decided […]

Doing Business in Indonesia

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of seeing the Business Forum 2018 event on a friend’s Facebook page. I was a little nervous because I wasn’t sure if I would be the only African American present. I have attended events in the past where I was. But I was warmly welcomed there and […]

2019 Theme: Selfish Sabbatical

I usually choose a word of the year. I’ve done it for several years now. You can read 2015, 2016, 2018. I missed 2017. And I believe the earlier years were on my previous blog. But this year I needed something a little more powerful, in your face and meaningful to my soul. I’m not […]