2706, 2020

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”

June 27th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News You Can Use|Tags: , |

That’s why this Buffett quote remains a powerful life lesson.

Whether he meant saying no in the investment sense is not so important; what is important is that his advice, in whatever context, can apply to anyone arriving at the crossroads of daily decision-making.

901, 2020

Vision & Vibez

January 9th, 2020|Categories: Events|

Special thanks to everyone who made it out to our “Vision and Vibez” event last month! We had an amazing time networking, eating tasty food from our partner Nuumade, and awesome food vendors!

Shout out to Nuumade Cafe, Arispop, The Pixel Photo Booth, Nirvana Event Hall and our performers, Be My Fiasco, Tolu and Adia!

Check out this amazing re-cap of the event!
Interested in being a vendor at our future […]

401, 2016

Why are we more loyal to our jobs than our businesses?

January 4th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the past two months, I have seriously pondered on this question. While spending time reflecting on this question, I have also taken time to observe the people in my environment. I have also engaged in various conversations with people from a variety of educational, economic and cultural backgrounds. I have watched people and how loyal they are to their jobs. They get up early before the sun comes up […]

2204, 2015

How To Take Action

April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I have been pondering on this subject for a few days. What causes people to avoid taking action? Action in the form of following their dreams and attaining their goals? I thought about this, and the answer I arrived at is a very simple one- fear.

Fear paralyzes and is a huge barrier to success. Fear is why so many talented people will never realize their dreams. It is the same […]

804, 2015

Slow Progress… Is Still Progress

April 8th, 2015|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

American Author, Robert Collier once said ” Success is the sum of small efforts- repeated day in and day out. In today’s social media/ tech culture, we have become a society focused on speed, quick action and even faster results.

Unfortunately, it is this belief system that can also lead to major discouragement and lack of motivation. It’s like the old story about the tortoise and the hare.

1203, 2015

My #WeStartUp Experience: Event Re-cap

March 12th, 2015|Categories: News You Can Use|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As guest speaker Thomas Calhoun stated:

“Visionaries recognize opportunities in the midst of chaos.”

So despite tumultuous weather, road and highway closures, massive flight cancellations , delays and viewing the flight chaos that happened @ La Guardia on the news, I was blessed to be able to make it in to DC to be a part of the amazing #WeStartUp weekend.


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