But I’m an adult, why do I need to read?

But I’m an adult, why do I need to read?

I have to be honest, up until the age of 19 I had probably only read roughly 10 books from beginning to end. Books simply didn't interest me--a painful confession for a self-proclaimed book junkie to admit. Over the past few years I've averaged nearly 30 books a year, largely made up of books on History, Civil Rights, African-American Affairs, International [...]

The Value of Problem Solvers

The Value of Problem Solvers

Leaders are problem solvers. When they lead, they're trying to lead their followers in a certain direction or towards a certain goal. Usually, the group will have to solve a few problems along the way. If you look around, you'll notice that a lot of people have become accustomed to being told what to do. [...]

Adversity: The Great Teacher

Adversity: The Great Teacher

At some point in our lives, we have to face difficult challenges. For some, that challenge is the loss of a loved one. For others it is missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime, getting passed over for promotion, losing something that they've worked their whole life for, and yes--for some it's even the [...]

Don’t Be Afraid To Step Through The Door Of Opportunity

Don’t Be Afraid To Step Through The Door Of Opportunity

Most people fear the unknown. More often than not, they'll opt out of choosing the unknown prize behind the door and stick with what they know. Playing it safe isn't a bad move--but you'll never know what opportunities you missed that were behind the door.