Hellos That Change Destinies

Ingrid and I enjoy our friends‘ (Keke and Snowey’s) company. I was just thinking about how a simple “hello” can alter the trajectory of your life. I said “hello” to Ingrid in 2008 and I never imagined six years later we’d be married. With Keke and Snowey; I met them both separately and introduced them […]

You’re A Conformist And So Am I

There are people who believe and live as if they’re. Conformists I mean. They are very aware of how others are confirming; selling out. How those people settle into a mold. The justification is just as relevant as fact that they are conformists. The thing is, you’re a conformist. You’re settling into a mold. One […]

Things That I Know Will Happen But Still Surprise (or Scare)

I know the toast is going to pop up and I’m expecting it to, and it still gives me a fright. Living and leading is like that. There are those inevitable things you’ll never shake off. Challenges and disappointments are inevitable. Knowing that some things will happen for sure is not synonymous with pessimism. Expecting […]

The Things Adversity Helps

They are called “tests” for a reason. They have to challenge resolve, understanding and a lot of other things, to extremes. They are called challenges because they help gauge strength, while exposing areas of vulnerability. When we and or the ‘products’ we make prevail, we (and the products) are considered worthy. Too many miss the […]