I’m Becoming a Minimalist.

I’ve gathered a lot of things over time. 10 days after my high school graduation, I got a greyhound bus with everything I owned and lived in my mom’s 500 square foot apartment for the summer. Well, kinda. She wasn’t allowed to have people stay with her so I lived their every other day. At…

Wall Street Journal + Business News for Monday, June 6, 2022

This feels like the first normal week after several filled with traveling. Next week, I’m gone again so I’m trying to revive my normal routines! Here are your Wall Street Journal and business notes for Monday, June 6, 2022. 1. Retailers are scratching their head about what to do with excess items that were in…

Your Business and The Wall Street Journal news for Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Your Business and The Wall Street Journal news for Tuesday, May 17, 2022. McDonald’s told Putin and Russia “bye.” After 30 years in Russia, they have had enough. McDonald’s said “y’all are wrong for what you’re doing in Ukraine!” JetBlue was trying to be nice and buy Spirit Airlines but Frontier Airlines said “nah, Playah!…

Hotel Review: Hotel Eastlund / Portland, OR

A contemporary hotel from the Best Western Premier Collection in the heart of Portland, Oregon. WHAT I LOVED:The Ambiance is incredible. The rooftop eatery and meeting space are second to none, giving an amazing view of the city’s finest features. This is an ideal location if you’re attending an event at the Moda Center or…

God and Imposter Syndromes

I PRAY THIS HELPS SOMEONE: A few weeks ago, God favored me to be a participant of a private and exclusive collaboration. The facilitator of the group started discussing how the group was formed, who was selected to attend and the demand for outside participation. In the conversation, the Lord ministered me OUT of my…

Business Notes – May 2, 2022

Here are some business notes for the day, Monday, May 2, 2022 1. P.F. Chang’s has its first Black CEO! They hired Damola Adamolekun. I’m praying for his success. I may GOP eat there too! 2. Airlines customers seen up to a 12-hour hold time when calling customer service in the summer of 2021. Airlines…

Business Notes – April 22, 2022

A few notes from the The Wall Street Journal for Friday, April 22, 2022! -> Seasoned with Salt The Podcast Elon Musk said “I got 46.5 billion of y’all are trying to sell Twitter?!” Twitter feeds will be appearing through the rear view mirror of every Tesla! I like this! Tesla meets Twitter! It hasn’t…

Lessons from the Confirmation of Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson

By now, you’ve heard/watched/witnessed the extraordinary and historical confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. After a tense brutal process, Judge Jackson persevered, maintained professionalism and presented her genius to the world! Like those who’ve come before, the road to confirmation is highly politically and demeaning. Legislators intensify their efforts to trivialize…

Wall Street Journal Notes – Monday, April 4, 2022

It’s Monday! The The Wall Street Journal cost $5 now so….. I don’t buy them anymore…. But I like to read them on Monday so today, the Lord blessed me with a $2.00 copy from Raley’s! Anyway… The average CEO got an 11% pay increase in the last 18 months. Pay for rank and file…