The Wall Street Journal notes for Wednesday, August 29, 2018!

Bless God! It The Wall Street Journal notes for Wednesday, August 29, 2018! 1. Although home sales are down for the summer months, the cost of homes has remained stable and affordable. It’s a buyers marker with an over saturated market… especially with new Home developments. 2. Barnes & Nobles has some legal challenges. Their…

Insecure Season 3, Episode 3 Review

It was weird. Something didn’t click. My cousin said it was because the writer may have been a white male. I’m not sure. Episode 3 of season 3 made me realize that it wasn’t an hour long. Generally, I am wondering “how did they fit so much into so little time? Not all was negative….

3 Little Lessons

In this season of my life, God has demonstrated to me that I can be comfortable being uncomfortable. One of the things that stands in the way of our dreams is a fear of failure. I was so afraid of the unknown that I was willing to subject myself to treatment I didn’t deserve. When…

Reflection #2: God is Always Hiring by Regina Brett

Today’s lesson from Regina Brett’s “God is Always Hiring” is EVERYTHING changes when you change! Yes, everything changes when you do. The chapter outlines Ms. Brett’s experience with love and relationships and ends with this truth… “I didn’t need to find the right person. I needed to become the right person.” We have experiences that…

Reflection #1: God is Always Hiring

This a reflection from a book entitled “God is Always Hiring: 50 Lessons for Finding Fulfilling Work” by Regina Brett. Lesson #1 — “When you don’t get what you want, you get something better–Experience. This chapter was a reminder to me that it is completely okay to want more than just a job. Because I…

It’s Black Business Thursday: Maestro Coffee

This year, I’m committed to support Black entrepreneurs. I respect the courage it takes to thrive and persevere in our business and political culture. So, I’m putting my money where my mouth is. This week, I went to Maestro Coffee in the Natomas area of Sacramento. It’s a quiet, relaxing atmosphere with convenient hours and…

9 Days. 9 Discoveries. You

It’s day #9 of 2018 and a few things have become a part of my reality. I needed to share them with you. 1. Who knew that the coffee you make at home could taste as awesome as the coffee at the coffee shop? I honestly feel as though I’ve been depriving myself of a…

Apologize. Please.

I read a great article in the December issue of Entrepreneur and I said, “self, share the highlights with your network!” Here it is! Are you surprised by the Forum Corporation’s findings that only 19% of all leader apologize regularly? Me either. 1. Studies show that leaders who apologize are perceived as stronger leaders. 2….

The Wall Street Journal Notes for December 14, 2017

I try to read The Wall Street Journal daily! When time permits, I share highlights! Here’s happening today! 1. Target has decided to get in to the grocery delivery business! They’ve acquire a start up called “Shipt.” I ain’t having groceries delivered but anything Target does excites me! 2. T-Mobile is buying a start up…

Holiday Break Goals?

Sorry. This will be contrary to what the average person has planned, but have you considered vacation day goals? The holidays will bring lots of opportunities to do little AND to do a lot. You could make a reasonable list of things you wish to accomplish and reward yourself for the accomplishments! For me, the…

Have a Stress-free Holiday!

This may turn out to be an obnoxiously long post so I want to save you some time. The holidays can be stressful. The traffic will be bad. The lines will be long. It will seem like you’re swimming in a pool of Christmas lights, garlands and wrapping paper. This list is going to help…

Move ON.

There are so many “help” lists to choose from. There is no shortage of help, I know. Nevertheless, you deserve to be inspired. Inspiration is here! Life will throw al kinds of curve balls but you can rely of God’s help to survive. One gift God gives us is the will and insight it takes…