"Adulting" is a term I've heard over the past few years. I really never gave it much thought until sitting with my my son a few days before his 15th birthday.
I noticed how much he eats now compared to a year ago. Geez.
I also noticed the hair above his lip, the way he conveyed his thoughts, the bass in his voice and his overall confidence. I stopped for a second to realize that some folks will seek to devalue him because of his smooth silky light brown skin.
He's a good kid. He's healthy, happy, and laughs out loud. He has a personal relationship with the one true God.
I didn't sleep at all that night. I prayed and cussed all through the day. I feel like I'm running out of time. In a matter of 36 months he will be 18 years old. It dawned on me that in the blink of an eye he will be a high school graduate and on his way to his next big adventure.
There are so many skills I lack. Not because i'm a...
Watch these authors slay the social media "Don't Rush" challenge. Each of the ladies are members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
What is the Don't Rush Challenge?
According to teenvogue.com, on March 22, Toluwalase Asolo, a 20-year-old business management student at the University of Hull, tweeted a clip with the caption, “The boredom jumped out.” To the song of “Don’t Rush” by U.K. rap duo Young T and Bugsey, she and her seven girlfriends changed looks seamlessly while passing around a makeup brush used as a metaphorical baton. This one minute and 26-second video would go on to amass 2 million views and become the popular #DontRushChallenge
“We understand that in a period like this with nothing to do, a lot of people may slip into depression due to high levels of inactivity and idleness,” Toluwalase tells Teen Vogue. “So we decided to highlight the togetherness in isolation.” The ladies, who...
Do You Feel Overwhelmed All of the Time?
We Used To
We don’t use complicated systems.
No fancy equipment.
No outdated software required.
The secret is blocking off time on your calendar to focus on one task at a time.
You're more likely to succeed when you establish accountability and support systems.
If you work from home, you've probably heard about Zoom, one of the leading video conferencing software apps on the market.
It allows you to virtually interact with co-workers or employers when in-person meetings aren't possible. This makes telecommuting seem much more human, as it helps you feel connected. With the COVID-19 coronavirus wreaking havoc across the world, for instance, Zoom has become an essential tool for small, medium, and large-sized teams that want to keep in touch and continue their daily workflows with minimal disruption.
Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service you can use to virtually meet with others - either by video or audio-only or both, all while conducting live chats - and it lets you record those sessions to view later. Over half of Fortune 500 companies reportedly used Zoom in 2019.
When people are talking about Zoom, you'll usually hear the following phrases: Zoom Meeting and Zoom Room. A Zoom...
The challenge is to remain focused on the one who provides all there is for all of us all of the time.
This is an annual title I publish as a way of capturing the most significant lessons I've learned during the previous year. Review the articles of the six people I learned from in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
I remain unapologetic about my thoughts on learning and winning. I do not believe we lose, I believe we simply learn from our experiences. In the year 2019, I learned a lot about myself and others.
I present the 6 people I learned 6 things from in 2019
Besides being a multi-billionaire, Oprah Winfrey is an inspiration to many because she teaches at every turn. For years I watched her interview...
Dr. Chantrise is transparent about the trials as well as the triumphs. Hers is a story of incredible faith and tremendous support, and perseverance. She is the owner of Disturb the Universe, LLC and the Founder of Disrupt xEL, a business focused on providing quality professional development and motivational workshops to a variety of organizations.
Angela M. Odom
Do you mind sharing your story?
Dr Chantrise Sims Holliman
My most current story begins with the incident that happened on March 23, 2018, I suffered a...
During this conversation, Retired US Army Colonel Angela M. Odom discusses authentic leadership.
She served honorably in the US Army for 27 years and retired in the rank of colonel in September 2015. She served in various leadership roles which included command and control of integrated, male and female, Army teams and units.
After her military retirement Angela continues to serve. She is a certified personal development coach, published author, and owner of The Better U Project, LLC, a personal leadership training company. She is a leadership developer with extensive high stress, international and graduate level academic experience.
In this episode, Colonel Odom tells us how she became a senior leader in the military. Her overall lesson is that you don't have to abandon who you naturally are in...
Yesssss! My Interview on Rebelpreneur Radio is live!
Ralph Brogden really did a good job of digging in to how I help my clients. I'm grateful to share the S.O.A.R success system with a broader audience. This was great!
Feels good to know that I am making a difference!
Click below to listen to the radio interview
Ralph Brogden, MASC is a best-selling author, publisher, and radio host. He is a specialist in strategic communications with a professional and educational background in marketing, psychology and publishing. His work has been featured on CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, USA Today, The Huffington Post and hundreds of nationally-syndicated television, newspaper, and magazine outlets.
ANGELA M. ODOM
As a personal development coach and leadership mentor, Angela specializes in helping emerging women leaders move past undervaluing themselves into achieving the SMART goals they envision and have prayed for.
Angela is the host of the...