Last week I had the opportunity give back to my community by volunteering at the Central Texas Food Bank. The new facility is nice and it houses a kitchen as well. I didn’t know what to expect being it was my first time there. The staff was prepared and had a workflow that got us… Read More Giving Back at the Central Texas Food Bank
October 2008 I initially saw Alphonse Dotson interview with a local channel in Austin. I was amazed and happy to hear that a Black man owned a vineyard and it was close in the Texas Hill Country. I reached out to him and he agreed to do an interview. We are sharing snippets from our… Read More The Biggest Gamble of All
Ujima Magazine is celebrating eight years of being a part of the Austin community. We have shared many stories about the everyday hero and we have much more to tell. We are so excited and grateful for the opportunity to be able to focus on the Black community and the great people that live and… Read More Ujima Magazine Celebrates 8 Years!
“True happiness and joy in life doesn’t occur by playing down to the level of our fears and the expectations of others. It occurs by playing up to the level of our personal goals and dreams.” I’d like to share my thoughts in this writing for the blog series on setting goals. Goal setting is… Read More From Portland to Austin: Passion to Purpose, Fueled by 10X Goals
For so long I felt lost, I felt as if I had no purpose. I’d wake up and do the same actions as the days before. I felt as if I was going insane. I asked myself, “Am I crazy?” Is this what life has to offer me?” Today I woke up and told myself… Read More [New Post] When I Woke Up…
“With the two hands that you have, one is for holding onto the precious moments of the present, while the other should be an open palm for the hopes of the future. Therefore, there’s no hand left to hold onto the past.” As the New Year begins, we have a fresh opportunity to reach for… Read More Passion to Purpose, PG-15
Just like a roller coaster ride, the journey to affect change or create a successful enterprise is where the excitement lies. Not in the destination. Enjoy the Ride! Envision you’re at the pinnacle of your greatest dream, being honored for your impact on the multitude that has benefitted from the gift you’ve shared with all.… Read More Enjoy the Ride from Passion to Purpose