personal development

13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, civic duty, commentary, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Resources, Wellness

Post Trayvon Martin Tragedy let’s tackle: Community Violence, Chronic Health and Student Achievement


  Fresh off the Zimmerman jury verdict of “Not Guilty”, there have been several peaceful protests and discussions about the issues of race and court injustices. Although real issues, community violence, chronic health and lack of student achievement greatly affect our children and their families. These interrelated problems impede progression in underserved communities.  Let’s look

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, commentary, Education, Helpful Links, personal development, Resources

Summer Time Learning


  Major shout out to all the teachers, administrators, instructional aides, crossing guards, cafeteria workers, technical support staff (LOL to my fellow edtechies)… you name it… THANK YOU for helping our children to reach their full potential this academic year!  Time to chill out and have some “me” time… you deserve it, (but you know

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, career exploration, Education, Helpful Links, personal development, Resources

Don’t Forget Those Soft Skills!


I was at a school district wide meeting where teachers and parents came together for some frank conversation. A group of teachers representing multiple grade levels and subject matters presented to us (parents) a Teachers’ Wish List… It was the top 10 things teachers wished more parents would do at home to support their (the

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, career exploration, commentary, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development

Dream Big, Plan Bigger


“Before you can pursue a dream, you have to wake up!” Bill Cosby   Tiffany Woodson’s testimony proves that will dedication and skill sets, dreams do come true. She was also ready when the opportunity to make her dreams a reality arose “I moved here from Gary, Indiana about a year and a half ago.

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, career exploration, entrepreneurship, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development

20sumin youngins donate their talents to Comedy w/a hint of Fashion Charity Gala


  Some say our yougins are self-centered individuals only motivated by social media fame & money. Well we’ve go 6 examples of 20sumin year olds who are offering their services to our Gala during Fashion week September 14, 2012. The “Servant 6” are ebulliently also acting as virtual mentors for Future Executives, Inc. They are

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, commentary, Education, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Resources

Worst Speech I ever Gave!


I gave a keynote speech a few nights ago. It was awful. I was sweating, nervous and light-headed. I didn’t connect with the audience and several of my jokes fell flat. I could begin to give you 101 excuses. Here they go ….. I could not work the powerpoint projector. My mind was frazzled from

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, career exploration, commentary, entrepreneurship, Media, personal development

Search Engines: Drive Traffic to Your Business


If you have a business in a very specific business sector or industry, you should have search engine research done to see how search engines can get you more customers. You may be pleasantly surprised at the number of people searching for your kind of business. Increasing Awareness You may think most people wouldn’t know much about

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, career exploration, commentary, Education, entrepreneurship, Media, personal development, Resources, Technology

Extend your brand reach and transform visitors and subscribers into devoted lifelong customers with a video


How do you define a brand? Well, I went to Wikipedia to get the official definition. The American Marketing Association defines a brand as a “Name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” [1] A brand is thus a product or service whose dimensions differentiate it

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