#21DaysofJason

The #21DaysofJason is a time when Jason celebrates his birthday for almost an entire month!  Each day he picks something new to do that brings him joy. No matter how big or small the thing he chooses, it’s a time of fun, reflection, and preparation for the new chapter is his life! To check out […]

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Supporting Healthy Lives for Men of Color

On yesterday, I was delighted to fly out to Houston attend the kick-off for one of my charities of choice’s Healthy Man Health Fair tour! Individuals Providing a Positive Presence, Inc. (IPPP)—501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports communities of philanthropy where people are encouraged to provide a positive presence in the global community through local actions—will conduct a […]

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Destination Cuba: A tour of Old Havana

One of my favorite international trips was to Havana, Cuba, shortly after the U.S. lifted its travel ban to the country in January 2015. What I enjoyed most was taking in the city’s rich Afro-Cuban culture and history. A couple of years ago, President Barack Obama’s administration widely expanded the categories of authorized travel to […]

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#BOSSTALK: 10 Surefire Tips for New Entrepreneurs

Being successful often means learning from those who have already achieved their goals. Having a mentor is an amazing blessing to an entrepreneur, but not everyone can find one in person. If you haven’t yet found your personal business guru, here are 21 tips for aspiring entrepreneur to help get you started. Challenge yourself.  Virgin […]

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Headed to Ski Week in Aspen, April 6-9

Contrary to popular belief, yes, there are black folks that ski. I’m pretty stoked about headed to Aspen deep in the Colorado Rockies on April 6-9 to catch the tail end of Aspen Ski Week, one of four week-long boutique ski festivals staged in mountain towns across the world. Aspen, one of the most scenic […]

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#BossTalk with North Nashville developer DJ Wootson

Today, I had the pleasure of attending the KIPP Academy Leaders and Scholars Breakfast hosted by KIPP Nashville at the Omni Nashville Hotel. KIPP Nashville, the Nashville-based division of KIPP Schools, is leading the transformation of public education by helping its students graduate college at 4 times the rate of their peers. At the event, KIPP […]

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Super Bowl LI: A Big Win for Ben

Anyone who knows me knows how important family, friendship, and fellowship are to me. An opportunity to see people in my tribe happy and content, in turn, makes me happy. Fortunately, such an opportunity presented itself when I was able to enjoy Super Bowl LI with some of my closest friends and visit my godson. We […]

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