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  • AdjustMENt of Attitude = AdjustMENt of Altitude

      It was my pleasure and honor to address the men of Morgan State University on Wednesday, April 6, 2011.  The topic: AdjustMENt of Attitude = AdjustMENt of Altitude.  Although most of us have heard variations of this theme before, the layout of the letters suggest the heart of the […]

  • We All Come In Crying

    All of us come into this world crying.  We’re pushed, pulled, traumatized and finally…spanked.  We all respond in the same way.  Without knowing how to verbalize the “This is some BS!” feeling we have…we simply cry.  And wait to see what happens next.  And the bad news is…the whole event […]

  • Public School Administrators Are Scared. Period.

    I just finished watching “Your Bottom Line” on CNN, hosted by Christine Romans.  The topic of the day was “Fixing the Education System.”  To say that the problems facing the public education system in America are complex and far-reaching would be an understatement, at best.  I was therefore appalled at […]

  • Humility Before Teamwork Before Leadership

    It will be 25 years this October that I first came brim-to-brim with Drill Sergeant Herndon of South Carolina.  The fact that after all these years I still remember his name and where he’s from says a lot about the man.  He was about 5’10” tall and just about as […]

  • Take Action!

    In Numbers 27: 12 – 13, God instructed Moses to climb a mountain east of the River Jordan, and gaze upon the promised land.  God told Moses that he would die upon doing so.  Knowing this, Moses did exactly as instructed.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the night before […]

  • R.U.L.E.S for Black Men Symposium

    On Saturday, November 13, 2010, I had the distinct pleasure to be a panelist and presenter at the R.U.L.E.S for Black Men Symposium held on the campus of Morgan State University. The Brothers of the Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the members of S.M.O.O.T.H. (Strong Men […]

  • Real Talk Panel Series

    On October 13, 2010, I had the honor to be a panelist for Morgan State University’s Real Talk Panel Series.  This edition of the series focused on business and entrepreneurial advice. I shared the dais with thoughtful and engaging panelists that pulled on their years of experience to provide thought-provoking […]