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#ImposterSyndrome: The “If” Factor

Simply put, “Imposter Syndrome” means that a person believes they may be a “fraud” in his or her own mind. That person doubts their accomplishments or spends a lot of time downplaying them. For example: “I was my high school … Continue reading

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#BeHumble: For Some People, “Be Humble” Actually Means “Be Quiet”

So, you’re working toward achieving some pretty lofty goals. Whether you’ve received a promotion at your job, you’re working toward that big promotion, you’re working to become an actor or actress, you’re on your way to buying your first home, or … Continue reading

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#HatersGonnaHate: Why Acknowledging Haters Is Playing Right Into Their Hands

Listen…I’m with you. I feel you. This isn’t me on some pedastal and wagging my finger Dikembe Mutombo-style at anyone and everyone who is less than perfect as though I am perfect myself. Not even close. Think of this as more … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not Comfortable Asking People To #Pray For My Success

  I am a Christian. Far from a perfect one, but one nonetheless. I don’t speak about it much by choice. I am not “afraid” to do so, nor am I paranoid about everyone who isn’t a Christian trying to … Continue reading

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#Success: If You’re The Smartest Person In The Room, Here Is Why You’re In The Wrong Room

When it comes to competition of any kind, many of us seek to be the best. One of the best examples I can think of is sports, mainly on the collegiate or professional level.  Most of us as sports fans watch for … Continue reading

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#Success: Why You Should Talk About It As Often As You’d Like

Yesterday, a Facebook friend posted this on her timeline, to the effect: “You are more likely to reach your goals if you don’t talk about them.” I wasn’t really sure if that was sarcasm or meant to be serious. I … Continue reading

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It Is Okay To Not Be “Strong” All The Time

These days, there seems to be such a need to be “strong” in one way or another. Having spent the last 19 years in the Army, this is something that is largely beaten into all of our heads. However, I’ve … Continue reading

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#ToxicPeople: You Owe It To Yourself To Walk Away…Even From Friends and Family

I would like to believe that I don’t have enemies, but certainly I do. I know of some of them, but others, not so much. At least not yet. I learned a long time ago that there is at least … Continue reading

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#AmySchumer: Why I Absolutely Would NOT Blame You For Not Allowing Photos

Last night, I saw something trending on social media. It really wasn’t the type of thing that has never happened before, but actress and comedienne Amy Schumer was exercising on the streets of Greenville, South Carolina, when a man by … Continue reading

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#GenderEquality: Why Is This STILL a Fight In 2016?

First off, I am a man. A 100% heterosexual man. A man who will likely be ignored for the most part, mainly because aside from some of my friends and family, I am a virtual nobody. I’m not a celebrity … Continue reading

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