My Personal Call to Action for Economic Justice in Memory of George Floyd and other Brothers and Sisters in the Movement

Prior to the global movement of honoring George Floyd’s memory, I have been wholeheartedly dedicated to fostering an inclusive ecosystem that uplifts BIPOC Entrepreneurs. As a product of and active resident of North Minneapolis, a community member, a parent, and an entrepreneur, I see the urgent need to dismantle the structures of inequality that persist. It is time for us … Read More

The Complicated Relationship Between Money And Yourself

Most of us have a complicated relationship with money. We can’t deny that it plays an important role in our lives and the decisions we make, but it can also bring up a lot of emotional baggage. It’s easy to get stuck in patterns of behavior and struggle to break out of them. The good news is that we can … Read More

Breaking into Commercial Real Estate: The Black Experience

As a Black person in the commercial real estate industry space now, it’s disheartening to see how my peers of color are consistently marginalized. Now don’t get me wrong, this happens basically in every space we are in, but this is article about my experience in real estate. Historically, predominately white professionals who have access to financial resources such as … Read More

Speak Life Into Someone Today

We all know someone who needs a word of encouragement, an uplifting message, or even just a laugh. It’s easy to get caught up in our own lives and forget how meaningful a simple act of kindness can be. That’s why it’s important to identify that special person in your life—the one who might need some extra love today—and reach … Read More

Finding Strength in Being Overlooked

We all have moments of feeling overlooked, underappreciated, or not acknowledged. It can be very easy to get caught up in the feelings that come with being ignored or disregarded. But this doesn’t have to be a negative experience. In fact, it can actually be an opportunity to find strength and grow. Let’s explore how we can find power in our struggles … Read More

Taking Risks and Learning from the Outcome

We all know that taking risks can feel daunting, but what if we told you there’s a way to make it easier? Taking risks can be an important part of growth and progress, whether in your personal or professional life. When you take the leap and go for something without knowing everything that will happen, you open yourself up to … Read More

How to Overcome the Fear of Doing Hard Things

We all have something that we’re running from or avoiding. It could be a conversation, relationship, or situation-ship that you don’t know how to get out of. Because we’re not facing it, it keeps getting worse and can grow into something bigger and harder to tackle. However, I want to give you the encouragement that you can do hard things! … Read More

Doing Everything Before Asking – The Key to Success

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to ask someone else for help? It could be anything from asking your mentor for advice, or consulting with a coach on how to reach your next goal. Whatever it may be, there’s an important rule of thumb that everyone should keep in mind — before you ask for … Read More

Recognizing People’s Selfish Nature

As humans, it is only natural for us to look out for ourselves. This is something that I have learned over the years – no matter who we are, people are bound to be selfish in some way or another. It can often be difficult to accept that this is a fact of life, but it’s important to recognize the … Read More

The ONE Thing Every Multi-Ethnic Congregation Needs to Be Inclusive of Black Congregants (and more)

In 2023, we are going to see churches strive toward racial reconciliation and inclusivity more than ever before. Because of that, it is important for my fellow “church leaders and goers”, to consider strategies that actually promote multi-ethnic spaces and also remain authentic to their cultural DNA. The goal of multi-ethnic churches has historically been to create an environment where … Read More