The Speaker’s Voice

Are You Meeting the Pain or the Promise

Are You Meeting the Pain or the Promise

So often we find ourselves complaining about the quality of relationships we have. We want to have top notch friendships, intimacy and family time, but are we willing to put in the time to be prepared for the promise from ourselves and others? A number of years ago I...

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I Quit!

I Quit!

“Letting go has nothing to do with “quitting.” Ask yourself, “Am I sticking it out, or am I staying stuck.” You know yourself best. —Alex Elle Your gift will make you quit. Did I sink your boat? Did I rock your world? Did I at least make you think twice? You have...

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Creating Conversations That Matter

Creating Conversations That Matter

The wildly successful app Among Us asks players to find the impostor in the group. In this case, art imitates life. Studies show at least 70% of people will feel like an imposter at some point in their life. Those who feel like impostors are more likely to experience...

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JUMPING ALL IN

JUMPING ALL IN

A lot has happened in this past year alone. From the current government, racial tension,  the pandemic, and much more, it was not easy to be inspired to move ahead. I am here to tell you, in the midst of adversity, we can and we must keep marching on. It is time to...

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4 Simple Mistakes Smart Leaders Avoid

4 Simple Mistakes Smart Leaders Avoid

How are you doing on your goals for this new year? People say that most don’t make it past January 14 when they give up on the resolutions. Have you already given up on your goals before you stepped back on campus or logged in to a virtual classroom? I took a long...

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Hidden Figures of Black History

Hidden Figures of Black History

As I mentioned in the video, there are plenty of opportunities to explore Black History, which of course is a part of our American history. As you think about the rest of the year, how does Black History fit in? When answering this question, the understanding of...

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Refocus with Purpose in 2021

Refocus with Purpose in 2021

It’s a new year. While 2020 was not the year any of us were expecting, a new year always provides us a great opportunity to reflect on the year’s past and plan ahead for what’s to come. As leaders, it is important for us to take this valuable time to reflect and use...

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