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  • Boxing ring
    5 People you need to have in your corner for a healthy business
    Running a business can be emotionally, physically and financially challenging. A healthy support system is essential for your personal and professional growth. When things aren’t right in your business, your personal life is affected. When...
  • New book breaks down stereotypes
    Dr. Bobby Manning pens book 'Saving Our Sons' to reverse stereotypes
    Washington, D.C. based author and pastor Dr. Bobby Manning attemptsto reverse stereotypes with his insightful new book “Saving Our Sons: Effectively Engaging Young Men of Color.” The book is written at a time when stereotypes of...
  • Success or Failure?
    Don't reinvent the failure of others
    Sometimes the best teachers are those who have failed before and around us. Instead of passing judgement on their failures, it would behoove you to take note and learn from their mistakes. Use their lapse in judgment and errors to your advantage....
  • Focus
    How entrepreneurs magnify the power of their actions
    A little directed effort could go a long way. When you are focused on urgent, but not necessarily important tasks, it’s easy to get caught up in “firefighting” and tedious “busy work” leaving you no closer to...
  • When the lighthouse goes out
    When the lighthouse goes out
    Sometimes the strong, survival types have their moments too, days, weeks and months. Sometimes the beacon of light that attracts begins to fade. Lighthouses, they are called by many, that mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals. Once widely...
  • Mentors, mentees and mentoring
    Mentors, mentees and mentoring
    When I think about excellent mentors in the business world, I think of Debbie Laskey, who has mentored many people during her career.Laskey is passionate about mentoring. So, she's an ideal person to answer the following five questions about...
  • A New Year
    Start the New Year off right
    The holidays are over and the New Year has begun. Many people have acquired much more stuff over the holidays, than what they actually have room for. As people start to make resolutions to better themselves, they sometimes forget that there are...
  • Denver Business Owners Learn to Mentor Military Vets
    Denver Business Owners Learn to Mentor Military Vets
    Nearly 20 business owners and experts attended a two-day training session designed to teach them how to mentor military veterans who want to start their own business. Held at the Jefferson County Workforce Development Center, attendees learned...
  • A rose among the weeds
    A rose among the weeds
    School bells across the area are signaling the end of another school year and the beginning of summer vacation. Students and their families begin the joyous rituals of summer, while teachers pack their rooms and reflect on the success of the...
  • Apostle Paul writing
    Give me a mentor with scars
    It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and...
  • Five people
    5 Types of people that you need in your career network
    A strong network is the backbone of any solid career. However, unfortunately many people do not take the time to build and cultivate their network. As a result, whenever a career setback occurs they find themselves without a network to assist them...
  • Operation Heroes Connect
    Operation Heroes Connect parters military/veteran mentors with at risk youth
    In a sea of non-profit organizations one is standing out among the rest with a unique service; partnering our nations at risk youth with mentors who wear or have worn a uniform while serving in our armed forces.Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant and...
  • It takes a village
    Don’t forget the innocent
    How many more innocent children have to die? When are we going to shield up for their protection? Children the world over are in need of positive mentors, role models, protectors, educators or quite simply; someone that gives a damn.The latest...
  • Movie Theaters across the U.S. are showing 2016 Obama's America
    2016 Obama's America
    An insightful and well researched look into the influences the helped shape the ideals of President Barack Obama, 2016 Obama’s America is taken from the perspective of an immigrant from India whose own life story is much like Obama’s,...
  • South Intensive Transition School meets impressive men of excellence
    South Intensive Transition School students meet impressive men of excellence
    South Intensive Transition School located at 1509 Barton Rd in Lake Worth have the following word expressions on their school’s website to encourage each student daily to strive for their best even when facing adversity:Positive Behavior...