Unlock Your Kindness

Unlock Your Kindness – James Brown As I write this, the 46th President of the United States is about to be sworn in. His self-imposed mission: “To restore the soul of our nation”. May I suggest that each of us do our part — by unlocking our kindness. We all have it in us. But…

What Does It Mean To Be Human?

What does it mean to be human? This question is at the forefront of my mind. I didn’t expect it to be there on the second day of this new year. I expected to come out of the blocks with a fresh take on the usual message of hope and inspiration. But we are not…

Bank Greenwood: Rising From the Ashes

This week’s podcast is an invitation to revisit an earlier interview after watching the brief video below. It stars actor and activist, Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy), one of the driving forces behind Bank Greenwood. The new mobile banking platform was inspired by the early 1900’s Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, also known as Black Wall…

The Path Forward

Join our new initiative and CLICK HERE to upload your video submission. Election Day 2020 has come and gone. The votes are still being counted. Now the real work begins: forging The Path Forward. As I share my thoughts on the subject in this week’s podcast, I invite you to join me in Our Voices…

WHY THIS PODCAST & WHY NOW?

Because it’s time for us all to stop, take a breath and listen. I am a journalist who relishes giving voice to people’s stories.  I am a business owner, founder of an education non-profit, keynote speaker, wife, mother, daughter, dancer, sister and lover of life — and my country.  And like so many of you, it…

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Knowledge is passed on from one generation to the next primarily through words, both written and spoken. While campfire stories and the folklore they gave birth to seemed  near extinction, modern technology has revived this intimate and personal form of sharing knowledge. Knowledge is power.  This podcast is about empowering all of us to better…

OVERCOMING THE “OTHER”

At some point in our lives, we all know what it feels like to be on the outside looking in.  To be shunned.  To be the outcast.  To be the “other”.  Business leaders, students, parents, political leaders, educators, doctors, professional athletes, social activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers…everyone you can think of.  What are their stories?  What “other”…

At The Crossroads

At The Crossroads With Rev. Luke Powery We have a choice to make. As Americans, as humans, there is no doubt we are at the crossroads. Which way will we go? I asked that question of the Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, desperately wanting an answer that will make me want to get out of bed…

Leading With Love

Leading With Love with Kam Franklin Anyone who lives her life leading with love has my utmost respect and admiration. Add in a ridiculous amount of talent, intellect and empathy and you can count me as a super fan. Kam Franklin, lead singer of the Houston band, The Suffers, has been making music for more…