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I found these six quoted factors and illustrations in Forbes.  They struck a cord with me.  I'm wandering how many of us are feeling the same way.  I would have to think that by our age many of us do.   "These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can tur…
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05.25.2012 · From lgates
 The setting is clear. James and John are making a specificrequest of Jesus -- "Now when you establish your kingdom, let one of ussit on the right hand and the other on the left hand of your throne."[...] What was the answer that Jesus gave these men? It's very interesting. Onewould have thought tha…
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06.14.2012 · From lgates
Out of all of the phrases that have seeped into the workplace thanks to pop culture, “No Problem!” is at the top of the chopping block. We are all guilty of letting it slip out but I am on a personal crusade to vote “No problem” off the professional communication island. Here are my top three qui…
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02.11.2016 · From AlishiaLee2016
Out of all the powerful women in my network, it seems we still struggle in the area of Unity. Why is this? Maybe it's not a big deal, however; from my perspective, I watched men interact totally differently. Especially as far as mentoring and helping a new colleague along. Most women that I talk to …
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07.16.2015 · From coachp1
10 Things you need to take care of immediately if you haven't already.by Dawun Al-IslamSeptember 20, 2012  1.  Get tested for STDs and know your HIV status Let’s face it. Today’s creed seems to be live hard and die young, and unfortunately that’s exactly what’s happening to far too many of …
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09.21.2012 · From Dawun
Yesterday while browsing the Internet I came across an article naming America’s 12th ever major Black CEO. The man will be CEO of McDonald’s. The original article was criticized for focusing solely on race and not merit. This prompted the writer to release a second article one hour and twenty-two mi…
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05.08.2012 · From Dawun
Bank Accused of Pushing Mortgage Deals on Blacks Synopsis: Wells Fargo is accused of pushing subprime mortgages on blacks while whites with the same profiles get prime low interested mortgages. Baltimore officials have filed a federal lawsuit against Wells Fargo for deliberately marketing subprime …
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06.09.2009 · From mrtwmyers
Blue M&Ms Linked to Reducing Spine Injuries Synopsis: The blue food dye found in M&M and Gatorade could be used to reduce damage caused by spine injuries and offer a better chance of recovery. The dye (compound Brilliant Blue G, BBG) was injected into rats suffering spinal cord injuries and wa…
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07.28.2009 · From mrtwmyers
FDA Going After General Mills Cheerios Synopsis:FDA is warning General Mills on claims that are drug related. The FDA's argument is Cheerios claim that it is clinically proven to lower cholesterol by 4% and General Mills can't market claims to lower cholesterol or anything medical related without an…
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05.14.2009 · From mrtwmyers
Flordia Man Throws Baby From CarSynopsis:A black man kidnaps a baby and throws the car seat containing the baby out on the highway.My Thoughts:I really don't know what to say about this one. I was shaking while reading this. How can someone do "that" to a baby?
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05.07.2009 · From mrtwmyers
Is Ignorance Bliss (ignorance = bliss)? Currently listening to Coldplay-Everything’s Not Lost   I know we have all heard of the phase “ignorance is bliss” but why is ignorance bliss? Ignorance is not bliss and will never be blissful (ignorance =/ bliss). Being ignorant of something is worse than d…
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05.25.2009 · From mrtwmyers
The End of Black Radio?!Synopsis:A bill is in the making of forcing black radio stations to pay a percentage (50%) to play music.My Thoughts:Naturally, given this recession forcing them out of business and the man behind the bill is BLACK! Talk about NOT looking out for your own.
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05.12.2009 · From mrtwmyers
Quick Blog (QB) 31 July 2009 Synopsis: I'm talking to a female friend I am interested in starting a relationship with and she mentions to me that there is something that her mom can't quite figure out about me (implying that I could be a homosexual). This arose all because I talk to her dau…
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07.31.2009 · From mrtwmyers
In Job Hunt, College Degree Can’t Close Racial GapThis is the truth right here. This has happened to me on MANY occasions. I wish things were different but they aren't. They are looking out for their own (can we blame them?) We need to get our OWN back and employ our OWN. But then would it be right …
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12.02.2009 · From mrtwmyers