A year ago today, I made a decision to start this blog, and I couldn't be happier. Thank you to everyone who has supported me along the way. Cheers to yesteryear, and cheers to a new year of contemplation, discovery, and progress.
To get a taste of what is discussed, here are 5 things that I believe to be true about the University Experience and its effect on the workplace now:
How many of us have heard of Percy Julian, Sullivan Fortner, or Dr. John & Professor Ava Fujimotto-Strait? Well, if we are not Chemists, Jazz enthusiasts, or Geologists, that likelihood is slim. Yet is the work done by those previously mentioned null and void due to our ignorance of them? Of course not! Cortisone and … Continue reading Work Like Nobody is Watching
For some time, I have been wondering how we can measure the marks we leave on our organizations/communities? It seems as if I have found a way, a metric for Contribution...
This month I wanted to share five of the most useful books I have read, or am reading this year. Each bullet point contains a link to the book's Amazon site if you are interested. As we head into the holidays (and a future filled with uncertainty), let's not forget the comfort a good book … Continue reading 2020’s Book List
I celebrated my birthday earlier this month; I turned two! Well, twenty-two. But this was only my second time celebrating my birthday. This wasn’t something I ever did growing up. In a lot of ways, having left a way of life behind, it does feel like I’m a young toddler sometimes. The sometimes-scary feelings associated … Continue reading 22
“Do the best that you can, with the information you have, at the time.”
In just a few weeks I will begin my junior year of college at the University of Houston. I am extremely excited to start working on my major and so glad to be done with my basics. As I pause to think about all the wonderful professors I have had up until now, the ones … Continue reading Education v. Indoctrination
Today, we have cause for celebration. But we still have so much farther to go. As we continue the fight for equality let us take a moment to remember our history. Happy Juneteenth.
On a whim, I reached out to a friend and asked, “Do you ever think about the stories you’ll have to tell about how you lived through injustices, literally and figuratively?” They said to me, “Sometimes I do. I think about how our ideas, feelings, and actions can change things for the better, and how … Continue reading Untitled: A Better Place