As you know, February is Black History Month and here at Performance I Create, we were all challenged to write, if the spirit moved us, a post regarding such. As February winds down and we see March slipping into view, I thought I’d share my thoughts, as indirect as they may be, on this annual observance. When…

My mother died in 1991; I was 21 years old and, for all intents and purposes, I should have no longer needed my mother. The problem was, I had been a schmuck of a kid, a wench as a teenager and an arrogant young adult. I offer those depressing nuggets to suggest to you that my mind was not open for her…

The operation and scope of working in today’s business world is becoming more and more complex. Continuous introduction of information, competitors, new technology, stakeholder demands, and regulatory changes can make even the most savvy business professional a little uneasy. Therefore, executives and employees alike are in much need of tools which make handling the increasing…

Unemployed. The dreaded word many people unfortunately are facing in today’s workplace. Whether the state of employment was brought about through resignation, termination, laid off, or whatever crap organizations do today, I am here to tell you that being unemployed DOESN’T look so bad. That is right, I said it. I know, you think I am absolutely…

There is an old African proverb that states, “After you pray, move your feet”. This implies that no matter what’s being said or to whom, action on the part of the speaker is required for something to actually happen. I’ve personally found that doers are so busy doing that they don’t have time to waste telling…