It is always exciting to meet other black men committed to transforming themselves and the world. Please listen as we discuss millennials, education, great intergenerational relationships and how we can “Ask the Old Guy” for insight and get tools to create and sustain change. Enjoy!
In a few months, I will be fifty. It’s hard to believe that the kid who used to dance the night away then jump up and go to work the next day is hitting the big 5-0 in a matter of weeks. Being married to someone who recently hit the big 6-0 should have been… Read More »
About twenty years ago, I took a huge risk, grew a set of larger-than-normal nuts and decided that I would write and perform characters. Each character, in my opinion, was bright, witty, interesting and had something to say. Each character was also a personality that would have never been given the opportunity to share their… Read More »
In the book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You, the writer shares a term (that I love) called Career Capital. This means there are folks who have put in their time, earned their stripes and learned “a thang or two about a thang or two”. When you hire an older guy like me or my… Read More »
Thirty years ago, I was flat out dumb about the power of finances. I spent money with abandon and knew nothing about saving, long term planning or the choices that could be created if one handled their finances. Using a money blueprint that was passed down to me from my family, I constantly whined that… Read More »
As you age and try to put together your next steps, it becomes easy to feel disappointed, less than and begin comparing yourself to others. In my personal life, I am now seeing friends, colleagues and ex-classmates surpass me in their career and social visibility. While the adult, grown-up mind in me says, of course,… Read More »
My eyes no longer work. I can read and see street signs and apparently this is all you need to get a new pair of glasses and be able to function in the real world. I used to dance all night multiple nights a week and jump right up and go to work after a… Read More »
Potato salad flowed. Greens were served and fried chicken got piled high. I recently spent the most glorious evening with a wonderful group of gay men. If you have never spent a good chunk of your evening in the company of adult men you have not lived. I had forgotten the joy that comes from… Read More »