Tag Archives: visionaries and truthtellers

Thank You Billy Porter

Dear Mr. Porter, This is a raving, rabid fan letter. Many years ago, I saw a video of you singing “Love is on the Way” and it was magical. I silently cried and sent a prayer to you knowing that if you were to survive and thrive inside this game you would need support by… Read More »

The Shocking Truth about Survival Jobs for Artists

Although I have been a performance artist for more than twenty years, I have yet to become a household name or limit myself to only performing for money or supporting myself as an artist. Like so many of my friends, I was lead to believe that paying dues ( no health insurance, money for basic… Read More »

JeVon McCormick for President: My Review of Modern Leader

Most jobs suck… Admit it! You long to be heard, seen and celebrated for who you are and how you deal with life. According to JeVon McCormick in his wonderful new book on leadership, Modern Leader, we are no longer in a space where we talk about change, innovation and a bunch of other words… Read More »

Why Your Job is Making You Fat Part 2

At a recent meeting and in couple’s counselling all over the world, the same tired tune is played. We don’t communicate. When I recently heard this statement, I gently offered the insight that no we don’t have a communication issue; we have an accountability issue. So much of what passes for communication in the work… Read More »

How to Survive a Plague, Reinvent Yourself and Create a Life that Makes You Insanely Happy

This is society’s current wish, right? Many of us have had to take a good look at our lives and then admit, “this ain’t it!” Most of us crave renivention and the ability to restart our lives. Many of us long to leave the lives we’ve built. The same lives that keep us trapped. Aren’t… Read More »

My Love Letter To All The Wonderful Plant Based Black Folks I Met During Covid

Greetings all, It has been one solid year of eating like I got some sense. One year ago, my doctor spit out an awful diagnosis. High Blood Pressure. Stroke adjacent. Daily Pills. After being pissed off and eating my through a pandemic for five months, I made a decision. I would not be a statistic… Read More »

No Mas Caca Day Four

Recently, I’ve decided to shine. Shine! Shine some more. Then move as if I’m already living in a victory. This sounds if I’ve been living in California too long. Maybe this is true. What if this way of thinking and being is long overdue? It has a name… Being Unreasonable. Part of being unreasonable is… Read More »