In life having good mentors can provide you with an incredible amount of guidance and perspective that you would have never had before. I have been fortunate enough in my life to have several individuals that have helped to develop me into the man I am today. From my dad, Gregg Colvin, Jon Klein, or … Continue reading The Power of Good Mentors
Growing up my parents always taught me to surround myself with people that shared similar aspirations as I. They said this because this would allow me to grow in an environment that was supportive of my ideas and thought process. But now looking back I can't help but think my parents were setting a president … Continue reading The Power of Surrounding Yourself with like Minded Individuals
In life one of the worse things you can do is settle. Settling in life is the same thing as accepting mediocrity. In most cases success comes down to do you respect yourself enough to keep pushing on. In business settling could be the end of your business. Someone always wants to be top of … Continue reading Do you settle?
Do you underestimate the power of failure? The power of failing is incredible. I say this because behind every failure there is a lesson to be learned. If you learn that lesson and make sure that mistake never repeats itself that failure was well worth it. Anyone that you see in the media or admire … Continue reading The Power of Failure
“I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.” (Maria Bartiromo) My entire childhood my parents always told me that I could do anything I always wanted to do with hard work. While this was true for my parents generation, … Continue reading Is hard work all you need to live the American Dream still?
I walk this earth as a 6’3 300 pound African-American man from Silver Spring Maryland. I grew up in an area where you can look out the window and see people that represent all ends of this earth. However, throughout my entire life the one statement I have heard the most is “You’re not like … Continue reading Does race really matter?
Do you come home after work and constantly complain about your job? If you do you are not alone. In America 52.3% are unhappy with their current job. This can be for a variety of reasons like your boss, location, material, commute or just money? For whatever reason you hate your job you need to … Continue reading Do you do what you love?