TIANA BURSE: Three Feet From Gold

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OPINION – Thomas Edison once stated: “I’ve never failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” On Saturday I decided it was time to let go of the past, embrace the present and welcome in my future self. As I sat down to write my goodbye letter to the manifestations that I created in […]

SIMEON GANT: James Can’t Read

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OPINION – I recently met a young man named James. He’s 21 years old and cannot read. This year James enrolled in our Green Tech Pre-Apprentice program for Green Building Construction. He’s been in and out of jail for a few years, mostly for non-violent drug offenses. Now he’s on probation and he humbly shared […]

TIANA BURSE: Are You Creating Your Own Obstacles?

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OPINION – “Action is the foundational key to success” -Pablo Picasso Recently I have been digging a little deeper as to who I am and where I truly desire to go in my life. Over the last nine years I have manifested things that most would consider a success but like most entrepreneurs once you […]

DAVID FONTAINE: Don’t rely solely on Uncle Sam’s help during Retirement

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OPINION – You can’t watch television or read a newspaper without being reminded of the uncertain times we’re in. Disappearing jobs, disturbing stock market losses. I don’t need to tell you it’s rough out there. This has made retirement planning more complicated than ever. Many of us loss thousands of dollars in the stock market over […]

TIANA BURSE: Wake Up With Purpose

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OPINION – Confucius once stated: “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” The number one question that I get asked on a daily basis is: “How did I manage to turn my passions into full-time income?” Every time I am asked this thought-provoking question, my […]

KEVIN CHAVOUS: Educating the Kids Nobody Wants

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OPINION – After giving a recent education reform speech in Georgia, a thirty-something man approached me to discuss my views on the increasing school expulsion rate for kids, particularly boys of color. He told me that his wife was a special education teacher; that she worked with troubled kids and she had developed a close […]

LYNNIS WOODS: How To Prevent A Stroke With Herbs & Vegetables

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OPINION – When my brother ‘n’ law had a stroke.  He was just over 50 years old.  Every day I hear about someone  under the age of 60 who has either died of stroke or had a stroke. Stroke is one of the top five killers of Americans and in many cases can be prevented. […]

TIANA BURSE: Why Some Entrepreneurs Succeed More Than Others

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OPINION – There are countless stories that have been written about what successful entrepreneurs do on a day-to-day basis that stand worlds apart from those who merely exist as entrepreneurs. As a relationship marketing coach, I’ve discovered that practically all successful entrepreneurs set goals, specifically at the first week or two in the new month of […]

KEVIN CHAVOUS: Black History Month – A Time to Know Who You Are

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OPINION – As a very young boy, I would love to wake up on Saturday mornings and watch Tarzan starring Johnny Weissmuller. The programs were all re-runs from the 1930’s and 40’s and they featured the main character leading, outsmarting and outfighting the savage native Africans as he roamed the jungle swinging from tree to […]

TIANA BURSE: You Have Choices

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OPINION – Deepak Chopra once stated: “No matter the situation, remind yourself that you have a choice.” A few days ago, I was engaged in an intense conversation with a long-time friend and business partner of mine. As time carried on, we began to discuss humans and more specifically how many options we as Americans […]