Myrtle the Purple Turtle

My first childhood memory of school was being bullied by my peers for having a black doll. I was 4 years old and my black cabbage patch doll Quentin, was in my opinion, the bees knees.. until some kids in my class called him dirty and said they wouldn’t play with me if I had…

What is an Ambivert?

“Are you an extrovert or an introvert?” For most people, the answer to this is quite simple. Maybe it’s because it’s in my nature to question just about everything, that for years I found this question tough to answer. On the one hand, I’m outgoing, I enjoy being around people, I’m a team player who…

A Lesson in Business from the U.S. Navy SEALs

The U.S. Navy SEALs are one of the most elite special forces units in the world, consisting of some of the best-trained troops on the planet. SEALs have been accomplishing death-defying missions since the 1960’s. There is no question, SEALs are tough as nails – physically and mentally. These men live and breathe a culture…

Beyonce: Queen of Content

It’s been over a week since the release of Beyoncé’s self titled visual album hit iTunes. Beyoncé hit 828,773 album sales exclusively via iTunes in three days. This is the fastest-selling album ever on iTunes, according to Apple — with no traditional marketing machinery in place. As a huge Beyoncé fan I appreciate the continuous gifs and memes cluttering my newsfeeds daily. But as…