For four weeks and two days, I took a journey. I journeyed to familiarity. I hugged familiar people. I smiled at familiar faces. I held hands with familiar people. I smiled and laughed and as my mom said, "Ki, you exhaled and had a chance to see things differently." She continued by saying "God gave … Continue reading Love Is All That Matters…
I’m a devoted listener of podcasts. Anyone who knows me knows that I listen to them daily. I don’t discriminate either. I love “Modern Love.” I’m always on a high when I listen to Oprah’s "Masterclass."I crack up laughing when I’m listening to "Car Talk." I shake my head at times when I listen to … Continue reading Da Art of Storytellin….My New Favorite Podcast…I say Jerome in da House….
Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to just be still. Like, really still.... I’ve visited family, friends, mentors, mentees, and have road tripped mostly solo through about 8 states so far. I have had deep conversations with these people and I don’t think I can even the depth of these conversations; except to say … Continue reading Having a lot of motivation goes extremely far….Meet Mr. Dave, a selfless go-getter
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus."MLK In this day and age everyone wants to be a leader, but everyone is not open to learning. A leader must be willing to learn from their past experiences and others. A leader must be willing to accept their mistakes and … Continue reading Great Leaders Grow Via Experiences…Meet Mr. B. Alston
Rappers and comedians are some of the smartest people; at least, I believe so. I still love Kanye. Graduation is one of my favorite albums. From Good Morning "Some graduate, but still be stupid, to Goodnight “Dream beautiful and unusual...” his words are "Stronger” than the previous albums. (Ok... don't stop reading if you disagree....🤣 … Continue reading My Black Son: Part II: Did You Realize You Were a “Champion” in Their Eyes?
I hurt for my son some days. He is tall. He receives the same question all of the time: Do you play basketball? I hate that....A LOT. He does, but no one ever seems to ask or discuss his academics. He is quite intelligent. He is an entrepreneur (offrtm.com). He is a good-hearted person. … Continue reading A Candid Conversation with my Black son…Part 1…I FEAR, YOU Probably Fear…For Them…
I grew up in a population where I never saw a Black doctor. I never realized that I could be a doctor. Although my cousin and I would always respond with saying we wanted to be pediatricians, I am unsure if I truly believed that I was capable or even smart enough to conquer that … Continue reading The Black Male Experience…Dr. Kay Bee’s Perspective