URCHIN SOCIETY: Family & Business In The Age Of The Black Panthers

For many families struggling to raise children and build businesses simultaneously, life can truly be a test of endurance.

Alprentice David Emory Davis, grew up as a child of parents – considered social/community activists and entrepreneurs. Was their path to entrepreneurial parenting by default or by conscious choice? At a time when association with The Black Panther Party could mean life in jail or a death sentence, how does one raise politics, social ideology,enterprise and family all under one roof?

In his upcoming book, URCHIN SOCIETY:America’s Gift To Urban Society – Mr. Davis discusses his experiences and what it was like growing up; “Panther Cub”

Here’s a preview of the book, and an excerpt from our interview:

For more of our interview, visit me HERE!

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SNL: Lessons From “The Rock” Obama

Patience is something that only children – can teach us.

We all know that to reach our goals we need all the patience and focus in the world. Anger only distracts us from the issues at hand. Anger gives an opponent the over hand by giving them control of our actions. Anger centralizes the negative – energy of others.

Remember that as you watch: “The Rock” Obama…..

Stay focused and find healthy ways to deal with anger – it can only make you a better person….

Onward and upward ALWAYS!

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The Current Recession As Affirmative Action

For some time now, the nation has been fighting over the need for “Affirmative Action.” As the economy continues to collapse or re-design itself on a global scale, could this process quite possibly be “leveling of playing field?”

I mean for the first time in decades – seems we are able to use technology to democratize institutionalized systems and networks. In this era, a musician, writer, broadcaster or aspiring entrepreneur can use the free tools available online to find,build or fill a niches. Just think that for the first time in ages, individuals can reach just about anyone DIRECTLY through social networks. We are meeting individuals we might not have met before via the internet and this is allowing us to do business locally, nationally and globally.

So, as we look at the traditional systems adjust, I really do feel that this is the best time for growth and expansion – because regardless of one’s class, gender, race, religion, nationality, etc – if you are innovative you can find success. In this climate, the notion of “leveling the playing field” seems to happening across segments daily!

So as tempting as it might be to fall into the negativity of the uncertain, I say AFFIRM you – and take ACTION to gain control of your own destiny and future.

This is a wonderful time to be Entrepreneurial and brand new.

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FBC Senior Citizen Hip Hop Choir!

I know it has been a little while since I’ve posted but so much has been going on like:
The new economy, global positioning, parent-hood and just trying to define what it means to be an entrepreneurial parent.
However, when I saw this video today of this group of seniors living their entrepreneurial dream and getting their “groove on” I could not help but be inspired!

Enjoy – and remember you’re never too old to make it happen! GO GET ‘EM Y’ALL —

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Living Your Dream – Happy MLK Day

Living The Dream - Martin Luther King, Jr

Living The Dream - Martin Luther King, Jr

On this most historic day, we look back almost 40 years – when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr had a DREAM.

The difference between having a dream and achieving it is a matter of a few million steps.. The important thing is that EVERYDAY we must commit to ONE more step – even if it appears small.

Tomorrow, The United States of America will inaugurate its 44th President, Barack Obama. The dynamics and mechanisms at work with the universe to have these two incidents coincide within a day of one another is something short of destined.

With this in mind, I am reminded of the phrase “Walk Into Your Season.” Yes folks, I am crystal clear that we all have our season and destiny – and it is imperative that we tune into those elements that are “conspiring” to place us in our own historical place.

So, NEVER, EVER Stop working and living your DREAM.

See you at the Top of The Mountain –

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P. Diddy Discusses The Entrepreneurial Journey: Finding Your Destiny

Shout -out to startup biz social network for hipping me to this interview!

View my page on Sta.rtUp.Biz – The Small Business Social Network

Enjoy – and cheers to your success –

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2009: “Careful What You Ask – For Me, It’s No More Drama!”

As we approach a new year with great hopes and anticipation for CHANGE, I would like to remind everyone to be:

“Careful What You Ask…The Universe Will Deliver!”

The above quote has become one of my favorite sayings of all time. In my journey to Entrepreneurship, “The Law of Attraction” is something I have had to take really seriously. This includes the friends we keep, the family members that surround us and most importantly what we visualize. Sometimes we look @ our own lives and cannot accept the place we find ourselves. The road is hard and we certainly will lose some “friends” along the way but that is part of the journey. Until we take responsibility for our own condition- we cannot make the necessary moves to rescue ourselves and get to the places we want to go. Keep in mind, that some CHANGE might involve getting rid of folks that are not helping you to attract success – spiritually, mentally, emotionally and/or financially.

So, get ready to ring in the new year by COMMITTING TO and FOLLOWING UP on your plans for Real success.

Now, Visualize With Me For:
A Prosperous New Year, In 2009 & Beyond!


And In The Words Of My Girl Mary J……NO MORE DRAMA, PLEASE

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