Pep Talk: Big Dreams And Small Budgets

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sitting on the fence trying to make a dollar out of 15 cents She missed she missed she missed like this…. When I was younger, we chanted this nursery rhyme while we were jump-roping. Little did I know, the third line would become a common theme for me when I set out to…

Ask For Help – You Can’t Do It All By Yourself

A couple days of ago, I posted this note on Instagram:   It was geared toward my Perfectionist friends, because I know what it’s like to feel the internal pressure of trying to beat yourself. I take extreme pride in my work, especially what I promote via MOXIE Nashville because this is my business. However,…

My Mom Was My First Consultant…Here’s Some Of Her Best Recommendations

Last week, I shared a nugget that my mom told me in high school: “If you were mediocre, you wouldn’t have this problem.” In honor of the upcoming holiday, I thought I’d drop a few other gems that she has shared with me along this thing called life. Some are from her own experiences and others have been passed…

Pep Talk: So What

This 2 minute pep talk is geared toward my recent graduates, but it’s really for anyone who needs to free yourself from a little internal, societal, or familial pressure. Add these two words to your vocabulary in this order: SO WHAT  The gist: Be able to enjoy the person you are right now instead of worrying about who you should…

You Can Do It

I tried to be all deep ya’ll…I really did. I drafted a whole ‘nother blog for today’s post but I said to myself (in my most educated vernacular), “Nah.” For those of you who don’t know, I graduated with my Master’s degree last Friday from Middle Tennessee State University. It was an epic feeling, especially…

You Don’t Need More Followers

A digital marketer telling you that you don’t need followers? Yeah right! Seriously, hear me out. I’m not saying you NEVER need followers or a marketing plan or a business plan. But none of that can substitute for what you truly must have: DISCIPLINE I had so much to say about this topic that I just…

The Only Way I Eat #DrEricThomas

Ever since I received my Walkman and my Men In Black cassette during Christmas ’97, I’ve had headphones. We’ve upgraded since then (come through Steve Jobs and Bill Gates), but I learned very early that I could drown out a lot of things (or parents) if I turned my music up. Fast forward to the…

Did You Know Bees Can’t Fly?🐝

According to the laws of aerodynamics The bumblebee cannot fly Its body too heavy for its wings And that’s the simple reason why. But the bumblebee doesn’t know this fact, and so it flies anyway for all to see. Remember this when you’re losing faith or hope God’s proof that the impossible can be. – A.S. Waldrop…

The Hustle Isn’t Free

The Hustle Isn’t Free, But It’s Always Rewarded One thing working at a gym taught me is that there are some people who already completed a workout, made breakfast, finished a project, and opened doors by now….all while you’re sleeping or reading this from the luxury of your house. Putting muscle behind your hustle is…

The ONE Thing I Learned In Accounting Class

One of the very first principles I learned in my 100 level Accounting class at Bradley University was the difference between assets and liabilities. The distinction is very simple, yet critical if any organization wishes to see a return on their investments and yield a financially abundant future. To put it plainly, assets provide a benefit to the company. This can come in the…