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…

3 Tips On How To Use Social Media In Your Job Search

This written and posted was originally posted on Blavity.com I was 15 years old when I decided to pursue a career in the music industry. I did not have any connections at the time and I was not your typical teenager who wanted to sing on stages (although I did want to be a Spice Girl…

Siri Taught Me A Valuable Lesson

I’m the absolute worst at completing my updates for my computer, phone, or any other electronic device. I’m always “right in the middle of something” and take it upon myself to postpone the update as long as possible. Sooner or later my defiance against technology catches up with me. If we’re Facebook friends (or friends…

What Glass Ceiling?

Three Times. Not Once, Not Twice, But Thrice. It’s not just the number of times our dear friend Dorothy clicked her heels in order to return home to the Sunflower State. However, there is something the main character from The Wizard of Oz and I do have in common. Three was the number of times…

The Danger of Saying “I Don’t Have Time For This”

This article was originally published on TwentyTenTalent.Com As ladies, we attempt to tuck our super capes behind our pumps and pencil skirts. Office politics encourage us to check emotions at the door, which we are great at doing most of the time. However, we must also recognize that our super power does not lie in our ability…

Why “To Thine Own Self Be True” Has Become My Personal Mantra

Originally published on www.baucemag.com on August 26, 2016 I was in my first leadership course in college when my professor and future mentor Dr. Jennifer Robin explained one of  her “Three Rules of Leadership” to my class: Rule #3: Know Thyself. Dr. Robin was a professor, coach, consultant and author…basically she was killing the game. It was…