Learning from the Past to Impact the Future

This post was originally posted at Impact Capitalist “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana Welcome to 2018! I don’t know about you, but I am very excited to put 2017 in the past and move on to making an impact on 2018 and beyond. About 18 months […]

How Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Those Who Add Value (Part 3 of 3)

As stated in my first post in this series: “It is a very difficult task to determine someone’s worth, merit, importance, or usefulness, as it relates to you and your business. Value is a very relative and subjective concept. What I may consider a valuable product or service, you may see as something of little […]

2016 Predictions

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist. This is the time of the year for making predictions. While I don’t believe that anyone has a crystal ball, I do believe in patterns. These predictions are based on my understanding of economic and historical patterns, or cycles, that are based on hundreds, if not […]

Pursuing your Righteous Path is not the same as pursuing your passion

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist.  “Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Keep putting into practice all that you learned.” — St. Paul (Philippians 4.8-9) My senior year of college, I took […]

praxis: theory | action | impact

The following post originally appeared at the Impact Capitalist.  Praxis is a word that literally means “doing;” but there is so much more to the word. It is the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, embodied, or realized. This blog (and for that matter, this website and business) is the realization […]

Dude, How Many Shots Did You Actually Take?

(Hoops game between Hoops for Haiti and the Club Team “Titans”) I had a fairly successful basketball career in both high school and college. And for years, I have been teased about having to ice down my elbow after playing a basketball game. Friends, family, and foes have all made comments at different times. The […]

Motorcycle Crash #1

I have promised for over 15 months that I would tell my story of how I got hit by a motorcycle in Haiti. The crazy thing is that I have two stories about being hit by motorcycles. Here’s the first one: It was Easter morning and we were about to go through the process of […]