Month: February 2018

The Dreaded Sound of “No” and “Not Right Now” Does not Define Your Success

The Dreaded Sound of “No” and “Not Right Now” Does not Define Your Success by Chellyz View The Answers We Don’t Want to Hear  I know you have probably read several articles or listened to multiple radio talk show hosts and callers give their theory of why Detroit was not chosen as a finalist for

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I Am Special by Tresa Simmons

We never know how what we experience may seem so simple and yet be so profound for our lives.  I was looking at a video on Facebook that highlighted what the videographer calls Daymond John’s humble beginnings.  In that video, Mr. Johns was quoted, “Don’t wait for the ‘perfect time’, you will wait forever.  Always

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Blake Griffin is a Detroit Pistons, yeah!!!, now what?

Blake Griffin is a Detroit Pistons, yeah!!!, now what? By Klassy K  So, Blake Griffin is a Detroit Piston, he was forced to leave or you can say it nicer that he was “traded” his sunshine and blue sky weather for pot holes, slushy white stuff, zero below temperature, bi-polar weather, blah, blah, blah, should

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I Am My First Ministry

I Am My First Ministry by Tresa Simmons We, sisters, are our first ministry.  “I am my first ministry.  I am sacred.  I am the one I have been seeking (waiting for)” has become my mantras or affirmations as some would say.  Initially, words such as these were just nice catch phrases.  Words that sounded

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MENTORING WITH A PURPOSE FOR TODAY’S YOUTH

Nikkia D. Matthews / Founder & CEO of Purposeful YOUth Detroit The Founder of Purposeful YOUth Detroit: A Change Agent Addressing Social Issues The Founder and CEO of the mentoring program, Purposeful YOUth Detroit, is none other than Detroit native Nikkia D. Matthews. Ms. Matthews left Detroit to attend Howard University in Washington D.C., where

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