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Five Pillars of Success

Five Pillars of Success

People ask me all the time "What do I have to do to be successful in life?" More times than not when I give them the answer they don't like my answer because they're looking for quick fixes and easy wins, not the actual tried and true answers. The reality is that...

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JHB on MSNBC: “There’s a hope shortage”

JHB on MSNBC: “There’s a hope shortage”

Yesterday, I made an appearance with Stephanie Ruhle on MSNBC to discuss the worker shortage that many small businesses are facing today. While many are citing increased benefits through the pandemic as the culprit, I suggest that its a tell-tale sign of a widespread...

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Building Wealth vs. Making Money

Building Wealth vs. Making Money

There's a difference between simply making money and building wealth. The former is what you do while you're awake to generate cash flow. The latter is made in your sleep. Wealth is generated by your investments. There's all kinds of investments and each of them pays...

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Success is a Habit!

Success is a Habit!

I had the opportunity to spend some with my family over the weekend and I began to notice a few things. My mom, my siblings, their children, and even their children had a few things in common. At the top of the list -- we are loved and have been reminded that we're...

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The Three Mindsets of People

The Three Mindsets of People

I like to give the analogy of the eagle, the buzzard, and the turkey to illustrate what successful people look like. The eagle is a majestic bird. It knows how to be alone, but not be lonely. It soars high and is unbothered by what's going on below it. The buzzard,...

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Happy Small Business Month!

Happy Small Business Month!

May is Small Business Month and I'm excited about it for many reasons. For one, it's because I'm celebrating myself! I'm a proud entrepreneur and small business owner. I've launched over 40 different entities over the course of my career and I've grown two to become...

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Rodney King and the LA Riots—29 Years Later

Rodney King and the LA Riots—29 Years Later

Today marks the 29th anniversary of the acquittal of the four police officers who brutally attacked Rodney King on March 3, 1992 in Los Angeles, California. What followed was a manifestation of the powerful words spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who said “riots...

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Advancing the New Marshall Plan

Advancing the New Marshall Plan

Tonight, President Biden will deliver the first major address to America and a joint session of Congress. He is expected to lay out his Administration’s priorities and agenda which includes a robust investment into young people and education within what he is calling...

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A Capital Gains Tax Funds Investments in America’s Future

A Capital Gains Tax Funds Investments in America’s Future

Earlier today I appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss President Biden's recently announced plan to introduce an increased capital gains tax on the wealthiest Americans. This increased tax is designed to help fund social programs which will help us all rise as a...

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