Top Reasons Why People Quit Their Jobs
In 2012, I quit my job. My friends and colleagues thought I was crazy. I had worked there for 20 years. I was making a great salary and I was on-track to be an executive at this Fortune 500 company. However, the stress of the job was taking a toll on... Read more
7 Ways for Fathers to Connect with Their Teenagers
Awesome Father’s Day Gifts for Dad
Father’s Day is quickly approaching and you still have time to get dad a great gift. Don’t wait until the last minute and grab a tube of lip balm at the drug store. Dad does not need any more lip balm. He has plenty. Instead, take some time and think... Read more
Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men
Daily news site, Colorlines, has released the first installment of its new “Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men.” The monthly series will use short films, investigative journalism, and infographics to explore how injustice shapes the lives of black men. The project is led by Kai Wright, Colorlines Editor-at-Large;... Read more
Sean Combs Shares Wisdom at Howard University Commencement Ceremony
Commencement is a great time for college graduates. It’s the cumulation of four or more years of hard work and dedication. Each year, these graduates get to hear words of wisdom from prominent Americans such as President Obama, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Cosby, and Colin Powell (the speaker at my... Read more
Top 10 U.S. Cities to Find a Job
With the unemployment rate currently hovering around 6% (via Bureau of Labor Statistics), people are more willing to move to where the jobs are. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 100 million people have moved within the past five years, and 48% of unemployed individuals... Read more
8 Ways Men Can Prevent an Affair
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Our Moral Imperative to Bolster Minority Males
I was raised by a single mother who worked multiple jobs and sacrificed a tremendous amount for my brothers and me. Despite all of her love and hard work, I didn’t escape the pitfalls that commonly plague young boys growing up in low-income and single parent households. I got in... Read more
How to Prevent Your Job from Ruining Your Life
Do you ever feel as if you’re doing the job of three people? You probably are. Lay-offs, workplace reductions, and budget cuts have increased employees’ responsibilities across the board. Unfortunately, this increased workload is taking a toll on our well-being. For many people, work has become all-consuming. According to... Read more