Travel, or Just thinking about a getaway can yield surprising benefits, pleasure, and happiness. This is what Elizabeth Dunn, a psychology University professor, called “Anticipation” which is a valuable source of pleasure.” “You can do something pretty simple and feel fantastic,” she told Stephanie Rosenbloom in an interview for The New York times. Now mayContinue reading “THE ART OF ANTICIPATION & HAPPINESS”


Revising Tim Ferris’ book : The 4 Hour-Workweek in this special moment

I always enjoy re-reading a good book. I can go over the dates I read it the first time, and the context of the moment of my revisiting of the text. That’s what I did last night with Tim Ferris’ book: “The 4 hour workweekEscape 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich.” When theContinue reading “Revising Tim Ferris’ book : The 4 Hour-Workweek in this special moment”


Juneteenth  is an unofficial American holiday and an official Texas state holiday, celebrated annually on the 19th of June in the United States to commemorate the announcing of federal orders in Texas, on June 19, 1865, that all slaves in Texas were now free. June 19 is celebrated as Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day in 1865 that Union forces announced in Texas that slaves wereContinue reading “JUNETEENTH: A CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM AND LIBERATION”


EDNA LAROCHE, is an Haitian descent media personality, a TV anchor, an executive professional, turning to baking banana breads to change the world one palate at a time. The story began with her love of bananas. One day in her home, in Sunrise, FL, with Joseph, her fiance, she had a few ripened bananas thatContinue reading “EDNA LAROCHE: THE BANANA LADY”

SELF: Single Element Leadership Failure

I had the pleasure to listen to an audio from Terry Brady on Rascal Radio this morning entitled SELF: Single Element Leadership Failure. It comes to my mind to share with you some questions she raised that might get you thinking about your own “SELF.” “SELF,” she said, “is most of the time associated withContinue reading “SELF: Single Element Leadership Failure”

Danielle Gilchrist, a realtor in Florida, is about self-actualization, wealth, and being a “good person.”

It was a Saturday morning, I was home attending a conference’s call, when I heard a knock on my door. I looked through the windows and saw a young lady waiting outside, holding a clipboard and a pen. I opened and she greeted me with a “Good Morning, sorry to bother you,” before she addedContinue reading “Danielle Gilchrist, a realtor in Florida, is about self-actualization, wealth, and being a “good person.””

Aswand Cruickshank: Swift-ly done!

What a difference a simple contact can make! I met ASWAND recently at the local Toastmasters Leadership Institute where he delivered a well crafted impromptu 1 minute speech called Table Topics. I was on my way out of the Broward College Building when Aswand was walking to his car. I said “hi” and congratulated himContinue reading “Aswand Cruickshank: Swift-ly done!”