“Carry On” wins a GRAMMY- My Personal Reflections

“Carry On” wins a GRAMMY- My Personal Reflections

“A good day is waking up! It’s awakening to the world and realizing the possibility that every day brings.” These are the hopeful words of John Lewis. And what a day it is! 😊🙏🏽 I’m proud that the book I was blessed to write with #JohnLewis won the #Grammy in Best...

Book Notes #3: “Will” (By Will Smith)

This is a good book. I grew up watching The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Will Smith’s blockbuster movies debuted when I came of age and actually enjoyed going to theaters. I’ve loosely followed Will’s career. Reading his memoir gave me a better...

Book Notes #2: “Bull* Jobs” (By David Graeber)

I like books that fundamentally question society — what it is and what it can be. Some of the best books I’ve ever read are by sociologists and anthropologists because they’re trained to observe and critique how humans and societies actually work....
Why I started reading books again

Why I started reading books again

This may sound silly. But I started reading books again. I stopped for a while, like 18 months. I was tired of reading and especially writing books. I wrote my father’s biography Close the Loop, and it exhausted me. I wrote it quickly, but it took a while to get to...
Jesus Christ, Financial Adviser

Jesus Christ, Financial Adviser

It’s that time of year again. When folks reflect on the year that was and contemplate the year that will be. Many make New Year’s resolutions as a self-improvement mechanism to live richer and more fulfilling lives: a Nielsen survey found that 37 percent of folks made...
The Fandango Doctrine

The Fandango Doctrine

America needs a new policy toward Mexico. I’m not talking about the renegotiation of NAFTA. But something that helps restore the amity and goodwill among people on both sides of the US-Mexico border. I’m calling on citizens to adopt the “Fandango Doctrine,” in which...