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Many times I turn on my computer to find a warning or alert that it is time for an update. There are many types of updates. Some are security patches. Others are enhancements. While there are some that are bug fixes. Each update is important...

A while ago I received an email from Adobe.com, that stated that my email and password had been compromised. In fact probably many of you have read this story as it was on CNN MSNBC and other news outlets. As instructed, I went to Adobe.com and...

Ecclesiastes 3:1 states: "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens": The time has now come for me to leave Facebook. I have been preparing for this for over a year. I am the administrator of hundreds of pages...

[caption id="attachment_542" align="alignleft" width="300"] Courtesy of Josh Putnam - Silent Images[/caption] There is a great article about my speech at IgniteCHARLOTTE on their website. First of all if you have not heard of Ignite - You are really missing out on one of the greatest things...

According to those who have been there before, the key to success in law or business school is getting in with the right study group. These partners not only give you buddies to study with, they keep you accountable and on-task. If you let yourself...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="246" caption="Courtesy of http://goodtimes.wikia.com/wiki/Good_Times_Wiki"][/caption] This morning as I got ready for my day – I turned to the old 70’s show “Good Times”. This show, while dated, always seems to have a moral that is still needed in today’s society. In this episode,...

This morning I woke up for the first time in along while, with no other project on mind but my own. I was scared, but yet calm all at the same time. Imagine this late in life, changing business models. You see, I have been...

Well it has been just under 10 days that we've moved into the new office space. And since this was a major move for me, I prayed Lord just don't let me mess up. I prayed this prayer everyday. And it was not because I...

As summer winds to its inevitable close, college students are anxiously poring over their course catalogs, figuring out what classes will fit a schedule that will allow them plenty of time to hobnob with friends, give them enough credits to allow them to graduate on...

Press Release New Opportunity Mentoring Program announces a “Dress for Success” clothing drive! Charlotte, NC October 7, 2011 – October 22, 2011: October is National Mentor Month so join us as we shine a light on the importance of Mentoring while helping young parents overcome a huge hurdle! New Opportunity Mentoring Program will host a “Dress for Success” clothing drive to help provide professional clothing to young parents. Male and Female parents in the New Opportunity Mentoring Program and community will benefit from your contributions. Often, the first thing interviewers notice is your appearance. Most often, our young parents don’t have enough money to purchase professional attire that will help prepare them for success. Your tax deductible professional clothing, gift card, or monetary donation will help ensure that our young parents are prepared for the work force!

Good morning, Can I be transparent with you. This morning I almost gave up and quit planting this church. I am sure many of you have been in the same position in life on many occasions. I mean, donations and finances haven't been going well. Attendance...

Well, this week marks a big step in the journey of our company. I have spent the last 2 years dismantling a prosperous graphics company and starting over. This week I move into my new office in Uptown Charlotte. It is a small office -...