Zines

According to Wikipedia a zine is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine. Zines are the product of either a single person or of a very small group, and are popularly photocopied into physical prints for circulation. Wikipedia. I learned about zines while reading Austin KleonContinue reading “Zines”

Redefine Time

“The world is entering a new time zone, and one of the most difficult adjustments people must make is in their fundamental concepts and beliefs about the management of time.” Quote by Dan Sullivan Founder and president, The Strategic Coach I’m still in the process of reading Jack Canfield’s book “The Success Principles: How ToContinue reading “Redefine Time”

Ask! Ask! Ask!

How To Ask For What You Want by Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup For The Soul author) Ask as if you expect to get it. Ask with a positive expectation. 2. Assume you can. Don’t start with the assumption that you can’t get it. 3. Ask someone who can give it to you. Qualify the person.Continue reading “Ask! Ask! Ask!”

Beyond The Block-Part 3

Growing up in Brooklyn New York in Fort Greene Housing Developments I really didn’t take into consideration the history of where I lived. St. Michaels St. Edwards Church was where my family worshiped. It was the only catholic church in Fort Greene Brooklyn. This magnificent Romanesque revival church is shaped like a Greek cross, withContinue reading “Beyond The Block-Part 3”

Beyond The Block-Part 2

When I stood in the hallway of my building in Brooklyn, I could smell the sweet scents from the neighborhood factories. There was Drakes Bakery on Clinton Avenue where they made snack cake products such as Devil Dogs, Coffee Cakes, Ring Dings and Yodels. The bakery is now the Benjamin Bannxer Academy for Community Development,Continue reading “Beyond The Block-Part 2”

Beyond The Block-Part 1

I started writing my memoir in 2012 and to this date I am still writing and revising. My book starts out with my life growing up in Brooklyn. I grew up in the Raymond V. Ingersoll Housing Development in Fort Greene Brooklyn. I was surrounded by history. The school I attended, Public School 67, wasContinue reading “Beyond The Block-Part 1”

The Success Principles

It was Sheryl Mays http://www.rising-and-shining.com, best selling author, international speaker and tv host, who mentioned she completed the Jack Canfield’s business course. I ordered the book and have started reading it and completing the exercises. The book, for me, is a road map to achieving success in the fields I am pursuing. Of course myContinue reading “The Success Principles”

Making Money, Making Change

Today I was listening to Rha Goddess, author of the book The Calling: 3 Fundamental Shifts To Stay True, Get Paid and Do Good. She was being interviewed by Tami Simon on Insights at the Edge podcast. What caught may attention was when she talked about the economy of love. Here is a excerpt fromContinue reading “Making Money, Making Change”

Hallelujah Anyway

I”m reading author Anne Lamott’s book “Hallelujah Anyway” where she writes about rediscovering mercy. I’m using author Jim Kwik’s technique of reading 20 pages everyday. I like her humor and human approach to writing. Of course the book is filled with stunning ah-ha moments. You can see Anne’s Ted Talk here https://www.ted.com/speakers/anne_lamott. You can joinContinue reading “Hallelujah Anyway”