OWN THE COMPANY THAT MAKES AND SELLS THE TOYS – PART TWO OF THREE: HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR THE KIDS; BUY THE TOY COMPANY, NOT THE TOYS – GUEST AUTHOR: George Wong

On Christmas Day 2005, and before our Christmas luncheon, we gathered the five nephews and nieces, then ages 8 to 15, to explain their gifts.  We told them that it was about owing companies, not toys.   We asked them to consider companies they are familiar with - like Nike, Mattel, Coca Cola, Bank of America, etc. and get back to us in January so that we can purchase the stocks and seed ...

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“WHAT WE BECOME DEPENDS ON WHAT OUR FATHERS TEACH US AT ODD MOMENTS, WHEN THEY AREN’T TRYING TO TEACH US”

Fatherlessness has reached crisis proportions in the last few decades. Starting in the 1960s, feminism encouraged sexual liberation and discouraged the "oppressive" patriarchy of a two-parent family structure. Fatherlessness exploded and – half a century later – shows no signs of slowing down. The statistics are grim: 63% of child suicides, 85% of all children with behavioral disorders and 71% of all high school dropouts come from fatherless homes. Fatherless ...

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AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A $40,000.00 STEM SCHOLARSHIP AT AN HBCU

I am proud to support the Future of STEM Scholars Initiative! Encourage college-bound science and engineering students you know to apply for these scholarships. In addition to needed funds, FOSSI provides leadership development, mentoring and internship opportunities with program sponsors, and access to student networking events.

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GREAT TEACHERS OPEN DOORS TO POSSIBILITIES! 

Our black teachers excelled at many things, but one trait stands out: They cared about our future!  Mrs. Lucy Robinson was one of my hero teachers, who demonstrated she cared.  She not only taught us, but she also pushed up to be better students and people.  To be respectful to adults.  Reach for our dreams and, most importantly, BELIEVE IN SELF! My Mom was also a teacher.  She taught me and is one of the five ...

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LEARNING FROM INTELLIGENT MINDS – MANDATORY!

Thomas Sowell is one of the great social theorists of our age. He wrote a remarkable 36 books in a career spanning more than a half-century, covering economic history and social inequality to political theory, race, and culture. Jason Riley's latest book, Maverick, showcases Sowell's most significant writings and traces the life events that shaped his ideas and resulted in a Black orphan from the Jim Crow South becoming one ...

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PODCAST #4 – DADS WHO RAISED ME TO BE MORE THAN I COULD BE!

One of the most critical decisions I made in life was choosing my best friends.   I trust and rely on my FEW best friends 100 percent. Another critical choice is who we spend our work and free time with.   If your friends enjoy alcohol or drugs, you may fall into that trap. On the other hand, if you spend time with business professionals, entrepreneurs, stock investors, or just intelligent people, you will learn.  The ...

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DADS WHO RAISED ME TO BE MORE THAN I COULD BE!

One of the most critical decisions I made in life was choosing my best friends.   I trust and rely on my FEW best friends 100 percent. Another critical choice is who we spend our work and free time with.   If your friends enjoy alcohol or drugs, you may fall into that trap. On the other hand, if you spend time with business professionals, entrepreneurs, stock investors, or just intelligent people, you will learn.  The ...

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