Month: July 2016

Terry McMillian: I Almost Forgot About YOU!

I Almost Forgot About You

I’m just going to say it.  Terry McMillan made a come back with her latest novel, “I Almost Forgot About You”.  I have not read a Terry McMillan book since the 90s people.  There I was in the Barnes and Noble and right at the new releases table was this gem.  I LOVED it!  Let me tell you why: (more…)

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The Concept of Grit

Grit

Genius or Hard Work?  Cue Allen Iverson: “We talking bout practice?”

This book makes a compelling case about the value and benefit of hard work.  Psychologist and author Angela Duckworth profiles subjects from all walks of life: sports, business, education and more. Think of all those people thriving at the top of their game-you may be surprised at how they really got there.  This book argues a particular factor that separates those who excel and those who do not. Excellent vs Average could possibly be boiled down to one trait if you will… (more…)

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching

So I’m browsing through Barnes and Noble and stumble across this book. The title grabbed my attention immediately. After reading the cover, I decided to give it a read. Oh. My. Goodness! I DEVOURED this book!  During these trying times for young Black men in America, this book gives a voice to many! (more…)