Blacks and Minorities Can Overcome Statistics

My oldest son, Kobi, talked to me about the Texas police shootings first thing this morning. This made me reflect on the situation.

The odds are not in favor for Blacks, Hispanics, or minorities in general, but this doesn’t mean we have to keep adding to the statistics. Create your future. Overcome the odds. Violence against violence is not the answer. I beat many odds to get my PhD. It wasn’t easy, but I’m glad I took that road instead of many other roads that would have led me to become another statistic. … More Blacks and Minorities Can Overcome Statistics

Smigel, Mary Poppins, Steve Urkel, or William Wallace?

Do You Handle Adversity Like Smigel, Mary Poppins, Steve Urkel, or William Wallace? It’s inevitable that we are all going to go through tough times in life. We can’t choose our battles, but we can choose how we react to them. When adversity comes your way, do you act like Smigel and basically lose it? … More Smigel, Mary Poppins, Steve Urkel, or William Wallace?