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Book List – FW18

I have a problem. There I said it. I love to read. As the months turn colder, I always find myself reading more. It’s during the fall/winter months that I get inspired and recharged for the spring/summer. I have a strict policy of only reading non-fiction. For some reason, I just don’t like reading fiction books. So if you’re looking for fiction based titles, this isn’t the list for you. This season I decided to put together a book list…

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Pursuant

Today is Halloween. It’s a very cold day in Bentonville, but as someone who loves cold weather – today was for me. I got up this morning with the purpose of doing one thing. A digital clean. Those closest…

Las Vegas Personal Political

Greater

Today I had to stop. I woke up to the news of the Las Vegas shooting. Last week my heart was heavy for Puerto Rico. On a closer to home note, I was in a car accident over the…

Personal

Realization

Hello blog, it’s been a minute. I’m taking some time today to write because I deeply miss it. A lot has happened this summer. My friends and team members have been super productive. In a nutshell… Launched an Apparel…

Personal

We Are Better Than This

This, unfortunately, has been a long overdue post that I’ve just now found the right way to articulate. I haven’t been very political since late last year. This is due to the fact I have passionate friends on both…

Personal

Critical or Extra?

After almost two months of being gone, I’m finally back home in Fort Smith. I started last month on a 96-hour bender across 4 cities, 2 coasts, and not enough coffee in the world to help me make it…

Personal Words of Wisdon

Persistence

Thomas Edison once explained that in inventing, “the first step is an intuition–and comes with a burst–then difficulties arise.” What set Edison apart from other inventors is tolerance for these difficulties and the steady dedication with which he applied…

Leadership Personal

Right Action

Luke 9:23-27 The Message (MSG) 23-27 Then he told them what they could expect for themselves: “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat—I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it.…

Fort Smith Personal

We Need You

Yesterday I wrote an article called, “The Death of Fort Smith,” a lot who read it said that it was incredibly negative. While I was presenting a problem, solution, and somewhat of a wake up to a few individuals,…

Business Fort Smith Personal

The Death of Fort Smith

Over the past 10 years, Fort Smith has seen a 32% decrease in manufacturing. (Bureau of Labor Statistics) Over the past 5 years, we’ve seen a 14% increase in Professional and Business Services, which is awesome. (Bureau of Labor Statistics) As…