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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 weekend that left me shaken to the core. There seems like so little one can do while sitting at a desk, or watching from a screen at home. It’s times like these we want to rush in and help to aid…

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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…

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Figuring It Out

It’s Friday! Which means tomorrow is Saturday, which is basically another work day. We have an interesting culture in America…we go to school for a degree that we hate, to work in a field that we hate, to live…

Business Personal

Mind Games

Have you ever wanted to give up? Not the kind of give up that lets you step away from a project and return to it. But the kind of give up that shakes you to the core of who you are? That…

NYFW Personal

Obedience

What a week. I got back in town on Thursday and hit the ground running back to work. With so much happening on the East coast and in Arkansas I haven’t had time to sit down and write. It’s…