Tag - life

Where You And Your Brand Are Today

I'm not ashamed to admit that I am a dreamer; that I like to fantasize about the possibilities and the "what ifs." I think dreaming is a huge part of the creative process for me. I am always looking to explore and try new things; discovery is truly like breathing for me. I often encourage others to dream too. In fact, I tell them to dream big, that the sky is NOT ever a limit. And I still believe all [...]

Putting Passion in the Driver’s Seat

CANDICE QUARLES My Passion: Servant Leader; President, Urban League of Greater Dallas Young Professionals My Advice: Do something. Right now! Analysis paralysis is the reason so many talented people are stalled, because if you wait long enough you can find something wrong with any idea.  My story began in 2007, when I packed up my Jeep and trusty MapQuest for the drive from St. Louis, Missouri, to Dallas, Texas. I had one good interview suit, my college sweats, a television, and a [...]

Don’t Confuse Excellence with Perfection

Reverend Gerald Britt, Jr. My Passion: Vice-President of Public Policy & Workforce Development, CitySquare  My Advice: Don't confuse excellence with perfection. The latter is unachievable; the former can be infused into whatever you are doing, everyday. Use your passion to become a lifelong learner. I preached my first sermon when I was 18 years old, and 40 years later, that is my master passion. At that point, I wanted to become the pastor of my own church, and though it [...]