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LIFE LESSONS PT. 1

Experiences are everything.Ask the right questions.Failure is not an identity, but an opportunity.Don't be afraid to take risks.Outlast your problems.Have faith in what you're building.Don't run from fear.Be a sponge, learn it all.Make the most of every opportunity.Do what makes you happy! With this being the "Deep Thoughts" section, I want to know some of … Continue reading LIFE LESSONS PT. 1

BUSINESS PLAN ELEMENTS + PRINTABLE CHECKLIST

Having a business plan is essential to any business no matter the industry. Organize your thoughts and put them into a organized plan! I am providing you with a checklist to help you visualize and organize your thoughts! There is also a printable PDF checklist located at the bottom of the post. Introductory Page: Name, … Continue reading BUSINESS PLAN ELEMENTS + PRINTABLE CHECKLIST

4 Ways to Contribute to your Personal Growth Daily

I take my personal growth seriously. I take your personal growth seriously! To be able to see changes in your personal growth you have to "feed" it daily! Pump as much positive content into your mind as humanly possible! Your personal growth journey should be important enough that you put in the work to see … Continue reading 4 Ways to Contribute to your Personal Growth Daily

10 BLACK-OWNED CLOTHING BRANDS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

SPERGO represents "POWER, STRENGTH & COURAGEOUSNESS" Check out more from this collection: https://spergo.com/ ODE CLOTHING Check out more from this collection: https://odeclothing.com/ CREATED FOR MORE Check out more from this collection: https://createdformore.co/ POISON IVY SOCIETY Check out more from this collection: https://poisonivyclothing.com/ GOD IS DOPE Check out more from this collection: https://www.godisdope.com/ WRLDINVSN Check out … Continue reading 10 BLACK-OWNED CLOTHING BRANDS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

BEAR MARKET VS BULL MARKET

Today's FINANCIAL LITERACY LESSON will be focused on BEAR MARKET VS BULL MARKET!(Market is referring to the stock market) Before you invest, it is important that you understand what the market is doing and I hope this post is helpful! BEAR MARKET When a market experiences prolonged price declines Characterized by investors' pessimism and low … Continue reading BEAR MARKET VS BULL MARKET

EBAY SELLING GUIDE: TIPS AND TRICKS

Hey guys! I want to share with you the tips and tricks I have developed over the past 2 year of selling on eBay! I want you to have every tool necessary to be a successful seller on eBay! Also, I will be including items that I use on a daily basis for my eBay … Continue reading EBAY SELLING GUIDE: TIPS AND TRICKS

Side Hustles You Can Start w/ Little To No Money

TURN YOUR HOBBY INTO A SIDE HUSTLE TODAY! Start a blog: Of course this had to be #1, blogging can open up so many doors for other side hustles! You can monetize your blog by using affiliate links or by sponsoring companies on your blog using ads! Blogging is a fun way to connect with … Continue reading Side Hustles You Can Start w/ Little To No Money

Stock Market 101: Key Concepts

Hey guys! I'm back again with another Financial Literacy post! Today, I am discussing stock market key concepts and vocabulary! Learning new things is so fun especially during these times! I hope that you can learn something new or refine your knowledge on the stock market! I would love if you share something you learned … Continue reading Stock Market 101: Key Concepts

Assets vs. Liabilities

Prior to coming to college I was never taught financial literacy. Everything changed once I took a financial literacy course during my freshman year in college! It created a hunger for me to learn more about financial terms and there meanings. Even though most of these concepts seem simple, I feel that it is important … Continue reading Assets vs. Liabilities

Shoe Dog (Phil Knight) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights

Read more on Amazon Phil Knight gives readers an inside look into his journey with Nike! He gets vulnerable in his story telling ability and displays what it takes to go from nothing to something! I recommend this book for anyone who feels as if their dream is too big; this book will give you … Continue reading Shoe Dog (Phil Knight) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights

USEFUL APPS TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY

Hey everyone! I hope this post is finding you happy and healthy. I wanted to share with you guys the apps that help me maximize my productivity. Being more productive has been a journey for me over the past 3 years, but I'm so grateful that these apps make it easier for me to do … Continue reading USEFUL APPS TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY

15 Quotes That Inspire Me

These quotes have changed my perspective about my life. It so amazing that a simple quote can change the way you think about the situations you face! I hope that these quotes serve you well and that you are able to change your perspective through them! Also, I want anyone reading this post to comment … Continue reading 15 Quotes That Inspire Me

How Successful People Think(John C. Maxwell) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights

Read more on Amazon This book is 127 pages filled with valuable information on how to transform your thinking to become successful. John C. Maxwell focuses on thought-processes that will lead you to see physical results. I’ve read this book twice and each time I learn something new!  NOTES Thinking Questions: Am I thinking beyond … Continue reading How Successful People Think(John C. Maxwell) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights

PODCASTS OF JULY

I’ve recently begun listening to podcasts again! An easy way to retain information and learn new information is to listen to podcasts! There is so much value in podcasts (plus they are free to listen).  I have chosen 4 podcasts that I’m going to listen to for the month of July. I want to share … Continue reading PODCASTS OF JULY

Ebay Selling Guide: Posting and Selling the Item

Example: Apple iPad 6th Gen. STEP ONE: TITLE This step is self-explanatory. Include as much information as you can with the 80 characters provided in the "Title" section. Make sure your item matches the title. STEP TWO: ITEM SPECIFICS This is one of the most important sections! Include everything you know about your item. The … Continue reading Ebay Selling Guide: Posting and Selling the Item

Financial Literacy 101

Updated Daily The more liquid your assets, the more financial flexibility you have. FICO scores range from 300 to 850, and the higher the score, the better the terms you may receive on your next loan or credit card. People with scores below 650 may have a harder time securing credit at a favorable interest … Continue reading Financial Literacy 101

Ebay Selling Guide: Selecting a Niche

Part 1: Selecting a niche What is a niche? A niche is a focused, targetable portion of a broader market in which specialized products or services can be sold. In the case with eBay, a niche is any product that can be sold for a profit.  Do I have to spend money to get started? … Continue reading Ebay Selling Guide: Selecting a Niche

How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of DEATH

This fear is useless. Death will come, no matter what anyone may think about it. Accept it as a necessity, and pass the thought out of your mind. It must be a, necessity, or it would not come to all. Perhaps it is not as bad as it has been pictured. Life is energy, if … Continue reading How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of DEATH

How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of OLD AGE

This fear grows out of two sources. First, the thought that old age may bring with it POVERTY. Secondly, and by far the most common source of origin, from false and cruel teachings of the past which have been too well mixed with "fire and brimstone". The possibility of ill health, which is more common … Continue reading How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of OLD AGE

How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of LOSS OF LOVE

SYMPTOMS OF THE FEAR OF LOSS OF LOVE JEALOUSY: the habit of being suspicious of friends and loved ones without any reasonable evidence of sufficient groundsFAULT FINDING: the habit of finding fault with friends, relatives, business associates and loved ones upon the slightest provocation, or without any cause whatsoeverGAMBLING: the habit of gambling, stealing, cheating, … Continue reading How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of LOSS OF LOVE

How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of ILL HEALTH

Man fears ill health because of the terrible pictures which have been planted in his mind of what may happen if death should overtake him. It has been shown most convincingly that the fear of disease, even where there is not the slightest cause for fear, often produces the physical symptoms of the disease feared. … Continue reading How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of ILL HEALTH

How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of Criticism

The fear of criticism robs man of his initiative, destroys his power of imagination, limits his individuality, takes away his self-reliance, and does him damage in a hundred other ways. Criticism will plant FEAR in the human heart, or resentment, but it will not build love or affection SYMPTOMS OF THE FEAR OF CRITICISM: SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS: … Continue reading How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of Criticism

Chapter 15 – How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of Poverty

There can be no compromise between POVERTY and RICHES! The two roads that lead to poverty and riches travel in opposite directions. If you want riches (financial, spiritual, mental, and material), you must refuse to accept any circumstance that leads towards poverty. If you demand riches, determine what form, and how much will be required … Continue reading Chapter 15 – How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear: The Fear of Poverty

Chapter 14 – The Sixth Sense: The Door to the Temple of Wisdom (The 13th Step Toward Riches)

The "thirteenth" principle is known as the SIXTH SENSE, through which Infinite Intelligence may, and will communicate voluntarily, without any effort from, or demands by, the individual. The SIXTH SENSE is that portion of the subconscious mind which has been referred to as the Creative Imagination. It has also been referred to as the "receiving … Continue reading Chapter 14 – The Sixth Sense: The Door to the Temple of Wisdom (The 13th Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 13 – The Brain: A Broadcasting and Receiving Station for Thought (The 12th Step Toward Riches)

Twenty years ago, Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and Dr. Elmer R. Gates observed that every human brain is both a broadcasting and receiving station for the vibration of thought. Through the medium of the ether, in a fashion similar to that employed by the radio broadcasting principle, every human brain is capable of picking up … Continue reading Chapter 13 – The Brain: A Broadcasting and Receiving Station for Thought (The 12th Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 12 – The Subconscious Mind: The Connecting Link (The Eleventh Step Toward Riches)

You cannot entirely control your subconscious mind, but you can voluntarily hand over to it any plan, desire, or purpose, which you wish transformed into concrete form. The subconscious mind will not remain idle! If you fail to plant DESIRES in your subconscious mind, it will feed upon the thoughts which reach it as the … Continue reading Chapter 12 – The Subconscious Mind: The Connecting Link (The Eleventh Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 11 – The Mystery of Sex: Transmutation (The Tenth Step Toward Riches)

"Transmute": the changing, or transferring of one element, or form of energy, into another. The emotion of sex has three constructive potentialities: The perpetuation of mankindThe maintenance of health (therapeutic agency)The transformation of mediocrity into genius through transmutation Sex transmutation means the switching of the mind from thoughts of physical expression, to thoughts of some … Continue reading Chapter 11 – The Mystery of Sex: Transmutation (The Tenth Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 10 – Power of the Master Mind: The Driving Force (The Ninth Step Toward Riches)

POWER is essential for success in the accumulation of money. PLANS are inert and useless, without sufficient POWER to translate them into ACTION. Power, as the term is here used, refers to ORGANIZED effort, sufficient to enable an individual to transmute DESIRE into its monetary equivalent. ORGANIZED effort is produced through the coordination of effort … Continue reading Chapter 10 – Power of the Master Mind: The Driving Force (The Ninth Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 9 – Persistence: The Sustained Effort Necessary to Induce Faith (The Eighth Step Toward Riches)

PERSISTENCE is an essential factor in the procedure of transmuting DESIRE into its monetary equivalent. The basis of persistence is the POWER OF WILL. Lack of persistence is one of the major causes of failure. Lack of persistence is a weakness which may be overcome by effort. The ease with which lack of persistence may … Continue reading Chapter 9 – Persistence: The Sustained Effort Necessary to Induce Faith (The Eighth Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 8: Decision: The Mastery of Procrastination (The Seventh Step Toward Riches)

PROCRASTINATION,  the opposite of DECISION,  is a common enemy which practically every man must conquer. People who fail to accumulate money, without exception, have the habit of reaching decisions, IF AT ALL, very slowly, and of changing these decisions quickly and often.  “Opinions” are the cheapest commodities on earth. If you are influenced by “opinions” … Continue reading Chapter 8: Decision: The Mastery of Procrastination (The Seventh Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 7: Organized Planning-The Crystallization of Desire into Action (The Sixth Step Toward Riches)

To be sure of success, you must have plans which faultless. No individual has sufficient experience, education, native ability, and knowledge to insure the accumulation of a great fortune, without the cooperation of other people. If the first plan which you adopt does not work successfully, replace it with a new plan, if this new … Continue reading Chapter 7: Organized Planning-The Crystallization of Desire into Action (The Sixth Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 6: Imagination- The Workshop of the Mind (The Fifth Step Toward Riches)

The impulse, the desire is given shape, form, and action through the aid of the imaginative faculty of the mind. Synthetic Imagination - one may arrange old concepts, ideas, or pans into new combinations Creative Imagination - hunches and inspirations are received. All basic, or new ideas are handed over to man God seems to … Continue reading Chapter 6: Imagination- The Workshop of the Mind (The Fifth Step Toward Riches)

Chapter 5: Specialized Knowledge Personal Experience or Observations (The Fourth Step Toward Riches)

KNOWLEDGE will not attract money, unless it is organized, and intelligently directed, through practical PLANS OF ACTION, to the DEFINITE END of accumulation of money. Knowledge is potential power. It becomes power only when, and if, it is organized into definite plans of action, and directed to a definite end. "Educate": derived from the Latin … Continue reading Chapter 5: Specialized Knowledge Personal Experience or Observations (The Fourth Step Toward Riches)

TAGR: Chapter 4 – Autosuggestion (The Medium for Influencing the Subconscious Mind)

Autosuggestion is self-suggestion. NO THOUGHT, whether it be negative or positive, CAN ENTER THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND WITHOUT THE AID OF THE PRINCIPLE OF AUTOSUGGESTION. AUTOSUGGESTION is the agency of control through which an individual may voluntarily feed his subconscious mind on thoughts of a creative nature, or, by neglect, permit thoughts of a destructive nature … Continue reading TAGR: Chapter 4 – Autosuggestion (The Medium for Influencing the Subconscious Mind)

TAGR – Chapter 3: Faith (Visualization of, and Belief in Attainment of Desire-The Second Step Toward Riches)

Faith is the head chemist of the mind. Faith is a state of mind which may be induced, or created, by affirmation or repeated instructions to the subconscious mind, through the principle of autosuggestion Repetition of affirmation of orders to your subconscious mind is the only known method of voluntary development of the emotion of … Continue reading TAGR – Chapter 3: Faith (Visualization of, and Belief in Attainment of Desire-The Second Step Toward Riches)

TAGR: Chapter 2- Desire (The Starting Point of All Achievement-The First Step Toward Riches)

“Barnes succeeded because he chose a definite goal, placed all his energy, all his willpower, all his effort, everything back of that goal.” “He was content to start with the most menial work, as long as it provided an opportunity to take even one step toward his cherished goal.” … five years passed before the … Continue reading TAGR: Chapter 2- Desire (The Starting Point of All Achievement-The First Step Toward Riches)

Think and Grow Rich-Chapter 1: The Man Who “Thought” His Way Into Partnership With Thomas A. Edison

For each chapter of Think and Grow Rich, I will share with you quotes that stood out to me while reading. “I had learned from years of experience with men, that when a man really DESIRES a thing so deeply that he is willing to stake his entire future on a single turn of the … Continue reading Think and Grow Rich-Chapter 1: The Man Who “Thought” His Way Into Partnership With Thomas A. Edison

Top 5 YouTube Channels For Productivity and Self-Development

Erin on Demand Favorite Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qLxE2pgqZg Big Takeaway: Cut down screen time, Stronger prayer life, Read 1 hour per day, Stop multitasking, Don't just save - INVEST, Master routines. Prioritize health GaryVee Favorite Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkJtsjv9ICc Big Takeaway: Patience + Hard Work = Success, Don't do things with the notion everything will change tomorrow, do things … Continue reading Top 5 YouTube Channels For Productivity and Self-Development

How Your Perspective Can Change Your Life?

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react.” - Charles R. Swindoll Google defines perception as a way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something. Your perception of what is going on now could be the difference between success and failure in the future. Google defines reaction as an action performed or a … Continue reading How Your Perspective Can Change Your Life?

A Guide To Setting and Achieving Goals

Over the past year, I have been really focused on setting and achieving goals. I don't know if its the fact that I graduate from college in a year and a half, that has really motivated me to put my goals down on paper and check them off one by one. If you don't set … Continue reading A Guide To Setting and Achieving Goals

4 Important Financial Literacy Concepts For A Millennial

During my second semester of college, I took a financial literacy course "The Importance of Financial Literacy" that has added value to my life. This course has given me the tools necessary to achieve my goal of financial freedom. I want to share with you FIVE important financial concepts that I believe will add value … Continue reading 4 Important Financial Literacy Concepts For A Millennial

How To Overcome Procrastination #1: Work Smarter, Not Harder

“WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER”, a concept that I put into action at the beginning of my sophomore year in college. I wanted to be as efficient as possible so that I could focus on my passions. So I devised a plan to follow everyday to get things done. Planning is apart of working smarter, if … Continue reading How To Overcome Procrastination #1: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Three SIMPLE Tips to INCREASE Productivity

This past year, I've been working hard towards increasing my productivity. As a full-time college student, my productivity is crucial to my success. I like to have that attitude outside of my academic career as well. College is a big commitment, but I have figured out a way to make the most of my time … Continue reading Three SIMPLE Tips to INCREASE Productivity

How To Engage with the Bible Daily?

Reading the bible is a crucial part of our walk and relationship with God. His word gives us strength, guidance and wisdom to take on whatever the world may throw our way. The Bible can sometimes seem complicated filled with words that we don't use today. But there are some many different versions of His … Continue reading How To Engage with the Bible Daily?

What To Do When God Says No?

Over the past week, I’ve felt like God has been saying no to me. No, to my dreams, finances, purpose. But I got a revelation from God that He may be saying no to something right now but he is saying yes to something else that I'm not even thinking about. I have to remind … Continue reading What To Do When God Says No?

6 Essential Tips For Startups

This past semester I took Entrepreneurship 320 "New Venture Planning", this class consisted of the students teaming up and creating profitable businesses from the ground up. This class was not to be seen as hypothetical, everything we did actually mattered to the business. At the end of the semester we had a pitch competition in … Continue reading 6 Essential Tips For Startups

5 Habits To Enhance Your Mental Health in College

Throughout the past two years I've been paying more attention to my mental health. I've never felt more drained mentally than I have been for the past two years. I had to find out how to enhance mentally, so that I would be able to perform at a productive level. Here are 5 habits that … Continue reading 5 Habits To Enhance Your Mental Health in College