UNSOLICITED ADVICE

July 2, 2019

If you find yourself in a place where you're always trying to get around barriers, obstacles, pitfalls and dead ends, allow yourself to reflect on what your assignment may be. You aren’t meant to be apart of someone else’s dream forever, you’re destined to be a trailbl...

May 16, 2019

In the iconic film Black Panther, the main character T'challa was growing weary during his fight with M'baku. Every powerful blow delivered seemed like the one that would lead to Black Panther's defeat. Fellow tribe members oohed, awed and cheered for his triumphant bu...

March 4, 2019

The original African proverb may have worded it differently but I'm sure no one minds the change when sharing 7 methods for how to grow together

1. Understand the soil

The first step in growing together requires understanding the soil in which you will plant your seeds...

January 8, 2018

Event planners must be very intentional with their time. Sucessful events require a lot of planning, organization and diligence. Being overwhelmed with the possibilities of venues, decor, or pricing without a plan will produce a laundry list of unfulfilled ideas....

May 1, 2017

In just 26 days LB Alliance will provide information about our mission and vision. More importantly we will ask attendees that are event planners, caterers, photographers, musicians, etc. how can we support them. Only one year old, we exist not to compete with larger t...

March 22, 2017

One of the first things an entrepreneur is asked to assess is their competition. We are told to consider their location, target market, revenue, advertisements, etc. Understanding what you are up against is very important. However, when I was in the hot seat and asked...