Belong. Go Far. Stand Out.

“If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This African proverb is one of several favorites quotes I turn to when I think about how my leadership philosophy, as it inspires a shared vision as the foundation for unified success. As a I drove north on I-75…

Elevate Expectations

Earlier this year, I️ completed a “where have you been?” assessment identifying all of the places I’ve visited in the United States. After reviewing the map, I️ was reminded that I️ had never been to any state west of Texas. People had always told me that I️ would love the West Coast and HAD to…

The Power of Seven

By now everyone has heard (a version of) my story. Originally from Cincinnati, I went to Coastal Carolina University and competed as a track and field student-athlete in the Honors College. After one year, I transferred to the University of South Carolina and earned my B.S in Athletic Training. Through experiences in fraternity life, campus…

Be Where Your Feet Are. Know Who Your Feet Belong To.

This blog has been on my mind for a while now. Throughout the summer, I’ve tried to write the first paragraph several times and allow my hands to articulate the rest of my thoughts on the keyboard. Every single time I got writer’s block, which led to frustration, and ultimately another finished box of Mike…

Find Your Voice.

I can’t believe it has been an entire year since I kicked off my website! “I am so blessed to finally kick-off and support a personal goal I have circumvented for years! Cannot thank everyone enough for making dream a reality.”  The social media caption from the initial post remains true. I am forever humbled…