Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important

(September 2016) I had a conversation with a young friend of mine that was preparing to go to college. From her intonations I gathered that she was everything but excited for college. Without even asking, she offered her thought and said, “As an African kid, what choice do you have?” I laughed hysterically because it … Continue reading Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important

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Getting Employed in the 21st Century

Whatever happened to the days when a person could be an apprentice and work their way up the chain of command to a higher position? What happened to the days when a person was employed not because of how much they know but simply for their willingness to do the job?...Getting a job in the 21st century is like rocket science.