For women, saying “I love you” to friends and family comes naturally – and at times, too easily. For men, outside of a romantic or sexual relationship, those words may feel impossible to say. Whether it’s...Read More
Category: Leadership Development
The Language of Leadership: 5 Terms Every Black Male Educator Should Know (and practice)
Spoiler Alert: The five (5) terms are listed in the next sentence. So you don’t have to scroll too far, let me begin this blog with the 5 terms: 1). Emotional Intelligence, 2). Collective Intelligence, 3)...
2022 Summer Professional Learning: BMEsTalk Catalyst and BMEsTalk Incubator Part II
Black Male Educators: Have you lost your sense of “why” in your leadership? Are you ready to rediscover your motivation and become empowered with knowledge, confidence, energy, strength, and growth? We have the program for you....Read More
Exploring Leadership Styles
When you’re considering taking on a leadership role in your life or your career, one of the questions frequently asked is, “What is your leadership style?” If you don’t know the answer, let’s review these common...Read More
Conflict Mitigation for Black Male Educators
Conflict is something that’s impossible to avoid. Whether someone is at home, in the classroom, or at work, there will inevitably be some form of conflict that the person comes into contact with. Since the presence...Read More
Fellas, taking an “L” is ok. But don’t you dare ask for help.
Let’s celebrate! More and more each day, Black men including myself, are admitting when they make mistakes. They are willing to take an “L” — a loss, fail, come up short. Whether it is on the...Read More
I was too afraid to lead, so I quit.
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” John Maxwell At the end of my 16th year as a classroom teacher, I quit. Why? Well…while I think the school...Read More