How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict


An executive leadership coach shares some tips on how to approach potential conflicts.     By:Joel Garfinkle Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks byContinue reading “How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict”

Germany Is Betting Everything On Electric Cars


Image: Volkswagen   BY: Bradley Brownell/Jalopnik   Earlier in June the German government announced a huge economic stimulus package with sweeping incentives pushing the country toward an electric transit future. In all, the country will be spending some 130 billion euros on an economic recovery plan that involves cash for Germans buying electric cars, aContinue reading “Germany Is Betting Everything On Electric Cars”

It’s just clothes


  Designer Kenneth Nicholson A billion years ago when I was in college. I went to a local church where I was the only black person in the congregation. Most members of my family attended this National church across the nation and this church was near my apartment across the street from the University. WhileContinue reading “It’s just clothes”

And…….. “The Covid-19 goes round and round, round and round, round and round”


History has a strange way of repeating itself.  Towns, City, Counties, States, and the Federal Government rely on taxes.  All over the world, more money is going out than coming in.   The new normal in the United States is the rising new cases of the CoronaVirus increases buy the tens of thousand’s each week. Death’sContinue reading “And…….. “The Covid-19 goes round and round, round and round, round and round””

CoronaVirus-Bingewatching: The Real Housewives of New York Season 9


(top row from left to right) Luann D’ Agostino, Ramona Singer,Dorinda Medley    (bottom) Tinsley Mortimer, Bethenny Frankel, Carole Radizwell, Sonja Morgan Season 9 Every now and then when we are making a familiar dish, some spectacular happens.  We didn’t add or do anything different. But it is spectacular, and you can’t get enough. ThisContinue reading “CoronaVirus-Bingewatching: The Real Housewives of New York Season 9”

Coronavirus Russia: Cases Jump to 840 has negative impact on Stock Market


     Russia has registered just three coronavirus-related deaths so far.Dmitry Rogulin / TASS Russia confirmed 182 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, bringing the country’s official number of cases up to 840 and marking the largest one-day increase in cases so far. Russia’s officially reported numbers — which are still smaller than those in European countriesContinue reading “Coronavirus Russia: Cases Jump to 840 has negative impact on Stock Market”

How Humans Sank New Orleans


Engineering put the Crescent City below sea level. Now, its future is at risk. Downtown New Orleans and the Mississippi River, with the French Quarter in the foreground and the West Bank in the distance. Lorenzo Serafini Boni / Emily Jan / The Atlantic.   By: Richard Campanella/The Atlantic Below sea level. It’s a universallyContinue reading “How Humans Sank New Orleans”

The Enduring Joy of Fran Drescher


  Twenty-one years after the end of The Nanny, we’re still in her thrall. By Matthew Schneier/the cut,com @matthewschneier Photographs by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari What you first need to understand is that I learned joie de vivre from The Nanny. Literally, as in the phrase: It sneaked into the theme song to describeContinue reading “The Enduring Joy of Fran Drescher”