“Don’t start nothing won’t be nothing.”

For every action there’s a reaction. But don’t provoke someone or something without clear conviction. If you’re going to ruffle some feathers, do it because you really believe in change. And be willing to take full accountability for your actions. Unfortunately, you’re not always going to win the fight, and certainly not in the beginning. […]

“You can smile but not show teeth.”

Half-way feels safer than all in. If you leave an emotion or an opinion up to doubt, no one will know your true feelings or true voice. Suppression is a mind killer. So is coercion. Freedom from constraint is released through a combination of confidence and care. Passion is scarce. Fence-sitting and compliance is a […]