In the harsh world of professional gymnastics, the vast majority can only dream of making it to the top. With barely 1% of all gymnasts ever competing at the elite level, by age 22, Sophina DeJesus had reached the elite level, competed on the U.S. national team, and went viral during her epic floor routine her senior year at UCLA.
I recently saw a photo of 50-year-old women from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s versus a 50-year-old from today. The woman from fifty to seventy years ago looked very matronly, whereas the 50-year-old woman today looks more like our sister instead of our mother.
Women are dramatically outnumbered on the boards of the nation’s biggest companies. In 2018, California passed a law (California Senate Bill 826) trying to change that. The law, SB 826, requires at least one woman on boards that have four members or less, two women on boards of five people and three women on boards of six or more.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is hosting its 20th Annual Media Summit from July 25-28th, 2019 in Hollywood, CA. Founded in 1999, NALIP has existed for the last two decades with the purpose of assisting in the advancement of Latinx content creators, from writers and directors to producers and other industry professionals in the media.
Podcast Spotlight Clifton Moseley: Rare Grooves Guru The recent podcast boom has democratized the genre, bringing many excellent shows to the new internet airwaves. This year's listeners have found excellent podcasts of multiple types, including pop culture, business, lifestyle, and mental health. Local podcasts introduce a slice of life for many different cultures in Los Angeles. One podcast that stands out is "We Luvv Rare Grooves," the [music] internet show founded by Clifton' C Mose' Moseley.
Is it possible to prevent domestic violence? We’ve all heard of it, some of us have seen it, someone we know and love may be going through it, and some of us have lived it. What if there were signs like a traffic light to show how relationships go from green to yellow to red? What would you do to avoid the red?
Did you know that authenticity is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself? It's true. When you know who you are, you live life from a more conscious perspective rather than the auto-pilot behaviors that most of us fall into – doing the same thing over and over again, even when we don't like what we are doing. When we are self-aware, we make better decisions, have more quality relationships, live in greater abundance, and generally experience a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
I am often asked what are some key principles to creating strong relationships in business? This is an excellent question because at the end of the day we must remember that people don’t do business with companies, they do business with people.