A Personal Experience: A Taste of Entrepreneurship

This year marks my 25th year anniversary in business running my certified public accounting firm.  I started the firm as a relatively young man of 29 who decided to make a break from the corporate environs.  I absolutely detested everything about those environs and would have driven myself nuts had I stayed, so in part, … Continue reading

The necessity of financial freedom for african-americans

I find myself  often not in agreement with Dr. Boyce Watkins on a few issues, but this is an excellent  op-ed  authored by him.  It  is 100% spot on in terms of how African-Americans need to be thinking with respect to financial independence.     Dr. Watkin’s op-ed focuses on African-Americans as individuals achieving financial independence, but our thoughts … Continue reading

Economy Creates Accidental Entrepreneurs

Interesting article from the New York Times regarding how the jobless situation is forcing people to open their own businesses.  As a practicing CPA, this is something I see quite frequently and this has been the trend even prior to the crisis.  I’ve seen a number of people who’ve turned to entrepreneurship just because they’re just … Continue reading

Getting Your Own Stuff

I’m writing for a few reasons.  First, I enjoy it.  I imagine a painter feels as I do when I write in the sense that he expresses his creativity through his art.  My creativity comes out as I paint my thoughts by writing.  Just like the artist, there’s a certain satisfaction that’s felt as one … Continue reading