What’s the difference between pleasure and happiness

What is the difference between pleasure and happiness? We tend to use these words interchangeably, but they are not the same. While they may feel the same at times, they come from different places.

In the below video, I talk about the difference between the two concepts, and 3 steps to bring you closer to one […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Self-Awareness|0 Comments

Summit Episode 68, 7 communication mistakes to avoid at work

As a coach, one of the main challenges that many of my clients face is interpersonal communication. This includes communication at the workplace. Co-workers, supervisers, and all the moving parts at the office can be crazy. This week, Charlene and I talk about some of the mistakes that people make in the office, and better […]

By |December 4th, 2017|Communication, Podcast, Self-Awareness, Unlearning|0 Comments

6 Clear differences between boys and men

When does a boy become a man? According to law, it’s 18, but does that mean manhood? There is no clear difference between 17 and 18. During that time, boys are at various stages of maturity. Mentoring inner city teens has certainly shown me that while 1 kid can be very responsible and respectful; another […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Self-Awareness, Unlearning|0 Comments

7 more super steps to take on the world with confidence

How would your life change if you felt more confident? Think about it. Does it feel good? As a coach, I speak about confidence all the time. Today is no different.

In a previous article, I put forth 7 ways to pump that confidence up, and now I will give you 7 more to add to […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Confidence, Self-Awareness|0 Comments

Summit Episode 60, 9 signs your ready for entrepreneurship!

In the world we live in today, many people are looking for ways out of that 9-5. You may be sick and freaking tired of working that soul crushing desk job, done with taking orders from others, or have a burning passion that you need to follow. Do you think you are ready for the […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Ambition, Podcast, Self-Awareness|0 Comments

Summit Episode 58, 10 Habits to kick, Right now, Part 2

Habits, habits, habits. Those seemingly unshakable things. However, they are not unshakable. We are now on part 2 of those 10 habits you should kick, to stay on the success track. Lets do it!

Dennis R Sumlin and Charlene Bowden kick those bad habits…again!

By |September 18th, 2017|Podcast, Self-Awareness|0 Comments

Summit Episode 57, 10 Habits to kick…Right now!

We all have habits. Some habits benefit us, and others hold us back. This week, Charlene and I will talk about ten of these habits that can hold you back. Changing a habit starts with changing your mind-set about that habit. We have spoken about habits in the past, and now…we are doing it again.

Dennis […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Ambition, Communication, Podcast, Self-Awareness, Unlearning|0 Comments

The essay of trust, the sacred investment.

To trust is the reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing. Trust is one of the most sacred of values. When we trust somebody, we are open to them. We are confident that this person will keep our secrets, be respectful with our emotions, and show unwavering loyalty.

It can […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Essays, Self-Awareness|0 Comments

Depression, 3 Ways to fight the funk

Staying positive and dealing with depression and other funky feelings can be hard. In my post, 5 paths to positivity, I shared some methods to fly from the funk, and now I thought I would drop some more depression defenders on you. I love these, and they really help, and I will tell you my […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Self-Awareness|1 Comment

Summit Episode 56, 5 Ways to develop self discipline

If you want to have a successful business, relationship, or life in general, developing self discipline will help get you there. When you have a goal, and a plan to get there, self discipline will be your friend through out.

This week, I host solo, and talk about how to build self discipline. This show goes […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Podcast, Self-Awareness|0 Comments