When “Who gets to go jogging without getting shot?” is an actual question a society has to ask, that society is fundamentally flawed.‘Shots fired. Male on ground, bleeding out.’
As an Army Veteran who happens to be both Black and female, when I look back at my cumulative experience in serving my country I look at my service a little differently. Like Chris Rock, in his special Kill The Messenger, I look at the government as someone who paid my way through college but molested me (figuratively and possibly literally). I’m proud of my service but it would be untrue if I say I haven’t been resentful of bad treatment and inequality of a place that is supposed represent those very qualities.
Life isn’t fair and now I have to move on.
By taking those experiences that have value to the present course of my life, I have had to economize and take what is really important. Something that transcends civilizations and infuses cultures with positivity and wisdom. I’m lucky I was able to locate that experience just in the nick of time. I’m going to share with you the lesson that saved my life many moons ago:
The ability to be optimistic in a FUBAR situation.
It’s happening as we speak.
It’s now time to inventory our toolkits and find a path for everyone to come out in the other side. Right now, I don’t care if you are magenta polka dot, we all need to be on the same page by respecting each other. I don’t care if you like each other or not. Yeah, I said it. Work together…NOW.
I say this not because I’m enlightened but because I’m practical. The sooner we get this right by being the people who can show the least of us how to treat all you meet humanely, the sooner we can get to serving our soul purpose.
How we do this is placing ourselves in someone else’s shoes. If you wouldn’t like it done to you then don’t behave badly to someone else.
What is required is a change of perspective, it’ll do the mind some good.
Sharing an interesting article on a Black Mans perspective in serving our country. It’s not an easy journey and in requires us to listen.
Tough conversations; addressing the past to improve our future > Vandenberg Air Force Base > Display
— Read on www.vandenberg.af.mil/News/Commentaries/Display/Article/2226762/tough-conversations-addressing-the-past-to-improve-our-future/
Giving you all interesting reading if you are searching for work.
Kevin put together a great presentation on tips that HR professionals want you to know when applying for a job. It was eye opening and I hope you all enjoy it!
Have the best weekend!
You always have to start at the beginning. This is the beginning of 19SeventySix Coaching. Publicly at least. I have spent the last decade going through the process of living my best life and discovering paths to share with you all. It will be an exciting ride for all of us. Truthfully, I am a reluctant passenger, I had to understand some things about myself in order to be here. Now that task is completed and I’m here with all of you, its my sincerest wish that 19SeventySix Coaching and our staff can be of service to you in assisting with guiding you to become the best person you can be.
The only promises I make are the promises I intend to keep. My promise to you, my supporters and fans, is I will never ask anyone to do anything I haven’t actually done myself. That goes for every aspect of every product or service 19SeventySix Coaching offers, personally and professionally.
It’s my intention to make this work we do together, a once in a lifetime, positive experience that will change your life to the extent that all your friends will want to know how you are being boss in your life. They’ll want to know who the shiny new person is and most of all, they’ll want to know how they can get some of what you’ve got. The answer you will tell them is that you earned it through hard work. I make that promise to you right now too…
Through these changing and uncertain times, a constant value that needs to continue to appreciate is our self worth and the skills brought to the table. We all have a skill. That is a universal fact. The trick is finding the skill you were born to do and harnessing that power to own your life. That is the ultimate goal of 19SeventySix Coaching, to grow in the tough times and to train how we fight. By following us, we can show you how to get that for yourself.
Accidentally pushing the launch button to this site might have been the best thing I’ve ever done!
19SeventySix is your supporter and fan too! You’ve got this!