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# YouLead17: Talent is Genius

I am happy to know Taye Balogun.He is a Producer, Lecturer, Photographer, social developer, Activist, Pan Africanist and he is “woke” among many things.

Sandra Creason is a friend indeed.

Looking back at 2017 through a 'camera lens'

Through Photography I learn to appreciate life as it is right now, instead of wishing better days ahead. I am so thankful for the way my camera offers me gentle reminders to have patience, slow down, and enjoy life’s moments as they happen. I write from a lens of truth. In the words of Lao Tzu, “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power,” –there is no in-between, successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.

The road of truth-telling is not an easy one for many but I will still be here to smack you awake. Most of the pieces I have written through the years intersect with real life—life as it is, not as we think it should be or wish it was—this one is going to be reflective, about 2017. This year has been tough. It has at times beaten my ingrained discipline of fidelity to resilience (sometimes I have logged out of hope). I have learned though; that resilience isn’t an end in itself—i…

#UGBlogWeek: The future is writers and artists, readers

“El Sol sale para todos/ the sun shines for everyone.”