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Vinnie Johnson was the longtime sixth man for the NBA’s Detroit Pistons. He was a fan favorite. He played 10 seasons in Detroit and was a part of the 1989 and 1990 NBA Championship teams. For most people, that career would be the pinnacle of success Read More

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Bill Traylor is a self-taught artist born in Alabama in a 1854.

His life spanned slavery, Reconstruction and Jim Crow- he never lived to experience any civil rights or freedoms that white Americans were handed at that time. Read More

Mark Luckie, a digital strategist and former journalist, says he accepted the job offer from Facebook reluctantly.

At first, he didn’t want to move to Silicon Valley from Atlanta, where he had been living, but he said his fiance was able to persuade him, telling him that the job presented an opportunity to make a difference on the influential social network.

“I was really excited. Facebook is an amazing company that reaches a lot of people,” Luckie, 35, said in an interview with The Washington Post. “I didn’t plan to leave.” Read More

What does it mean to scale a business?

Scale‘ is increasingly being used as shorthand for ‘scale up’ (“to grow or expand in a proportional and usually profitable way”) and as a noun that means “proportional growth especially of production or profit” and/or “a large market position.”

Here are 5 steps to Scaling a business in 2018: 

  1. Evaluate and Plan. Take a hard look inside your business to see if you are ready for growth
  2. Find the Money. Invest.  Scaling a business doesn’t come free
  3. Secure the Sales. 
  4. Invest in Technology.  
  5. Find Staff or Strategically Outsource.
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