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It’s funny how money changes situations. Those are the lyrics to one of Lauryn Hill’s chart toppers and it’s also the phrase that’s been on my mind most lately. You see, the one thing most of us don’t learn until later on in life is how to manage our money... maybe not properly, but at least in a better way. Or to quote another chart topper, as Cardi B would say “how to make money moves.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Juan of Words
Don't believe the hype. It's not always that easy to get out of a rut. Especiallly if that rut has drained you of your energy and motivation Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Juan of Words
After all of that - after eight years worth of hands on research - I have come to the realization that the number one and only rule of social media is this one. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at Juan of Words
There are two things you can do when you get angry. One is to do nothing, and let the fury or rage fester within. Eventually it will boil over and create a moment or situation that will undoubtedly be uncomfortable for someone, if not mainly yourself. In either instance the end result will not be very pleasant. Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2017 at Juan of Words
In hindsight, I understand now that Richard felt I was ready when he turned to me and said, "you go ahead and give them the interview they want." In that moment, however, the panic set in almost immediately. My cheeks began to flush. The words coming out of my mouth no longer made sense, especially to me. And all I could think about was how unprepared and nervous I was to be recorded on tape and broadcast to the entire Greater Houston region on the 5 o'clock news. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Juan of Words
There's an unwritten responsibility that comes with being the only minority in the room. As much as we would like that not to be the case, the reality is it's true. Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Juan of Words
In a few days my son will be off to high school. This is his first year as a freshman, and wow, is that kind of wild to think about. It's also pretty surreal to realize that in just 10 years our lives have changed so much. Where we have been and where we are going, not to mention where we are right now, is drastically different than where we were 10 years ago. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Juan of Words
The question of influence is not one that can be answered simply. There are lots of factors that play a role. None more important than that of relationship building. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at Juan of Words
These tips for planning a major event will help you thrive and survive whatever the occasion. Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Juan of Words
Hispanicize Texas in Houston was a major success Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Juan of Words
That's literally what it means to become a business owner. At least that has been my experience in the last 15 months since launching my own business. We work smart, and we work hard. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Juan of Words
No, I’m not a guru. I don’t know anything about self-help. Hell, some days I can barely help myself to overcome the challenges in front of me. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Juan of Words
t’s about simplicity. It’s about creating more with less. It’s about decluttering and making room for the things that really matter. Do you ever get that feeling that we’re doing too much? That we’re moving too fast, and we’re never really paying attention to any of it anyway? Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Juan of Words
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Jul 23, 2017