Challenge Detroit has been an incredible opportunity to grow both professionally and personally. I was privileged to meet amazing people doing extraordinary things in the city of Detroit, and am honored to have worked with such an outstanding class of Fellows. The year allowed for the opportunity to network and collaborate with the city’s movers […]
Three quarters of the world’s surface is covered by water. With more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 35,000 miles of streams, the state of Michigan has more fresh water coastline than any other state in the country. The city of Detroit sits on part of this coastline and connects two great bodies of […]
When I was a kid, I used to ride my bike everywhere. During the summer months, I would average 10-20 bike rides per week. A bike ride would be anywhere from a few blocks to a few miles depending on where I needed to go. My bike took me to the local park, friend’s houses, […]
A vision serves as your aspirational roadmap for the future. Often times we get caught up in the grind of work, and monotonous details of our daily schedule. We wonder, “what am I really doing, and why am I doing it?”. Developing a clear vision can keep us grounded and on track to reach the […]
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Investopedia defines a “Startup” as a company that is in the first stage of its operations. Generally speaking, these organizations are bank rolled by their entrepreneurial founders in an attempt to capitalize on developing a product or service. Due to limited resources, most of these small-scale operations are […]
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Sometimes our greatest creations come out of our darkest hours. The constraints we face are often the impetus for new and creative ideas.
In 2008, the world witnessed a recession cripple some of the nations most industrious […]
We often think of our personal brand as the way we are seen by others. It’s a topic that only comes to mind when we are searching for a job or trying to position ourselves for a promotion. In reality, the art of self-branding is much deeper. You must first understand that your personal brand […]
Scientia potential est is a Latin aphorism that means “knowledge is power”. The acquisition of knowledge is something we often take for granted. This process is a never-ending journey that enhances social inclusion and fosters self-sustainability.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are a great way to continue that learning journey. Now, anyone with an Internet connection […]
Did you know that Detroit recently surpassed Silicon Valley in technology jobs? I did not know this, but it’s definitely a thought provoking statement by Bloomberg, and merits the buzz about Detroit’s resurgence in light of the city’s recent bankruptcy.
You can’t ignore the momentum building in Detroit’s technology sector. For Detroit’s entrepreneurial tech-scene, 2013 will […]
I’m whatever Gotham needs me to be.
A masked vigilante? No.
A symbol of hope? Yes!
After years of study, he has developed the tactics necessary to oppose crime and corruption conjuring hope and optimism. Ridding the city of evil street by street, he is on a mission to bring justice to the people of Gotham. Citizens […]