How we met. Aisha was also a UMBC student. I met her almost 10 years ago during her sophomore year. We were introduced by a colleague who thought that she needed someone to connect with on campus and that I would be that person who could help her. I remember being struck by how she was very quiet and… Read More
Impacting Others Along The Way
I had a friend say to me the other day “I don’t know what my legacy will be? How I will be remembered when I am gone?” Most of us wonder about the same thing. Why are we put here on this earth? It is not just about having your name on a building or having viral videos or posts on the internet or sending rockets to the moon, To me it is about in how you interact with and have an impact on the people around you. Your legacy can be found in the impact you made by reaching out to others even just one other person because if you impact that person’s life for the better it can have a cascading effect.
I would like to share some of my experiences in mentoring and reaching out to others and how it comes back to you in ways you never would have dreamed of thereby enriching your own life as well. By sharing those experiences we continue to enrich each other’s lives and inspire others to do the same.
After reading my post on our relationship, Chiddy wanted to write a response to let you know how much our relationship has meant to her. You never know the way you affect people you pass along the way. You can only hope that you are able to have a positive impact as they start their own journey on the way… Read More
Meet Chidinma. I was asked by someone very close to me if I worried about what my legacy would be when I am gone. Not all of us can be members of the billionaires club and make the pledge to use the majority of our accumulated wealth to address the huge problems affecting the countries around the globe. That should… Read More