10 Most Outrageous Myths About Men We All Believe

Dec 11, 2014 | 7 Comments
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Before clients of my agency begin the matchmaking phase, we first put them through several weeks of intensive coaching. Our focus during this pre-match time is to share effective dating strategies, review recent research, and most importantly, dispel myths! Over the years, I’ve heard just about everything, and I mean everythang! The following are the [...]

10 Public Speaking Pro Tips I Learned Presenting to Everyone from Prisoners to CEOs

Oct 26, 2014 | 55 Comments
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I’ve been speaking publicly since I was a little boy. You name it, I’ve done it. I’ve MC’d weddings, spoken at funerals, had paid speaking gigs before audiences of 10,000 executives, talked to crowds overseas with very low English comprehension, presented before a class of toddlers, held it down at a retirement home and I’ve [...]

9 Biggest Problems With Dating Today & How To Solve Them

Sep 9, 2014 | 128 Comments
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I’ve been a professional matchmaker for six years and in just that time I’ve seen a significant shift in how people date around the world. In most countries, every category related to dating, from public opinion about it, to average length of time couples see each other, to satisfaction, have plummeted. We’re living in a [...]

8 Quick Ways To Detect A Non-Committal Man or Woman

Sep 5, 2014 | 70 Comments
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When genuinely searching for a committed partner (leading to marriage), there is nothing worse than wasting your time with someone who is simply looking for quick sex, casual dating, or just a long-term hang out buddy. By my estimate, 80% or more of daters are not looking for anything serious and although I’m an advocate [...]

The 10 Books That Changed My Life

Jul 24, 2014 | 82 Comments
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In a recent post I wrote about how I significantly reduced how much TV I consume and dramatically increased my reading. A key reason for doing this is because upon reflecting on “activities” that have led to substantial changes in my life, I can’t count one TV show as the catalyst. I can, however, point [...]

10 Things I Learned While Making My First $1 Million

Jul 15, 2014 | 52 Comments
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The last 5 years in business have been transformative for me – both personally and financially. I have never been more fulfilled and purpose-driven than I have been doing what I do. And, as a result of stepping out on faith (it took a huge leap of faith to leave what others thought was a [...]

The #1 Social Media Mistake We Make

Mar 28, 2014 | 37 Comments
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On March  27th I tweeted this:   24 hours later, I tweeted this:   3 hours later, I received this tweet:   My point is simple.

Do You Suffer From “Type Hype?”: How To (Really) Find Your Match

Mar 4, 2014 | 37 Comments
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Remember the popular, satirical YouTube video called “(Authentic) Black Marriage Negotiations”? Well, if not, to refresh your memory: the wildly popular video featured a computer generated image of a Black woman listing all the things she wanted in a man. The clip was loathed by the many, but there were some who liked the video. It [...]

Empowerment Made Simple: 20 Thoughts to Change Your Life

Feb 21, 2014 | 83 Comments
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I’ve found that it’s essential to examine your thoughts…often. Your thought-life dictates every single move you make. And, something as simple as a sentence - a really great thought that makes you have an “aha” moment – can change the way you think about your life. Because once you change your thoughts, you change your life. [...]

7 Reasons Why I Hate Valentine’s Day

Feb 13, 2014 | 288 Comments
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I’m about to write the one post you would never expect a professional matchmaker to write. So, first, let me clarify that I am actually a matchmaker. Yes, that’s my “real” job and one that I love. This time of year is the Super Bowl of my industry – lots of events, lots of media [...]