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The #1 Social Media Mistake We Make

Mar 28, 2014 | 37 Comments

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

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 | 80 Comments

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 | 265 Comments

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 [...]

10 Ways Dating Will Change in 2014 and Beyond

Feb 11, 2014 | 25 Comments

The only thing constant in life is change. Dating is drastically different today than when our parents courted each other. Expect the future of romance to hold even more change, especially given the proliferation of technology. The following are 10 changes I predict for 2014 and beyond. 

15 Ways To Know If You’re Dating a Man or Boy

Feb 8, 2014 | 128 Comments

Let’s be clear: not every boy becomes a man. When dating, knowing how to distinguish between the two will save you time, energy, money and even heartache. Here are 15 ways you can separate the men from the boys…

20 Successful Habits I Learned Working For Two Billionaires (Part 2)

Feb 6, 2014 | 90 Comments

In Part 1, we looked at general lessons I learned working for billionaires Oprah Winfrey and Enver Yucel. In Part 2, I continue with deeper insight into successful habits – specifically for business-minded readers seeking to understand how extraordinarily successful people reach the top of their fields.   It’s my honor to share with you [...]

Operation MAN ($100 Referral Program)!

Feb 5, 2014 | 14 Comments

Wanted: Great Men!   It’s back! As my matchmaking firm continues to grow, we are constantly looking for more awesome, commitment-minded men to meet our amazing clients – which is why we’ve re-launched Operation MAN. We know almost everyone can think of that family member, friend or co-worker they’ve wanted to set up on a [...]

5 Lessons In Success I Learned Over the Last 5 Years

Jan 31, 2014 | 123 Comments

Have you ever encountered  a book, a place, or a person that from the very moment of contact, causes a dramatic paradigm shift in your life? I have. There is no single person living who has had a greater impact on my life within the last 5 years than Gary Vaynerchuk. I thought long and [...]

Putting Your Best “Selfie” Forward: 20 Tips For a Better Profile Picture

Putting Your Best “Selfie” Forward: 20 Tips For a Better Profile Picture

Jan 24, 2014 | 473 Comments

We’ve all taken one…whether we care to admit it or not. That’s right, I’m talking about the infamous “selfie.” We live in the digital age, where nearly everyone who is anyone has at least one (or many) social media accounts. All of them have at least one thing in common: they require a profile photo. [...]