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The VIP Section

Who gets to be in your VIP Section? If you've ever been to a nightclub before, then I'm sure that you've heard of the VIP (aka, Very Important Person) section before. If not, the VIP section...
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Never Too Late

Do you think that it's too late for you? Think again. It is always too early to decide that it's too late." -Unknown I remember reading the above quote on the Facebook page of one of...
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You Can’t Run Forever

What you're running from will find you. Do you know what I used to believe with every fiber of my being? That I could run away from all of my problems. It didn't matter to me...
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What Judging Others Reveals About You

Do you know what judging others reveals about you? A lot. Judgment can really be an ugly thing. A few months ago, I was line at the gym waiting to swipe my membership card to enter...
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The Truth About Motivation

I think that I know why he's not jumping. "Hey Shola, how do you stay so motivated to make the world a more positive place?" I get that question a lot for some reason. Motivation is...
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Better Than You Found It

Beautiful, isn't it? You can create the same beauty in the world right now. Last week, I talked about how ridiculously hard it is for most people to live a life of consistent positivity. If you're...
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Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously

This guy is taking himself WAY too seriously. I will never forget it. A couple of years ago, I was giving a speech to 200 people, and less than 30 seconds after I got on stage,...
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I’m Still Here

Through it all, you're still here. Many years ago, I saw an interview on TV that changed my life. I wish that I had more details, but to make a long story short, a woman who...
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The Thing That You Should Value Most

Is there anything in the world that's more valuable than this? Do you know what the most valuable thing in the world is? Is it money? Happiness? Love? Positivity? All of those things are great, but...

Hi! I am Shola

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Over a decade ago, I was drowning in the despondency of yet another workday. My success as the top regional performer had been numbed by a culture of incessant workplace bullying. And, I’d recently made the situation worse by filing a formal complaint. In short, I was collateral damage in a company without the process or intention to address my experience.

Exhausted from the drama, with an unrecognizable version of myself at the wheel, I intentionally swerved off the interstate in an attempt to take my own life. But in that half-second, my reflexes responded, and I yanked the wheel away from disaster. As I clipped the guardrail on I 405, something changed...

I uncovered a power within myself

...a burning desire to reverse a trend that happens daily to sixty-five million people in this country alone. This catalyst has since become Go Together™ Movement - a transformational roadmap of mindset, behaviors, and tools that transform workplace cultures and drive results.

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