The 3 Dimensional View of an Inventurer

When you hear the term “Three Dimensional” what comes to mind? For me, the first word that comes to mind is “weight.” Have you ever met folks that were weighty in credentials but light in character? This one question, (with credentials being more so in the realm of surface and character being built in the depth…

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The power of a decision

This past week, two opportunities literally fell in my lap. Both were tied to public speaking. What’s amazing is about a month ago I decided to take my public speaking career to another level. That pivot led to another decision …. to shut down my DrRayCharles.com website and do a complete makeover so that the…

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An Inventurer’s Creed: Your Business Is Life

John F Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life……. Likewise, the only reason for the existence of a business is to change the world and impart life to the community. Oftentimes this is the outward manifestation of the inner journey (inventure) of the visionary. Most people spend their life speaking what they feel;…

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My Inventurer Story

It was Fall 2000. It was Y2k. Lots of uncertainty in the air and I was about to enter a huge uncertain period in my life. I was about to make a MAJOR shift in my professional career from Risk Management to Ministry. I worked for a Risk Management firm in Chicago. As a Risk…

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The Garden of an Inventurer

As I read through the book, “Mandela’s Way,” what impacted me the most was his response to the question, “why do you spend that much time in your vegetable garden?” Mr. Mandela responded, because it takes me out of the element of time…. it feeds my soul and it feeds life to another. So it…

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The will of an Inventurer

In the book of wisdom lies, what I believe to be the key to fulfilment. In the 20th chapter you will find these words: “The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.” This really made me stop and reexamine my journey, whether I was walking in…

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