There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed a tremendous strain on people everywhere. However, it has forced us to have an honest conversation about our need to make our families, communities, workplaces, and government more resilient.
Cities of all sizes in all 50 states have had major protests over the last few weeks, but how do small towns fit into the larger narrative? Small town America has a much larger voice than we think it does, and those voices need to be heard.
Stress is an area that many Black men face. While rarely having an outlet to release our bottled up emotions, we as men tend to lash out indirectly and in most cases hurt the innocent people in our lives. PR by the Book helped us create a diverse list of thought leaders, with expertise in many fields. We hope you can take advice from some or even one of these specialists and find a safe way to channel your stress.
To be successful – in a career or in life in general – people need to put aside their reliance on excuses and instead strive for an excuse-free life, says John Collopy, a successful businessman and author of the book The Reward of Knowing.