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Everlecia Taylor

The definition of effervescent is an adjective that means vivacious and enthusiastic. If a picture of a person was also seen in the dictionary under that word, you would see the face of Everlecia Taylor. I had the pleasure of meeting Everlecia for the first time at our Toastmasters Speakers By The Sea club. When…

Compassion Through Action

Behind every successful non-profit is a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of the people you serve.  This is true for Jeff Padilla, the Executive Director of Compassion Through Action.Jeff is not new to the ideals of Compassion Through Action and service to others. He first began his association with this small…

The Motivated Men of Dorsey High School

My  guests this week are part of the Motivated Men of Dorsey High School. Their mission is to provide strategic support to Dorsey High School administration in promoting academic achievement and establishing a positive learning experience for the young men of Dorsey High School. I have a personal connection to Dorsey.  My mother graduated there…

The Mighty Marilyn McLaughlin

My  guest this Monday, September 26, 2016 is Marilyn McLaughlin.You will have the opportunity to hear and watch her story on www.latalklive.com or www.ustream.tv/channel/la-talk-live from 1-2 PT. The archived show will be available later in the afternoon for your listening and viewing pleasure. What happens when you grow up in a musical family?  Do you high tail it and…

Scott and Becca Goodman

I’d like to introduce you to Becca and Scott Goodman.They will be my guests on The Born To Talk Radio Show heard live on www.latalklive.com or www.ustream.tv/channel/la-talk-live Monday, October 3, 2016 from 1-2 PT. If you miss the live broadcast, that’s not a problem.  It will be archived and ready for your listening and viewing pleasure later in…

Meet Yolanda Sumpter

Do you have a passion in your life, something that stirs your very soul?  My guest Yolanda Sumpter is just that person.Yolanda is the Commissioner for the LA County Commission on HIV. HIV is an epidemic in the African American women’s community. If you look up tenacity in the dictionary, you will find the definition…

Jabari K.Smith

I’m always interested in meeting new people. The stories of my guests continue to inspire me each week.  The happenstance of meeting Jabari, was just that, being in the right place at the right time. You will find his story inspiring because he has a road map that is leading him to personal success due…

Brian Sieman

I’m a basketball fan. It’s a dance of athleticism and skill in a fast paced setting. Words like dribble, box out, slam dunk, pick n roll and cross court pass are just part of a glossary of words that can describe the game. That leads me to introduce you to my guest on this week’s,…

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