My personal desire to be “a good human,” to “treat everyone as equals,” or to “value diversity” has no impact on my country’s design. It has no impact on the systems that favor me, except to keep them in place. My individual values do not even begin to nudge the scales of opportunity and justice back toward equilibrium. And they never will. Because “racism doesn’t require malice.”
For quite a long time I have been contemplating leaving Facebook and Facebook-owned properties.
When I wrote about a new adventure on January 1, I said, “I’ve come to this realization – I want to do more. I want to help more. I want to build more. I want to share more of what I’ve learned.” Working with Second Century Ventures is a large part of what I was referring to.
There are no keys to be coded or handed out or worried about at Bode Nashville. No ID was required and we didn’t need to present a credit card to check in. Real estate brokers could learn a lot from a stay at Bode Nashville.
From the early days of Real Estate Shows to RealSatisfied and immoviewer, the business strategies I’ve learned — and even failed at — will help others that are just getting started. If you’re ready to create something special from the ground up, I can help.
More than a few tears ran down my face as I watched CBS Sunday Morning’s look back at a moment 50 years ago that capped off a tumultuous, tension-filled 1968.