Hello hero, For anyone who was wondering what happened to Two Worlds yesterday, I didn’t send it in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. day. I always find that reflecting on such an incredible human being who lived in modern times and whose life directly is partially responsible for the life I live today gives…

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The engine of happiness My father recently turned 82 years old. He has lived an incredible life. Quite frankly, I marvel at any African American who was born in the 30s or before who is still alive and well. The shifts in society they lived through are hard for me to imagine. The progress they…

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Real change is soooo uncomfortable. Sometimes you don’t even want to talk when you are going through it. So what happens when you are committed to writing and recording and sharing every week of your life? You get this episode of Practicing Purpose in which I tell Isaac all about Caterpiller Soup LOL. Listen to…

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Stay in Nashville long enough and someone will tell you “this town isn’t just Country Music City, it’s Music City.” That is true, but it wasn’t easily true. A small group of hustlers worked tirelessly to make sure the live music scene in Nashville was as diverse as it’s population. On that short list of…

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Technology has made us want everything immediately. Including success, competency, and even virtuosity. That’s an illusion, building things still requires building a solid foundation first. Issac and I discuss on Episode 9 of Practicing Purpose. Listen to “Practicing Purpose Ep 9 “You Can’t Be Great and Skip Steps”” on Spreaker. Follow Marcus on Twitter @marcuswhitney…

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Marcia Masulla is a magical woman. I could stop there but I won’t. She has brought amazing brands to Nashville like Yelp as an early employee and Nashville Fashion Week as a co-founder. She’s a champion for animal rights. She’s hilarious. She’s a survivor. She’s an inspiration & she’s someone you can learn all about…

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When we are inspired to do something great and brave, what drives the fear that stops us? Often, it is a fear of what others will do to us. Speaking our truth, especially today, could be costly. But what’s worse… facing others or not being true to ourselves? In Episode 8 of Practicing Purpose, Issac…

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God, I love doing this show. Today’s guest is one of my best buds, and half of the dynamic duo behind Strategic Hospitality, Max Goldberg. If you know anything about the food scene in Nashville, you know that for the last decade and a half, the Goldberg brothers have been a cornerstone of some of…

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