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What Is An Abundance Mindset And How Can You Achieve it?

Our mindset shapes not only our perception of the world but also our perception of ourselves. Embracing an abundance mindset can lead to a transformative shift in perspective, helping to alter not only our outlook but our lifestyle. This mindset is a philosophy that embraces the belief that there is more than enough of everything to go around – whether it’s wealth, success, love or opportunities . Author Stephen Covey first introduced the concept of the “abundance mindset” in his book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Covey describes an abundance mindset as the belief that the world provides plentiful resources and time, offering ample opportunities to accomplish one’s goals . Covey also coined the term “ scarcity mindset, ” the opposite of abundance thinking. Those with a scarcity mindset perceive a lack of time or resources to achieve their objectives. This mindset often leads to negative thoughts and short-term thinking. What Is An Abundance Mindset? At its core, the...

Corinne Dorsey

Mar 8, 2024

The Roots' Questlove And Black Thought Sell 'Significant Stake' In Production Company, Two One Five Entertainment

The Roots’ leap from music into film and TV has turned out more than favorable. At the Academy Awards in March 2022, The Roots member Questlove won an Oscar for “Best Documentary Feature” as the director of “ Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),” which told the story of the Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969, according to Billboard.

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 8, 2023

Questlove And Black Thought Sued For Allegedly Defrauding Late Bandmate Leonard Hubbard Out Of Millions

Questlove and Black Thought have been sued for allegedly defrauding their former bandmate of millions of dollars.

Samantha Dorisca

Mar 29, 2023

The Roots' Black Thought Joins Impellent Ventures As A General Partner

Black Thought is prepared to take his talents into venture capital (VC). In 1987, the rapper — whose real name is Tariq Trotter — formed The Roots band alongside Questlove in their hometown of Philadelphia, PA. According to HipHopDX, Black Thought has announced his role as a general partner at Impellent Ventures, a new fund that is centered around equity. He and the team aim to recruit and encourage other entrepreneurs as they begin their journeys to scaling and growing their new businesses. “I’ve been keeping an eye on the industry and looking for new ways to invest and diversify my portfolio,” said the 50-year-old emcee in an official statement. “I also get to see a lot of investment opportunities before anyone else does because of what my brand means to founders.” Excited to officially announce our newest partner here at Impellent… welcome @blackthought ! — Impellent Ventures (@ImpellentVC) July 15, 2022

Shanique Yates

Jul 20, 2022