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  • Co-founder2013 to presentChicago, Illinois
    Building the information hub of Black wealth creation.
  • Founder (company)January 2007 to presentChicago, Illinois
    We help organizations find African American public speakers for the different events that they host. We currently work with over 200 speakers and have served 175 organizations around the world.
  • Co-founder & COO2011 to 2013Atlanta, Georgia
    Ujamaa Deals is a daily deal site that promotes black owned companies. We provide great deals to the consumer, additional exposure to black businesses, and make it easy for individuals to support black owned companies.
About Lawrence
  • I'm just a simple man trying to make a difference in the world
Favorite Quotes
  • "Admiration is the furthest thing from understanding." - Aizen from Bleach

    "That's the definition of a hustla. You make money off the s**t you love" - Dame Dash

    "The road to success is paved by failure."

    "In order for God to direct you, you have to be moving"

    "Every moment is an opportunity. Reach the impossible."

    "Strategize and Execute"

    "You are not defined by who you are, but by what you do."

    "No money, no mission."

    "Success is manufactured"

    "Life's hard for a pimp" - Erin Faulkner

    "Scheme, Scheme, Plot, Plot, I'm comin' for that number one spot." Ludacris

    "Success is directly correlated with your willingness to ask others for help."

    "The key to success is one word: Generousity."

    "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure." Marianne Williamson

    "It's not about the money you know...What is it?... I'm good at it."

    "I don't condone lying, but the last person you should ever lie to is yourself."

    "Greatness is not an adjective, Greatness is a verb."

    "I woke up 'bout 6 in the mornin, Gotta get papa' moanin and groanin...By the night my pockets is swollin!!" - Jodi Breeze

    "Don't talk about it, be about it."

    "If money talks for itself, I aint gotta say S**t"

    "We don't run, we run things"

    "Ladies, If you're dating a Alphaman, raise your hand. If you're not, raise your standards."

    "Through no virtues and accomplishments of our own, we have been fortunate enough to be born in the United States under the most comfortable conditions. We, therefore, have a responsibility to others who are less well off." - Robert Kennedy

    "Where there is patience and humility there is neither anger nor worry." - St. Francis

    "Life is like I'm on Punked, but it keeps on going" - B.Childs

    "There are no big things, only a logical accumulation of little things done at a very high standard of performance." - Coach John Wooden

    "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" - Seneca

    "Even when winning is illogical, losing is still far from optional." T.I.P.

    "Yet the most common mistake that people make in networking is to focus on their own needs, without finding a way to serve, to give, or to add value to the person they've identified to meet" - George Fraser - CLICK

    "Making poor products is worse than a thief." - Genichi Taguchi. - Society doesn't lose anything from a thief as it is a redistribution of wealth, bet everyone loses when poor quality products are made.

    "It is said that in life two things happen - you either win or you learn. If you don't learn at first, you will repeat the lesson until you do." - George Fraser; Click

    "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present." - Kung Fu Panda

    It is said that his enemies would go blind from over-exposure to pure awesomeness! - Kung Fu Panda

    "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Tw