Entries by A. Payton

5 Life Principles on the Cusp: Lessons from Dune Part One

Introduction: The recent release of “Dune Part One” has captivated audiences worldwide with its epic story and compelling characters. Set in a distant future on the cusp of change, the movie offers valuable insights and life lessons that can resonate with us in our own lives. Let’s delve into five principles learned from this cinematic […]

The Journey of Self-Discovery

At some stage in their life, every person goes on a journey of self-discovery. It’s a process of understanding oneself on a deeper level, uncovering one’s true desires, strengths, weaknesses, and passions. This journey is not always easy, but it is incredibly rewarding. The first step in self-discovery is self-awareness. It involves paying attention to […]

Cusp! For a limited time, pre-order

Pre-order your autographed cover copy of Anthony Payton’s highly anticipated book, Cusp! For a limited time, pre-order customers will receive not only the autographed copy, but also a free eBook copy of Cusp Musings, the daily accompanying devotional. As an added bonus, you’ll also receive a 20% discount on the 12-month Cusp Personal Leadership Coaching […]

5 Ubuntu Lessons I Learned Watching Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, Season Two

Ubuntu, a popular open-source operating system, has gained significant popularity in recent years. Drawing inspiration from various sources can help us understand and appreciate the principles of Ubuntu even further. So, let’s dive into the world of Ubuntu and learn invaluable lessons from the second season of The Lincoln Lawyer: 1. Collaboration is Key Just […]


Prioritizing Mental Health Support for African-American Pastors beyond COVID-19, In these challenging times, the mental well-being of our African-American pastors cannot be overlooked. As they navigate the stressors of leadership, ministry, and a global pandemic, we must prioritize their mental health and offer the support they need. With the dire implications of COVID-19 on mental […]


When individuals find themselves unable to impede the progress of your work, they frequently resort to attacking your character. This issue becomes even more delicate for servant leaders, as oftentimes, those attempting to hinder your efforts and subsequently assassinate your character are the very people you have been entrusted to assist. In the realm of […]

Nobel Cause and Ignoble Partnership   

In our journey through life, we often encounter situations where noble causes seem to be at odds with the need for partnerships with those we may consider ignoble or questionable. This is a dilemma that Jehoshaphat, a king mentioned in the Bible, faced in 2 Chronicles 18:1-30. Jehoshaphat was a wealthy and honored king, known […]


Miami Heat Comeback

10 Leadership Lessons Learned from the MiamiHeat’s Epic Comeback in Game Two of the NBA Finals The MiamiHeat have shown us that no matter how far behind you may be, it is never too late to come up with a plan and execute it to achieve success. Their epic comeback in game two of the […]