Bow Tie Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Since it is Valentine’s Day edTIE Kane would like to know is there a heart, a heart in your TIE tonight?



Meet and Greet

February 12, 2019

Was Blessed to attend a meet and greet for International military personnel and one of the people there was named Alvin Hayes who was from Liberia. As soon as he saw that my name was Hayes he turned Black History month into Hayes History month. CPT. Hayes informed me that name of Hayes were free people that went back to África and each year on February 11th in Liberia there is a Hayes Family Celebration. We all learn about History but tonight I learned about Hayestory.

Celebrity Parents

February 11, 2019

NFL (Networking For Leverage) with Mechelle Tucker as the EEI event highlighted the Celebrity Parents of Rasheeda, J. Holiday, K CAMP and Keke Wyatt.

Bow Tie Monday

February 11, 2019

Welcome to Bow TIE what state are you from Monday? As you see in my TIE I had to represent my born state of Illinois AKA the Midwest. Where are you from or at and what do you do to help others get a breakthrough?

Philadelphia Eagles

February 10, 2019

I had to Bless the Bow TIE King Christopher Brunson with one since he likes the Philadelphia Eagles.


February 7, 2019

In order to get a blessing you have to be a blessing. I make bow ties and don’t know how to sew but life taught me how to SOW (Share Original Works). Check out Dr. Shakeer Abdullah rocking a The Ohio State University original that I made for him. Keep shining my brother because you deserve this light.


Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 85

February 5, 2019
Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview in Autism Parenting Magazine by asking 6 questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the field.
February’s AUTISM Interview is with Michael Leddin who is the executive director of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney in Chicago. He is husband to Tammy, father to Nicole, Danny, and Taylor, and stepfather to Brett, Luke, and Jake. Michael’s son, Danny, was diagnosed with autism at a young age and is nonverbal. Despite this, Danny gives a life full of laughter and happiness, and makes everyone’s lives a
bit brighter. Please visit for more information about Michael Leddin.
My AUSTIM Interview with Michael Leddin can be found in Issue 85 of Autism Parenting Magazine on pages 72-73 and for more information please go to