JUST CAUSE IT MAKES MONEY DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GONNA BE YOU

“For the money.” ALL ABOUT THE CHECK We all have this idea of the career we want when we become adults. And the reason being is because we heard they … Continue reading JUST CAUSE IT MAKES MONEY DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GONNA BE YOU

WORKING TO DEATH: HOW OUR WILLINGNESS TO EARN IS KILLING LVES.

“Give it a rest.” work no play A lot of Americans in this country work not just because they want to, but have to work. The there are the people … Continue reading WORKING TO DEATH: HOW OUR WILLINGNESS TO EARN IS KILLING LVES.

WORK LESS, ENJOY MORE: LIFE IS NOT ALL ABOUT HAVING A JOB

“All work and no playtime.” work work work People such as myself, work and work and work, without really taking a day off to just rest. But when you are … Continue reading WORK LESS, ENJOY MORE: LIFE IS NOT ALL ABOUT HAVING A JOB

THE NEW W IS AN L: WHY AMERICA IS NOT BUILT ON WINNING ANYMORE

“Victory-less!” a nation of winners America used to be a nation that pride ourselves on winning. Now, if you look at life with this winning mentality it’s treated like some … Continue reading THE NEW W IS AN L: WHY AMERICA IS NOT BUILT ON WINNING ANYMORE

LIFE’S GIFTS: DO YOU HAVE THEM OR HAVE YOU JUST WORKED HARD

“Gifts are free, trust me, it ain’t free.” As a writer, you would think that one has a gift to be a writer. But, as a matter of fact, to … Continue reading LIFE’S GIFTS: DO YOU HAVE THEM OR HAVE YOU JUST WORKED HARD

HELP IS VOLUNTARY NOT ENTITLED: WHY WE THINK PEOPLE ARE SUPPOSED TO HELP AND NOT OFFER

“You want it, go get it; no one owes you anything.” Growing up being babysat by my grandmother and great grandmother, you learn a lot about how they had to … Continue reading HELP IS VOLUNTARY NOT ENTITLED: WHY WE THINK PEOPLE ARE SUPPOSED TO HELP AND NOT OFFER

PULLING YOUR WEIGHT: WHY FAMILY IS MORE THAN JUST BLOOD

“It’s all our job to pitch in.” My grandmother grew up in the south and she used to tell me about how she at an early age had to be … Continue reading PULLING YOUR WEIGHT: WHY FAMILY IS MORE THAN JUST BLOOD

YOU’RE OWED NOTHING: WHY DO PEOPLE THINK SUCCESS IS A GIVEN

“The world is yours, if you go get it.” Living in the United States, you notice that so many people have this built in mind-frame that someone is supposed to … Continue reading YOU’RE OWED NOTHING: WHY DO PEOPLE THINK SUCCESS IS A GIVEN

POOR MAN’S HUNGER DRIVE: WHY PEOPLE FROM A CERTAIN SOCIOECONOMIC GRIND HARDER THAN OTHERS

“A thick-skinned path to success is tough for people with soft skin.” As a young man pursuing my career as a writer, photographer, and filmmaker; I will be going through … Continue reading POOR MAN’S HUNGER DRIVE: WHY PEOPLE FROM A CERTAIN SOCIOECONOMIC GRIND HARDER THAN OTHERS

ARTS OF THE HUSTLE: THE GRIND OF MAKING A LIVING FROM YOUR CRAFT

“You might be starving, but you’re working toward something greater?” The life of an artist is rough, but if you have something great, you have to keep going strong. But … Continue reading ARTS OF THE HUSTLE: THE GRIND OF MAKING A LIVING FROM YOUR CRAFT

THE HIGH COST OF NOTHING: WHY DOING SOMETHING IS WORTH MORE THAN DOING NOTHING

“I’m not guaranteed to succeed, so why try.” At times you might figure, why bother trying to succeed in what it is you want to do in life. I should … Continue reading THE HIGH COST OF NOTHING: WHY DOING SOMETHING IS WORTH MORE THAN DOING NOTHING

LOST IN A DAILY TRANCE: HOW WE WOULD RATHER DREAM THAN MAKE A MOVE ON THEM

“A dream is nothing but a dream without plan and execution.” The above photo is of Academy Award winning actor Jamie Foxx. The photography is from the movie Collateral where … Continue reading LOST IN A DAILY TRANCE: HOW WE WOULD RATHER DREAM THAN MAKE A MOVE ON THEM