I couldn't do it all myself. I couldn't keep tossing pennies into a wishing well and hoping that some magical genie would appear with a stack of opportunities. I had to put my money where my mouth was and pay someone who had the resources I don't have to get me where I needed to … Continue reading Investing In Me
Money is necessary. Don't let anyone tell you it's not. But you cannot let anyone own you with a piece of paper. Your dreams are more valuable than that paper. Sure, you have to work and make money but don't let that keep you from dreaming. This post is more so me talking to me … Continue reading Don’t Become a Slave
So you want to start a blog… or a clothing line… or a consulting firm. Cool. But what sets you apart? I see screen printed tees every day with logos that are only slightly different than what I could find on Instagram. How are you special? If you’re going to brand yourself, brand yourself. Don’t … Continue reading Your Brand is Looking Hazy
The paper that you sign your name to when you sign your work benefits or go to the bank and fill out a withdrawal slip or sign an agreement with a new client is, at it's rawest form, no more than wood that has been cut down by an ax or a chainsaw or some … Continue reading Raw Materials and Raw Potential
Contrary to popular belief, everyone isn't an urban hipster. Everyone doesn't live in a loft, have a wild sex life, and drink lattes every morning. Everyone isn't a creative nor an entrepreneur nor a photographer nor a Crossfit enthusiast. Everyone doesn't dress like a model every day. Everyone doesn't do everything. Everyone doesn't do anything. … Continue reading Don’t Believe The Hype
Success is a process. You find what does work and what doesn't. Some things work 47% of the time, kind of work 32%, and, the other 21%, they flop. That's how this blogging thing is. I started off with themed topics daily (Motivational Monday, Tech Tuesday, Well-Dressed Wednesday, Trending Thursday, and Financial Friday) for the … Continue reading Shaking It Up: A Call For Content and Contributors.
Do you ever look at your life and realize that you are wasting it building someone else's dreams? Now, I'm not saying that you cannot work at a company that you don't own and not be achieving your goals. But, if you're working for someone else and that company doesn't align with what you want … Continue reading Re-Engage