Investing In Me

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

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Don’t Become a Slave

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

Your Brand is Looking Hazy

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

Raw Materials and Raw Potential

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

Don’t Believe The Hype

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

And Just Like That, You’re Branded

See something. Create something. Make it yours. Build upon what someone else has created. Take ownership over it. Let your integrity seep out of its pores. When people see you, they should see it and when they see it, they should see you. That something could be a family. It could be a blog. It … Continue reading And Just Like That, You’re Branded