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PERSEVERANCE

“Everyone experiences doubt: Perseverance is often what separates those who ultimately achieve success.” Richard Ray   Everyone loves a success story. Almost as universally, people love a story of redemption. We love a story of someone overcoming some tragedy or insurmountable odds to achieve the American dream of success. Success is some intangible, subjective idea […]

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LOVE WHAT YOU DO

  I am a serial entrepreneur. Many of my ventures were not particularly successful, but I would say overall I am definitely ahead of the game. I would of course like to think that I was a born hustler but truthfully my ambitions and willingness to play outside the box came from lessons learned from […]

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TRIBUTE TO MOM

  Funerals are somber occasions, but a rite of passage in which we show our respect and recount the virtues of family and loved ones. Death causes much retrospection, not only toward the life of the person who has passed, but often towards oneself. In recounting someone’s life upon their passing we (mostly) speak glowingly […]

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EVOLVED ASSHOLE

  Once upon a time… okay it wasn’t really that long ago… I was a certified asshole. I might have fell short of Jersey Shore alumnus status but I definitely had enough traits to make the list. Now, no one aside from my mother and a few ex-girlfriends, (under their breath and walking away), have […]

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GOD HAS BLESSED AMERICA

  America is an undeniably imperfect place. This political cycle has highlighted much of our country’s lowlights. A growing and significant uneven distribution of wealth leaves many Americans struggling for the most basic of necessities. Along with the socioeconomic divide is the racial chasm that has historically oppressed groups struggling to accept seemingly dehumanizing tactics […]