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HUSTLE HARD BUT HUSTLE SMART

Everybody’s a “Hustler”. Everyday they are hustlin. Hustling is glorified in every other rap/trap song and if you have these guys tell it they all pushed more pies than Dominos and flipped more birds than Trump supporters saluting Mexican immigrants. “Hustling” is probably most associated with illegal, outlaw or black market activities. America, if not […]

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BLACK FRIDAY

Admittedly I am not the biggest shopper, but Black Friday and other similar sales are some of the biggest scams around. As much as I try to reign in my cynicism, it is increasingly difficult to defend how gullible the American public is. There is a famous line from a movie (I believe it is […]

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CELEBRITY

By: Richard Ray To say that we live in interesting times would be an understatement. One of the most interesting issues is the idea of celebrity and its pervasive and increasing influence on our society. As Film, Television, the Internet and now Social Media have grown so has the concept of celebrity and fame. The […]

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BALANCE

Life is comprised of many things. Our systems are in perpetual overload. Work, responsibilities, bills, kids, family, personal relationships, US election results, are just a sampling of the daily buffet of options that not only permeate the headlines of our own existence, but overwhelm the senses. There is little more difficult in life than striking […]

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TRAVELING

  Aside from my formal education and experiences growing up in New York City, nothing has shaped my development more than being able to see, feel and experience people and places that were outside my normal boundaries of New York City. NYC may be the greatest city in the world, but the residents there often […]

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HANDLE YOUR AFFAIRS

No one really likes thinking about death, especially their own, but the reality is it is an inevitability. Yet, though we know death is definitive, most of us do not know when death or incapacity (being physical or mental) will occur. However unspoken, I would dare to guess that most of us have a very […]