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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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LISTENING

Communication is the foundation of every relationship in your life. It does not matter if it is business, family or other personal relationships, if communication is poor the relationship stands little chance of truly flourishing. I am sure most people would agree with me in theory, but if that is the case, why is communication […]

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

  We are all familiar with our Miranda Rights, otherwise known as the Miranda Warnings. These are the warning that we have the right to remain silent, given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody (or in a custodial interrogation) before they are interrogated to preserve the admissibility of their […]

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NEVER TOO LATE

  Until they put you six feet under… Until your body and/or mind gives out on you completely…It is never too late to make a positive change in your life. It is never too late to grow. It is never too late to implement change in your life. It is never too late to start […]

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READING

I am aware how self-serving today’s topic is considering I am a writer, but the importance of reading cannot be overstated. Reading is more than fundamental it is the tool that can separate the not so fine line of ignorance versus knowledge. Society is moving fast. Change, whether you deem it progress or a hindrance, […]

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MANNERS

  My mother grew up poor in the housing projects of Brownsville, Brooklyn. Despite her occasional Tina Turner accent from incessant British Broadcasting Channel (BBC) watching, she was hardly refined growing up. She raised three boys into strong men amidst difficult circumstances and a challenging environment. We have all progressed from her lessons of education […]

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QUITTING

Except perhaps related to relationships, quitting is the easiest thing in the world. Giving up is far easier than persevering through all the obstacles that life places in front of us. Those hurdles are both known and unforeseen and often they are formidable, without easy and clear fixes to them. I said quitting was only […]