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Make Peace with Those Around You

The other night I posted a video on my personal Facebook page. It was an emotional video about my sadness and regret for the way I treated one of my ex-girlfriends after I got out of prison. I used to be a very different person in my past. And when I got out of prison, I was committed to making the right choices for my life, but at the same time, I was mentally making the wrong choices about some of the people in my life.  Read more

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Brutal Honesty with Yourself

I had a great talk with a friend the other night about our businesses, and the goals we want to accomplish in our lives both personally, and professionally. And one of the things that really stood out in our talk was the topic of our past. Both of us have what some might call “a colorful past” and have been through some things that most people have not.  Read more

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Rap Music and Bad Role Models

I want to talk about Role Models and Rap Music. This will probably piss a lot of people off, but it’s 2018, so that’s expected.

The definition of a Role Model is “a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated.” This tells you that whoever you’re looking at, should obviously be someone of a good nature, of good character, with an expected level of morality about them.  Read more


Business is Personal

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve left home to clear my head and reconnect with a great friend. In the time since, I’ve done a lot of work out in the hot sun and have had plenty of time to think about some things that were on my mind. Read more

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Working from Home and the Distraction of Loved Ones

Hello world. This article is a reboot that I posted long ago while involved in a different venture. I think it’s still important and extremely relevant.

You’re probably working from home if you’re reading this article. If not, you might be someone that wants to give it a try. Maybe you own your own business, or maybe you’ve been chosen by your employer to telecommute. Being in this position is unlike anything else the typical workforce has to offer. Read more

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Define Your Future. Don’t Defy It.

I think it’s safe to say that most of us have some kind of goals or objectives we’d like to accomplish in our lifetime. Whether it’s starting and running a successful business empire, completing an elite fitness competition like a triathlon, or climbing a mountain, or just becoming a published author with a loyal following; most of us have some kind of goals or objectives that define us. Read more

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Thank God It’s Monday

Thank God it’s Monday. I can guarantee you that thousands of people around the country are hating today simply because it’s Monday. People get the worst of mentalities on Monday’s, and they seem to stay bad until Friday at 5 pm. Then they’re suddenly super happy. Read more