Tag: life

  • The Year That Was… 2019.

    The Year That Was… 2019.

    Last updated on February 14th, 2024 at 01:59 am “Reality tells you what you can’t do.” — Rick Rubin on HBO’s The Shop: Uninterrupted, Season 2, Episode 4 It’s the end of a decade, and I can’t help but reflect on where I am now versus where I was back in December 2009. This entire…

  • Go Out with a BANG.

    Go Out with a BANG.

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 08:16 amThe hardest part of creating great content is figuring out where all the pieces go. The job of a great storyteller is creating a compelling narrative from beginning to end. No fluff to lose your audience’s attention. No ambiguity so they miss the point. A great storyteller…

  • In the Belly of the Beast

    In the Belly of the Beast

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 08:06 amI told myself that once I made my way through my never-ending pile of paper, I’d get myself a Nintendo Switch with the latest Mario and Zelda games to reward myself for all the hard work. Which is great, because getting months ahead in my content by…

  • Hustlin’ ’til You Drop? SOMETHING’S Gotta STOP.

    Hustlin’ ’til You Drop? SOMETHING’S Gotta STOP.

    Last updated on February 20th, 2024 at 02:53 am “Every day I’m hustlin’” — Rick Ross, “Hustlin’”, Port of Miami (2006) The other night I was typing up a storm in #blkcreatives—by far my favourite Twitter chat right now—when something caught my eye. That month’s theme was money and money management, which invariably got us…

  • An Elegy for Mediocrity

    An Elegy for Mediocrity

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 01:29 amY’all ain’t interested in writing anything great. The name of the game is mediocrity. Mediocre blogs that don’t share anything worth reading; people who skip birthdays for mediocre events; mediocre personalities, expectations and lives. No one’s striving for anything amazing anymore. And it boggles my mind—everything’s literally…