Monthly Archives: February 2020

Today’s headlines will be tomorrow’s punchlines

$1 pack tuna; a house with no stove or fridge; I knew the repo man by name; working 4 jobs I fell asleep on air working the night shift as a radio DJ; I would leave the front porch light on as I left for work in the morning as a signal to see if […]

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Playing in your 4th quarter moments

Elite teams always train for 4th quarter moments. Moments where no matter what it looks like 🔥they always believe they’re still in the game. 4th quarter moments are a conditioning not only of the body, but of the mind. No matter how overwhelming or hopeless it may feel, can you still play your game. You […]

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The hustle is real, the story we tell is not.

JT McCormick is one of my favorite guys. His book “I Got There” is an inspirational story how in spite of having an absent (pimp) father & the harsh struggles of surviving with his mom, JT became a successful self-made millionaire. He “got there,” & brought that same hustle to head Scribe Media. He even […]

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Stop negotiating

Everything in life is negotiable right? Yesssss….. & No. Life is negotiable…change is not. The last thing you should be negotiating with is the one staring back at you in the mirror. Because when you negotiate, you create options and right now, you don’t need options. You just need to do. Want to write a […]

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My life’s not your life

  NBA great Kobe Bryant said that he can’t talk his kids into hard work…he could only show them. Michael Strahan echoed Kobe… At 36 years old Strahan had retired from the NFL was a Hall of Fame inductee but, even though he was successful, he still shows his children that he works hard working […]

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“Sometimes it takes a long time to sound like yourself”

Micheal Bentt was the first person to be featured on the Netflix documentary, “Losers.” Bentt was a young phenom who’d won multiple Golden Gloves, but was knocked out in his first professional fight on national TV. Ashamed, Bentt returned to his Queens, NY neighborhood void of confidence and full of embarrassment. Bentt went from untouchable to untouchable. As […]

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Do the verb…don’t be the noun

One of my favorite authors is Austin Kleon & his newest book’s title, “Keep Going” is right up my alley. So many people chase, protect, or judge the noun (title) instead of just doing their verb. When you chase the noun: You’re so busy chasing or kissing up to get your noun that you forget […]

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