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J. Cole’s KOD Helped Me Acknowledge My Demons

So I’ve sat on this for awhile. Going back and forth on whether I wanted to release my feelings on J. Cole’s new album KOD. Because releasing it would be me acknowledging my own problems or demons. But I guess that’s the point of this project. Musically, it’s not my favorite. I know it’s satirical but I can’t get with the repeated, weird flows. I actually like what some would call the ‘boring’ style of Cole. Anyway, […]

Failure & Why It’s Necessary For Success

Will Smith’s Instagram video on failure really had me thinking. In the video he talks about encouraging failure. In the video he says, “Fail early, fail often, fail forward.” I think about people who are scared of failure and use it as a basis to not try new things.  When in reality, that should just make them try even more because in the long run, failing can only make you better. Every failure is simply […]

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What Companies Can Learn From H&M’s Ad Mistake

Recently, the Swedish apparel company H&M has been in the news for a racially insensitive ad that inferred that a black boy was the ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’. I don’t want to harp on why this was culturally insensitive or the subsequent feelings against the company that has resulted in the aftermath of this marketing faux pa. Because truth be told this isn’t the first or last time something like this will happen. There […]

5 Ways To Get Past The Hump of Procrastination

I have a very bad habit of procrastination, like very bad. These days it seems I procrastinate when it comes to stuff I have to do for myself. I don’t procrastinate in work or when it comes to helping someone. It’s when I have to do something for my website, make a doctors appointment, and etc. Literally anything that comes with me doing something that would be for my betterment I put it off to […]

Book: ‘The One Thing’ Teaches How To Stay Focused

What’s the one thing you can do right now that will make everything else either easier or unnecessary? After reading the book The One Thing by Gary Keller, that is a question I ask myself to stay focused on the task at hand. The One Thing is a book about productivity and focus. I want to live to my highest potential and I’m sure whoever is reading this does as well. In order to do that […]