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Everyone will tell you how and what to do with your life.  Everyone will tell you to go to college, get a good job and work hard.  Nothing wrong with that, but is that necessarily for everyone?  Maybe.  Maybe not. The point is that it’s your choice and you must take control of your life.  Go and execute. Live your life.  

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What Are You Chasing Anyway?

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Everyone I know is chasing something in life. Notice I said something and not someone.  There is a clear and definable difference.  Now, I am not talking about your friends in your circle of trust.  Because I am a big advocate of having friends smarter and more accomplished than you. I believe that true friendship and healthy competition makes us all achieve more. Continue reading “What Are You Chasing Anyway?”

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Trust The Journey (MM)

I went home to the place of my birth this past Friday and Saturday. Hampton, Virginia.  It was a quick trip to see my mother and brother and their families.  We had a blast and it was good to reconnect with my roots. As a child I didn’t spend that much time there because my father was in the military.  But I still call it home since the nucleus of both my father and mother’s family live there.   Continue reading “Trust The Journey (MM)”

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One Life. Do It Now.

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One life.  That’s all we have. So what are you going to do with it?  Write?  Workout?  Read that book that you have been meaning to for months?  Doesn’t really matter what you do.  I just want you to do something that you want to do. Not what your wife or your parents want you to do (well, at least be out of their house first!) Continue reading “One Life. Do It Now.”

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Why Not?

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Why not?  Why can’t you become what you want?  Is it based on your upbringing that you are destined to fail while others succeed because of their family name?   Continue reading “Why Not?”