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Finding My Hustle

I’ve stayed away from the word “hustle” for years, and I don’t have a good reason. For the most part I’ve always associated it with manipulating people and circumstances; finding any which way to make something happen with no regards to ethics.

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Nobody Knows Anything

[Image: Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night”. Fun Fact: Van Gogh sold only 1 painting in his whole life out of 900]

To quote screenwriter William Goldman from his book, Adventures in the Screen Trade:

“Nobody knows anything.”

In this instance, he was referring to his belief that no one in the movie business could actually tell how well a film would do.

We could also apply this to our own art as creatives. Continue Reading…

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Will Smith isn’t Afraid to Die on a Treadmill

Woke up to a wonderful quote on my Facebook page that my buddy Ashley Ambirge over at TheMiddleFingerProject.org posted to her wall. It’s something that sounded familiar to me so of course my curious mind had to figure out where I had heard it before. It’s a quote from one my favorite dudes for the last, I don’t know how many years now, Will Smith. And if you haven’t heard of Will Smith then I only have one thing to ask… are you serious, bro? Continue Reading…