I’m reading about duende.   Natasha Trethewey introduced the concept to me when speaking about her mother who was murdered.    Not long after she died, I had a dream about her. In the dream, she said to me, do you know what it means to have a wound that never heals? And I was […]

Emotional Connection

Music is mostly an event based medium.  It’s the soundtrack for our lives.   Church music, adventure music, sports music, study music, writing music, meditation music, celebration music, work out music, movie music,  Christmas music, wedding music,  travel music,  etc…   The reason we come back to music is because of emotional connection.  It makes us […]

Connection is the New Currency

Our world is growing increasingly more digital. We live in a society where you can essentially never interact with other humans in a meaningful way. Those that are able to successfully create and foster deep connection will be the winners in the next 10 to 15 years. Connection is the differentiator. Opening new relationships and […]

Creative Fuel

Hemingway wrote in the morning and read in the evening. Things get stagnant without new input. My theory is that diversity in will create a unique perspective going out. I don’t want to reinvent the wheel. I want to stand on the shoulders of giants.

Hustle Broke pt 3

Maybe it’s not what we have but what we give away that makes a difference.   Some relationships I’ve invested in and gotten a great return.  Others were worthless.   Some people are invaluable.  Some are time suckers.   It’s hard to know.   What I do know is that investing is important.  Investing in […]

Hustle Broke pt 2

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation –Henry David Thoreau How we define wealth is extremely important to the end goal. It’s like a the thread we use to weave the basket.  If you have rotten thread, then the basket will fall apart. In the U.S. we primarily define success financially.  However, this […]

Hustle Broke

I got power, poison, pain and joy inside my DNA I got hustle though, ambition, flow, inside my DNA I was born like this, since one like this Immaculate conception I transform like this, perform like this Was Yeshua’s new weapon –Kendrick Lamar I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what it takes to […]