Want to Wear: Nike Joyride — Kick of the Month #PrimeNYT

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This is such a hyper sneaker and it deserves more love and I will be the one to give it to it.

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The Nike joyrides is Nike new technology offering they have been teasing this for a little minute now and I’d love to own and see these in real life for us to behold.

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It’s running tech is said to quell impact and form to whatever shape you need. In the case of podiatry there has been big talk of how trainers don’t do much for the ankles and misshape the foot, that being said these may be Nike’s answer to that.

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An impact neutralising running shoe that doubles as a freeform cushion that doesn’t mould to the foot but has a give and take effect that helps with running. We have to wait and see.

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That being said this trainer is lovely and colourful with the contrast colours you can do a lot with this Joyride tech. It seems the emphasis is all on the tred and the sole.

 

The OG upper is a simple quality running mesh, when you get deeper in the Joyride there’s so many styles of upper they are really putting so much behind it in terms of variable style compatibility and complimentary colour-ways what a wow.

I would really love to see these in real life.

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Not Your Typical: Break The Curse of Perfectionism and offer Your Best

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As I release my book and reflect on the 200 articles I’ve wrote this year I think back to the paralysing thoughts I would have as a young artist. The thoughts of perfectionism and my lack of belief in a product. I see how far I’ve come with my most recent iteration of my philosophy Grinding and Hacking — it has nothing to do with perfectionism even in more recent times I’ve not spoke about doing the perfect piece of art I talk about working to your highest level. And part of elite mentality and being a high performer is just that.

Do Your Best at the Level You’re at

It derives from knowing that you are indeed good enough and the level of work you’re doing is great and it’s to a substantial level where you understand what makes a piece of work great under your lens, don’t work to the level you see out there work to the best level you know you have in this moment and because you have it your all etch that into society and show it off because no matter what anyone says you should be proud of what you done for you. This way you can have the position to look back at what you gave the world in finished work and not what you gave yourself in the headache of perfectionism.

Break away from Perfectionism

You see I was a serial perfectionist. Then I was a minimal effort guy when it came to producing. I didn’t care about putting out work or my own personal success (for many reasons) but when I decided I wanted to live great and produce great work, I started putting out work with my best efforts.

That brings me today where I have indeed tried my best out my best efforts out there in totality with all my skills from creating to promoting & aesthetics of campaign I have marked what my level is today.

I’ve left very little on the table in terms of quality and quantity so now it’s time to carry that level on at least, draw in more people and make more great things because I can. It’s my obligation and duty and I am very dedicated to the pursuit of this.

I’m here today as a man who has a book and a website full of theories and thesis’, a catalogue made for longevity and not immediate gratification as that’s what my principles call for.

I’m here for more

I hope you get that.

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NYTYPICAL: Grinding and Hacking — Peak Performance of Moving Pieces #PrimeNYT

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I am sitting here, it’s 6am and I haven’t slept. I am toiling away at my next big campaign I’ve got to get done for black history month and find myself in a bind. Stuck between the ideal ‘if you can get it done now don’t wait till tomorrow’ & ‘don’t steal from your future self.’…

I am wondering how much sleep am I stealing from my future self who has to get a podcast done and how much of the work that needs to get done should I do now so I feel comfortable to go to bed? And is it even reasonable to be up at this time and will I be giving 100% although I got struck with a concept at this time I want to execute and not lose the spark to do it.

The point is dealing with the things you’ve got in front of you as they need to be done. I have given it to myself, yes. I’m going to lose a lot of sleep, yes it’s for a just cause and yes I’m okay with it.

That being said what can I give to you all right now. Is my understanding of Grinding and hacking,

Hacking

This is the understand of task managing and project execution. It’s my big boy idea of scope and point execution. Hacking would be considered doing a blog like this

It’s about giving yourself those points of reference to complete something to help your business move so you hack away at those big monthly and yearly goals with force and speed.

The point isn’t just about order of magnitude, to me most tasks demand the same urgency. This is about actionable items that would put money in your pocket or expand your base. The point is to have done all your big concepts so you alleviate the pressure of performance.

When you hack away at big concepts by chopping off a steak like substance or cutting a log of wood like a lumberjack you can move on to the more finesse type jobs.

Grinding

This is where we get grinding the menial day to day minutia. This is just as important as hacking away at a big idea this is format and creating structure as well as admin and dissemination. Real labour of love work.

Grinding is something like doing the cover art for a blog like this, rereading the article posting it at the right time and sharing it on all social platforms so people see it as well as doing the copy. All massive jobs, without the hacking I’d be unable to perform at this level.

Once you have things like the big concept sorted the presentation is everything. I will use all my skill to present any blog article that I do right. Curating my content is so important. Much again like the lumberjack, once you cut down the tree you have to remove the bark and if you want to make paper you have to transport it to the mill. Grinding


Grinding is meant to be day by day while hacking should be a bi weekly or monthly thing structured in a way that proposes synergy and order. You give each type a purpose and you can create a workflow best suited to you as to know you’re not scrambling. What you want is the ability to create order and streamline your process it’s not about the individual pieces but how they serve the whole when you remove order of magnitude you introduce performance pieces where each moving part has a purpose.

I hope you get that.

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Rhyme And Reason: I Thank God for showing me how to walk in my greatness #PrimeNYT

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I am honestly thankful for God showing me my writing can mean something and I thank myself for making that shift and accepting it fully.

Beginning of 2019 I was supposed to be writing some fashion blogs for fun while working on my architecture and technology portfolio for university.

Then tragedy struck and I was stuck in the terror and torment of my mind and in the following six months I would despair in my mind contemplating my own mortality again. Just as when I was a kid and learned the mortality of a Sickle Cell Patient changing my work ethic forever not letting anything dim my light but knowing there was part of me that was for sure living in that terror.

I took my time and I knew I didn’t want to hate myself I didn’t want to feel like I did when I was a kid again, I wanted to be strong – so I put my feelings on the page and I would write and write and write until I was done – I shared some of my writing to one or two people; one thing led to another and I said to myself I will release these works for others to read.

My fashion writing would continue as supplementary works to take my mind off the everlasting pain and despair on the pages that I wrote on. In tandem for months I was hearing about so many asinine blogs and ideas on Sickle Cell much like the ones that made me feel less like a human when I was a kid so these people forced me to make Sickle Cell Companion share some real science and part of some of the research that I’ve have in the tuck onto my blog too. In conjunction with my fashion blogs this has led to massive growth within me.

Now I have hundreds of pieces of content dedicated to storytelling & research both passions of mine. Exposing to the people how the world is dissected through my lens and the story’s I’m able to tell. I had no idea I have so much to say and this is only the start because we haven’t even scratched the surface of what I know know what I’m capable of. All the while in the greatest working moments of my life I fall out with “friends” for none other reason than I lied to myself about us being so close. So no woe is me moment.

All the stories I want to tell and share on this site will be absolutely amazing I like the way I am able to make people feel with these and knowing people really do feel when they read what I write is an amazing blessing I wouldn’t have seen if God didn’t say walk and I followed the instructions. The shift I made was slight but my commitment to the work I’ve done is so immense that suddenly other things become secondary.

I am so happy and grateful for all I have accomplished in this small time, I’ve had some fun in this painful time. The pain rarely passes and hopefully the fun won’t either.

Stay composed and keep your neck up

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Culture and Camaraderie Podcast: Ep7 — The Events We Make Important (@camaraderiepod)

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We kicked it off talking about how our weeks went Tyler has got a new job and is exploring new territories in his life, while I see this we speak on what these new factors involved, when we speak on #30DBC and all that it took Tyler to accomplish what he did and having it stop so abruptly having to get to the real reasons that happened and how we’ll be about to move forward from it.

I get into how looking for an event space went and how the conversations I like from other people go. I want to be spoken to nice and professional Tyler doesn’t mind. But either way if I feel my respects aren’t being paid we won’t be doing business and I won’t be bringing work to your establishment

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Its really important for me for people to have care ad respect from the offset not everyone is good at it and some people may fall short, but as a man doing business I take respect, and take it seriously. You can’t treat me any kind of way or my money.

Mine and Tylers takes on business seem opposed or he’s playing devils advocate but honestly if I didn’t have business knowhow from the offset I’d be taken for a ride from the start.

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#PrimeNYT Culture and Camaraderie Podcast: Episode 7 — My Families Success is My Success (@camaraderiepod)

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Its either the energy of PrimeNYT I got going on but I really didn’t expect us to be going off like this on our recent episode, like for real… My families success is my success and breaking that down for the people and going on about being open and striving and hustling and how we sometimes fall short but as men have to find a way to get back up.

These are the codes…

Responsibility to ourselves and responsibility to the people around us and how much of that we take on the chin. As a leader I put the weight and success of all others on myself because I’m sure I can take it but there are some people who I shouldn’t be taking responsibility for because they aren’t my friends and I have to know the difference.

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When we speak on responsibility family and success and whether or not we choose to be a leader for others all things all people want must be congruent and there should be a ways you can take someone’s success under your wing as I see it. How though, how competent do any of us feel to shoulder that responsibility because there are so many things you got to learn to get to that stage the little and important lessons of dealing with people

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Culture and Camaraderie Podcast: Ep6 — Relationships with Community and Family (@camaraderiepod)

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Here we are on the Sixth episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast. Tyler and `I are really getting our act together and setting aside our time and schedules to bring to you this content a few asked for and a few more are enjoying.

Brief intermission on some anime talk till we go into being informed on what your community needs from you to really dig deep and have your eyes open to that type of value that’s in the world. I really want to get into that more and will possibly write an article on it. Those relationships though come when you have a grasp on how you were trained at home, making sure you’re not so defensive and taking things personal you’re able to take aboard new ideas and offer the best.

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That all starts at home and I have a serious conversation about how much your family represents how you see the outside world and I give some real thoughts on that because its a conversation that I take very seriously due to how hard and how serious I take family.

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