10 Crucial Mistakes I Want To Stop Making In 2017

crucial mistakes

Maybe this wasn’t the year of greatness for me. Often I lost my way in the maze. For the people I didn’t call back, I’m sorry. For the people I hurt, I’m sorry. For the people I love, I hope I see you more. Sometime it seems like everyone got the rule book but I […] Read On…

Be A Person, Not A Personal “Brand”

personal brand

“How do you build a personal brand?” Cows are branded. Unhealthy drinks are branded. Toothpaste has 4 out of 5 dentists recommending it. That 5th dentist ended up with a gag in his mouth, handcuffed to concrete at the bottom of the river. He had three kids. They miss him. If you see him call […] Read On…

Will The United States Remain A World Power?

world power

My six year old daughter asked me, “What’s so great about the United States anyway?” And I didn’t know what to say to her. I’m from the US. But there’s many problems in how the US plays out its role both at home and in the world. How to answer about a country that engages […] Read On…

What Are The Most Common Life Mistakes Young People Make?

mistakes young people make

I lied, stole from my parents, cheated, scammed, humiliated others and laughed, threw rocks at people with the intent to kill. All by the time I was 10 years old. Later it got much worse. Later I actually thought I was smart. This is the great thing about being young: you’re so arrogant and stupid […] Read On…

The Secret To Doing What You Love

doing what you love

The Secret To Doing What You Love “I came to LA because I write films,” the Uber driver told me. “I wrote a movie about kids in a ghetto, trying to survive.” We were going just a few blocks. I was lazy and didn’t feel like walking. “So far I had a meeting at CAA, […] Read On…