Posts tagged #Ownership

The Power of Owning Who You Are

     Watch the Video! "Who You Are" by Blake Brandes (Motivational Blog Rap #22)

In the final scene of 8 Mile (SPOILER ALERT), rapper Rabbit (played by Eminem) battles his arch-nemesis, Papa Doc. Though he has been plagued by failures and setbacks throughout the film, Eminem has persisted to make it to the final rap battle.  The odds are stacked against him, and tensions are running high. 

Posted on January 8, 2015 .

Boredom is a Choice

      Watch the Video! "Quest" by Blake Brandes (Motivational Blog Rap #6)

Growing up, I always experienced a curious phenomenon - I was never bored. My friends often complained, "I don't have anything to do" or "I don't feel like doing anything". I didn't understand how this could happen.

Fueled by a large supply of books and the only-child-survival-strategy of endless self-entertainment, I always found myself creating imaginative scenarios (usually based around some computer game) in which I was a protagonist equipped with absurd amounts of (usually technologically suspect) weaponry.

Posted on September 11, 2014 .