Fashion Starts on the Street

Fashion Starts on the Street

The boldest fashion styles weren't made in a studio. They came from the street.

Over the last few decades, there's been a seismic shift in how fashion trends have originated. Instead of mainstream designers choosing what people wear, it's been the other way around …

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The Most Important Characteristic for Success... GRIT

The Most Important Characteristic for Success... GRIT

Here's something they don't teach you in school …

Being successful in life isn't about how smart you are. It's not about IQ. It's not about luck. It's not about how much money you have or who you know. It's not even about talent.

When you really want to achieve something (like, really want it with a deep burning fire that keeps you up at night), there's one trait you need more anything else…

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Move the Crowd: How the MC Set Off a Cultural Revolution

Move the Crowd: How the MC Set Off a Cultural Revolution

DJs, dancers, graffiti artists – each of these originators played a role in the evolution of hip hop, but there's one more crucial player that needs to be recognized …

The MC.

Hip hop culture was born out of Bronx house parties in the 1970s, and those parties were nothing without MCs.

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The History of Graffiti – How Street Art Inspires Change

The History of Graffiti – How Street Art Inspires Change

Graffiti … street art … tagging … guerrilla art …

There are many names for it, but when you're talking about graphic art in public spaces, it all comes from the same roots: a core human need for free expression.

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Intervention Help Available: Jim Reidy, CIP

We are proudly adding an additional intervention help link to our website for individuals and families who are looking for assistance on their road to recovery. We have received many inquires about providing such a resource, and we are happy to recommend board-certified interventionist, James "Jim" Reidy. [Continue reading…]