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You Deserve Nothing

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If there is a catchword that sums up 2015, it must be transparency. Whether it is in reference to Hillary Clinton’s emails: “I am trying to be as transparent as I possibly can.” Or the fact that smartphones and social media have given us a direct view of what it’s like to be a black person in this country dealing with law enforcement officials, we are living in an age where formerly locked doors are being thrown open.

Work. Smarter.

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Social media oftentimes alludes to a “dues free” world. The gifted, simply come up with an idea, get funding, sell their company for millions and have people clap when they walk into rooms. Their route is as effortless and clear as the crow flies. The not-so-gifted are still living life as the squirrel walks. Directionless, steep, ...