More Advice, Less Excuses

Hamza Khan
Apr 5, 2015 · 13 min read

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” — Greek Proverb

“Agree with the opinion or not, but The Game put the West Coast back on the map.” — Erskine Harden & Anthony Booth (The Anatomy of Hip-Hop)

How The West Was Won

“How do you stay relevant?”

“Most of you new rappers won’t last long anyway, maybe you should think of another lane.”

The Success Trap

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” — Pablo Picasso

Real Thirst

I didn’t expect to hear back from Andrew. Like the countless other requests I made for a follow-up, or application debrief, I anticipated that Andrew was too busy for me, that I wasn’t important enough to warrant a reply.

Thank Me Later

“At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.” — Italian Proverb

It’s Not About You

The Game Has Changed

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Thanks to Bailey Parnell.

    Hamza Khan

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    Managing Director @StudentLifeNet. Author of #TheBurnoutGamble. TED & Keynote Speaker. Multi-Award Winning Marketer & Entrepreneur. hamzakhan.ca

    Making Waves

    Thoughts on startups, education and making ideas happen.