Dream big. Be heard. #bewhatyoumake
Gear headed out to OK and NY today. I’m keeping the boots. #bewhatyoumake
FROM THE BLOG: The 4 Things I Told My 7YO About Basketball • http://bit.ly/skelkey89 • #bewhatyoumake • And I need to start taking my own advice • The saga of youth basketball continues and my 7-almost-8YO is playing on a pretty decent team this year with some classmates. They’re learning A LOT about the sport this season, which is great. Even running a few plays. It’s all more than I expected, but exactly what I was hoping for. • They’re taking an “inch deep/mile wide” approach where they’re covering a lot of fundamentals but aren’t going too deep on any one just yet. We’re seeing improvement each practice so whatever the coaches are doing, it’s working. • One of the hardest things to both teach and understand, I feel, is knowing what to do and when to do it. That’s not just true for second grade basketball, that’s true for everyone in all aspects of life. • I’ve tried to distill the sport of basketball into 4 simple ideas for my guy. Hopefully he’ll one day see how these might apply to life off the court, but in the meantime, finding them helpful on the court each weekend will do. • 1. Use the whole court. • 2. Help whoever is helping you. • 3. Have composure in a crowded situation. • 4. Always know where you are on the court • [Read more. Link in bio.] >>>
Music is good for the world. Your accessories should be also. #bewhatyoumake [🎶: Greg Holden]
MRB artist Andy Womack doing his thing in ATL with @denimarcade. #bewhatyoumake [📸: Karen Grayson].
Eco-friendly drumsticks and guitar picks headed out to CA today in advance of the #NAMM show. 👂🏽💪🏽♻️🎸🥁 #bewhatyoumake
If you’re headed to #NAMM in a few weeks, look for this cat right here. A free high five from him is a sick deal. Take him up on it. #Repost @dajimmyz ・・・ @magicroombrand sticks ARE magic, they even light up my kit! Catch me at #NAMM2019 l'll have goodies and free high fives!
FROM THE BLOG: Don’t Compromise. Your Standards Define You. • http://bit.ly/skelkey88 • #bewhatyoumake • If it’s important to you, get the good stuff. • It’s kind of a first-world problem, I know, but whatever…choosing is still hard. There are so many options for whatever you’re looking for and it just so happens that they’re all super tempting. • We’re blessed to have choices wherever we go, but sometimes we don’t want to choose. Sometime we just want what we want, and we need to know that that’s ok. • Choosing vs. prioritizing • Part of choosing is prioritizing. When do you compromise and get whatever will work/is the best price/is immediately available, and when do you not compromise and only get exactly what you want and nothing else? • Depending on what you’re doing and what’s important to you, it’s ok to not compromise on some things. Standards can be very personal and are healthy to have. Also, it’s important to know that you shouldn’t feel the need to have to explain your standards to anyone…they don’t need to be agreed upon in a committee. You have them, they make sense to you, that really should kind of be it. • You can tell a lot about someone from their standards — where they choose to not skimp on anything and what little (or big) pieces of their lives they protect and hold important. What — to them — is non-negotiable. • [Read more. Link in bio.] >>>