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When someone says they are going to do something, it might be in your self-interest to listen. When I was 8 years old, my Tuesday and Thursday nights were spent at the Aiea Hongwangji learning Karate. At the time, I had not known that my name was a nomenclature derived from the protagonist of the […]

Everyone should have the opportune to drive a luxury car. After driving a 2006 Honday CR-V for 11 years, the Audi A4 provided something more than a new way of traveling, it provided an experience. Sitting in the car now felt profoundly different as every new feature that I learned about became a new standard […]

Sometimes you meet the most benevolent of individuals. When I was in high school, I traversed predominantly by Hawaii’s cardinal public transportation service (aka the bus).  A teen ready to explore the world, I enjoyed the freedom to travel as I pleased, and I found solace in not yet having to understand the intricacies of […]

This is probably the most frequently asked question in contemporary society. WHERE DO YOU WORK? WHAT DO YOU DO? How I loathe that as an introductory statement to get to know another individual.  It is as if your job title/description utterly defines your very being. Usually when you ask this question it can be either […]

Customer service is the difference between frequenting a location and abhorring another. My favorite bit of advice from a customer service expert was “customers come to you because of your products and return because of the customer service.” This was a great lesson, but no truth holds more adamant than the significance of excellent customer […]

After dropping off my Audi A4 to the body and fender shop for a quick repair job, I wasn’t in the greatest of moods; feeling victimized by the minor scratches and dents caused by an elderly gentleman backing up into my brand new car.  Alas, I had a facile experience dropping off my car, and […]

Thought of the day: We can only wear two shoes at once… why do we need so many pairs? One of the more stressful times of my life was owning a multitude of sneakers and living the life of a “sneaker head.”  The diversification of shoes that I owned in my closet was immense, and […]

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When thinking of the self-image you need to portray, the infamous quote by Henry Ford comes to mind, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.”  Belief in your own capabilities is a driving force to becoming an extraordinary gentleman of wondrous class.  Taking upon the robust persona of a modern […]