“People who commit suicide are the single most selfish human beings on the planet! Do they even think of the shit they put their family and friends through when they do this?”

For 38 years or as long as I can remember anyway, this was my unwavering mindset. No empathy and no attempt to try and understand the “why” behind the action. Ignorantly, I have always been black and white about the subject. I wasn’t the only one either. Most of my friends were pretty much the same way. I once had an acquaintance in school commit suicide and distinctly…


Note for readers…. I wrote this entire blog on December 11, 2020. However, I decided to finish editing and then publish it today May 8, 2021.

December 11, 2020…….

Its 10:49 am and I am sitting near the ticket counter at the Vancouver Airport ready to fly back home to Nashville. I wanted to write this while the feelings are fresh. My eyes are still red from crying earlier as my oldest two daughters were picked up an hour earlier from our Airbnb by their mom. I woke them up at 7am to finish packing, checked everywhere to make sure…


I can’t even believe I am writing this blog. As an entrepreneur for the last 15 years and quite possibly one of the biggest fans of capitalism and all that it stands for, I have always believed that you earn in direct proportion to the value you create in the market. If that value happens to make you worth $100 Billion dollars. Then so be it.

At least 50 times in the past decade I have commented and argued with people bashing the wealthy claiming they don’t give enough, and they aren’t doing enough. They give millions to charity, create…


DISCLAIMER: The following blog is not my opinion, my belief, or anything that I am trying to prove. It is simply a fun observation of the current events in the U.S., through my own experience and how they relate to one of my favorite movies. Consider this a “Fictional” blog with some of my actual thoughts designed to entertain and make you think.

The year was 2001. Leigh Whannell (Director of Upgrade, The Invisible Man) and James Wan (Director of Aquaman) were in their early 20s in film school. …


If you follow financial news or pay attention to interviews with many of the great financial experts on mainstream media these days, you will hear a common theme in their message. “The middle class is getting wiped out,” they say, or “The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.” I have heard these sayings for years but just like most “sayings,” I never really took the time to dig a little deeper into what that really means, and why it’s happening.

About 6 months ago, I set on a path to learn more after something interesting happened…

John Abbas

I love Entrepreneurship, Traveling, and my family. I enjoy taking difficult things and teaching them to others in a simple way.

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