The headline of this story is the first line Dr. Dre says in “Straight Outta Compton,” and I often think more people could use a good dose of street knowledge, especially considering the putrid wave of self-affirmation bullshit that has swamped the world of entrepreneurship.
I think the lessons learned in the ‘hood are far more valuable than the type of motivational crap about “being special” that you see posted on your Facebook wall. So without further ado, here are seven things I learned on the streets that I think will serve you well.
Witness the Strength of Street Knowledge
Chaos and tragedy reigned supreme in the annual Running of the Indy Cars event today, as 36 people died and over 200 were injured in anticipation of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 race.
The event, modeled after the famed Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, is held in downtown Indianapolis, where daring fans can take to the streets in an attempt to outrun a dozen Indy cars that have been let loose by race officials. While the event allows fans to get up close and personal with some of their favorite drivers, it has been responsible for hundreds of deaths since 1996, its inaugural year.
Running of the Bulls overshadowed, 36 dead in annual Running of the Indy Cars tradition