Who hasn’t daydreamed at about quitting their 9-5 job and jet setting on a fulfilling adventure? Be it a life-changing volunteer trip in South America, writing the next great American novel, or developing a must-have app, fear holds us back from achieving our dreams. The fear of failure, ridicule, and monetary loss prevents us from embracing our creative spirits and keeps us sticking to the status quo. The good news is that risk taking is easier than you may think. Continue reading Risk Taking and Creativity
In sports, the home team usually has the advantage. They know the nuances of their turf better than the opposing team; they are comfortable playing and have their own routine to follow; the fans in the seats are overwhelmingly on their side and will do whatever it takes to throw the other team off their game. The home team has the advantage.
Facebook is not your home turf. Neither is TikTok, LinkedIn, or Medium. These are important tools that every business should be utilizing, but when you begin to rely too heavily on any of them, you set yourself up for disaster. Instead of relying on these artificial turfs, it’s better to keep the battleground in-house and build your own stadium. Continue reading The Importance of Building Your Own Channels
It’s an easy thing to sit in our chairs and watch other people leave their marks on the world. The envy that we feel towards someone who is living the life we wish we could live is a common part of life, and eventually we become numb to it. It’s the man and woman of action that will ultimately step outside of their comfort zones while the rest of the world sits back and watches. Continue reading The Man in the Arena
Modern society tells us that a busy schedule equals a happy life. While we understandably hold tight to money, we freely give away our time, and end each day wondering where it all went. Once you realize this, you will begin to notice where you spend your time wisely and where you unknowingly give it away. Continue reading Giving Away Time
Great ambitions require serious work. However, it’s so easy to become distracted from work. With such distractions, it seems impossible to give work 100% of our attention. Great creative minds have struggled with this for millennia, and it seems there is a solution: Solitude. Continue reading Solitude and Work
A good life directly related to a good work ethic. But with the full schedule that most people have, it’s easy to burn out and end up killing the evening with Netflix. Thankfully, great leaders and thinkers have tackled this issue and have left us their advice. Continue reading To Live Well is to Work Well
The purpose of studying is to make you smarter. But much of the studying the average person does in his or her life has the opposite effect due to the fact that society places importance on the act of studying instead of the process of learning. Continue reading Studying Without Desire
It’s easy to work and feel productive; it’s hard to do nothing and feel relaxed. Continue reading The Importance of Leisure
After over a decade of economic growth, you, the class of 2020, will be leaving school and entering into the workforce during a recession. As the unemployment rate skyrockets amid the Covid-19 epidemic, many students set to graduate next month will likely be spending a lot more time at home than they hoped for.
Here is what the class of 2020 can do to optimize their time in quarantine. Continue reading What the Class of 2020 Needs to Hear