The Myth of Being Paid to Create and Why It’s Doomed to Fail

  Can you hear the buzz…. the murmer… the consistent droning on and on from “experts” who tell you this mythical story? Have you heard about the unicorn that you can catch, called “being paid to create”, doing what you love, making money while you sleep, and all the other lifestyle hyperboles?   I feel like every time I come…

How to Get Your Beauty Rest as a Hard-Working Entrepreneur

  People have a tenancy to undervalue sleep. If you’ve seen Arianna Huffington’s book, “Thrive” you know what I’m talking about. She accounts what it’s like to work constantly at the expense of your body and sleep—to accomplish more. The thesis of the book is that we can accomplish more, while having enough time to sleep and do the other…

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The Ultimate Entrepreneur’s Guide to Work from Anywhere and Travel the USA

  The Ultimate Entrepreneur’s Guide to Work from Anywhere and Travel the USA   Have you seen all these bombin’ entrepreneurs traveling all over the country and the world? It’s becoming a trend, and I keep seeing it! Austin and I also traveled a little bit, and worked remotely on d.science while traveling through the Northeast, and then to the…

The Fundamental Reason Advertising and Advertisers are Failing

The Fundamental Reason Advertising and Advertisers are Failing

Advertising is failing as a whole. Recent research says you are 457x more likely to survive a plane crash than click on a banner ad. Cracked.com describes the state of the advertising world quite eloquently with their video 8 reasons why advertising doesn’t work anymore. Even cracked in all its wonderful comedic glory doesn’t strike at the heart of the matter….

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How to Create a Visual Style that Skyrockets Your Personal Brand

How to Create a Visual Style that Skyrockets Your Personal Brand (with a little help from Free People 😉 )   When we think “branding” we always think of the business side of things. For example, your logo, values, vision, mission, what you’re here to change and more. There’s an entire side of branding that rarely gets covered—and that’s how…

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4 Ways Being Obsessed is Your New Game-Changing Awesome Sauce

    4 Ways Being Obsessed is Your New Game-Changing Awesome Sauce   Obsession (noun) : an idea or thought that continually preoccupies the mind.    When you hear the word “obsession” what do you think? I feel like it’s gotten a bad rap over the years. That’s a shame because obsession is the difference between you being successful and not….

11 Top IFTTT Recipes to Massively Increase Productivity

11 Top IFTTT Recipes to Massively Increase Productivity

  11 Top IFTTT Recipes to Massively Increase Productivity IFTTT is a dream come true for increasing productivity. IFTTT stands for”If This Then That.” It creates automatic programs to run when certain actions are taken. For instance, if you create a WordPress post (blog article), you can then automatically send it to social bookmarking sites.   Here are 11 Top…

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How to Stay Motivated, Hungry & Driven No Matter What (With Tested Methods from Real Entrepreneurs)

    How to Stay Motivated, Hungry & Driven No Matter What (With Tested Methods from Real Entrepreneurs) Motivation is a common topic brought up frequently with entrepreneurs or anyone else that’s looking to do anything worthwhile. One of the things I hear frequently is people say—is how tough it is to stay motivated.   I feel ya guys, and…

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