Blog posts

May 26, 2024
The Hardwired Power of Story: Insights from Lisa Cron

As humans, we are hardwired to respond to story in a visceral way. An effective story doesn't just engage our conscious mind, but "enters through your gut, looks out through...

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Why Those in the Knowledge Economy Must Master "Deep Work" | Reviewing Cal Newport's "Deep Work"

In our distracted, digital world, the ability to focus without interruptions is becoming crucial for producing truly valuable work. That's the core premise of Cal Newport's influential book "Deep Work,"...

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The Dark Side of Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing has long been touted as a golden path to passive income riches online. The premise sounds alluring: simply promote other companies' products or services on your website or...

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The Best Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Let's start with a huge understatement: Entrepreneurship is hard. Your first forays into entrepreneurship are going to be particularly difficult. There's so much ground to cover– from finances to marketing...

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Write Your Novel Without Quitting Your 9-to-5

The Joy of Not Quitting Your Day Job "I've always wanted to do this," one of my clients told me, "but I feel like a fraud. I can only work...

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What It Looks Like to Build Your Career Around Your Life (And Not the Other Way Around)

This shouldn't be a radical concept, but many of us fail to actually put it into practice: your job shouldn't be a dark cloud looming over the rest of your...

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Fueling Your Imagination: The Vital Role of Investing in Your Innate Creativity

As a kid, I could hardly go an hour without picking up a pencil and finding some scrap paper to write on. I'd be content to sit for hours, just...

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DNF or Power Through? The Value Of Reading Books You Don't Like

We've all been there. You pick up a book, excited as ever to read it, only to find that it's a struggle to get through it. Maybe the prose is...

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'I Used to Read More' | Falling Back in Love with Reading A Good Book

We’ve noticed a common concern among busy parents, professionals, and folks who are both that usually sounds something like this: “I just can’t seem to focus on a book anymore.”...

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