In order to get somewhere, you have to be somewhere first. Instead of obsessing over getting somewhere fast, focus on being somewhere completely. Being who you are right where you are will allow you to practice more authentically, generate more opportunities, and increase your performance and enjoyment, personally and professionally. In essence, in order to reap all the benefits that life...
In life, entrepreneurial and cultural mythology, and Heroik chronicles neglect to tell you all the important stages of self development required before you run off to slay dragons and conquer the world. The facts are that everyone comes ill equipped and most turn around and give up. If you want to succeed you'll need to pursue life whole heartedly,...
While I  don't completely write off the various investment/funding business models, I do have a larger respect for the art of hustle and the adaptive mindset of the true entrepreneur. I'm a big fan of bootstrapping business models and their success stories of small wins that lead to big victories. Looking at the small things, or the ability to...
Bringing gaming paradigms to the workplace is a growing market, especially in the digital space. The advantage to an individual is to rally excitement and add entertainment value around getting things done. Bombarding the brain with electronic visual stimuli is the latest form of positive reinforcement for mopping the floors, sending emails, paying the bills, dropping off the dry-cleaning...
It is an often said but poorly understood notion, that many if not most people in your life will try to discourage, devalue and chip away at your self-worth. Due to toxic patterns, poor upbringings, selfish behavior, and other environmental and psychological factors, the masses try to bring you down. While exploring this subject, I took a deeper look...
What you can learn from the Lego MBA It's a successful Gamified Environment, with Interactive, Visual and Persistent engagement creates value. Environments like this scale nicely when the user base reaches a certain size . The game dynamic with the most pull that kept me buying in were the levels. I couldn't stop at level one when I knew...
Popplet is a web app for visual thinking. It can be used to mind-map, brainstorm, connect ideas, collaborate, illustrate, you name it. There's really only one catch, it's a Flash application. Luckily, they have an iPad app for that. Each popplet can be an image, video or text blurb. Each blurb can be connected to demonstrate a relationship between ideas,...

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