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Making a Living Out of What You Love: Blogging

Just like bike riders love the long roads and the wind in their hair, financiers love tons of messy papers with confusing numbers, I love blogging: I love the sound my keyboard makes when I type faster than the thunder, … r

How To Get Sh*t Done – Book Review

Here’s something we could all use in this New Year – How To Get Shit DONE! I stumbled upon this book recently, and to my surprise, it had a huge impact on me. Erin Falconer, the author of the book, … r

Drinking Water

3 Scientific Ways Drinking Water Makes You More Productive

We all know drinking water is essential to good health. It keeps us alive and helps our body function properly. But what if I told you staying hydrated is also a good way to become more productive too? This article … r

self improvement

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Everyday I am given dozens of reasons to be thankful that you are part of this wonderful, ever expanding self improvement community – a group of people that are intent on growing yourselves as well as making the world around you a better place. r

10 Body Language Tips that Make Your Communication Skills 10x Better

Have you ever noticed the connection between the body language and communication skills? Why do emotional people who are animated attract more people and have fewer communication problems than those who are reserved and unemotional? The following article is going … r

Never Let Go of a Childhood Dream

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston S. Churchill Becoming a published novelist is a story of blind luck and perseverance—of never losing a childhood dream, even when life seems to … r