WordPress.com Blogging University: Branding and Growth, Day Two: Audit Your Brand

WordPress.com Blogging University: Branding and Growth, Day Two: Audit Your Brand

I accomplished some goals already after completing day one of this course. I've connected with a small handful of new people here within the WordPress community and some are quite similar to me which makes it even more assuring. Also, Ive learned how some people in the WordPress community have come to interact between each [...]

The mind blowing number of hours you spend dead across 85 years

The mind blowing number of hours you spend dead across 85 years

The day will come where you will literally sleep.... forever. Before that day arrives you will sleep away around 248,200 hours* of your life. You will spend another 193,200 hours** working for someone else, or yourself. The remaining 248,200 hours*** you have alive, not sleeping or working... who the f%$k knows. Now I'm only going [...]

Day 24 – Meditation for productivity, stress relief and arousal – #300wordsaday

Day 24 – Meditation for productivity, stress relief and arousal – #300wordsaday

If you have ever done any form of meditation my gut tells me there is a strong reason to believe you found some benefit. I italicised the word 'any' in the proceeding sentance because meditation comes in many forms. I've sat at my desk with my eyes closed, feeling relaxed and just focused on my breathing, [...]

Day 20 – Meritocracy, long lunches for everyone and capitalism – #300wordsaday

Day 20 – Meritocracy, long lunches for everyone and capitalism – #300wordsaday

I hate lazy people who expect the same as everyone and want everyone to be the same. Regardless of effort. They should fend for grains with pigeons.  I'm all for meritocracy where you earn your keep. You hustle and earn your dues - you deserve to win. You do the minimum required while someone else [...]

Day 16 – How to start and build a photography business from scratch – #300wordsaday

Day 16 – How to start and build a photography business from scratch – #300wordsaday

I anticipate this post will be a practical guide so grab a coffee and have something ready to take some notes. My intention is to give you a handful of strategic advice that I used to start a photography business from scratch, using an entry level DSLR camera working my way to professional gear photographing [...]

Day 12 – A quote to keep you going when you can’t see the end – #300wordsaday

Day 12 – A quote to keep you going when you can’t see the end – #300wordsaday

I'm passing midnight and I don't want to leave day 12 without adding some value for you on this 30 day blogging journey. It's going to be short and probably more like #lessthan300wordsaday. Years ago I came up with a quote, a few in fact, around the time I was developing Neuro-Combatives™, so it was [...]

Day 8 – My Three Ingredients For Making Decisions With The Greater Good In Mind #300wordsaday

It seems the harder you work the more decisions you have to make. It then follows that the more decisions you must make the more people you are likely to p!&s off.  This really comes about when you are presented with the challenge of innovating and rolling out change. Most people like stability - for [...]