11 Ways to Spark Your Creativity

After much thought I decided, I would write about what I was struggling with, how to come up with ideas. How to spark creativity. How to struggle through “writers block.” Writers block isn’t an easy thing to deal with, and it sucks not having an idea come naturally to you. But this is all part of becoming a writer. Sometimes ideas come naturally, other times you have to work for them. Sometimes you have to sit down and write without direction, hoping an idea comes to you organically by going to work.

Public Speaking is a Performance Art

I had a thought pop in my head recently about public speaking. When you are giving a speech or presentation you have to become someone else. You have to give a performance. No one acts the same in general conservation and when they give a presentation. There is a difference! You have to be genuine and likeable. But you can’t be the same person you are when having a beer with your friends. You may have to project that people would have beer with you.

Five Ways to Control Envy

The first step to controlling envy is to understand what envy is. And envy is just another form of fear. When you envy another person’s accomplishments or possessions. It’s your minds way of adapting to the fear you have of not obtaining your desires and wants. You envy a person with the career you want because you are scared you will never have that career. You envy a person in a healthy relationship because you are scared you will never have a healthy relationship. You envy the person with a lot of money because you are scared you will never accumulate that amount of money.

Six Techniques for Self-Development

Education is something most people stop after finishing their formal educational. We stop reading books. We stop learning new skills and ideas. We get into the same habits of going to work and paying bills. We come home play with the kids, watch TV, and sleep. We wake up the next day and do it all over again.

The Equation for Success

Many people have a different definition for success. Success can vary from person to person and depend on your goals or life situation. For some success is driven by money and power. For others success is having close connections with their family. And for others it may be staying sober and holding a steady job.Continue reading “The Equation for Success”