Human Behavior

Why I'm Deleting My Personal Facebook account

Why I'm Deleting My Personal Facebook account

Everyone knows how I feel about social media. I wrote the first book on how to unaddict yourself from it. It’s called Social Media Rehab and you can get a copy of it at SocialMedia.rehab. Since I wrote the book, I have maintained a personal page for the purpose of trolling people to use as content for this project and also to manage pages associated with brands I own or am involved in.

What to do when you feel like nobody is listening

What to do when you feel like nobody is listening

The age-old problem. Nobody is paying attention to what I'm saying.I can definitely say with ultimate authority that this is the absolute worst time in history to try to be heard. There is just way too much noise. Even the noise is noise. Everybody's an authority, Everybody's an expert, Everybody is "so real" that they're fake.

How to tame the beast

How to tame the beast

I have a pretty significant pressure on my head to produce. I've gotten really good about making creative output a routine but there is still always a significant amount of things that need to be done.
That being said, how do we accomplish all that we want to do with the little time that we have?

Things that are stopping you from moving forward

Things that are stopping you from moving forward

Moving forward or evolution is something that most people will never do. That being said, you are at a tremendous advantage in every way if you do decide to learn from your mistakes and evolve as a person so that you can move forward. This podcast outlines the pitfalls and things that are stopping you from moving forward.

What I learned posting content on my personal Facebook page

What I learned posting content on my personal Facebook page

As you know, I am not a regular user of social media from a personal standpoint. If I am interacting with social media, it is for a business purpose such as paid ad campaigns or content testing that ultimately has an end game goal of turning a profit. That being said, I do post things on my personal page to incite reactions to see what gets people to respond. This podcast covers the results of my recent social experiment using my "It's Time to be Human Again" video promotion for Social Media Rehab.

The Harsh Realities of Life

The Harsh Realities of Life

I put content into the atmosphere because it's what I want to do. I know only a small fraction of what I say is being listened to. This is life in general. Most people do not give a shit about what you are saying or doing. This is why we create products and brands. We are creating a shell that puts our best foot forward so that people will accept us for what we are not.

The curse of being successful

The curse of being successful

You hear all sorts of variations on the statement "What a privilege to get to do what you love for a living!", when you are successful doing something that you like or may be good at. There is a lot of truth to that statement but it's a double-sided coin. That being said, here are some thoughts I have on the curse of being successful.

Stupid myths people perpetuate to make themselves feel better

Stupid myths people perpetuate to make themselves feel better

There are a whole host of myths people sell themselves to try to make them feel better about their shitty situation. While it might make them feel better, that's about the only thing it will do. That being said, here are the top 10 stupid myths people perpetuate to make themselves feel better.

The top 10 ways to achieve greatness in whatever you do

The top 10 ways to achieve greatness in whatever you do

I wrote a blog post on How Perfection is Killing Your Creativity. Basically the cliff notes is that you are not going to achieve any level of mastery through the pursuit of perfection. I know this might conflict with some commonly held beliefs, but that is the truth. That being said, I decided to create this top 10 list so you can move past being perfect in order to achieve greatness in whatever you do.

Top 10 reasons why guns are not the problem

Top 10 reasons why guns are not the problem

This one is going to be short and sweet, because it's really a simple issue that people like to complicate. But the numbers are pretty clear. When private law-abiding citizens can own guns, the violent crime rate is lower. That being said, these are my Top 10 reasons why guns are not the problem.