When I was a director, I inspected the Jr Camp cabins to make sure that the trash was removed, lights … More
Persuasive Copywriting: Using Psychology to Influence, Engage and Sell by Andy Maslen My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book … More
The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists … More
Your Facebook friend posts a seemingly harmless request: Let’s see how well we know each other. Answer the following questions … More
Twas the night before camp, and all through the state, all the counselors were panicked, as they readied in haste. … More
Walt Disney said that his parks would always change as long as imagination was in the world. That guiding statement … More
When we set goals but direct limited energy towards fulfilling them and avoiding distractions, we get limited results. Developing skills, learning information in school, following diet and fitness plans, and nurturing relationships require focused sustained effort to succeed.
Political, news, sports, and economic pundits are often very wrong but we keep listening and reacting to their predictions. When we see who they are, we might care less.
Ryan Holiday provides great insight from personal experience into the blurring of the lines between blogging and journalism and how the twin factors of add revenue based on screen views and the desire to break a story first create the perfect storm of rumors as news and sensationalist stories appealing to fear, anger, or scandal. When you finish the book you truly will see news and blogging in a different light and how a “follow the money” approach explains so much of what we see.
The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris I do not not trust my eyes … More