Monthly Archives of : February, 2011

J-O-B Quitter

This is a guest submission from Dion Baker from Hello, my name is Dion Baker and I’m a job quitter. That’s right. There is no shame in my quitting game. Admittedly, quitting a job is a simple process and, by itself, is not such a remarkable feat to accomplish. Just tell your “boss” you’re going […]

My 30 Day Twitter Experiment

When I first started using Twitter back in November 2010, I had little idea of how powerful it was. Over the past 3 months, Twitter has become part of my daily routine and can now see how some bloggers are using it to dominate. Over the last month or so, I have fallen into the […]

A Case Study On Crushing It

We all know who Gary Vaynerchuk is and his motto of “Crush It”. It simply means to find what you love to do most, pour your heart and soul into it, and dominate the shit out of it. The book is incredibly inspiring and reading it actually empowers you to go out and make your […]

Blog Snapshot At 4 Months

After receiving several requests from readers, I have decided to publish a post detailing the progress I have made thus far with my blog. My hope is that it will benefit you in some way. To be honest, I am overwhelmed with the enormous amount of work that goes into trying to build a successful […]

I Am Myself

This is a guest submission from Ricky Ferdon at The Grind Of The Marina I worked at a marina for 22 years, being operations manager the last nine. I was the guy in charge. Everything rolled downhill to my lap. I was in charge of maintenance, hiring and firing, customer relations, insurance, everything. The […]

Calling All Grinders

First off, I want to thank those of you who have shared your opinions with me about the future of this blog. I honestly want to make this blog the best resource possible, which is the reason I wrote my post asking for feedback. I’ve received a number of comments and emails with suggestions on how […]

The World Is Your Oyster, Now Go Find Your Pearl

Can you remember a time when you were doing something like watching a movie, taking a walk, or maybe looking at something beautiful and were overcome with an incredible sense of motivation, hope, or inspiration? It’s an indescribable feeling of power and one that can change your life if you act on it. Those moments are few […]

8 Inspirational Blogs That Can Ignite Your Passion

As a blogger, I feel it’s extremely important to build relationships with other bloggers. After all, we are all interconnected on the web and it’s amazing how small it seems when you really get involved in the blogging community. Everyone seems to know everyone else and it’s almost like one big family. Well, it’s like […]

A Little Help From My Friends

After much thought and discussion, I have decided to turn this blog into a sanctuary of happiness and tranquility. You can find my new site at If you actually believe this, you’re fired! Now get out. Actually I AM changing some things on this blog and need some help from anyone who even cares […]

The Theory Of Positivity

It was brought to my attention recently be a concerned reader, that the overall negative and pessimistic tone of my blog had turned him off and may be turning other readers away as well. Up until this point, I hadn’t thought of that as being a concern. It’s interesting because my traffic and subscribers have […]