Tag Archives: mind hacking

The Tyranny of Hyperlink Ends Now!

Erping Zhu -Assistant Director, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan- conducted an experiment aimed at discerning the effects of hyperlinks on comprehension. Her discovery should be of great interest to anyone delivering content via the Internet. She had a large group of people read the same article but she […]

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How To Destupify Yourself In 10 Hard Steps

1. Embrace Your Limits There is a long list of people who are veritable titans of their industry, who –at the first glance- didn’t stand a chance of amounting to anything. And then they decided to embrace their limitations and became legends. Everybody talks about Louis Armstrong’s trumpet playing prowess. The man invented the High […]

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Don’t Stand Out From the Crowd. Avoid the Crowd At All Cost

All existing business models are wrong. All Social Media advice is stale. In The New Secrets of CEO’s, (Amazon Affiliate Link) Richard Branson states the following: I totally ignored the established business theories and strategies and struck out determined to do things differently. I know some amazing Social Media cats who are producing amazing content […]

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You Don’t Need What You Think You Need

Meeting someone who wrote a masterpiece on the back of a Deli menu while living under the bridge would not surprise me. Meeting someone who did it with a silver Cartier pen on an antique writing table in an airy Soho loft would surprise the hell out of me. ~ Hugh MacLeod If only I […]

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How To Climb Your Own Private Everest

What’s YOUR Private Everest? Mine is to be able to make a living writing, making music and movies. But mostly I want to be able to do whatever I feel like doing at the moment. 9 to 5 drudgery is no way to spend a lifetime. Once I realized that, all the money in the […]

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Is It The Business of Creativity or Creativity of Business?

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither bread to the wise, nor riches to men of understanding, nor favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all. [Ecclesiastes 9:11] So true. Don’t you think? However, we have very little control over time and chance. […]

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Hey Bloggers! Stop Writing Your Bio in Third Person

Mr. So and so has worked on bla bla bla and when asked about his greatest achievements he said… OMG, shut the fuck up. Its your blog, you wrote the bio, don’t try to make yourself sound bigger than you are. No one wrote your bio for you, no one interviewed you for your bio, […]

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Interview With a Blogger Extraordinaire and Social Media Pacesetter Tristan Higbee

Today we have a special podcast. I’m speaking with Tristan Higbee of Blogging Bookshelf about a vast array of topics. Listen while you browse Or right click the link to save to your .mp3 player Interview With a Blogger Extraordinaire and Social Media Pacesetter Tristan Higbee We talk about: Kazakhstan Tristan’s linguistic prowess His family […]

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