Creative Life

Creative life observations and Book Reviews on Personal Development, Entrepreneurship, Relationships, Philosophy & more.

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Online Entrepreneurship

Discussions for online entrepreneurs who seek creative, location independent ventures online.

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Genius Types

Everyone has genius within. A "Genius Type" is someone who has learned to master both their creative, life-loving side; as well as their logical, business side.

15 Ways To Stabilize So Your Dreams Can Materialize

15 Ways To Stabilize So Your Dreams Can Materialize

Set and Then Forget… (at least for a little while) As an aggressive entrepreneur, I was ready to conquer the world at a very young age. My plan was to out-work, out-innovate, and out-run my competition at all costs until I was financially free. I started a lawn mowing business… then a custom T-shirt business… [...]

How Talent Can Hold You Back

How Talent Can Hold You Back

“You see, in the real world, talent isn’t rewarded… production is. In other words, you don’t get paid for being able to solve problems… you get paid for actually solving them; which often takes time, effort, and “the grind.” That’s why you often see the less talented, but hard working, high school kid sneak up on the studs and become successful in life…”

Five Ways to Avoid a Nasty CC Email Battle

Five Ways to Avoid a Nasty CC Email Battle

Have you ever been a little frustrated with a co-worker and wrote an email to express your concerns; and instead of reading your calm, yet concerned tone, the co-worker read a little more attitude than you intended and snapped of an even more explosive email with three other co-workers and two supervisors CC’d?

Stiff vs. Suit for your Day Job

Stiff vs. Suit for your Day Job

Here’s one you may not have considered: Is it better to be a working stiff or a suit if you’re an entrepreneur who’d rather be working for himself than the man anyway?

Individualism vs. Hierarchy in Organizations

Individualism vs. Hierarchy in Organizations

Which organizational system do you prefer? One in which each individual employee or member is considered equal, no matter how long they’ve been a member or what they bring to the table; or a system in which each employee or member earns their way up the organizational hierarchy based on seniority, contribution to the group, or the respect of their peers?

Reap the Benefits of Working for Yourself and The Man

Reap the Benefits of Working for Yourself and The Man

You might not realize it when daydreaming at your 9-5 about starting a small business, but there are a few things to miss when you’re gone. To an entrepreneur, it’s blasphemous to suggest that anything good can come from working for The Man; but going solo isn’t always the end-all be-all.