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Creativity: Use It Or Lose It

“The idea will try to wave you down perhaps for a few moments, perhaps for a few months, perhaps even for a few years, but when it finally realizes that you are oblivious to its message, it will move on

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The Definition Of Success

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt I have been trying to figure out what the definition of success for a while. I’ve made videos, Instagram posts, and tweets asking

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The Liberation of David Soto Jr.

“Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself, what do I want to do everyday for the rest of my life…do that.” – Gary Vaynerchuk How does a man who lives in a van, travels the country at will, has no bills,

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The importance of doing what you love.

“Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” ~ David Frost I have previously written on this topic a couple of times. It’s been a few years

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Lessons Learned From The Fastest Man In The World

“I am not the President. Instead, I hold an even higher office, that of citizen of the United States.” ~Martin Sheen While deployed to Aludied Air Base, Qatar in 2002, Major League Baseball was threatening to go on strike. That

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How To Be Attractive

“Watching him with one eye, she wondered if men ever figured out that they were more appealing when they were pursuing their own work than when they were pursuing women.” ~Mary Doria Russell, The Sparrow It’s crazy how my memory

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Advice And Tips From The 50 Year Old Me

“There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.” ~Bo Bennett I could have sworn that I heard Tim Ferris say on

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My Top 10 Audiobook Recommendations

“You’re gonna go anyway, might as well get an education on the way.” ~Zig Ziglar on Automobile University Since becoming a writer I have been spending my time in coffee shops writing instead of reading but I have still managed

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5 Lessons Learned From Reading “Endurance”

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.” ~Sir Ernest Shackleton I can’t even begin to tell you how powerful a read

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The 5 most influential novels of my life.

“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson I used to refuse to read fiction. I thought it was a waste of time. I thought that if I am going to read, I need to learn something. Let me

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