Working for Happiness

Michael Thielmann
in Culture

A key thing to look at in our vocational lives involves a simple question like, "What do I really want to be doing?" We're all well aware of the problem many of us can face in life. We can be stuck in...

Boxed In

Angela Baerthel
in Culture

I spend a lot of time alone in my grown up world. Partly because I like to. But also because I have to. I have come to a crossroads in my life. One where soon I will have even more time alone. My olde...


Dre Joseph
in Culture

In America, what do Hip-Hop and R&B music, the black hair industry, and professional basketball and football leagues all have in common? They should ALL be owned by black people. Period. If blacks want to be strong enough to one day throw their money behind a political candidate to run for public office in every predominant US state with a pronounced black population, we will need the political capital to do it. What better way to do that then by the way of one of the industries we have a strong...

My Friend the Police Officer

Bridget Meier
in Culture

I have known this man decently for at least three years. We went to the same high school and served in the Manual Academy JROTC program. As I've grown to know him, he's been more and more himself. In ...

Ripped From The Bylines

Edward Anderson
in Culture

Once upon a time, not so long ago, I wanted to be a journalist. The reasons for the desire were numerous, including it was the one writing job that my parents wouldn't complain that I couldn't make mo...

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Bad Business? Write a Letter

Elana Alexcina
in How To

Companies large and small have special representatives that handle customer complaints. Within these departments, customers are able to advise on their issues in order to have them investigated and po...

Online College

Juanell Hopper
in Buyer's Guide

We've all seen those commercials about online college. They encourage us to get our degree online. But is it worth it? Up to now, I am not so sure it is worth it. If you are a stay-at-home mom, your o...

No Joke: Feynman & the Common Core

Suzannah Fischer
in Culture

One of the things I have been working on as a point of self-improvement recently is broadening my horizons as far as reading materials are concerned. I've always prided myself on my willingness to rea...

The F Plan, Tips to Help You Take Control of Your Inner Critic!

Kelly Bristow
in How To

Tips to help you beat the inner critic and enable you to take back control of your inner power!

I'll Tell You the Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

Jeremy Timmons
in Humor

Generally, I would consider myself to be a fairly pragmatic person. So much so that, in some circles, I'm alternatively labeled as "emotionally unavailable," "empathetically barren," or even "an apath...

Social Entrepreneurs

Alexius McCoy
in Culture

There is this huge buzz about social entrepreneurs. Apparently, the guy that came up with the term didn't produce a clear definition. I was originally told it was an entrepreneur that doesn't have a s...

How To Get Over Writer's Block

Claire Raymond
in How To

Anyone that writes anything on a regular basis knows exactly how frustrating writer's block can be. No matter how hard you stare at your screen, no words appear on it and you just can't get over it. A...

Fighting Writers Block

Dylan Shannon
in How To

So, you want to write? Me too. What I find and am currently finding as I write this is that it can be really hard to transfer all the wonderful ideas from your head and put pen to paper. I have had ma...

5 Top Tips To Help With Creative Block

Rebecca Taylor
in How To

Do you ever find yourself stuck in rut and unable to move on from a creative block? It happens to all of us at some point. Some more than others and that's okay, it is natural. Sometimes you can be le...

Streams, Memes, and ESports Dreams

Michael Thielmann
in Culture

How valuable is our attention? Individually, it might not seem like what we pay attention to adds up to much. When we see that viral YouTube video though, we realize the power of our collective attent...

Building Wealth With myEcon

Chad Smith
in How To

Greetings, future millionaires and billionaires. Welcome, I'm Chad and I am on a journey to obtain financial independence and I would like to extend to you an open-ended invitation to come along for t...