Monthly Archives: October 2015

When A Title or Product Name Causes Controversy

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Creativity and Free Speech Meets Censorship Not even praise from School Library Journal, and several other respected literary publications could spare award-winning Meg Medina, an author, former educator and mother from having her YA book banned.  Little did Medina realize … Continue reading

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Playing Chess and Hacking Computers in Africa

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Using low-tech Game to Teach Computer Skills During a recent panel discussion on the Future of Reading at the Boston Book Festival, one of the panel members from MIT admitted that his organization went to Africa with a supply of … Continue reading

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The Serious Business of Laughter

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 Applying Humor to Different Fields of Interest From the moment, Jimmy Kimmel and company stepped out of a New York City cab wearing pink tutus and tights, and determined to take ballet lessons, humor was afoot. YouTube registered 22k views … Continue reading

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Motivational Lessons from Child Entrepreneurs

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8 International Profiles of Mini Millionaires Entrepreneur magazine provides takeaways at the end of each profile but the article also provides an interesting checklist of interests, industries, aptitudes, skills, and talents used in their wildly successful startups. What You Can … Continue reading

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Fastest Growing Social Media Apps

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Choosing A Social Media Platform: Tips for Beginners Updated periodically If you are trying to figure out which social media to try, check out the following articles on Blogtrepreneur.com Productivity Hacks for Writers http://tinyurl.com/prv6b23 Social Marketing: How to Promote your … Continue reading

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Rissi Palmer’s Country Music Path

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Rethinking Music Industry Oppoertunity   A major takeaway from Rissi Palmer’s recentTavis Smiley interview includes her skillful ability at honest self-assessment and reexamination of her values after entering a challenging niche in the music business. Back in 2007, Palmer was … Continue reading

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How Music Improves Potential and Productivity

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Choosing the Right Songs for Results Takeaway: Just flipping on your favorite music or jamming while working on tasks is not the answer to using melody to boost creativity or productivity. Choosing the right selections first requires careful thought… consider … Continue reading

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1 Key Tip on How to Use Writing as Personal/Biz Development Tool

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How to Improve Creativity and Problem Solving Skills Check out the article on Help Scout desk for details But be aware that choosing the wrong writing tools, engaging in the activity at the wrong time, and choosing the wrong format … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship And the Meaning of Passion

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Good And Bad Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Update: This post first appeared three years ago… Don’t Follow Your Passion, Follow Your Effort  is the title of a post by billionaire Mark Cuban who believes “follow your passion” is bad advice … Continue reading

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