How to Finish a Master of Education Degree in 3 Months or Less personal growth

On August 1, 2020, I began my Master of Education program through Western Governors University. 78 days later, on October 17, 2020, I submitted my final capstone project and completed all of the requirements for my online degree.

Yes, it is possible to get a regionally accredited (this is the...

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How Much is an Answer Worth to You? personal growth

You find yourself at a crossroads.

  • Option 1: Start a new social media marketing agency as a side hustle.
  • Option 2: Enroll in an accelerated master’s program to bolster your credentials and get a raise at work.
  • Option 3: Do nothing.

Now, these three options are just for the sake of this...

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Experiments Are Your Only Hope online business personal growth

Those closest to Thomas described him as "an incurable show-off," "supremely self-confident," and a fanciful storyteller (if not an outright liar). He neglected his first marriage, and then his second. He gave his six children everything they could want, except for a moment of his time. He was a...

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You Suck At Decisions, Here's How To Do Better personal growth

Jacob leaped out of bed a full 7 minutes before his alarm rang. Ever since he got the job offer from the local library, he couldn't wait to start working. Not only was he finally going to put his master's degree to good use, but he could also walk to the office – a goal that seemed...

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The "What You See Is All There Is" Bias & Your Career personal growth

In Daniel Kahneman’s book, Thinking Fast and Slow, he illustrates an idea we are all too familiar with – but one we ignore far too often.

The first part of Kahneman’s work focuses on the wide array of intuitional biases we possess as a side-effect of how our brains work. These...

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The Truth About Self-Love You Need To Hear personal growth

Kamal Ravikant never intended to get noticed for his writing. His short, self-published book titled Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It came out of a season of intense pain. The death of a close friend, a life-threatening injury, and a failed company all flooded his life within a span of...

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Adjacent Possible Secrets: How To Create An Astonishing Career personal growth

In 2019, I quit my job to become a full-time writer.

In this article, I want to explore the reasons why I made the leap, question whether it was the right decision given the information I had at the time, and finally discuss the possibilities going forward.

To help me accomplish this, I will...

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How To Apply Deliberate Practice: The Strategy of Famous Writers personal growth writing

Mozart and the Question of Mastery

The first two decades of Mozart's legendary career weren't defined by musical breakthroughs and compositions seasoned by some mysterious divine spark. Instead, they followed “usual methods – copying, arranging, and imitating the works of...

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Q1 2020 Goals Report & Goal Ideology personal growth

Introduction

Why is goal-setting so easy to do but goal-achieving so tricky? Is there a better way to construct your goals so that you guarantee their success from the very start? Why do some people consistently hit their targets, year-in and year-out, while others can’t ever seem to move...

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How To Improve Your Self-Awareness With These 3 Hard Lessons personal growth

Self-awareness is brutal. Most people are okay not fully understanding themselves because they're afraid of what they might find. I know I was.

Launching into self-employment is one of the most terrifying things I've ever done. But fear can act as a flashlight.

When a room goes dark, and the...

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10 Books About Money That Changed My Life books online business personal growth

The Start

I grew up in a context where money was either:

  1. Not talked about.
  2. Talked about negatively.

My mother did the best she could as a single parent with 1 income stream and 2 very hungry boys to feed, but times were tough. I know she said the word “no” a lot more than she wanted...

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