Author: Matt

Personal Growth Alternative Thinking

A Personal Framework for Increased Happiness

I am a firm believer in extreme empowerment on many levels of personal growth. What I mean by that is simple: you have the ability to change almost every aspect about your life. I am constantly revising the way I think, eat, and live in order to better suit my happiness. With this concept comes […]

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Project Management 101

There is no better way to learn anything than to do it. No matter how much reading and planning I put into a project I have no experience in, I will never truly understand how to do it until I actually do it. It has taken a long time for me to comprehend that no […]

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Dude, Be Nice

The last two weeks I spent 12 hours per day with the same group of people chanting and yelling. Each of us began as complete strangers which rapidly changed given the duration of the time we spent together. There was nothing truly significant about this particular group of people that made them behave the way […]

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Harnessing Complaints & Branded Products: Getting ahead of the restaurant game

The southeast United States is full of rich culture, history, and especially food. The amount of deep fried fantasy turned reality left by waist line pushing my pants to their limit. I can’t describe food all that well, but when it comes to the business of restaurants I know what I’m talking about. Hyman’s Seafood, […]

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Complete Lightroom Photo Editing Process

There isn’t really a right or a wrong way to edit your pictures. If you are getting paid commission to produce images for something specific, you may want to consider other peoples tastes and preferences to make sure you continue to get work in the future. If not, do whatever you want with them! I […]

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Brand Battles: Southwest VS American Airlines

I am in the middle of multiple long distance trips and (inevitably) I am noticing the stark difference between the airlines I am flying. I am a long time Southwest advocate and (probably) a first time American Airlines customer. The difference between the two brands is glaring. I took a look at how the two […]

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Disney PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: Dead Men Tell no Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

I have long been a fan of pirates and their place in folklore. The Disney franchise has done an excellent job in stringing together a captivating story of dynamic characters for 4 movies now. The 4th film in the franchise was met with criticism, but I don’t see how a movie with peg leg pirates, […]

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3 Principles for Transforming Corporate Environments

As a business school graduate and an MBA student, how to act in the workplace is supposed to come natural to me. However, if you read any of my previous posts, you might note that I don’t believe in behaving the way everyone else does. Particularly in the corporate environment, conformity is coveted. If we […]

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Getting Millennials ‘Buy In’ For Your Workplace

The buzz about millennials in the workplace leaves me scratching my head. I listen to executives gripe about the new generation with the same breath they’re begging for millennial cooperation. Understanding the demographic is apparently frustrating, but I ensure you that it’s not impossible. First, let’s not commit stereotype suicide. Certain generalizations can be made […]

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Get Your Mind Right

I have always thought differently. I remember, in high school, I had a fantastic social studies teacher Mr. Combs. In his class we were learning about political beliefs, what they were, how to define our own, and most importantly why we thought that way. He would separate the room into left or right and allow […]

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