Tag: Change

Fight Club

Fight Club, LOTR, The Godfather & Achieving a Growth Mindset

Recently I attended a seminar by Klemmer & Associates called Personal Mastery where I had the opportunity to explore many of the belief systems I held in my head. My approach was not to accomplish anything in particular, but to be open and available to allowing my mind to be changed. With that mindset, Klemmer […]

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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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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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Perception perspective

Perspective vs Perception

“Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be.” ― George Carlin I write often about both perception and perspective with regards to many aspects of photography and the camera world. They relate to all aspects of life. It’s […]

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motivation

3 Ways I Stay Motivated

Staying motivated through everyday life can be difficult at times. We all start out with the best of intentions and, slowly but surely, we lose steam. Luckily, there is always a way to keep yourself moving in the right direction. Through some mental gymnastics we can continue on a path of growth towards success in […]

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beauty and the beast

Beauty and the Beast

Perception is reality. Everyone carries their own perception of good and bad movies which evolves over time. Subject, genre, mood, and many more factors can weigh in on your perception of a films credibility. In watching remakes, I use some perception gymnastics to attempt approaching a film at an untainted angle. The 1991 Beauty and […]

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The White Helmets

I admire many things, and as you can tell from my writing, powerful images are one of them. It’s been a while since I have seen anything as powerful as The White Helmets. Despite being heavy (more on that later), and in subtitles, this is a documentary for even the most sitcom driven viewers. This […]

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Life Changing Images

It isn’t often that we see something that fundamentally changes the way that we see the world. Some experience these moments more than others. It takes a highly powerful image with a potent message to bring about a life altering experience when viewing it. This situation can either be organic or manufactured, but the outcome […]

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