Grounding Imagination in The Assemblage’s MOZAIC Magazine

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The Assemblage has been a valuable space to connect with over the past year. It’s only a year old; I joined the co-working community space during its pre-launch phase. Events, networks and offerings are some of the returns from investing time into being present there. They also happen to have …

A Creative Strategy to Make a Blog Topic List

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In the spirit of blog creation, I recorded this audio while walking in the city. Focused on simple goal-setting philosophy, this step-by-step will help you to break down the large concept of a blog into elements that are doable, manageable, eliminate overwhelm. What I observe when it comes to organizing …

How to Use Your Environment to Evolve Your Epigenetics

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Our immediate environment influences us daily, touching our senses and mingling with our mental states. Environment is the facilitator for epigenetic changes we experience. What we think, feel, see, hear, touch, taste and smell alter us each moment. By overtly focusing on magnanimous steps, we can overlook the more immediate …

Technology for Productive Writing

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There are numerous techniques for writing but what I find to be most challenging for people is the literal production; taking the ideas from the mind onto some medium that can be tangibly used.  It’s my observation that we generate many ideas daily; we’re constantly thinking so there isn’t an …

Metaphysical Preparation for Job Interviews

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Having been on the side of  an interviewer and interviewee, and assisted people with their process I’ve come to recognize a few perceptions of this event. One, there’s a lopsided perception that the candidate must plead for the job opportunity. Two, the employer needs to be on their best behavior …

7 Mind Skills for Clarity in Chaos

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Whether you’re in a professional environment or personal sphere, seeing clearly when “shit hits the fan” will enable you make optimal decisions. You see, I don’t believe in the concept of just freaking out. As a gentleman and professional, I don’t “lose my mind,” lose my temper or go out …

Practical Yin-Yang for Daily Living

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The above image is one of those iconic symbols all may recognize when seen. “Light and dark,” some might say. “Good and evil!” others might shout. “Ah I know what that’s about,” still others may reply, “It’s that man-woman opposites attract thing.” I’m not going to dig into an answer; …

Library Beast – The Ultimate Self-Learning Resource List

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How would you define the ultimate resource? “Resourcefulness” is such a buzzword. We know it when we see it and yet it can still have this aloof nature. To be resourceful sounds like a positive trait. And when venturing into entrepreneurship, resourcefulness is one of the word’s closest relatives. But …