Retronalysis: Can We Reboot “The Last Airbender” Already?

2 years ago, we were handed one of the worst movies of all time that was depicting one of the greatest animated series of all time. Our feelings were hurt when The Last Airbender (TLA) failed to capture the greatness of Avatar: The Last Airbender (ATLA). With the rising popularity and success of

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Social Media is Making Us More Insecure

Disclaimer: a lot of you are probably going to disagree with me on this, and that is fine. I want to disagree with me. After all, social media isn’t just a hobby for me. It’s my profession, which hopefully makes what I’m about to say a little more validated. Social

How to Create Your Content Machine

“Whoa Jon! What’s a content machine?” Great question, voice in my head. Your content machine is how you take in content across multiple channels daily. It’s simply a collection of all of the news, blog articles, tweets, and one-offs that are being put in front of you by way of

5 Steps to Branding Yourself Online

If you have profiles on various social networks, then you have a personal brand. The problem is that you may not be keeping good track of this brand and how you’re perceived online. Luckily, there are simple ways for you to start creating a more consistent presence online, rewarding you

How “Amy’s Baking Company” Has The Worst PR Strategy I’ve Ever Seen

1 week ago, I watched the most entertaining episode of Kitchen Nightmares yet, as Gordon Ramsey actually walked out on a restaurant for the first time in the show’s history. Short version: Amy’s Baking Company shot itself in the foot this week and destroyed their reputation via social media and their behavior

Leaving “Stuff” Behind

“Those who save their life will lose it. Those who give up their life will save it.” This is a famous passage from Luke 9:24 that I believe almost anyone can grab value from. Why? I’m rapidly learning how to give up the things I have clung to in order

Don’t Be Impressed With Yourself

Will you? Yes. Should you? Depends. Would it be better if you weren’t? Absolutely. Let’s be clear: self-esteem isn’t being brought into question. Having a high self-esteem is crucial in preventing depression and anxiety, so please don’t get the two confused. The difference between self-esteem and being impressed with yourself