It’s OK Not to Dream Big.

Do your goals and ambition control you? You should probably get that checked out.

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Why You Need To Work.

Work isn’t a four letter word. Sure, it has four distinct letters, but it’s anything but crass in the world of constant sales, marketing, prestige and (you guessed it) money. People want work from you. More honestly, you expect work from everyone else. From the moment you step on a

The 10 Websites That Utterly Inspire Me

What makes a website inspiring? Is it the way it’s laid out? Is it how the site allows you to interact with it and gain value from it? Is it simply based on colors and codes that you find tasteful?

My Name Is Jon, and I Attack the Internet With Words

An unfortunate side effect of writing multiple blog posts a day is that you lose track of where your portfolio is going. I chose that word because it can mean a lot of things; for example: You lose track of what kinds of articles you “should” be writing. You also

Why Draftin.com Will Make Your Writing Better (Proven by Math)

For the past few months, I’ve been experimenting with an up-and-coming writing platform called Draft. It’s a nifty application that you can use on your desktop to compose anything from blog articles to technical copy. And guess what? It has made my writing tangibly better. I even have evidence.

The Writing Tip They Didn’t Teach You In School

My education was full of “Aha!” moments that helped me acquire the skills necessary to eventually become a decent writer. “Your essay needs more examples.” “Aha!” This is how it typically went. Question: what sets you on the path of success to writing? Your answer is probably one of four:

Why We Should Write Letters Again (Please)

Over the weekend, I put together an article for the Thriveworks Blog under that same title (I added the “please” just for you guys) and stressed the importance of maintaining a culture of meaningful letter-writing. The reason I write with such haste is simple: Digital communication, with all of its