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May 2, 2014 9:52 PM

A Punk's Guide To Success tagged “Personal Development”

I used to be an angry young man. Heavy metal. Punk. Street. That's the music that captured my attention. The early days of that music. I would also read. Nothing got me more riled up to be a better writer... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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December 27, 2013 9:12 PM

Choosing A Different Kind Of Life tagged “Personal Development”

What do you think people like Seth Godin, Tim Ferriss or Tom Peters do each and every day? Do they go to work like you and I do? Do they have an office? A formal schedule? It's something that fascinates... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 17, 201310:53 PM

The Merits Of Reading A Book tagged “Personal Development”

What was the last book that you read? I buy new books all day. Literally. I read most of my book on my iPhone using the Kindle, iBooks or Kobo app (but, mostly Kindle). I haven't been reading enough books... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 19, 2013 1:18 PM

Don't Read This. Go Read This. tagged “Personal Development”

If you're going to spend any time reading anything today... I'm going to encourage you head over and read this post by James Altucher titled, Living The Counterfeit Life. Then... if you are smart: You will sign up for his... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 24, 201312:28 PM

Free Summer School For Marketers tagged “Personal Development”

Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It's true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful. As I ventured down the road... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 3, 2013 1:53 PM

The Inferior Brand tagged “Personal Development”

Not everyone works for Apple. Not everyone has a brand like Google. In fact, the vast majority of us probably don't work for the superstar brand in our industry. Sure, there are challenger brands, startups and more that have the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 19, 2013 7:28 PM

Why We Work... And Why We Should Work tagged “Personal Development”

Loving what you do. Loving the work that you do. Fully recognizing that there is a vast majority of the population that isn't all too thrilled about the work that they do, I count myself as somewhat lucky when it... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 20, 2013 8:39 AM

Writing Your Resume (It's Not What You Think) tagged “Personal Development”

How is your career going? How is your life going? Do you lead a charmed life? Do you wish that every day was Groundhog's Day? Are you, literally, sucking the juice out of every day and accomplishing everything that you... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 22, 201312:27 PM

Why I'm Proud To Be A Dummy tagged “Personal Development”

A true story... The other week, I was on a busy flight out to the West Coast. It was a cold, winter's day on the east coast and as the plane started to board, the flight attendants were already making... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 19, 201311:04 AM

The Empty Cup Strategy tagged “Personal Development”

A fictional situation (that is all too real)... Imagine this: you have an amazing day at work. A big project got completed, you were called out in terms of your excellence and other moments of pride and distinction from your... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 21, 2012 6:13 PM

One More Thing... Before You Take Off For The Holidays... tagged “Personal Development”

You're going to eat, drink and be merry for the next little while, aren't you? That's what this break is all about. Spend some time with family and friends and be thankful for everything that you have. It's the most... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 6, 201211:26 AM

Business Should Motivate You tagged “Personal Development”

I was thinking about this (a lot) the other day... I had to review some edits for my new book, CTRL ALT DEL (out in May 2013), and I realized that I had written about a similar thought as I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 22, 2012 4:15 PM

9 TED Talks That Will Stretch Your Business Mind tagged “Personal Development”

It doesn't take long to find inspiration. It takes forever to figure out how to do something meaningful with it. I've been fortunate enough to be able to attend the famed TED conference since 2008. Within that timeframe, I have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 14, 201211:11 PM

How To Podcast - 2012 Edition tagged “Personal Development”

There's a renewed interest in podcasting. Maybe a growing interest (depending on who you ask). Personally, I can't think of  better time for a business to create valuable audio and video content in a podcasting format. In the past week... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 3, 2012 2:15 PM

The Resurrection Of Podcasting tagged “Personal Development”

Does anyone listen to podcasts anymore? Does anyone even care? This past week, I published episode #321 of my weekly audio podcast (Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast). Each week I have a conversation with someone interesting... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 11, 2012 6:46 AM

Unbranded Content Marketing tagged “Personal Development”

Everyone is all excited about content marketing. While the tickertape parade and confetti may be over for the excitement about social media in business, there's a cold, harsh reality hitting brands right about now: once you're on social media and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 5, 201210:36 PM

A Fascinating New Trend tagged “Personal Development”

"If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else." - Marvin Gaye. I just saw an image on Facebook of this quote. It's not the first time. Over the past couple of weeks, I've noticed... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 25, 2012 4:07 PM

The Creative Push tagged “Personal Development”

When does creativity strike? I struggle with this concept on a daily basis. An old friend of mine is a creative copywriter. I remember back when we were in university how consumed he was with great advertising creative. At the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 8, 201211:10 AM

Dear Steven Pressfield tagged “Personal Development”

Dear Steven, For a long time, one of my best friends was also my mentor and my coach. His name is Tony Blauer and he's one of the world's leading close-quarter combatives instructors. I basically grew up in Tony's home.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 28, 2011 2:37 PM

Two Great Questions tagged “Personal Development”

Whether you're about to interview someone for a job or heading out to a networking dinner... Here are two questions about business that will either take someone completely off guard or engage you - head on - in a deep... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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