Embracing Your Opposite

By Steve Jones  John knew that he needed Paul. Paul made John’s dark, bluesy, and melancholy songs happier. He added more melody and harmony. And likewise, John made Paul’s optimistic and melodic songs deeper and more brooding. That’s what made Lennon/McCartney into the most successful songwriting duo in rock history. Together they wrote some of the biggest hits of their … Read More

How to Survive the Terrible Twenties: Baby Steps, Power Moves, and Positivity

By Michelle Rigby Assad You’ve done it. You’ve survived college: you mastered new exam formats, obtained all necessary credits and walked the plank in graduation gown and mortarboard. Now what? What lies on the other side of that graduation can be shocking. Some lucky souls slide into their planned careers without complication. I was not one of those. There was ... Read More

Missing Person Report

By Dave Romanelli I spent the last month doing something entirely irresponsible. I stopped doing most of my work, emails, social media, blogging. I wish I could tell you it was a social experiment to unplug. But truthfully, it was the only choice I had. While “trying” to write my new book, I realized I could no longer think deeply and ... Read More


By Bill Wooditch When people set out on a new venture or fail at something, one of the few common sentiments seem to be about doing your best. But what does trying your best really mean? At face value, it can mean that you did try your hardest, and put in your all towards something. Doing your best is indeed that, and ... Read More