George R. Haralson, Jr.

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The best free software for writers

Writing is a terrible job, and if you’re considering it a viable career path, you’re making a huge mistake. Just kidding. Writing is the best! Unlike …

Software

Canada Just Opened a Massive Museum Dedicated Solely to Music Photos

The latest building from Allied Works Architecture (AWA), the Portland, Oregon–based firm helmed by visionary architect Brad Cloepfil, may be many things—among them a 300-seat performance hall, a museum, and the home of Canada’s National Music Centre—but it certainly isn’t shy. The …

How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

Watch Una Corda, a software piano with a difference

The piano has been living with a beautiful legacy, but that legacy can double as tyranny. The Steinway Model D, favorite instrument of mine that it …

A retired Navy SEAL explains how to escape from a car trunk

Violent Nomads frequently operate in or near countries that are at war or in political crisis, and thus are vulnerable to being kidnapped for ransom—sometimes as a calculated attempt to thwart a mission, sometimes simply as a result of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.<p>More and more …

Poll: Whites and Republicans are the angriest people in America

Often, 2015 felt like the year of outrage. The reasons for this were large and small — from police brutality to all manners of microaggressions, from terrorism to the color of a coffee cup. Americans of every race, economic background and political leaning seemed to share a common gift: the ability …

5 things you should never put on your résumé

Applying for a job is all about making good impressions, and making them fast. Before you worry about nailing that interview, you need to focus on what kind of impression your résumé is giving. Your résumé should be clear and concise - be sure to leave off these five items.<p><i>Produced by Justin</b> …

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The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

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12 Signs Of Un-Leadership - Lead Change

I’m a big fan of leadership and how the best leaders inspire people. Great leaders create an atmosphere where the energy for the team’s success comes …

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Five – Dynamics and Tension

<b>If the fruits of your songwriting just aren’t exciting enough then don’t worry: in our latest songwriting tutorial we explain the most effective</b> …

22 Profound Quotes to Help You Become an Admired Boss

Great leaders are made, not born. Here is a bit of leadership inspiration from others.<p>Managing, or rather leading, people is one of the hardest things you will ever do professionally. It is both challenging and rewarding.<p>Luckily, great leaders are made, not born. Some of the best managers are those …

Leadership

7 Steps to Never Procrastinating Again

No, you won’t do better work by procrastinating. And you will not have more time next week. In fact, leaving things unfinished makes you stupid. …

Procrastination

A New Climate? How A Utility, Germany, Elon Musk And Falling Oil Prices Are Conspiring To Fight CO2

In the most recent episode of HBO’s <i>Newsroom</i>, there’s a scene in which a high-level EPA administrator appears on television to discuss a report about carbon dioxide levels in Hawaii. The report was real, but fortunately, the apocalyptic proclamation by the fictionalized Richard Westbrook — “The last …