Glenn Paul Oliver

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Why you should read this article slowly

The Kindle has not killed off the printed book any more than the car killed off the bicycle<p>The slow reader is like a swimmer who stops counting laps and just enjoys how their body feels and moves in water<p>Are we doomed to read distractedly in the digital age? Technology seems to deter slow, …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Success

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

Style Guides: Essential Writing Resources for Professionals

A style guide is an essential writing resource.When we’re writing, we run into a lot of technical issues. Where do the quotation marks go? When is it …

36 Tips for Writing Just About Anything

Basic tips for writing just about anything.There’s a lot more to writing than typing words.Writing well takes years of study, practice, and …

Creative Writing

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Take these vital steps for storytelling mastery

There’s a saying in Alabama: “He who spins the yarn wins the barn.”That’s not really a saying in Alabama, or anywhere, to my knowledge, though the …

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.An infographic posted by GrammarCheck serves up eight …

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Free Downloads For Writers

Whether you are a huge fan of James Scott Bell’s books, or are at the point where you are writing a novel, take some time out of your day to learn …

Webinars

Turn Your To-Do List Into A Ta-Da List

When I was a teen making to-do lists, “Make to-do list” was always the last thing I included so that I could immediately mark something off. It was the free space on my to-do list bingo card.<p>I still rely on to-do lists to get stuff done, but it’s complemented by a list I like far more – my ta-da …

Retirement Planning

How to Write a Book Using Microsoft Word

If you want to write a book, you’ll need book writing software that’s up to the task. Yes, you can invest in dedicated book writing programs. But you …

Microsoft Word

This Teen Social Media Maven Joined Instagram When He Heard His Sister Had 1,000 Followers. Now, He Has Millions of His Own.

Declan Mortimer's journey provides key lessons for entrepreneurs of any age.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Never let anyone tell you how to live your life. That was the biggest lesson that teenage entrepreneur Declan Mortimer’s parents taught him growing up and …

Why Inner Mastery Is The Key To Unlocking Phenomenal Growth

It’s not unusual in the current volatile and complex environment to see company founders and CEOs suddenly struggle to keep up their drive or maintain growth in their business, even if they’ve had a good 4- or 5-year run. Many of these CEOs start burning out long before they have actually made any …

CEOs

Branding Your Business On a Budget

Every business needs to have an identity, so that customers know and remember what the business is about. The process of creating and communicating …

Marketing

Beyond Google and Facebook: 4 Reasons to Look at Other

Think outside the box for your search engine and social media marketing.<p>As people search for brands across multiple channels, the complexity of …

Social Media

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

James Gunn confirms Marvel character who survived Avengers: Infinity War

Despite what occurs at the climax of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, it's somehow reassuring to find out that at least one character who's not directly in the …

The one habit that makes it easier to achieve your goals

<b>What are ‘Keystone Habits’?</b><p>The idea of keystone habits was first introduced in Charles Duhigg’s book, <i>The Power of Habit.</i><p>According to Duhigg:<p>Keystone …

Writing is like Schrödinger’s Cat

There’s a cat in a box. It is both alive and dead until somebody opens the box and looks inside.<p>It’s the same with a piece of writing.<p>Until you show …

A journalist's 12 tips to writing good content

Good writing isn’t easy, nor should it be. The fact that every man and his dog thinks he can write these days only serves to make the role of writers …

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Healing From Shame: How to Overcome the Insidious Cause of Writer’s Block

Today’s guest post is by Billie Wade. Billie is a gregarious introvert who loves all things writing. She is working on her first novel and a …

10 Reasons Why Losing Your Sh*t Will Make Your Life Come Together

Being optimistic in life is a beautiful thing, but just like your weekend Fireball shots, it works best in moderation.<p>Monday through Friday, 9 am to …

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

Middle School

The real secret to quitting bad habits

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

Digital PR

The marketing landscape has definitely changed for businesses everywhere with the digital age. Gone are the days when brick-and-mortar stores could …