Jamison Wanosik

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3 Months on Medium & Reasons I am More Successful Than You

When the moment of inspiration strikes, don’t look it over, jump on it and ride it into the sunset.I just got a moment of inspiration while reading a …

Writing

How Gabriel García Márquez Created a World in a Sentence

The novelist Mary Morris explains how the opening line of One Hundred Years of Solitude shaped her path as a writer.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma Donoghue, Michael Chabon,</b> …

Rapper Nipsey Hussle: From Gang Life to Self-Made Millionaire

Andrew Medal sits down with rapper Nipsey Hussle to discuss how gang life catapulted his success, his latest album 'Victory Lap' and his various businesses, including a blockchain-specific startup.<p>- Contributor<p>Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer<p>Opinions …

31-year-old self-made millionaire reveals the simple formula to his success

According to self-made millionaire Timothy Kim, you don't need to be intelligent in order to be wealthy. Instead, he says you just need to learn what …

Success

13 Misused Book Quotes & What They Actually Mean When Read In Context

Whether it's printed on an inspirational sweatshirt or posted in an Instagram caption, no one can resist a good book quote. The only problem is, some …

A debut author's advice on writing your first novel

Elizabeth Moore is the author of The Man On The Middle Floor, her first novel. Here she shares her tips for writing yours...<p>Writing is unlike almost …

Learn how to become a freelancer by taking these online courses

Do you want to set your own work hours? Are you tired of working a full-time job and answering to others? Does the idea of working 9 to 5 for the …

Why Medium was Just the Thing I Needed as a First-Time Writer

I’ve never been much of a writer.As a young kid, I loved to read and was fortunate to have a mother that encouraged this. For many years, I chowed …

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Project Management

A Grandfather's Advice Is Priceless. Mine Taught Me to Make the Most of This Short Life.

He confronted each day as if it were a barn that needed raising.<p>My grandfather, Dwight Archibald Garner, known to everyone as Archie, spent most of his early life working in the coal mines in and around Marion County, West Virginia. He quickly rose to become a foreman. Later he branched out and in …

Great Depression

How I Went From a Newbie To Making Over $1,000/mo Freelance Writing

Plus lessons I learned….I’m a Freelance Web Content Writer, who writes unique and engaging content for various websites and businesses.With a cup of …

These Magical Mushroom Supplements Don't Get You High, They Make You Feel Better

Try 'em out and see if you don't transform into an Ayurvedic god-man.<p>If you're skeptical about mushroom supplements, welcome. I used to be one of you. I had seen mushrooms touted for their superfood properties on both Goop and Infowars (my two baseline sources for nutritional information) but found …

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, washes us up on its shore while it continues, unstoppable. Time flows. It moves ever forwards. Or does it? Poets also tell us that time stumbles or creeps or …

Physics

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

The dream job that's all the rage across America

Taso Du Val started Toptal (short for "top talent") when he saw just how hard it was for U.S. firms to find top freelance talent in tech. He knew …

The Workplace

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

So You Want To Be A Writer? Don’t Try.

Charles Bukowski on ‘trying’ to create artAfter decades of failure, Charles Bukowski — an alcoholic, womanizer and man who <i>Time</i> magazine described as …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio: Meditation is ‘the single most important reason' for my success

Hedge funds and Transcendental Meditation seem to live in opposite realms. But not for Ray Dalio.<p>"Transcendental Meditation has probably been the …

Meditation

Why Reese Witherspoon’s Little Fires Everywhere looks set to be the next Big Littles Lies

A bestselling book about an adoption case that divides a town is Reese Witherspoon's next big project for Hulu<p>Are we heading towards a point where …

6 Best YouTube Channels for Quality Learning Online Courses / Material | The College Puzzle

BY MARTHA KARN<p>If you want to expand your knowledge and gain more skills, one of the best way to do it is by taking online courses. The only problem …

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Self-improvement

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …

Psychology

Elena Ferrante: ‘I’m tired of fiction, I no longer see a reason to go hunting for anecdotes’

I can’t trace a line of separation between fiction and nonfiction. Let’s say I have an idea for a story in which, at the age of 48, in an empty country house in winter, I am locked in the shower cubicle, I can’t turn the water off, the hot water is used up. Did that really happen to me? No. Did it …

Literature

Here's the Trick to Writing Blog Posts People Genuinely Want to Read

Visuals are very important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With a title like that, I suppose this article better be a homerun.<p>The average marketer spends between 60 and 90 minutes crafting a 500-word blog post. That's a lot of time spent on just one shorter-than-average …

Everyone Is Miserable: Here’s What We Can Do About It

Johann Hari’s book Lost Connections explores how our society may be creating a world of unhappiness.<p>Johann Hari took his first antidepressants at age 18, and the experience, he says, was like a “chemical kiss.” The burden was lifted immediately from his whirring brain. He kept on taking the pills …

Happiness

How to write stronger sentences with fewer adverbs

Use adverbs sparingly. At their best, they spice up a verb or adjective. At their worst, they express a meaning already contained in the sentence:<p>The …