Matt Zajo

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3 Easy Things You Can Do to Be More Successful

Don’t let your dreams be just dreams. It’s important to dream big, but imperative to create the habits that will get you there. Without action dreams …

Skoove Teaches You to Play the Piano from the Comfort of Your Computer

If you have a piano or keyboard already and just need the benefit of a little instruction in the right way to play, the best way to read music, and a …

Piano

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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16 Eye-Popping Statistics You Need to Know About Visual Content Marketing

Visual content marketing is one big trend you need to embrace. And for good reason.<p>One marketing trend that’s impossible to ignore is the growing …

Homemade Frozen Breakfast Burritos for On the Go | The Art of Manliness

I love me a good breakfast burrito.<p>They’re great for when you’re on the go, and if you’re generous with the stuffing, they can really fill you up.<p>But …

Breakfast

How a Car Engine Works | The Art of Manliness

I’ve never been a car guy. I just didn’t have any interest in tooling around under the hood to figure out how my car works. Except for replacing my …

High-speed Rail

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

David Foster Wallace Commencement Address | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from a commencement address author David Foster Wallace gave in 2005 to the graduates of Kenyon College. Wallace</i> …

Best Books Read by the AoM Team 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

Mastermind Groups: How They Can Take You to the Next Level | The Art of Manliness

When success guru Napoleon Hill interviewed Andrew Carnegie, inquiring as to the secret of his success, Carnegie replied that it could be traced to …

The Futuristic Technology That Could Enable Interstellar Travel

Technically savvy scientists and engineers have put much effort into conceiving far-future technologies that might make possible near- light-speed …

How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’

No television show exerted more influence on the state of American science fiction than The Twilight Zone, the little morality plays of a former Army …

What Happened the Last Time Republicans Had a Majority This Huge?

They lost it.<p>Since last week, many Republicans have been feeling singularly nostalgic for November 1928, and with good reason. It’s the last time that the party won such commanding majorities in the House of Representatives while also dominating the Senate. And, let’s face it, 1928 was a good …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

The Best Productivity Books

Books on productivity can be great investments, rewarding us with better ways to work, stay creative, and reduce stress. Let's build a list of our …

Soundtrack for Your Thumos - Music to Inflame Your Passion | The Art of Manliness

The ancient Greeks believed that a man’s soul or psyche was made up of three parts: Reason, Appetites, and Thumos. While an understanding of the …

5 Things You Can Fix With Simple Everyday Stuff

These simple hacks are totally life-saviors. From squeaky doors to bumpy carpet dents, you can fix everything using stuff from around the house.

Hacking

The Top 10 Biggest Advertising Stories Of The Summer

As Madison Avenue executives sun themselves in the Hamptons this Labor Day weekend, they’ll have plenty of big marketing stories upon which to reflect.

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan from Scratch

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly …

How To Focus Your Mind and Do More Productive Work

“The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on the things we desire.” - Brian Tracy (Self-Help Author & Motivational Speaker) Over the years, …

Productivity Apps

Net neutrality is dead – welcome to the age of digital discrimination

Want to know if someone is internet-savvy? Just ask them why anyone should care about net neutrality. If they understand the technology, stand by for a lecture on why it is vital that all data on the network should be treated equally by ISPs, and why it is essential that those who provide the pipes …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

(Almost) Everything You Need to Know about Culture in 10 Books

Last week, I was reorganizing my library and realized that some of my favorite books are ones that introduced me to subjects I either admired but knew little about or was unaware of altogether. The kinds of reads that profoundly enrich one’s lens on the world. So I thought I’d put together a modest …