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I don’t know, first you have to sit down and write

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Very few things ring true these days. There doesn’t seem to be a lot of honesty, making it difficult to know what to believe or what to think. I am conflicted most times about how to feel about these hot topics that are ever so present in our society.

Here is one truth that you can’t debate:

“A pencil and a piece of paper are limitless.”

  • The Constitution
  • The Bible
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Harry Potter

All of these began with a pencil and a blank piece of paper. Now think of your opportunities.

A pencil and piece…

“I love a success story, but even more than a success story, I like a dude who f#*$ks up his life and gets his life together again story.” -Joe Rogan

About me is an interesting topic. I have never been good for self promotion or even explaining myself. I guess that is why my interviews have never gone that well. I still got the job though. We can definitely start with a self improvement junkie. This has only begun in the last 5 years or so. Prior to that I have always been a head down, get it done at whatever cost kind of guy. The harder you work , the luckier you get. I like order and tasks. Left to my own devices I will usually steer off course…

The reason may be different than you think

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I have always enjoyed a good podcast, whether it be interview style or the one-person shows that rant and rave about something that is going on in society. The medium of podcasting has taken on an entirely new dimension as it provides alternatives to listening. It has benefited me in ways that I cannot explain. I have learned from those more intelligent than me and have gotten many good reading recommendations along with the occasional insight into building a business.

It is a genre of entertainment that is definitely on the rise, and the opportunity for you to get in…

I hate to ruin your excuse. Failure does not fuel your hesitation, success may be to blame

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Failure is the easy way out; you have all the excuses you want or the situations that make you fail. Whether a business idea, creative venture or something as simple as making dinner for the family. When you fail, you can blame anything, everything, or someone. You could put it on yourself, but that would take humility and courage, and god forbid we teach anyone to take ownership any longer.

Failure is the key to all things. If my YouTube page fails, I didn’t have the right equipment, the right set, or enough money to make it great. Excuses can…

We have enough teachers on the internet and this isn’t the classroom

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I enjoy writing here and have for the last year. I have enjoyed the how-to’s, the listicles, the advice, and writing tips. What we have done, though, is create this culture of only these types of articles. Unfortunately, we are in the middle of suffering from our success. I have even found myself thinking about tips and tricks and the best five ways to get you to read my story, and for what?

These articles are not helping me become a better writer, which is why I joined in the first place. To learn, read and use as examples people…

But it doesn’t have to be hard either, get on a path to better, healthier life.

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Don’t question yourself; do it.
Do you spend too much time thinking about what you want to do, only paralyzed to take action. I want to tell you how you can get over that fear and push through into creating the life that you’ve been thinking about for far too long. Walk with me through these steps and see yourself grow into the person you think you can be.

Take one small step towards being you. Whatever it is that you want to do, you must begin to work towards it. We will take losing weight, and for example, it…

These Steps will help you realize that you are not alone in this journey and the successful have all followed the same process

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How do you become a professional podcaster, well I hate to burst your bubble, but if you are making a podcast right now, you are a professional. Act accordingly. Nothing specific tells you when you are or aren’t a professional.

Many podcasts create dollars for their creators, and plenty of podcasts aspire to get to that point. However, I have realized that it may do you no good by thinking you are better than you are. …

This is not advice, strictly for personal consumption only. Mind you my brain is no better than an advanced chimpanzee

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Battling with words every day of your life is exhausting. Have you ever been in a situation where you are eager to write, and the only thing that comes to mind is (blank stare)

Well, a few sure-fire ways to help rid yourself of this exact feeling and problem is simple. So I will share with you five ways to get around the dreaded writer’s block. Supposedly though, we can’t say that anymore; we have to use the term “writers unable to express decent ideas.” …

Analytics tell you more than just followers, they tell your story in steps

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I have ended my month of no analytics, and this is what I have figured out. I want to share my insights into why I did it first of all and second, what has happened since then and how I am choosing to use the information I have obtained. All of my metrics grew over the month, and as you will see in this article, it was not by significant numbers. I cannot quit my job and live in a van, and travel throughout the country as I dream.

The reason why I did this was simple. I wanted to…

The gate keepers of radio, tv, newspaper, and magazines are history. Become your own media empire

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Creating a podcast has been some of the most fun I have had in a while. I have approximately 33 episodes under my belt, and I still get a little nervous. This week a friend of mine wanted to join me on it, and of course, I said yes because it can be so much fun having a great conversation with a friend.

We discussed the times and possible topics, but I told him not to worry about a topic. I didn’t want to set a plan for a man with a brain that moves quickly and is often scattered…

Tyler Zimmerman

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