freeringcircus | October 16, 2019
Productivity is a science, a market, a way of life… but ultimately, it’s a performance. You’re trying to manipulate your time and energy while using your skills to get stuff done. Like any type of performance, productivity has its own …Read more
freeringcircus | September 23, 2019
Productivity is a market, a subculture, a philosophy, and the bane of everyone’s existence. Perhaps you struggle with prioritizing your tasks. Perhaps you feel like you chug and chug along but can’t get enough time. Perhaps you’re easily distracted. Perhaps …Read more
freeringcircus | September 14, 2019
Even if you’re not a marketing guru, you’ve probably noticed that major brands all have characters — Flo, Mayhem, and the various mascots of Geico — that feature prominently in both print and digital advertising. Commercials are an especially powerful …Read more
freeringcircus | September 11, 2019
Read any blog catered toward students, entrepreneurs, or professional artists, and you’ll come across an article advising you to get a mentor to help guide you through the trouble spots, boost your confidence, yadda yadda yadda.
Great! Simply approach someone …Read more
freeringcircus | August 30, 2019
Weekends are so quintessentially American that there is an entire subculture celebrating Friday: hashtags and memes, a horrible Rebecca Black song, and a restaurant chain.
This fondness for Friday stems from the traditional workweek, which emerged from the need to …Read more
freeringcircus | August 19, 2019
Here’s the secret about self-promotion: it’s not narcissistic to talk about yourself. I’m not advising that you lie about, embellish, or misrepresent your work, but it is important to portray yourself as an impressive person who is excited about what …Read more
freeringcircus | August 18, 2019
You’ve got a lot on your mind. Why not organize it in a way that taps into our neurological preferences?
Yes, the language and naming parts of our brains become more active when processing color categories, which means that …Read more
freeringcircus | June 15, 2019
Despite allegations that the American society is full of narcissists raised on a steady diet of Instagram and reality TV, most people feel a little apprehensive about talking about themselves. Starting from when we’re children, we’re socialized to speak only …Read more