Ideas

In my blog I offer thoughts on a wide range of topics including Self Improvement, Culture, Current Events, Politics and much more.

Rebranding the Cleveland Baseball Team

Rebranding the Cleveland Baseball Team

The news just broke today that the MLB franchise in Cleveland is changing its name from the Indians to the Guardians.  I like this decision. The End of the Indians Of course, this name change is a long time coming.  Stanford University abandoned the Indians...

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27 Ways to Massively Expand Your Podcast Audience

27 Ways to Massively Expand Your Podcast Audience

Do you have a podcast and need more listeners?  If so, this article is for you!  We will show you 27 ways to dramatically boost your podcast’s audience.  Let’s get started!   #1:  Target a Narrow Niche. Listeners of podcasts are looking for specific topics that...

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7 Lessons I Learned as an Entrepreneur

7 Lessons I Learned as an Entrepreneur

Running my own business has been and continues to be the greatest challenge of my professional life.  It’s not easy.  As the CEO of your own enterprise, you have to manage all aspects of your business and do them all well.  You will make mistakes along the way, but...

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Johnny’s Rules for Life #1: Take Your Life Seriously

Johnny’s Rules for Life #1: Take Your Life Seriously

What could be more important to you than you? Too many people drift and lose focus of their life. It is easy to get caught up in the rat race.  We grind every day battling traffic to get to a job we do not enjoy.  We come home exhausted, scramble to take care of...

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SEO Tip: Screaming Frog Website Crawler

SEO Tip: Screaming Frog Website Crawler

Technical SEO: Screaming Frog SEO Spider Website Crawler – Product Review I was on Twitter a month ago and a digital marketer asked the audience “Which SEO tools do you find most valuable?”.  The responses poured in.  We heard familiar names like SEMRush,...

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Thoughts on Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Thoughts on Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Many people are celebrating the victory of the Joe Biden / Kamala Harris ticket.  It is a new era in American politics.  The 4-year reign of Donald Trump is over which is cause enough for many to express joy and dance in the streets.  But what does a Biden presidency...

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Who is the President of You?

Who is the President of You?

Sometimes I hear line this from Trump supporters that try to rub people’s nose into the fact that Trump is president.  “Trump is your president!  Deal with it!”  That’s enough to get our political hair on fire, right? But let’s really break this down.  Is the person...

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The Person Holding You Back is You

The Person Holding You Back is You

A few weeks ago, I saw a Facebook post from a person in my community that asked the question: If money were no object, and success was guaranteed, what would you be doing with your life? The answers people left were fantastic.  Some shared how they wanted to help...

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Addition by Subtraction

Addition by Subtraction

Life can be complex, overwhelming and stressful.  A flurry of things may be going on in every category of your life:  career, family, health, finances, social life, love life, mental state, and your home.  Sometimes we feel so much pressure, anxiety, or depression...

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Fernando Tatis Jr. and Altruism

Fernando Tatis Jr. and Altruism

Fernando Tatis Jr. and Altruism   On Tuesday August 17, 2020 Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a grand slam against the Texas Rangers to help the Padres to a big 14-4 win.  But now he is apologizing for his success?  What is going on here? This goes to the so-called...

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Gig Economy Mindset

Gig Economy Mindset

Do you have a job that sucks the life out of you?  A job that never fulfills you and instead feels like a grind?  It can be crushing to wake up every day dragging yourself to a job you hate.  You might ask yourself “Is that all there really is?”  or “Does it really...

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5 Self Improvement Wins in the Desert

5 Self Improvement Wins in the Desert

I write to you from Pahrump Nevada in the Kingdome of Nye. Pahrump is a dry, dusty desert town near Death Valley.  I always associate Pahrump with former late-night radio talk show host Art Bell who broadcasted here from this little place an hour north of Las Vegas. ...

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Invest in Yourself

Invest in Yourself

Things I wish I knew when I was younger…. The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways. - Robert Greene (American author known for his books on strategy, power, and seduction) Let’s talk about building a strategy for you to earn...

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Are You Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?

Are You Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?

Ronald Reagan asked the question in his closing remarks in his final debate with Jimmy Carter in October 1980.  The question has been with us every election season since. Forget politics for a minute.  This is still a great question to ask yourself. ...

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7 Ways to Take Control of Your Schedule

7 Ways to Take Control of Your Schedule

Do you ever get the sense that you are drifting, and the day seems to pass with very little getting done?  Do you look back at your day and realize you were spending time on unproductive tasks?  Or maybe you find yourself in fire drills all day reacting to...

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