What is the most critical but often overlooked ingredient for success?

When you ask most people what it takes to be successful in any field they will usually answer: determination, perseverance, grit or some similar adjective. All of this maybe true but these traits, as necessary as they are, are impalpable and often subjective. What is “determination” to one person may be different to someone else. […]

Why having a high Vocabulary is essential

It is no mystery that in order to be taken seriously in life you have to have a high vocabulary. Knowing what words to use and when to use them can often make the difference between getting a job, getting into the right degree program, or even making the right connections. If you can navigate […]


We all want to use our natural talent. Whether our talent is in music, engineering, art, or writing there is evidence that these innate traits or aptitudes are motivators and in the proper circumstances can produce feelings of accomplishment, satisfaction, and joy. In 1925, Johnson O’Connor was the first to begin rigorous study of natural […]

How Words Transformed TOMMY

To illustrate the value of understanding words the story of  Tommy comes to mind.  His whole life changed starting in the 6th grade but I will start this narrative much earlier in his life so the reader can appreciate the context.  At the age five Tommy was an energetic child growing up on the Santa […]

Build 085 Changelog BETA

BETA – Version 085 – Facebook Features Initial beta release Fixes N/A Known Issues [MULTIPLAYER] Match via invitation is currently under review [MULTIPLAYER] Match screens are currently using placeholder graphics and visuals BETA – Version 085 – iOS Release TBD

Inequality and Words

Harper Lee’s famous novel , “To Kill A Mocking Bird”, juxtaposed racial prejudice and the justice system in a small southern town. Readers experienced the sad truth of entrenched inequalities in the application of the law. By most measures the legacy of Harper Lee, now deceased at 89, and other pioneers in literature and politics […]