Whenever you brainstorm with people in a corporate setting they always say, "There are no bad ideas." That is stupid. Because there are some bad ideas. There are a lot of bad ideas. Of the two, awesome ideas or bad ideas, the bad far outweigh the awesome. Like this idea I saw on 9gag.

Recently, a couple in front of me at a concert started making out. I know what you're thinking, "Jon, you were probably at an R Kelly concert and everyone was making out." Wrong. I was at Jason Isbell and most people were listening to the music. As I often do, I thought about writing a tweet. (You should follow me on Twitter.) Here is the process I used:

Sometimes people tell me things like, "If you just believe in yourself enough, you can accomplish anything!" While I strongly believe in the importance of positive thinking, that's really only half of the story. Confidence isn't enough. Turns out, that despite the shortcuts we think social media and...

We tend to think authors write books in romantic places. We imagine sweeping vistas and cabins and sunsets worthy of Instagram. Or we imagine bustling city coffee houses, perhaps Paris and a jaunty hat. Both images are wrong. The writers I know and love don't write somewhere sexy. The...

This is piece of content I posted on Facebook yesterday. (You can follow me on Facebook here.) As you can see, it's a link to a post I wrote. The post was fairly long, fairly detailed and something I was happy with. Here are the stats it...

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