After reading on some of the most influential people in different streams of society, I realized that the difference between people that create history and those who don’t has a lot to do on how they view failure and success. Here are the lessons I am learning on failure and why we should all celebrate failing:
Like it or hate it, Instagram has changed our culture in a very distinctive way. With over 300 million users, Instagram became an unavoidable giant, which lead Facebook to buy it out for 1 billion dollars. Though Instagram has brought a lot of good, including the ability to stay connected with loved ones, be inspired by others, and help small businesses boom, Instagram is also causing a lot of damage in our lives; not recognizing and fighting those things can only bring more damage. Here are 5 ways Instagram is ruining your life and what to do about them:
Whether you are still looking for Christmas gift ideas or you are thinking of starting a business; One of the fastest growing business models is the one that gives back. Here is a list of 5 businesses that provide quality products while helping those in need in a significant way.
My name is Johnny Youssef and I am 29-years old. I moved to Kansas City to be a part of the International House of Prayer back in January 2009 when I attended a six-month internship called “onething”. I served at IHOPKC in some capacity for over 6 years. One of my roles was being the District Pastor for the Young Adults at the church. I wanted to share my story and experiences for several reasons; The main reason I decided to write this is because I have been asked numerous times from friends and relatives on my experience, especially after moving away, and I wanted to shed light on it. I pray that my writing will bring clarity and encouragement to you.
The Myers-Briggs is one of the most used and trusted personality tests out there. Recently, social media has been flooded with posts and blogs discussing the different personality types. Even though personality tests can be helpful in learning about yourself and others, tests like that are causing confusion and damage. You should seriously consider not discussing personality types if it will cause one of the following results:
I have always wanted to travel to Europe but the biggest discouragement was being told that traveling is expensive. Few years ago, I did my research and discovered that the biggest myth that will stop you from traveling is that it is expensive. I was able to travel to 5 countries (Ireland, England, Spain, Italy, France) for two weeks and the total I spent for flights, housing, food, and everything else was $941.39. Below are the steps I took, if you follow them, you can travel to almost anywhere very affordably:
Traditionally, public speaking was only for a few select. It was for television hosts, pastors, event speakers and others who worked their way to earn it. However, there has been a greater demand and expectations on more people to publicly speak. In addition, the internet has created a platform for anyone to be a public speaker. More local entrepreneurs are being invited to share their experiences at startup meetings, more employees are expected to give presentations on regular basis, and church goers are asked to share their stories on videos or at events. Public speaking has always been uncomfortable for me but it was necessary due to my heavy involvement in real estate and a church ministry. I have had the opportunity to speak at city council meetings, neighborhood meetings, church services, and television interviews. Through trial and error, following the steps below have tremendously improved my public speaking skills and made me more comfortable doing it. They are a list of 5 “P’s” that I go over before any speaking engagements: