This post was inspired by two recent articles on their respective owners’ blogs. First, there was Amuntoth’s reminiscences of exploration in beautiful zones, and then there was lonomonkey’s comparison of Lord of the Rings Online’s Misty Mountains to the Canadian North. Both these articles have made me think about how often I’ve paused in the middle of playing in a zone to appreciate how pretty my surroundings are (and this usually is also when I stop to take a gazillion screenshots). There have been some absolutely stunning vistas in the MMOs I’ve played, and I love taking a break from the fighting to take that all in. And while a lot of the online games we play tend to fall in the fantasy/sci-fi categories, the best zones to me are always the ones that are inspired by, or remind me, of real-life places. When it comes to frigid mountainous zones, lonomonkey feels that LOTRO’s Misty Mountains comes closest to the real deal (I can’t … [Read more...] about Grizzly Hills vs. British Columbia
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Are you an Entrepreneur and do you want to be inspired? Let us take a look at some popular inspirational movies that help to inspire our entrepreneurial ventures. I just finished watching this movie, and first thing I’m doing is updating this post. Nightcrawler is one such movie, which every entrepreneur with great vision should watch it. This movie is little brutal, but acting by Jake Gyllenhaal will keep you surprised. This movie is about a struggling guy who was looking for a job, but he couldn’t get one. The guy found a window of job opportunity when he saw a live crime journalism, and he started doing the same for the living. What you will learn from the movie is, how one can do anything without much background, how art of persuasion and negotiation can take you to the place. How focusing on your positives, and improving on them will make you limitless. Go watch this movie all by yourself, and come back to share your thoughts. But remember, I will never ask you to … [Read more...] about Top 10 Movies that Inspire an Aspiring Entrepreneur
TED talks have now outgrown themselves from a conference that started with the motto “Ideas Worth Spreading” to a global leader and an inspiration machine. People, entrepreneurs in general, are always on the look for that spark of inspiration that pushes them to go ahead with their ideas and build the thing. TED have managed to gather top notch people from different industries to give talks that are open for the world to watch and get inspired. This is the only best source of inspiration for entrepreneurs these days, where you can’t get anything without hurting your pockets! Entrepreneurship is a never-ending journey of learning, self-sacrificing and re-doing yourself. The most common traits found in almost every successful entrepreneur are – Inspiration and Perspiration. Ideas left untested is worthless and Hard work without Vision is futile! That’s where TED steps into light. TED talks are the best source of inspiration for entrepreneurs, period. TED … [Read more...] about Top 21 TED Talks To Motivate Entrepreneurs For Success
Most people live their lives like a Hermit. Hell, even I used to live like one, until a decision that I made brought me out of my comfort zone and into the wilderness. It has been only a month since I bought a one-way ticket and left for the United States to pursue my higher education. But over this one wild month, I’ve been through a lot of things that most of the people rarely come across over the course of their lifetime. There comes the argument of being privileged and such, but when life knocks at your door, you must answer it. Change is probably the toughest of things that a person can ever come across. We are well attuned to the surroundings and people we are the most comfortable with, that we forget about the world that awaits us out of our comfort zone. Well, yes, there are numerous challenges out there in the wilderness. But look at it in this way, this is the opportunity for you to learn more and grow a better person. Travelling gives you this very opportunity to step … [Read more...] about 11 Ways How Travelling Will Enhance Your Career & Life
Credits: Kris krüg from Flikr In the current digital age, there is an increased emphasis on the involvement of a student’s interaction beyond the classroom with a new form of ‘homework’ i.e. blogging. More and more bloggers are engaging in live discussions across a wide range of topics across the globe, and analyzing these blogs is helping students with valuable inputs in their domain of study. Academic Blogging Blogging for academic purposes is better known as Academic blogging. These are blogs where people post short articles on a continuous basis on a specific topic of study. It may be having one or many authors. It is used in the form of short stories or as a travelogue public page. Becoming an expert on an aspect not only lets you solve all Q & Ans related to it, but also effortlessly transfer the skill to others. There are certain dimensions that you can catch up to later. Like you can become a blogger for money later on. One can easily find students … [Read more...] about Should Blogging Be Used As An Assessment Tool In University?