Kenneth Burke

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Writer | Marketer | Creative www.kennethburkewriter.com

13 Painless Ways To Stick To A Budget, Even If You Suck At Saving Money

By Kenneth Burke
I know, I know: Saving money is hard. It feels like as soon as you get your paycheck, it's gone. What gives? Even though I'm sure you've tried everything you can think of to save money, there are definitely some surefire ways to pinch your…

11 Lessons From ABC's 'Shark Tank' That'll Help You Crush Your Side Hustle

By Kenneth Burke
"Shark Tank" is a fun show. It's entertaining, it makes everyone plenty of money and there's a lot you and I can learn from it. Obviously, it's TV, and not everything is exactly as it appears. Not every deal made on the show actually goes through.…

5 Reasons You Should End The Job Search And Start Your Own Business

By Kenneth Burke
If you're thinking about getting a new job — or are actively looking for one — it's time to also consider an entirely different opportunity. Being an employee has its perks, but so does venturing out on your own. Even if you only have a few years of…

11 Easy Christmas Gifts That Are Meaningful Enough For The Ones You Love

By Kenneth Burke
As Christmas quickly approaches, we all have a similar thought. We want to get wonderful gifts for our family and friends, but, like, who has money for that? Knowing this can make the holidays feel particularly dreadful, especially if you get sucked…

5 Things You Need To Do To Finally Land Your Dream Job In The New Year

By Kenneth Burke
As the new year approaches, many of us are re-evaluating our lives, and part of that has to do with our job status. We ask ourselves, "Do we really want to keep working at the same place?" Right now, a lot of us are dreaming of finding that one…

7 Realistic Steps To Wake Up Happier Every Morning

By Kenneth Burke
Mornings can be rough, especially during the fall and winter months. The work hours are long, the days are short, and all you want to do is curl up with Netflix, a warm blanket and your drink of choice. But you don't have to go through your whole…

5 Bizarre Ways People Make Millions That Will Make You Want To Quit Your Job

By Kenneth Burke
Everyone knows there's a massive world of opportunity to make big bucks through the internet. Somehow, that never makes it any less amazing when you find out people are making a killing while you're sitting there, eating Nutella out of the…

Guys, Here Are 5 Ways To Come Up With A Date She'll Never Forget

By Kenneth Burke
Dates are meant for two things: to get to know someone, and to make a memory. But how do you make a date memorable? If it's a first date, how can you possibly know what your date will like in order to make it a night to remember? And if it's just…

9 Unusual Gift Ideas For Your Friends Who Already Have Everything

By Kenneth Burke
Believe it or not, the holiday season is already here. And you don't want to be caught at the last-minute struggling to find that one kind of lame gift, which just happens to be sold out everywhere. No, you want to get your special someone…

5 Life Lessons We Can All Learn From Kanye's 'The Life Of Pablo'

By Kenneth Burke
I'm never one to back down from a challenge. Kanye West has been taking a lot of heat lately. It's just been one thing after another since his album, The Life of Pablo, dropped on Valentine's Day earlier this year. The most recent beef comes from…

Why You Should Be Vocal About How Hard You Work At Your Job

By Kenneth Burke
A few days ago, I came across an article that, more or less, said to shut up about how much work you do. To stop talking about and telling people how hard you're working or how much you're hustling. Everyone's hustling, so, according to this…

Why Not Being Able To Accept A Compliment Is Actually A Huge Character Flaw

By Kenneth Burke
Everyone has flaws. No one is immune from negative behavior or a quirky character trait. Maybe someone smokes without regard for those around him or her. Maybe someone can’t pass a certain store without going in. Perhaps someone’s too often…

3 Ways To Come Up With Breakthrough Ideas When You're In A Creative Rut

By Kenneth Burke
There are a few things I really love at this point in my life. There's my wife, of course. Then, there's entrepreneurship and human behavior. I'm fascinated by these concepts. So, that's what I write about most. As others will relate, it's not…

12 Ways To Crush It At Work Even When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

By Kenneth Burke
Nobody really wants to sleep; everyone just wants to feel rested. Sleeping takes away valuable time that could otherwise be spent hanging out with friends, reading a book, working on your latest project or finishing that exhaustive to-do list. So,…

How To Reach Your Goal Of Reading Over 50 Books In The Coming Year

By Kenneth Burke
A year ago, I decided I wanted to do a long-term project. I’d been working 60-hour weeks in a career I really didn’t care for, running all over the place, being a “public figure” and trying to fit in with people literally twice my age. I was looking…

6 Things That Are More Productive Than Making A New Year's Resolution

By Kenneth Burke
I hate New Year's resolutions. A single day neither decides what you will or will not be motivated to do over the next year, nor does it decide whether you'll actually commit to creating new and beneficial habits. The New Year's holiday is often…

Maintain Focus: 10 Ways To Stay Motivated Through A Long-Term Project

By Kenneth Burke
Committing to a year-long project can be incredibly daunting. Over the last year, I’ve been working on a personal project to read 52 books in 52 weeks. I recently did a podcast with my good friend (and king of the 365), Will, in which we discussed…

Are You Content? 4 Reasons Why Your Personal Success Is Paramount

By Kenneth Burke
You've been there before -- we all have. Someone tells you or makes you feel that you have to be "successful," that you have to live up to some unnecessary societal standard. Family members, friends, the media -- everyone is telling you that you…

Communication Is Key: 6 Ways To Be More Efficient In Conversation

By Kenneth Burke
Communication in the workplace is critical, often being the make-it-or-break-it piece of an otherwise-solid company. Whether leading an enterprise or performing grunt work on the ground floor, each individual's communication skills play a vital role…

Introverted Or Extroverted: Why Everyone Needs Alone Time

By Kenneth Burke
I need some space. I can't handle people right now. All I want to do is curl up with a cup of coffee and a nice book. Just give me an empty room and a few hours, and I'll be okay... We've all been there. Introverted or extroverted, we all experience…