Another Thing I Learned From Not Killing Stephen King: Development Is Where Most Projects Get Stuck

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.
Author, “The Theatrical Juggernaut – The Psyche of the Star” (now in its 2nd edition)

PHASE 1 – DEVELOPMENT  (Where most projects get stuck)

Before I even explain what development is, let me start by explaining that development is where most projects get stuck. … Read More

Heroku Tip Sheet

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

For you coders out there who are hosting your dynamic sites on Heroku, here are some helpful tips that you will likely use over and over that you may find helpful to have here in a central place.… Read More

We Recommend: Transparent.com

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

If you are trying to learn a foreign language–TRULY LEARN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE–I wholly recommend that you check out www.Transparent.com.

There are a lot of ‘learn a language’ programs out there, but most assume that you are an idiot, and don’t really work in terms of teaching you what you need to know.… Read More

Rails: Installing The Super Awesome ActiveAdmin Backend

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME
Founder & Exec. Dir., Break Diving, Inc.

If you’re a rails user, awesome news: there’s an amazing gem that takes less than 5 minutes to install, and voila, you’ve got a beautiful admin backend to handle all of your users.  These instructions assume that you are also using devise for user authentication.… Read More

Is Your Job F.F.F.™?

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME, EMT
Founder & Exec. Dir., Break Diving, Inc.

Almost 20 years ago, I wrote a book called, The Theatrical Juggernaut – The Psych of the Star (now in it’s 2nd edition).  It was the first book I ever wrote, and it’s hard to believe I wrote it back when I was 22!… Read More

SSS3: Romans 8:18 DO NOT GIVE UP!

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME
Founder & Exec. Dir., Break Diving, Inc.

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” – Romans 8:18

I read this Bible verse today from an email sent from Steven Furtick Ministries (www.stevenfurtick.com).… Read More

Die Trying, Don’t Die Dreaming

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, ME, LLM, EMT
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.

Wake up people!  You could die tomorrow!  Heck, you could die TODAY!

I hear so many people talking about what they are going to do one day, or what they are going to have one day, but if I ask them what they are doing to reach that goal today, they have a million excuses.… Read More

Introducing… Jonathan Cheever

Active members of our Break Diving community (www.breakdiving.org/community) are recognized with a blog post all about that person, in interview format!  If you are an active member of our Break Diving Slack community or are currently enrolled and actively participating in one of our awesome courses, we would love to brag to the world about you!
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