Why Do I Push Myself So Hard & Push Those Around Me To Do The Same?

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

People ask me how I am able to do so much, and where I find the energy.  I think it’s partly due to the following reasons:

  • My dad had Alzheimer’s Disease.  Granted, it happened late in his life, but through my PhD studies in psych, I know that it can hit as early as 27 years old.  So why do I push myself so hard?  I could start losing my memory any day.
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How to Use CodeMentor.io to Help You Improve Your Coding Skills While Building an App!

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.
and… Ruby on Rails web developer

Before I started Break Diving, I created a couple app on my own.  Well, almost on my own.

You can see one of them at www.mymusic.bio.  A simply app to help people document their lives and memories by linking them to the songs they’ve heard over their lifetimes.  It didn’t take off like the rocket I had hoped, but I learned some great lessons as a result, and one of them is that you never have to code alone.… Read More “How to Use CodeMentor.io to Help You Improve Your Coding Skills While Building an App!”

Wealth is Measured in Time, Not Money.

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

Wealth is measured in time, not money.

Ahh, Buckminster Fuller.  A man with a fancy name and an even fancier understanding of finance.

Although Robert Kiyosaki popularized this idea in his awesome book Rich Dad Poor Dad, it was Mr.… Read More “Wealth is Measured in Time, Not Money.”

My Acorns Update: MADE IT TO $1,500! ($1515.38 To Be Precise)

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

As promised, here is another of my Acorn Investment App updates. What started at $0 in August 2017, and then went to $75, then surpassed $500 in winter of 2017 is now at $1515.38 on September 2, 2018!  We’re on the way to $2,000!… Read More “My Acorns Update: MADE IT TO $1,500! ($1515.38 To Be Precise)”

The Top Stock Market, Investing, & Finance Apps You Should Consider Downloading

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

Here’s a quick post sharing some of the top stock market investment apps that I use that I think you should consider using as well:

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The One Time Management Tip That Will Change Your Life Forever (And Help You Get Rid of Depression Too!)

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

Want to know the one secret to getting more done this week than you have in any other week this past year?  Want to know the one time management tip that also has the amazing side effect of improving your self-esteem, increasing your confidence, reducing your feelings of depression, and making you feel AWESOME about yourself and your future?!… Read More “The One Time Management Tip That Will Change Your Life Forever (And Help You Get Rid of Depression Too!)”

Overcoming The Devil of Depression, Discouragement, & Doubt.

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

Depression sucks.  No matter what way you put it, it is horrible, and one of the worst feelings in the world.  Anyone who has experienced it–you know what I mean.  Those who haven’t–I never wish it upon you.… Read More “Overcoming The Devil of Depression, Discouragement, & Doubt.”

The Break Diving Cashflow & Investment Club Monthly Challenge # 1

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

Break Diving is all about helping individuals find and reach success.  For better or worse, success in our material world often involves money.  It’s undeniable: in most of our societies, unless you are already a multi-millionaire, an extra $10,000 would come in quite handy right now, right?… Read More “The Break Diving Cashflow & Investment Club Monthly Challenge # 1”

B.O.U.N.C.E. – Successfully Overcoming the Agony of Defeat

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

AUTHOR CREDENTIALS: Monroe Mann holds a NY law license and a PhD in psychology.  He wrote his PhD dissertation from Capella University on the decision-making process of successful entertainers.  He is an accomplished book author, actor, musician, film producer, director, attorney, public speaker, and entrepreneur.

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My Acorns Update: MADE IT TO $1,000! ($1103.36 To Be Precise)

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

As promised, here is another of my Acorn Investment App updates. What started at $0 in August 2017, and then went to $75, then surpassed $500 in winter of 2017 is now at $1103.36! … Read More “My Acorns Update: MADE IT TO $1,000! ($1103.36 To Be Precise)”

My Life as a Professional Voiceover Artist (And How You Can Get Started Too)!

by Joe Parisi, Voiceover Artist, & Break Diver (@joeparisi)parisi3

VOICEOVER CREDENTIALS: Joe Parisi’s voice has appeared in radio commercials for McDonald’s, Del Taco, Nest, Baymont Inn, and the list goes on and on.  He is also the host of the Odd Podcast, and recently interviewed Break Diving founder Monroe Mann

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Adversity is a Visitor to us All. And Resiliency is the Key.

by Tyrone Alcorn, Break Diving Staff (Accounting/Community)
Staff Sergeant, US Marine Corps

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”

–Maya Angelou

Adversity is a visitor to us all.

It is not that we must escape the grasp of adversity, but we must prepare to meet it when it arrives.… Read More “Adversity is a Visitor to us All. And Resiliency is the Key.”

Update – My New Adventures Investing With Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies

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

Last month, I made the following purchases:

coinbase-january

In case you can’t decipher it, it simply states that I bought:

$25 in Bitcoin
$25 in Bitcoin cash
$25 in Ethereum
$25 in Lite Coin

I then bought another $50 of Ethereum based on a random tip from my doctor (more on that later).  In other words, a total of $150 worth.… Read More “Update – My New Adventures Investing With Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies”