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

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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Another Thing I Learned From Not Killing Stephen King… Whaaaaat?

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, LLM, ME
Founder & Executive Director, Break Diving, Inc.
& Producer, Co-Writer, Co-Director, & Co-Star of the feature film, “You Can’t Kill Stephen King”, a film I produced with Ronnie Khalil

Why I Am Writing This

This is an amusing, but serious, account of the lessons I learned from 2008 – 2015 during the entire process of creating the feature film You Can’t Kill Stephen King, from conception, screenwriting, and fund raising to production, editing, Cannes!,… Read More

The Big Decision Matrix, i.e. don’t make any big decision before reading this.

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

If you have a big decision to make, don’t just make it on a hunch.

Instead, use something I created called “The Big Decision Matrix”.  It only takes about 5 – 10 minutes to set up, and when you’re done, you will be able to make a decision having considered all the possibilities.… Read More

Psychology 101 (a joke)

Psychology 101: In a class on abnormal psychology, the instructor was about to introduce the subject of manic depression.

She posed this question to her students: “How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs one minute, then sits down weeping uncontrollably the next?”… Read More