I am Now Officially a Coder!

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

Well, I am officially a coder now!  I can actually officially say it without any crack in my voice!

I graduated from the Firehose program in June of 2017 and since then, have already launched my first app, and am hard at work at my second!… Read More

Ce Que J’ai Fait Ce Weekend

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

Salut tout le monde!

Je voulais partager quelque mots avec vous pour que vous sachiez ce que j’ai fait ce weekend, haha.

Aujourd’hui, c’est dimanche.  Je suis à ce moment en Florida, aux états-unis.  … Read More

Some Lessons Learned from the Golden Years of Hollywood – An Interview with the Great Sammy Petrillo

This article was transcribed and edited from a phone interview in ~2008 with SammyPetrillo by the founder of Break Diving, Inc., Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA.

Living through the golden years of Hollywood was absolutely the apex of my life; it was the most marvelous thing to rub shoulders with the biggest stars of the time—the stars who I looked up to as a kid when I used to go the movie theaters.… Read More

Battle Cries for the Marketing Underdog: Guerrilla Marketing on the ACTUAL Front Lines.

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

Note: this article, written by Monroe Mann, originally appeared as a chapter in the book, “Guerrilla Marketing on the Front Lines” by Jay Conrad Levinson & Mitch Meyerson, published in 2008

This is a story of overcoming odds, and turning the most sour of lemons into the most delicious of lemonades. … Read More

Aspiring Horror Authors Have a New Way to Get Published – The Hollywood Reporter

Found this article today.  If you like horror writing, check this out! They are letting readers choose which three books to publish. –Monroe

https://www.inkshares.com/contests/inkshares-2017-horror#

https://apple.news/ArURdVjbzTai6S5IjEDSARA


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The Secret to Learning Chinese

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, & Chinese linguist and teacher
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.

In 2014, I quit my job as a public defender in New York and… moved to China!  Shanghai, to be precise.  While working part-time teaching at Wall Street English, I studied Chinese virtually full-time.… Read More

What is Break Diving?

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.
(c) 2017 by Monroe Mann

Break Diving is the lost art of finding and creating opportunity.  Instead of waiting for opportunities to float to the surface, break divers dive in to the cold and icy water of resistance and make their own breaks.… Read More