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How to Remove Your Makeup

How to Remove Your Makeup

To properly remove makeup, all you need is a proper cleanser for the face and eye makeup remover. These are my favorite makeup removal tips that I’ve learned over the years.

The Mistakes Most Women Make
The biggest mistake women — myself included — make when removing makeup, is that we are too stingy with our makeup removal products. We should be soaking cotton pads with eye makeup remover and using generous dollops of cleanser on our faces.

The goal is to loosen up all that product we’ve smothered on our faces, and to do that properly, we need to be generous.

Another mistake we make is we rub our eye area to remove makeup. This is a huge no-no. We should be patting, never rubbing, around the eye area.

And finally, we tend to forget to wash into our hairline and under our jawline, which is very important when we wear foundation.

How to Remove Eye Makeup
The best way to remove eye makeup — even waterproof mascara — is to soak soft cotton pads or balls in eye makeup remover and let them sit on your eyes for a few seconds. This loosens your makeup without scrubbing. When it comes to your eyes, you want to pat, never, ever rub. Those fine lines will develop eventually, let’s not hurry them along, right?

My hands down favorite eye makeup remover is made by Clinique, but Neutrogena is a drugstore brand that works in a pinch. Makeup artist and YouTuber Lisa Eldridge recommends Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micelle Solution for makeup removal because she doesn’t like how oily removers tend to be.

Here’s Eldridge’s genius method for makeup removal, which I have adopted (it works). Get the full scoop in her YouTube video:

Take a round cotton makeup pad and cut it in two. I use scissors for this. Eldridge just pulls them apart with her fingers.
Soak each one and place under your bottom lashes. This will collect the makeup from your upper lashes while also removing makeup from your lower lashes.

Take another cotton makeup pad, soak it in makeup remover and place over your closed eye.
Gently press down, allowing the solution to soak in for a few seconds. The longer, the better.
Slowly and gently move your hand over the lashes and lid to remove the makeup. Never rub.
Do this with the other eye.
You can go back over with another pad to ensure all makeup is removed, otherwise you run the risk of leaving black marks on your towels or pillowcases (been there, done that. Often).

How to Remove Bright Lipstick
If you are into bright lip colors, I recommend removing your lip color before cleansing your face, otherwise you risk smearing lipstick over your newly-cleansed face.

Eldridge uses the micelle water (see above) for removing bright lipstick. She uses a large soft cotton pad soaked in it and slowly wipes off her lipstick with it. It gets “the worst of it” off, Eldridge says in her video.

You can use eye makeup remover on your lips as well.

How to Remove Makeup on Your Face
If you have dry skin, I recommend cream or oil cleansers. For oily or combination skin, use a cleanser formulated for your skin type.

Cleansing should be a two-step process: go over the face once to remove makeup and a second time to remove any traces of makeup and dirt.

Here’s how to do it:

Massage a fair bit of the cleanser all over the face and neck. I like to use circular motions to ensure I’m getting all of the makeup off. And it just feels really good.
Remove cleanser with a super soft washcloth (​bamboo baby washcloths) or muslin cloth.
Repeat the above.
Rinse with a splash of warm water.
Dip a cotton Q-tip into makeup remover and go over your lashes one last time.
Must I Wash My Face Before I Go to Bed?
Yes — especially if you have makeup on your face. If you want to wake up with dewy, glowing skin, then you must remove your makeup and sunscreen.

Most people do not cleanse their faces properly. Find out more in How to Wash Your Face Properly.

Should I Wash My Face Again in the Morning?
Your face doesn’t get dirty from sleeping on a clean pillowcase, so there’s really no need to wash again in the morning.

In fact, too much cleansing can dry out skin. If you wake up with an oily sheen, however, splash a bit of warm water on your face to dissolve the oils. You can also press a warm washcloth to your face.

Do I Need Toner?
Many women use toner because they feel it removes all traces of dirt, oil, and makeup; however, most beauty experts agree that toners are unnecessary (see “Is Toner Necessary?”).

Most cleansers these days do a great job of removing all the muck from even the heaviest of your makeup days. While toner will strip your skin of any makeup, it also removes natural oils, which can be drying. Unless you have super oily skin or just happen to love a particular product, skip the toner.

Can I Use Baby Wipes to Remove Makeup?
“No, no, no,” says beauty expert Laura Mercier in Allure Magazine. “I cringe when I see women using baby wipes to remove their makeup. Those do not get the job done.”

Women think baby wipes are formulated to be gentle on baby’s skin, therefore it will be gentle on facial skin, Mercier says. Her response to women who think baby wipes are gentle? “Well, a baby’s butt isn’t covered in makeup that requires special ingredients for proper removal.”

‘Nuff said.

I Have Super Dry Skin, How Do I Remove Makeup Without Drying It Out More?
Choose your cleanser based on your skin type. If you have super dry skin, consider a cleansing oil. Mercier suggests applying oil on a cotton pad and then swiping the oil across lids, lips, face and brows. Massaging in the oil loosens dirt and makeup. Wash skin with a foaming or gel cleanser, and wash off the cleanser with a warm washcloth, which works to exfoliate skin. Follow with a moisturizer applied to still damp skin.

Help! I Have Acne
If you have acne, your best bet is to wash face with a salicylic cleanser. If you have oily skin, consider a foaming cleanser.

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Moon Milk: The social media trend to improve sleep

Moon Milk: The social media trend to improve sleep

IT’S HUGE ON PINTEREST AND INSTAGRAM SHOTS OF FROTHY ‘MOON MILK’ ABOUND. HERE’S WHY MOON MILK IS TAKING OFF, HOW TO MAKE A CUP AND WHY IT’S ROOTS GO FAR DEEPER THAN A HASHTAG…
A cup of warm milk before bedtime was a childhood ritual in our family – we found it comforting (minus my brother who has a milk intolerance so he wasn’t a participant in this particular wind down routine) and it signalled a gentle transition to bed. Okay, in reality we were probably brats and went kicking and screaming most of the time, but we knew that when the warm milk came out, bedtime was nigh whether we liked it or not.

Now we are older, as with naps, skipping parties and taking baths, we generally relish the stuff we kicked up a fuss about when we were younger, and most of us see an early night as tantamount to a spa day, particularly given the ‘tired but wired’, tech dependant state that most of us muddle by in day to day. Here’s where today’s trend talk unites: enter a social media wellness trend doing the rounds that’s rooted in ayurveda and was originally considered to be a centuries old remedy for insomnia…

WHAT IS MOON MILK?
Basically, warm milk 2.0. Traditionally drunk before bed, it involves heating milk with spices to invoke a calm, sleepy feeling, and despite the recent spike in interest, it’s not a passing fad, as the herbalists at Pukka explain:

“In India, the concept of blending warm milk and herbs and spices is not new. In the case of ‘moon milk’, blending cardamom, cinnamon and ayurvedic herb ashwagandha (known for its anxiety-easing properties), dates back hundreds of years.

“It is no coincidence that as our interest in ayurveda (India’s ancient health system) increases, so does our awareness of warming cups of milk, herbs and spices to benefit wellbeing.”

Speaking of awareness, Pinterest searches for ‘moon milk’ have increased by over 700 per cent since last year, but it’s fair to say that the common social media incarnation isn’t exactly in line with ayurvedic heritage or practice – the frothy pastel creations you’ll see on the ‘gram aren’t exactly representative moon milk’s roots. Hit ‘like’ and whip one up if you fancy, but just so you know.

Moon milk typically contains adaptogenic herbs, so called because they help the body and mind adapt to stressors according to traditional Chinese and ayurvedic medicine. One of the most common adaptogenic herbs used in the making of moon milk in the aforementioned ashwagandha – quite the mouthful, but it’s considered to be a particularly calming herb and studies suggest that it can help to lower stress hormone (cortisol) levels in adults. Given that milk itself is rich in the sleep-promoting amino acid tryptophan, which helps the body to produce the ‘sleep hormone’ melatonin, adding ashwagandha to the mix makes sense.

HOW TO MAKE MOON MILK
Recipes vary, but Pukka herbalists recommend “adding cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg and ashwagandha to warm milk”. ‘Moon mylk’ is a thing too – if you don’t include dairy in your diet, recipes work just as well with any milk alternative of your choice.

AYURVEDIC MILKS GO MAINSTREAM
It’s not just moon milk that’s on the ascendance – no doubt you’ve come across a turmeric latte either online or at your nearest hipster hangout, otherwise known as golden milk or haldi doodh in Hindi. The popular vivid yellow blend has now come to a tube/ train station near you thanks to a partnership with East by West author Jasmine Hemsley and Leon. Leon’s Golden Milk was rolled out at 52 outlets last month and was inspired by ayurvedic cuisine and its use of medicinal spices. In its creation Jasmine saw an opportunity to quell our communal coffee habit and wean us onto something a little calmer, as she explains:

“Golden milk packs an all round punch – it’s ideal for soothing frazzled nerves in a fast-paced world, while offering delicious, easy-to-digest nutrition. Smooth and satisfying with a bittersweet hit, Golden Milk makes the perfect alternative to coffee.”

As well as turmeric, Jasmine’s Golden Milk recipe includes cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper and jaggery (an unrefined sugar made from molasses) and whether it’s your cup of tea or not is down to personal preference, but I can verify that’s it’s tasty, although it won’t give you the morning jolt that a flat white will. As with moon milk, however, that’s not what it’s for – it has its origins in chilling out, not switching you on for the day to come.

While moon milks and their ilk certainly aren’t the latte equivalent of the elixir of life as they’re sometimes purported to be on social media and they definitely won’t cure sleep disorders or alleviate all anxiety, they do make for a soothing bedtime ritual and you can consider them pretty healthy as long as you don’t add lots of sugar in the process. They might help you catch some zeds and equally they might not, but they’re not simply a flash in the Pinterest pan either. Ancient wisdom has to count for something.

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5 tips to improve photos clicked using your iPhone

5 tips to improve photos clicked using your iPhone

Photographs are more than just a tool of vanity, they are often a token that summarizes the moment at which they were captured. Browsing through photographs lets you remember how you felt when the picture was taken, the place the picture was taken, the people you took the picture with and or maybe just how good you looked when the picture was taken. Regardless of what personal triggers photos ignite within you, the one common aspect of photos is that bad ones always leave you in a state of mind that is less than satisfied.

iPhones are amazing for capturing those oh-so-perfect moments. But despite how good they are, there are often factors involved that bring the quality of photos down. But paying heed to the tips given below can really up your photography game.

Tweaking your picture

If a picture you took hasn’t come off the way you expected it to, you can go to Apple’s Photos app, open the picture and click on the Edit button that is available at the upper-right corner of the screen. In Edit mode, a wand-shaped enhance button can be used to brighten up the image or to enhance the color. If automatic fixes aren’t your cup of tea, choose the dial-shaped Adjustments icon that is available on the right side.

Let there be light

You get three main categories under the Adjustments icon, Light, Color, and B&W. Choosing a category will help you see all the things that you can control under that particular category. Under the Light category, you can fiddle with the photo’s Brilliance, this setting makes the picture look much more vibrant, this is done without intensifying the color saturation. You can also adjust the overall exposure of the image and control the amount of detail visible in the Highlights (bright areas) and the Shadows (dark parts). You can also control the Contrast, this is the scale difference between the photo’s light and dark areas.

Color

The overall intensity or saturation of the color in a photo can be adjusted by using the preview sliders in the Color category. You can control the amount of contrast between two colors in an image.

Crop

Photos often lose their shine if they look crowded or cluttered with unwanted elements that might get included in the image that you capture. You can use the crop tool and drag the corners around the part of the picture that you wish to keep.

Dialing it back

Tweaking and controlling settings are often times a touch and go sort of thing, it’s not an exact science when you take it a bit too far with the fiddling you do in the Edit button, all you have to do is use the Cancel or Revert button to go back to the original state. Even if you have saved an edited picture, you can restore it to its unedited state by hitting the Edit button and choosing Revert to Original.

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Tips to utilize burst milk water …

Often the milk is burst in the homes due to some factor, we frequently throw them out as worthless, however you may know this useless. Understand that these are the advantageous benefits of milk and water that you are uninformed of. This milk and its water offer nutrients to your body which can be utilized in various types of activities.

You do not consider this milk water to be ineffective. You can utilize this milk in this method …

The water that makes it through after the rupture of milk should not be tossed away as it is nutritious and can be utilized for many things.

You can prepare a cheese which can be saved. You can utilize it to prepare a range of meals.

If you save torn milk water, then do not think it useless. To knit the dough, throw the torn milk instead of water which will be exceptionally helpful for you. This will make your loaves extremely soft.

Mix vegetables and fruits in juice if you drink juice in the morning and mix it in water.

If you are preparing the gravy for the vegetable, you can use the water of the torn milk rather of utilizing tomato, amchoor, tamarind, curd to obtain sourness in gravy vegetables.

The broken milk water is very advantageous for enhancing the appeal of your hair. If you wish to increase the appeal of the hair, then wash the hair with the milk water and leave it for 10 minutes, then clean the head with light hot water and shampoo in the hair. This remedy is very useful for your hair.

To make the skin soft and soft, you can utilize the tear of milk, its face will become soft skin soft. This water includes anti-microbial properties, which are likewise extremely beneficial for skin with head skin.

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Telegram desktop app leaked users location when on voice calls

Telegram desktop app leaked users location when on voice calls

Telegram has a reputation for high-end privacy and security, but that doesn’t make it immune to breaches. Security researcher Dhiraj Mishra discovered that Telegram’s desktop version was leaking both public and private IP addresses whenever users made voice calls to its peer-to-peer framework.

While the mobile app offers the option to turn off peer-to-peer calls and keep the information intact, the desktop version offered no such choice. This could open the users to attack or reveal their exact location. Telegram has fixed the issue in both the 1.3.17 beta and 1.4 versions by offering an option to disable peer-to-peer calling entirely or limit it to their contacts. Mishra received a €2,000 (about $2,300) bounty for the find.

Many apps in the past have fallen prey to such issues. Besides, the mining of cryptocurrencies is a lucrative business. But why shell out hefty sums to buy this mining equipment when you can hijack other people’s mobiles and computers to do the same for you? Now that’s what the hackers are up to. According to Malwarebytes, hackers managed to breach the security barrier of millions of Android phones through malicious ad redirect scam. The exact method is yet to be determined, but it seems the users downloaded the malicious apps that redirected them to a website. The website directly prompted that it was using the infected device to mine the cryptocurrency, and would only stop if the user enters a valid CAPTCHA code. The average of time spent by users on this malicious site was around four minutes, but the site had over 30 million visitors per month. If we add the numbers, it is evident that the hackers have mined a huge crypto amount. A report said that since its first appearance in December 2015, the SamSam ransomware has raked in almost $6 million by targeting organizations and individuals around the world, including those in India. According to the 47-page report, 74 percent of the known victims are based in the United States. Other regions known to have suffered attacks include Canada, the U.K., and the Middle East, with India ranking sixth among the top victim countries across the world.

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Podcast: Digital Marketing – Priest Willis Sr of Lenovo

Gadget Podcast – Priest Willis Sr of Lenovo

Can you give us a snapshot of who you are and what you do?
Priest: I’m Priest Willis Sr., I have to say that I have a boy that’s 23 that if you search Priest Willis you´ll probably find him before me, which is embarrassing because I’m an internet marketer. So I´m Priest Willis Sr., I am the senior global partnerships and affiliate manager at Lenovo. I’ve been there now for about five years and I kind of manage all things partnership. We have a very large intricate affiliate business, we work with several thousand affiliates and I just manage that whole ecosystem.

Can you give us a little bit of your story on how you landed where you did, what’s your background?
Priest: Good question! Early on, back in ‘96, I started to learn how to work on computers. My dad, him and I went out to a Fairgrounds, we bought a computer and literally him and I were learning together on how to put them together. We spent hours behind it; learning about the hard drives, at that time you kind of soldered motherboards. We kind of worked on that a little bit and over time I really enjoyed it. So I started a small business on putting computers together and selling them. Then eventually I got into drop shipping and drop shipping computers all across and started doing business with the city of Minneapolis and all kind of stuff, but it got to be a real drain. At some point you get returns and people complain about systems, whether it´s because of their own surfing habits, they get viruses. I wanted to do something that was less involved, at least from a customer-facing perspective. Along the way I was getting involved in affiliate marketing, I developed my own website; I would put banners up with a friend. Him and I started a form and so I became an affiliate and I started to let the computer building side of the business go by the side and focus purely on being an affiliate, kind of making side money with Amazon. At that time Amazon was one of the biggest and only affiliates that I was aware of in terms of having blinky banners up on my website, which was how it looked like at the time. And it slowly evolved into being an affiliate manager. Again, I was an affiliate and then moved over to the affiliate management side and helped other people become affiliates for other large companies like BuySeasons, which at one point during the Halloween season they were bigger than Amazon, they would sell more customs, party items than Amazon. So I was doing that for over a decade, and then Lenovo reached out and said: “look, we want to scale this global affiliate thing, would you come down and do it globally?” And I had never done global affiliate marketing prior to that. So, I thought that was the new next challenge for me, so I´ve been there ever since.

Can you give us a snapshot of what your job looks like on a daily basis?
Priest: It is big and you do need team members, so we have local people in the various regions. We´re in about 30 different countries and you hear the word “strategy” and people are like “yeah, strategy, whatever!” But I am literarily in a strategic role. I no longer do day-to-day – I still talk with affiliates, work with affiliates when I go to events and speak at events, they still connect with me to be a part of the program, but day-to-day I am not working with affiliates directly. Typically we have affiliate managers or at least web managers in the different locations, and those are the people that I’m talking to daily about the strategies. Where do we want to go, big picture wise, with Lenovo in this partnerships program.]? So every year I’m always creating this strategy deck if you will. We, of course, have numbers that we look at what we did last year, then we have forecasted numbers, and then there´s incremental growth that we have to build. I’m always focused on, “what do we do with the incremental growth?” “Where are the opportunities with that?” That is a daily job and no day looks the same, every time there’s always something different and in between, there’s maybe a fire or two, but that’s my focus, is always trying to drive the business bigger and bigger while the people in the geos are doing more blocking and tackling day-to-day.

What are the biggest challenges you face frequently within your position and how do you overcome them?
Priest: My particular position is all about the success and failure of the program. Affiliate marketing at some point, it plateaus on what affiliate marketing can be. A lot of people when you think of it, they think of coupons, they think of content guys, and then, for the most part, that’s it. My job is always having to add layers to this business and it has to always be growing. You create this business but you always have to add pieces and components to it and optimize it. My job is figuring out how to do that. How do you grow this business that historically, affiliate marketing is kind of, in some respect known as a set and forget partnerships if you will (the banners on the websites and then you just sort of walk away with a largely passive income)? How do I grow business like that? How do I maintain partnerships in terms of finding new ones and scaling from there? That’s always a constant focus of mine, I don’t know if there is necessarily a problem area for me. I think every day we’re faced with something new or a new challenge, whether it’ll be attribution or something along those lines, but it’s kind of all part of the business if you will. I don’t really see them as obstacles or big issues as much as “this is just par for the course.”

How have you adjusted to people working for you?
Priest: It seems like ever since, I mean, I was young and at Chuck E Cheese and I was 15, and I felt like I was having people that worked with me so all through my career at some level, I’ve always either worked closely with somebody, had a team under me, people worked with me. At this stage, I’m 44, and it just seems natural, just to have people work for me and collaborate with people. What I found is, if you treat people with respect and you have a sense of loyalty to them as much as you can within business, they’ll give it back to you, and you treat people human if you will, then that will be reciprocated. I enjoy working with the team that I have in place and us collaborating together, and I kind of pride myself on being able to say that there are some things that I just don’t know, but I have a team of people that I can look at and lean on, and in some cases some of them are a little bit younger, they have different experiences that you can glean from. I think if you leave yourself as a leader vulnerable to that, versus thinking you should know everything, I think you could be relatively successful and I’ve had some pretty good success with the team at Lenovo and even before that.

What would you say is the worst piece of advice you hear for digital marketing or affiliate marketing that you would like to debunk?
Priest: That’s kind of a good question! We’ll take it a little bit more niche than digital marketing, but I will look at affiliate marketing. I think the worst piece of advice that I hear is something that I alluded to earlier, was that affiliate marketing is solely about banners on a website and people clicking on the banners and then that’s it, that’s the relationship. That’s the narrative that I’m changing in this role, in just what I want to do in general in the industry, is open this up more broadly for people to see that affiliate marketing is more than just banners and a guy in his basement or gal in their basement, just putting stuff up on their website and seeing if it works. There’s real B2B partnerships that we’re establishing and working with other people. I mean, people truly can use affiliate marketing as their beach-front within their business; so you can do search engine marketing, SEO or search engine, organic search engine, or any kind of different digital marketing tactic you can think of, email marketing, all of that can fold under the guise of performance marketing or affiliate marketing. So I think the biggest misnomer is that affiliate marketing and some of this other demand gen channels just have one pure focus and that’s it, so people kind of throw the baby away with the bathwater. I think they need the broader perspective a little bit and see that some of these tactics offer a lot more layers for their business.

What are some tips you can share with us for having a successful product or a successful affiliate campaign online? What are the top things you need in order to succeed?
Priest: The product is tricky, I mean I heard that what’s that spray Alex, WD-40? I heard what WD-40, the reason why they call it that is because there were 40 different iterations of it before they finally figured out which one they wanted to go with. Product wise it’s always kind of hard to tell people which is the right one, all I can really tell you, whether you’re developing products, websites, systems, whatever it may be, is to continue testing until you find out which is the right one. This could be said for your digital marketing tactics too right, just test. If something isn’t working out, it doesn’t necessarily mean you quit, you just slightly adjust whatever it is you’re doing and try something new or different. I know that for me, I’ve worked on the product side of business along the way, we talked about drop shipping and building computers. There’s always going to be pivots and I think people shouldn’t be afraid to pivot or shouldn’t be afraid to quit one thing and move to something else. I even wrote an article recently about being a quitter, you know I think being a quitter gets a bad rap, I think there’s something to being said to quitting what isn’t working and trying something new, and again, it doesn’t mean completely throwing away your product or your website or whatever it is, but it just means don’t be so sold out on your widget, whatever it may be, that you don’t open your thoughts up to trying something new or different.

Can you think of a time in your career or even recently when you realized something wasn’t working and you had to pivot?
Priest: Just being here at Lenovo for the past five years; I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and when I moved from there at 38 or 39 that was a complete pivot because I had to upload my family. I have 4 kids, a wife and a dog and we had to upload everyone and move them out to Lenovo and do this new thing that was global. It was scary because, I really, again as I mentioned, I didn’t do anything globally before that, a lot of it was new experiences but I knew I had to remove myself, or at least change the trajectory of my career by moving out of the North American business and try to start getting my hands into the global sector. Because I knew it would open up new avenues, new insights for me and that’s exactly what it did. Moving to Raleigh, North Carolina was a huge pivot for me and it was scary as hell but it worked out for the better.

I think that gives everyone a little bit more courage because you had a whole family, a dog, and that’s a lot of stuff that could potentially hold you back from those life decisions, but you took the leap of faith and it all worked out, that’s very encouraging!
And along the way there’s always decisions that I’m making in business or turning down other opportunities, whether you have people that while being at Lenovo, they’re interested in you being a part of their team and you have to weigh your options and say “no, you know what, I don’t want to do another pivot, move to LA, at least in this period in my life.” We are always making decisions and obviously, everybody is trying to make the right decision. But people have to, and I’m speaking to myself in this regard, too, we have to stop underestimating the internal gut feeling that we have about things and sometimes it doesn’t feel right, or there is less money, or you just have to look at things a lot closer, sometimes we’re to close up on the painting and you have to step back a little bit and appreciate it for what it is.

Who are some entrepreneurs or people in the industry who you follow or inspire you?
Priest: This is going to sound really horrible, but I don’t have people necessarily in the industry that inspire me. The people that inspire me are kind of outside the industry. I’ve always been inspired by Muhammad Ali, Albert Einstein, my dad, my mom’s dad, so my grandfather. Those are kind of people that push my drive. I go to conferences and I glean from the knowledge of people and I appreciate the value that they bring, but there is never really anyone that I look at and I say “wow, that is the guy that at point B I want to be.” Really, I try to go outside of business, Alex, I kind of look at other things to inspire me, and drive, and motivate me. There’s really nobody in business per se that does that for me, it’s kind of people that I look at outside and sometimes older figures that we’re familiar with, Mahatma Gandhi and people like that, that kind of inspire me.

I think that’s wise for anyone in any industry doing anything serious for your work. If you want to stand out and if you want to be uniquely you in whatever job you’re pursuing. I think if you’re looking at all the industry leaders and what you’re already doing all day every day, then you’re just going to be like a carbon copy of them, but if you’re drawing inspiration, like you’re saying from people of the past or people who are directly related to you or just people in other industries who have done things way different than you, those inspire you to grow into your unique self, in your industry and in exactly what you do.
That’s a great point because that’s exactly the way I see it. If you kind of want to be original and have an original voice. I realize once GaryVee hit the scene, everybody went up and tried to do conferences and they were cussing and doing all this stuff and it was like yeah, it doesn’t feel natural. I want people to have their own vibes so that’s a really good point, even, again, outside of work. I work for a Chinese company, Lenovo is a Chinese company, but I don’t go off and get computer books and read those. I read a book by Henry Kissinger called “On China,” which dealt a lot with the cultures and different stuff, so again I really approach business a little different, I don’t really drown myself in business books and self-help books. I really try to; I’m still doing more of a soul journey about myself and then apply that to business in some respects.

Where can people stay up to date with you and connect with you online?
Priest: You know, I have a site, priestwillis.com. On there you can see some of my writings or hear interviews or whatever it may be. If they want to stay connected with me or interested in the affiliate program or something along those lines, I’m at pwillis@lenovo.com, is my email address and then Twitter – Twitter is the best spot to hit me up @priestwillis.

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