Author Archives: John Jurko II

I Am the Filter.

I decide what goes in and what comes out. I can go for depth or breadth. Shallow isn’t always bad, but always shallow means I never leave the shore. There’s a whole world out there if I’m willing to dive … Continue reading


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Waiting for the Right Time

Too often we tell ourselves that we are waiting for the right time. When it comes to the most important things in our lives we wait and we wait and we wait. Often there is no right time. There is … Continue reading


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Why You Should Add Some Fiction to your Nonfiction Life. A Rant!

There is a growing culture of nonfiction elitists. A class of people that thrive on no sleep, long hours of work, staying plugged in all the time. They suck down nonfiction books like hot dogs at an eating contest. They … Continue reading


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10X Your Goals and Dreams and Action plans.

Sounds crazy right? But what are our biggest problems when it comes to taking first steps and follow through? It’s overcoming our fear of failure and a lack of motivation through the daily grind. What we need is a target … Continue reading


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Fitzcarraldo and Landing on the Moon.

You have no excuses. If we can send people to the moon and Werner Herzog can shoot Fitzcarraldo (A movie where he literally has a ship hauled over a mountain in the middle of the Amazon) then you can make … Continue reading


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