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I desperately want to live in a world where impossible dreams can come true. And the more I live in this world, the more I believe that it is entirely possible. I have been reading Michael Hyatt’s book, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, and he talks about how writing down your dreams will turn them into goals. And people who write them down are more likely to accomplish their goals.

I’m a list maker by nature. I even have lists for my lists. People have made fun of me for it my entire life, but it’s the only way I ever remember anything or get anything done.

Since I was twelve years old I have been writing down my dreams, and after reading Michael Hyatt’s book, I realized how powerful that statement actually was because many of the dreams I thought were impossible have actually come true for me.

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In honor of The Dark Knight Rises hitting theaters this week, it’s BatWeek on the Macedonia Films blog. Since I’ve been blogging about how to quit your day job and follow your dreams, I thought it’d be appropriate to examine how our favorite crime-fighter broke away from the 9-to-5 and sought a more fulfilled life.

If you feel trapped in day-job purgatory, there’s a couple important lessons we can learn from the Dark Knight himself. Continue Reading…

Does anyone else feel like most movies are missing the mark these days? Almost every time I go to the theater, I feel like I am being robbed of both my time and of money. I sit there wondering whether these filmmakers even tried to make a compelling movie. It’s more about making money than anything else, and I hate that the big film companies know that they don’t have to make a good movie to make a huge profit. Continue Reading…