Doug Dvorak’s Blog


The Inspirational Power of Literature

Categories Uncategorized
  • Mar 8, 2024

Out of all the forms of media throughout history that have inspired the common person, literature is one of the most persistent and longest lasting. Literature stands apart from many other mediums to the point that it is often considered to be its own category, while most other mediums either fall under art or journalism,… Read More »


The Role and Risks of Catharsis

Categories Uncategorized
  • Feb 27, 2024

Have you ever been so angry that you could hit something? Everybody has had that kind of experience, whether you have been insulted, you got into a heated argument, you saw something bad happen on the news, or you just had a plain old bad day. In many of these instances, that anger can become… Read More »


What It Takes To Pursue Your Dreams

Categories Uncategorized
  • Feb 23, 2024

“Follow your dreams” is a common cliche that people are constantly inundated with, especially when we are kids. However, often it is a phrase that is completely meaningless. It often lacks the context of what your dream is and what situation your life is in. It is such a worthless cliche that some people think… Read More »

The Way of the Renaissance Person img

The Way of the Renaissance Person

Categories Uncategorized
  • Jan 18, 2024

A Renaissance person – also known as a polymath – is someone who is an expert in a wide array of areas and subjects. Examples of exceptional polymaths include Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Condoleezza Rice, Issac Newton and Oprah Winfrey. However, perhaps the most exceptional of them all was Leonardo Da Vinci. What distinguished Da… Read More »

Why we Procrastinate

Why we Procrastinate and How to Stop (Eventually)

Categories Uncategorized
  • Jan 10, 2024

Have you ever had an important task that needed to get done, but you just didn’t want to get started on it? Perhaps you are in school, and you have a paper you need to finish but you would rather play Call of Duty? Maybe you have some important paperwork to complete but you end… Read More »

The Man in the Arena

What It Means to be The Man In The Arena

Categories Uncategorized
  • Jan 4, 2024

In 1910, not long after he left the Oval Office, Teddy Roosevelt gave one of the most influential speeches in history at Sorbonne University in Paris titled Citizenship in a Republic. Within this speech lies an extremely influential passage referred to as The Man In The Arena: “It is not the critic who counts; not… Read More »


Why Pressure is a Privilege and How to Manage It ?

  • Dec 7, 2023

Billie Jean King is a former world No. 1 tennis player, a pioneer for women’s professional sports and an advocate for gender equality and social justice. Billie Jean knows a lot about pressure! To survive and thrive in her pressure-cooker of a life, King once said she believes: “Pressure is a privilege. It only comes… Read More »


How to heal your inner self

Categories Uncategorized
  • Dec 1, 2023

The human body – when compared to those of other animals – is very susceptible to being damaged. And while it does have an incredible ability to heal itself, sometimes it needs a little extra help. Many serious injuries and illnesses require – and receive – immediate medical intervention such as surgery or medication to… Read More »


Request a Free Phone Consultation


Book Doug For Your Next Event