Alex Blair
Alex is a part-time student, part-time marketer, copywriter and blogger with his own start-up business. He believes that everyone has a responsibility to be constantly improving, and writes in Grey Journal to share his advice, contribute to your knowledge, and motivate you to aspire for more. Enjoy.
CULTURE

Why We Run When Times Are Bad

In modern history, there have been three major booms in American distance-running. The first was during the Great Depression, when 15 million Americans were unemployed. The second was in the early 1970s, when the U.S. was struggling to recover from the Cold War, Vietnam War,

CULTURE

How To Save The World In Seventeen Steps

Climate change is the number one threat to mankind. Recent scientific evidence has emphasized, and in many cases exceeded, our worst fears of its physical ramifications. Drought, crop-failure, rising water levels, disease, flooding, famine. These are just some of the environmental issues that climate change

TRAVEL

How Travel Boosts Productivity

Did you know that 40% of Americans who receive paid time off don’t take it? Or that unused holiday costs the US economy $224 BILLION per year? This general attitude of disdain towards taking time off — whether it be a holiday, weekend, or even

INSPIRE

Feel Good Kickstarter Projects to Look Out for This Summer

Whether it be about protests, politics, or coronavirus, the media’s constant negativity recently has been overwhelming. Despite many heart-warming moments during the recent crises, it sometimes feels like there is a relentless barrage of pessimism. Well, there’s no better time than now to cheer us

GROW

How to Work With Influencers to Promote Your Business

When we think about what actually impacts our decision of whether or not to buy a product, the answer is simple. Recommendations. It might be from a family member, who recommended a certain restaurant. Or a friend, who recommended a pair of running shoes. Or,

INSPIRE

Inspiration On The Go! Five Great Entrepreneurial Podcasts

People thought podcasting was a dying art. Now, over 80 million people listen to podcasts in the US alone, as we’ve realized how convenient they are. 95% of the time, multitasking is unproductive, but podcasts are ideal for using up “dead time”, like doing household

Entrepreneurs thinking creatively
GROW

7 Ingenious Ways To Unleash Your Creativity

We’ve all experienced that wonderful feeling before, the one where we roll out of bed buzzing with boundless energy, coming up with ingenious new ideas left, right and centre throughout the entire day, and go to sleep with your mind whirring. But then there’s the