Five Lessons Everyone Should Learn from Antoni Gaudi

The Sagrada Familia. Parc Guell. Casa Mila, or La Pedrera. Casa Batllo. Casa Vicens. What do they all have in common, other than being UNESCO World Heritage sites? They all came from the brilliant mind of Catalan-born architect Antoni Gaudi. If you have ever been to Barcelona, Spain, you will no doubt visit at leastContinue reading “Five Lessons Everyone Should Learn from Antoni Gaudi”

Seven Reasons Why You Should Start Today

Recently, we had an epiphany about inspiration, work, and creativity. We discovered that you should capitalize on inspiration in the moment because you might not remember what inspired you or why you felt a particular way later on in the day, week, month, or year. That got us thinking about some video titles we sawContinue reading “Seven Reasons Why You Should Start Today”

Five Life and Success Lessons We Learned from House of Gucci

Gucci is one of most recognizable luxury designer brands in the world. Known for its craftsmanship and lifestyle branding, the Gucci brand is synonymous with high fashion. But the public did not know its storybook history until 2021’s House of Gucci. Pegged as a story of love, betrayal, and even murder, House of Gucci detailedContinue reading “Five Life and Success Lessons We Learned from House of Gucci”

Learning to Ignore Negativity: How to Do It

We have all had those moments when someone says something that just sticks with you for better or for worse. We recently experienced a similar situation. Someone says something that makes us uneasy and, sooner or later, we start to obsess about it. The obsession relates entirely to negativity and allowing someone else to liveContinue reading “Learning to Ignore Negativity: How to Do It”

A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting and Accessorizing Suits

Art and fashion are a couple of interests we have here at Rocking Specter. We currently have original paintings hanging in our workspaces and homes. We keep follow fashion and watch Project Runway. With our unique interests and access to well-dressed individuals, we wanted to give a crash course in suit selection and accessory forContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting and Accessorizing Suits”

Why Your Reputation Is One of the Most Important Assets You Can Have

We have seen a lot of people choose shortcuts, ignorance, and surface-level understanding instead of putting in the work necessary to achieve their goals. We have seen people try to use get-rich-quick schemes to short-circuit wealth creation, lawyers rely entirely on the court to remind them of their cases, and family members regurgitate soundbites insteadContinue reading “Why Your Reputation Is One of the Most Important Assets You Can Have”

Seven Things You Should Buy That Are Worth the Investment

By now, you have seen a variety of topics from us ranging from music, fashion, success, and finance. This post takes all these topics and combines them. We would like to focus on things that you can spend your money on that will actually pay dividends in the long run. We recently read two booksContinue reading “Seven Things You Should Buy That Are Worth the Investment”

Five Motivational Quotes to Live By

Motivation and inspiration come in spurts and intermittently, respectively. We experienced this quite a lot in 2022. But we have found that motivation and inspiration come a lot easier when you have some select quotes or phrases at your disposal. Since we were in graduate school, we relied on a few select TV series toContinue reading “Five Motivational Quotes to Live By”

Seven Incredibly Simple Daily Habits That Can Improve Your Life

When you wake up, you do one of the following three things: 1) look at your phone’; 2) go to the bathroom; or 3) make a cup of coffee or have breakfast. Whether you do one of these three things in the morning now, you have done them at some point in your life. WeContinue reading “Seven Incredibly Simple Daily Habits That Can Improve Your Life”

The Six Most Valuable Skills You Can Have To Be Successful

We always hear that to be successful, you have to do this thing or know that person. “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” That phrase might be true, but it overlooks some fundamentals that underscore it. Most successful people have developed a collection of the skills in this post or have anyContinue reading “The Six Most Valuable Skills You Can Have To Be Successful”

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