Archive for July, 2015

FOUR POINTS: July marks halftime for your annual magic plans. How’s your game going?

Friday, July 3rd, 2015


Here we are, in the first days of July. Things are different, depending on where you are in the world. If you’re in the U.S., you’re starting a three-day vacay for Independence Day. If you’re in France, you’re wondering why it’s so hot. If you’re in Australia, you’re preparing for more chills. If you’re into astronomy, you’re finding the thrill of the recent Jupiter-Venus conjunction makes the upcoming aphelion more dull than usual.

No matter who or where we are, the year is half done, and that reminds us another J-month, where we made plans and set goals for the upcoming year. Remember in January, back when you put together some resolutions, or set your sights on some targets for your magic? <a href=”http://www.ellusionist.com/bleed-by-perseus.html” target=”_blank”>Pros such as Bleed creator Perseus Arkomanis</a> (pictured above) rely on these plans to keep making progress year after year. So how are yours coming?

It’s halftime for 2015. Are you winning?

Just like a football game, this is the split for our annual year-long game. All of us play it, but the people who follow their plans play it better. And there’s no better time than halftime to look at how the game is going, and what adjustments you can make to finish with a win. Here’s our four-point checklist to analyze where you’re at:  (more…)