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  1. Step 2: How to Capture the Moment with Brilliant Journaling

    When will your next epiphany strike? What events will occur leading up to it? Ideas aren't ones for punctuality, they strike whenever they so choose. However, a journal's power comes from its ability to corral your daily jaunts, views, and feelings when an idea does occur. Since your journal is set up to receive your thoughts, capturing the moment will be a breeze.

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  2. Step 1: How To Get Started With Brilliant Journaling

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    The first step in Brilliant Journaling is to prepare your journal to collect your ideas. The initial act of preparation serves as a primer for your journal and your mindscape to become acquainted with one another. We'll leave the particulars on the layout of the journal up to your personal preference. But, once your journal is established and syncs up with your thoughts, you'll find it much easier to collect your ideas, lay out your plans, and be brilliant.

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  3. An Introduction to Brilliant Journaling

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    A well-made journal notebook transcends being just an object and quickly becomes a travel companion. When inspiration strikes, writing everything down is crucial. Our devices are wonderful things, however, they don't make for great spaces for our ideas to inhabit. When jotting something down digitally, you open up your notes app, tap a few letters, close it up and the idea never gets to see the light of day. That's because it gives your brain a sense of accomplishment while not truly accomplishing anything. Out of sight and out of mind, to be put into the graveyard that is our notes app. That's why Brilliant Journaling is the solution you never knew you needed for exceptional note taking and thought transference.

    The key lies in an analog surface that allows for the inception, collection, and execution of an idea. Why write down your investment opportunities on a device that's constantly trying to get you to play another round of Candy Crush? Apps try to throw so much data onto the screen in such a little spurt of time, it can be a battle between new information and getting your truth manifested. We own our devices, though it can sometimes feel like the inverse is true. Take back your mind, your time, and get into the free flow of crafting your own story.

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  4. What is the Best Wallet Solution For Men?

    From picking up an extra round for the guys to keeping business cards for networking, wallets are the quintessential accessory of a gentleman. Don’t surrender to a life of a generic and clunky wallet. Your wallet is often your first impression, your everyday carry, and your sidekick. Our full-grain leather wallets have a wide enough variety that there is most certainly one out there for you. Take a look at a few of our best wallet solutions and see what you think.

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  5. WWDC 2018 Roundup: What to Expect From Apple in Fall 2018

    Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference began on Monday and the opening keynote unveiled an array of new software features. Thousands of people watched with wishlists full of what they wanted from the new updates, ourselves included! Apple rolled out huge updates and innovation for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other Apple products. So many, in fact, it can be a bit hard to keep track of. We decided to break down the extravaganza and lay out some of the best cutting-edge features headed to iOS12, MacOS Mojave, AppleTV OS, and more. The majority of which are anticipated to arrive in the Fall later this year.

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  6. How To Change The Apple Watch Band

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    The Apple Watch is ubiquitous and essential to daily life. However, different settings call for different bands. Would you wear your gym shorts to a board meeting? Didn't think so, and just like our clothes, the Watch needs some variety. Have you ever wondered how to change an Apple Watch Band? If so, then worry not. It's a breeze to swap out your Apple Watch band, and soon you'll be a total pro at it. Changing your Apple Watch Band is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

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  7. The Ultimate 2018 Gift Guide from Pad & Quill

    Have a special someone in your life, but not sure what to get them? Our handcrafted leather goods are a great way to add a personal touch to special events and holidays. The finest leather goods are up for pre-order and order now! They'll head out as soon as the next business day. Plus, if you happen to pick one or two up for yourself, we won't tell. ;)

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  8. Our WWDC 2018 Predictions

    Annually, developers make the trip to catch up with Apple's engineers and get all latest on software developments. This year, Apple had a lottery system instead of the usual frenzied grab for tickets. Here's what we are expecting from the tech giant's next software conference.

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  9. Best Leather Messenger Bags for Men from Pad & Quill

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    Trends come and go, but the men's messenger bags have been around for centuries. Messengers were originally utilized by marching Roman soldiers, updated with the rugged Pony Express, and were refined in the 40's. Our messenger bags for men take that classic concept and bring them into 2018. Each and every bag is handmade by our artisans and their work is their love, made visible. They'll complete the look of the discerning executive or dedicated student.

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  10. Best Leather Laptop Cases and Bags from Pad & Quill

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    Simplify trips to the office with our favorite laptop cases and bags. Crafted of classic book-bindery materials and the very best full grain leather, they carry an executive class while keeping you on task and on point. A professional bag and laptop case are essential pieces of equipment for any modern gentleman. Your gear is much more than functional, it's style statement, so finding the right one is essential. From rock climbing to climbing the corporate ladder, we're there for you and so is your bag.

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