Cory Groshek FCRA | Manifestation Machine
How to Avoid the Most Costly Mistake Made by Most Musicians, Entertainers, Artists, and Authors (Must-Read for All Sole Proprietors and Entrepreneurs)
Jun26

How to Avoid the Most Costly Mistake Made by Most Musicians, Entertainers, Artists, and Authors (Must-Read for All Sole Proprietors and Entrepreneurs)

“Some people have all the luck”, as they say. They grow up with at least one if not two parents (or perhaps an uncle, aunt, grandparent, or other adult role model) that knows a thing or two about running what I would call “a legitimate business”, as in, one that not only turns a profit but also pays its taxes, as opposed to one that survives by doing “under the table”-type deals, typically involving...

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Spending Less or Saving More Will NOT Make You Rich (The Truth About What It Takes to Build Real Wealth)
Jun23

Spending Less or Saving More Will NOT Make You Rich (The Truth About What It Takes to Build Real Wealth)

Growing up, I heard it all the time: “To get rich, you need to spend less than you earn.” It wasn’t until I was in my early 30’s that I realized that this idea was only half right, if not complete bullshit. While it is true–and, dare I say, a “no-brainer”–that one cannot become wealthy by perpetually spending every single dollar one earns or gets his or her hands on, the fact of the...

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7 Lessons I’ve Learned Since Self-Publishing My Debut Children’s Book (And What Other Writers and Authors Can Learn from My Mistakes)
May03

7 Lessons I’ve Learned Since Self-Publishing My Debut Children’s Book (And What Other Writers and Authors Can Learn from My Mistakes)

[Disclosure: The following content includes links to products and/or services on Amazon.com. If you make a purchase through these links, we will receive a commission from Amazon.com, which will support Manifestation Machine and help keep our content free. You will not incur any additional charges in exchange for your support.] On December 6th, 2016, I self-published my first book, a middle grade fiction novel entitled Breaking Away:...

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Inspirational and Motivational Quotes & Memes by Manifestation Machine (Updated Weekly)
May01

Inspirational and Motivational Quotes & Memes by Manifestation Machine (Updated Weekly)

You are here to go from glory to glory, not to stumble about aimlessly in the dark. Whatever you bless, you attract. Whatever you condemn, you repel. True freedom can only be achieved through suffering. Life is a mirror. The suffering that purifies is the most welcome of friends. Man is but a star bound to a body, until he is freed through his strife. Only by struggling and toiling may he find freedom and wisdom and life. Man is a...

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The WWE’s Roman Reigns: Living Proof That Being Hated Means You’ve Made It
Apr01

The WWE’s Roman Reigns: Living Proof That Being Hated Means You’ve Made It

Earlier this year, WWE Superstar Roman Reigns accomplished something that no “baby face” (pro wrestling lingo for a so-called “good guy”) has accomplished when he was named Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Most Hated Wrestler of 2016. Additionally, the man is mercilessly booed in a way no “baby face” has ever been booed before (including John Cena, his predecessor in many ways and a man who himself is serenaded with “Cena sucks”...

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Will Your Nudes Be the Next to Leak? (Why Taking Sexual Selfies is a VERY Bad Idea)
Mar25

Will Your Nudes Be the Next to Leak? (Why Taking Sexual Selfies is a VERY Bad Idea)

Many news outlets are calling it “The Fappening 2.0”: A brand new trove of “private” photographs, apparently stolen from a multitude of celebrities’ electronic devices, has popped up online and now the likes of the WWE’s Paige, Maria Kanellis-Bennett, and Summer Rae, as well as Hollywood starlets Emma Watson and Amanda Seyfried (to name a few), are scrambling to save their dignity (or what’s left of it). And to think, all of this...

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