Craig Burgess — The Most Prolific Creator on the Web Shares His Habits, Routines, and Mindsets for Unlimited Creative Output (#38)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube | Trailer I choose to publish my daily reps, whether they're bad or not.Craig Burgess This conversation blew my mind. Craig Burgess is a graphic designer, illustrator, writer, and podcaster from the UK. Craig epitomizes the definition of prolific: he creates something every. single.… Continue reading Craig Burgess — The Most Prolific Creator on the Web Shares His Habits, Routines, and Mindsets for Unlimited Creative Output (#38)

Splitting Sentences: You’re Not A Writer Unless You’re Pissing Someone Off

Some teachers of writing teach their students that writing leads to wealth. These teachers are correct. Yes, writing can lead to wealth. That is one thing that writing is capable of doing. If you're very, very good at articulating your thoughts, people will eat out of the palm of your hand. Some teachers of writing… Continue reading Splitting Sentences: You’re Not A Writer Unless You’re Pissing Someone Off

The sunk-cost fallacy is correct.

Well, you might need it later… Yeah, I might, but if I haven't used it in six years, then what makes you think I'll need it tomorrow? Sunk-cost fallacy. That's what. It's an erroneous albeit alluring way to make decisions based only on how much time is being invested into something. The error of sunk-cost… Continue reading The sunk-cost fallacy is correct.

Kyle Bowe — Tackling Public Speaking, Crushing Fear, Pure Possibility, Habits, and Practical Philosophy (#35)

In addition to asking myself 'what do I have to lose,' it was like, well, what might go right?Kyle Bowe Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Despite blacking out while speaking to a class at San Diego State University, Kyle Bowe (@KyleBowe4) became an assistant public speaking teacher and course… Continue reading Kyle Bowe — Tackling Public Speaking, Crushing Fear, Pure Possibility, Habits, and Practical Philosophy (#35)

The prototypes of your dreams

You wanted to create something, but you had no idea what or how or why. And then something inside you lit up like a bonfire. You started recording, writing, designing, hiring. Working. What was once a flash of insight turned into something tangible. People noticed. And you were even congratulated for your effort. But then… Continue reading The prototypes of your dreams

Drop in! What to do when things get slow

In 1992, riding a skateboard up and down a half-pipe wasn't cool. The world turned its attention to street skating. Something with more edge, more rebelliousness, less polished and less about sponsorships and money. But that didn't stop a scrappy kid in Carlsbad from riding his skateboard everyday. Because Tony Hawk knew that if the… Continue reading Drop in! What to do when things get slow

Waking up on purpose

You open your eyes as the alarm shrieks you out of your dream. Or maybe you're one of those freaks who "rises with the sun," as if your body is in a perfect cosmic alignment with the universe. Either way, you're awake. On a typical day, say, on a regular ol' Tuesday, what does the… Continue reading Waking up on purpose

The Penguin Latte Podcast #11: Deepu Asok on Meditation, Yoga, Drawing, and Happiness

Meditation is that state where you are no more. Your sense of Self is gone.If you ask an artist where his work comes from, if he's a generous artist, he'll say, 'I don't know where it comes.' Listen on Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Watch on YouTube Deepu Asok is the author and illustrator of… Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast #11: Deepu Asok on Meditation, Yoga, Drawing, and Happiness

Where does self-worth come from?

It's sad we're even asking this question. We find the answer when we first ask, what are we? Well, I know what we're not. We're not a collection of numbers. We like to focus on growing our metrics. Get more subscribers. Get more followers than we had last Thursday. But the numbers don't define us.… Continue reading Where does self-worth come from?

Two groups of words

Proactive. Ambitious. Productive. Efficient. I like those words. Those words convey movement. When we embody any of those words, we signal to others that we mean business. Because even when we're sitting in the backseat of a car, we can still get things done. We can listen to a podcast. Or we can write down… Continue reading Two groups of words