Dismantling Your Atomic (Bad) Habits

How many undiagnosed self-destructive habits are stopping you from moving forward? I say undiagnosed because you haven't yet realized how harmful these habits are. Self-destructive habits aren't physical, they're mental. You indulge in them by thinking, automatically thinking down on yourself, thinking yourself down into a shitty dark pit of worthlessness and everyone is great … Continue reading Dismantling Your Atomic (Bad) Habits

“But I don’t have enough time”

If you want to write, you'll write. If you want to read, you'll read. If you want to start a side hustle, build a widget, design a website, launch a podcast, learn a language, you'll do it. It's not a matter of having enough time. It's a matter of interest. "But I don't have enough … Continue reading “But I don’t have enough time”

The Penguin Latte Podcast 75: Big Tech, Big Bitcoin, Big Censorship, Big EVERYTHING with Will Steiner

Will Steiner is the CEO of Big Later, a company doing what public education has failed to do for centuries: teach kids about personal finance. In this conversation we discuss why we're not teaching kids about personal finance, the failing education system, history, Big Tech Censorship and why it stinks, bitcoin, literature, online courses, networking, … Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast 75: Big Tech, Big Bitcoin, Big Censorship, Big EVERYTHING with Will Steiner

Habits will imprison you, or liberate you.

If on Wednesday, June 16 2021, you crack open a cold one, another cold one, ok just one more, 3 cold ones on Thursday, 3 more on Friday...you should expect to see a 6-pack of cold ones in your fridge on Wednesday, February 16 2022. And you definitely shouldn't expect your needle having moved an … Continue reading Habits will imprison you, or liberate you.

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