The Penguin Latte Podcast is back. I had to take some time away from doing the show to revisit my original inspirations: The Midnight Gospel, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, The Joe Rogan Experience, and any podcast not designed to deliver "Valuable Content." My intent with this podcast is always to bring conversations between two … Continue reading Matt Harriman: Work Sucks. He Knows. | The Penguin Latte Podcast #90
My buddy Greg Frontiero is a very handsome and buff Pro Wrestler turned Entrepreneur (but also still Pro Wrestler) who used to work at StackOverflow, Yext, and Twitter. Greg sells a bomb ass coffee called Flow State Coffee, which is brewed with L-Theanine and Raw Cacao -- New Age speak for "really good stuff that'll … Continue reading Greg Frontiero is Making Coffee for Creatives
After more than a year of doing it, blogging everyday feels normal. So normal that opening WordPress and typing words every morning is banal. Ordinary. Regular. But that's the scary part: what we do everyday becomes ordinary. Hannah Arendt pointed out that even atrocity can become ordinary if it's acted out everyday. So why can't … Continue reading The Banality of Blogging
I put off writing the sentence you're reading now by checking to see if some online bills went through. I spend most of my time thinking I'm being productive, when really, I'm being administrative. You know blogging is scary when you procrastinate by checking to see if your bills finished processing. I spent most of … Continue reading Are you checking or producing?
Naval Ravikant once said, "A sick person wants only one thing." I'm sick. I want only one thing - to stop comparing my blog to other people's blogs. Seeing other people's blogs is now a way to inspire and depress me. It's great to see other writers sticking it out on their own, making money … Continue reading How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Find Work That Suits You