Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

Do what feels awkward until it feels normal. https://youtu.be/C9rlpEOMegg Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple It's the one year anniversary of my blog, so I recorded this for you. I love seeing adults do stuff that other adults think are reserved for smaller adults (kids). Don't listen to those adults. Do something wild. Do… Continue reading Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

Rodney Mullen and the first casper slide

"Oh my God Rodney yes" In 1992 Rodney Mullen landed (and invented) the first casper slide. I wish I could say that after he landed it, everyone else landed it too. That's not what happened. Besides a tiny handful of skaters, nobody has nailed the casper slide since Rodney did it in '92. Showing up,… Continue reading Rodney Mullen and the first casper slide

Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative

This post is a small part of my quest to share everything I know. Enjoy. [Update: Prefer to listen to this post? Are you more of an audio gal? Got you. Here's the link.] BORED is bad. If you're bored, it's because you have boring goals. If you're bored, it's because your brain is waiting… Continue reading Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative

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 world’s worst boss turned 10 this year

They say you can't experience something again with a fresh pair of eyes. I disagree. December 4th saw the 10th anniversary of my favorite blog post of all time, The world's worst boss by Seth Godin. I revisit The world's worst boss almost every week. And every time I come back, I experience it with… Continue reading The world’s worst boss turned 10 this year

How to create something from nothing

No fancy studio? No cash? No team? Nameless nobody? Great. You're ready to make magic. You can create a better tomorrow by starting where you are today. Humility. Drive. Curiosity. An open mind. A keyboard. A pen and some paper. The willingness to trust in yourself. The belief that your perspective, your opinions and weird… Continue reading How to create something from nothing

Jen Vermet — An AltMBA Alumni Shares Her Lessons on Everyday Writing, Courage, and Boosting Your Creative Output (#34)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Writing is the function for me that helps me process life and know what I'm experiencing, otherwise I don't know how to articulate it. And if I don't know how to articulate it, nobody else will know the life I'm living.Jen Vermet Hey there.… Continue reading Jen Vermet — An AltMBA Alumni Shares Her Lessons on Everyday Writing, Courage, and Boosting Your Creative Output (#34)

Sidequest Sunday

I drank two shots of espresso this morning. Two shots of espresso, two posts. Sidequest Sunday Two kinds of quests make up the grand adventure of life. The main quest, and the side quest. The main quest is your primary goal. Your priority. The main quest is the reason for embarking on this adventure. Find… Continue reading Sidequest Sunday

Shitting my Pants: Why Self-Criticism Is My Closest Ally

https://youtu.be/2PRlQint_To To be your toughest critic is to be your closest friend Lazy critics ignore the significance of the work they're criticizing. Good critics, especially harsh critics, crave improvement. If you're a lazy self-critic, you won't appreciate the amount of work required to achieve your goals. You will pounce forward, collapse before the finish line,… Continue reading Shitting my Pants: Why Self-Criticism Is My Closest Ally

Where are you hiding your bad ideas?

https://youtu.be/6zwfJlCoVNw You're afraid to move forward because you're afraid of criticism, well-meaning or otherwise. You're afraid of criticism because you're too attached to the ideas you generate, rather than as the generator of ideas. Being a "generator of ideas" doesn't excuse you from generating bad ideas. Bad ideas are as unavoidable as death. The best… Continue reading Where are you hiding your bad ideas?