You don’t have a shortage of ideas because you don’t have a lack of thoughts. Every day you witness the world around you, and you narrate your life inside your head. Writing is merely learning…

In a world of rapid feedback loops, exponential growth, and billion-dollar valuations, the long game is a dying art. Nobody wants to play the long game. They confuse attention with accomplishment and obsess over metrics…

Every aspect of our reality is based on collective agreements.We’ve collectively agreed that money gives us purchasing power. But if millions of people stopped agreeing that it does, money would become worthless. We have similar…

We set goals for the amount of money we want to earn, books we want to sell, or weight we want to lose. These are what the authors of The 4 Disciplines of Execution call…

One academic definitions of perfectionism is somebody that has unusually high expectations for success and repeatedly fails to hit those markers, so they continually think that they are are a loser and a failure. This…

If you’re in a course, don’t follow the instructions to the letter. The greatest work of your life requires a compass, not a map.  Audio is a story-telling medium. Stories lead to what NPR calls…

You have the power to shape your reality. But too often you get caught up in the wild eyed dreams of the future without changing anything in the present. It’s not massive change, but the…

As I typed “January 13th” into my journaling software, I was trying to recall why this date was significant. Twenty-six years ago today I failed for the first time at something I cared about. The…

As the gap between creativity and technology moves towards zero, and the ability to go from idea to execution becomes almost instant, what will matter more than knowing how to use a tool is knowing…

What Steven Pressfield calls resistance is the invisible force that keeps us from doing what matters most to us. Resistance feels like the temptation to check your email, to peek at social media. It feels…