A few days ago I was listening to Sam Jones interview Neil Patrick Harris. If you grew up in the ’80s, you remember him as Doogie Howser. If you kept up with him, you might…

Building an audience is harder than it’s ever been even though it’s one of the greatest times in history for creatives,  You can compete with the mainstream media, write sensationalist clickbait, or put “Trump” in the title…

Everything you do has an opportunity cost.The opportunity cost of spending an hour on Facebook might be an hour you could have spent writing a book.The opportunity cost of using instagram might be, envy, comparison,…

It’s tempting to sell to every customer who wants to buy your product. They’re willing to spend the money. They’re highly interested. But, it’s worth asking if you can solve their problem. If you can’t,…

At least once a month, I get an email from a pissed off reader or listener. They unsubscribe from the podcast or our newsletter. My work has been called everything from “devaluing women” to “hateful…

Revolutions take place when a large enough group of people agree to challenge the status quo. But, one person has to lead. One person has to be the spokesperson for that revolution. Martin Luther King…

In 2008, there were stories everywhere on the internet about people who went from blog to book deal. Blogs were what podcasts are today. Everybody and their mother was starting one. They thought they would…

Most of us are socialized with implicit beliefs that manifest as explicit actions. In the Indian community, we’re socialized with the belief that security is key to a good life. We are blind to the…

If most people were honest, they would see that their digital to human-contact ratio is out of whack.There’s a simple way to calculate the ratio. Make the time you spent in person the numerator. Make…

Ideas don’t spread because through the kindness of strangers on the internet. They spread because of people who care, people who feel like you’ve made a difference. They spread you when people would miss you…