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Welcome to my little corner of the blog where I share my dreams, projects, struggles, and occasional reading list. This has been inspired by Derek Sivers' /now file and please reach out to chat about anything on this list. Keep it rad, fam. [thrive_leads id='631'] April 2018 What's...

Management gurus love the phrase "feedback is a gift." After all, when we take critical feedback from others we improve, develop new skills, and learn about our blindspots. But something about that aphorism rings hollow. We know about this gift, yet approach feedback conversations with anxiety. Once...

I once ate 60 Chicken McNuggets in one sitting. As a product of the 80s, McDonalds was the ultimate teenage reward. Yet today, my daughter doesn’t even notice the Golden Arches. Times have changed. Growing up, my folks’ news consumption consisted of a morning paper,...

Tom Brady is the G.O.A.T. Yes, despite falling one drive short of their sixth Super Bowl, it's hard to throw shade at Brady and the Patriots. Who wouldn't want to be the handsome underdog turned future hall-of-famer, a savage competitor with ice in his veins, performing at...

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Here’s a thought experiment. An unfortunate accident leaves you with a scar on your face. You now must move through the world with a striking blemish that others don’t understand. As you start interacting with other people, you notice awkward body language, averted eyes, or abbreviated small talk. And...

As a kid, did you ever dream of being a certain age? When I was really little, I wanted to be “big” so that I could go to work like my dad. Mostly because I loved the french fries in the cafeteria. As teenagers, my...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Habits are the shit. Habit formation is the silver bullet to hacking and honoring your New Year's resolutions. The productivity porn stories will tell you to wake up earlier (but isn't that just doing more work?) or to...