How to Fight a Hydra by Josh Kaufman is a book for artists, creative professionals, and entrepreneurs with advice given through a story of a warrior learning to face their fears, learning from mistakes, and persisting through a fight with a Hydra, a mythical serpent with nine heads. I bought this book based on a recommendation […]Read more "Book Review: How to Fight a Hydra"
Field Notes are great little notebooks. You can throw them in your pocket keep, them in your car, the opportunities are limitless. Sometimes you just want the usefulness of them but in a different cover and here is a quick way of using a 12 pack box to accomplish that and make your own little […]Read more "DIY: Field Notes Cover"
A staple at my grandparent’s house was the daily paper. I have great memories of grandma and grandpa sitting on the coach sharing the different sections and pointing out to each other what they found interesting. Back then the internet wasn’t really a thing, cell phones didn’t exist, and looking back it felt like a […]Read more "The Local Paper"
Today my friend Mohamed Said wrote on his blog about putting fear aside and reaching out to people, and he included the following video from Steve Jobs: As I watched this what really stuck out to me is how Steve asked. In his example, he called Bill Hewlett and asked for a very specific thing, frequency […]Read more "Just Ask"
PBS released the results of their Great American Read survey and To Kill a Mockingbird was voted by viewers as America’s #1 best-loved novel. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a […]Read more "To Kill a Mockingbird voted best-loved novel"
I’m not huge on looking on stats but about once a month I try to go through some and see where traffic is coming from, what posts are popular and attempt to get a general feel on what’s resonating with people. While looking today I looked at referrers for the past 90 days and was […]Read more "SEO is still king"
It’s election season again, time to do our civic duty and vote for politicians that will work for us and carry our voice. It sure doesn’t feel that way anymore, hyperbole aside I always dread voting because of the long lines and it taking forever. The past two elections I’ve started early voting and it’s […]Read more "Early voting"