Why you should stop hiring copywriters

I’m a writer. That’s currently what I get paid to do. Sounds elegant right? A lot of people want to do what I do because they don’t actually know what I do. What I actually do is write a little, edit a bunch, then offer up my work as a sacrifice to the writing gods …

Adventures in Adulting: Episode 1 Roofs Cost Money

Adulting. That’s the all-inclusive term the cool kids use for responsibility, discipline, and making wise decisions. This is the first installment of my experience in adulting. One of many as I progress through life, learning as I go what it means to be a grown up. You Can Pick Your Bedroom, But It’s Gonna Cost …

What if the business world was more like pro sports?

What if we talked about regular people like we did Lebron? Sure, average people doing average work aren’t as interesting as a freak of nature. But what if they were? Instead of applying and interview, what if companies had college scouts just like a pro sports team? Imagine each industry having a draft of incoming …

How to be a hipster: The art of being a millennial with a dope mustache

Are you tired of just being normal? Do you long to fit in with those millennials in skinny jeans and Warby Parker glasses? Have you ever wondered how you too can become a hipster? Well, lucky for you, being a hipster is easy. Just follow these 5 easy steps. Step 1: Abandon anything in the …

What if Math was actually interesting to everyday people?

Math, you either love it or hate it. Judging by what happened in 2008 and 1929, most people stay blissfully ignorant of the subject. As a writer, a lot of conversations with other writers are about how we hate and can’t do math. But what if most people were into math? Like, what if roles …

How to be a snob in 3 easy steps: the art of paying too much for pens.

Snobbery is for everyone!

What if men wore yoga pants?

At some point in time, it became ok and encouraged for women to wear yoga pants in the public sphere. Wear’em to the coffeeshop. Wear’em to the mall. Wear’em to church. Wear’em to a party. Wear’em to the office. Wear’em wherever you want. I get it. Yoga pants are comfy. So comfy in fact that …

Please, not another @#$%#&@! Power Point

PowerPoint needs to die. https://youtu.be/gKMUBh2ZM-8 Kill the slides. All they do is make executives and wannabe executives feel important. Presentations don’t have to suck and they don’t have to be long. Take TED talks for instance, they’re generally under 30 minutes and most are pretty interesting. Why can't more presentations be like that? ...I blame …

2k or 2 Create, that is the struggle

I’m not great at a whole lot, but I am magnificent at wasting my time. Work days end with me plopping down on the couch, drinking a beer and playing 2K. But is 8 hours really enough to create a life that resembles a successful human being? I’m beginning to think the answer is no, …

What Comes First?

Seriously, where do you start when you want to get somewhere that isn’t on Google Maps? You can start with Google but from my experience the results for “how to be” whatever you want to be are usually filled with spam websites trying to sell you some solution to your problem.   Stuff like:   …