After Hours 5/20/21

Pro tip -- don’t read recipes for dinner ideas, watch youtube. I made this banging salmon that took 10 minutes. Anyways. Here’s what I did after hours.  7:30 pm - After I crushed it in the kitchen. I took Questlove’s Master Class on music curation. I’m gonna be honest. It was two hours and it …

After Hours 5/18/21

Man, the Hornets really let me down. 9:00 pm - Postponed my after-hours work till after the Hornet got straight-up embarrassed by the Pacers. Like, yo, this is the first national TV y’all are on in months and you let Doug McDermot get 15 points in 5 minutes? I digress.  Started with another 30 minutes …

After Hours 5/17/21

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD EVEEEEEEENING INTERNET!  Just another “happy Monday”.  (pretty sure saying this is cheugy now) I’m amped up on a really productive 3 hours.   8:30 pm - Got started late. But hey, I made up for it with laser focus. Anyways, read 80/20 Principle for 30 minutes. That’s right. Ya boi is reading. Tim Ferris said …

Things I’ve started but never finished

Get up early. Read a book every month. Journal three times a week. Write 750 words for an entire month. Play guitar five times every week. Take a picture every day for a month. Do pushups every day for a week. Make a smoothie in the morning three times a week for a month. Write …

Adventures in Adulting : Episode 3 AutoPay is tricky

This time on adventures in adulting, our hero gets perplexed by simple yet complicated process of AutoPay

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 …

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

PowerPoint needs to die. 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 PowerPoint. …

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:   …

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