“If I can’t change the people around me, I change the people around me.” – Chuck D. It’s funny that this theme keeps reoccurring in my life and, therefore, in my blog over and over again. Environment. Not the one we live in but the one we live in (I promise not to do this … More People
Work through your bulls**t morning and own the day. WOO! Explicit. … More Crushing Your Mornings
*WARNING: FINANCIAL BRUTALITY (AND LOTS OF SWEARING) AHEAD* Yep. I said it. As vulgar as vulgar can be. Fuck a million dollars. Fuck a half million dollars. $440,000 annually puts you in the 1%. People put a lot of emphasis on money. They see money as the end game. Is money really your only barometer … More Fuck a $1,000,000…
One of my favorite people has these two words tattooed on his arm (Hi, Casey). Another person who I watch regularly and read their books repeated these words over and over again to himself while coming up (You’re the man, Gary). “Do more.” It’s a simple statement but it requires discipline to execute on every … More Do More.
“Life sucks and then you die,” I overheard her say while sipping my coffee, watching my laundry spin in the dryer and listening to Tim Ferriss talk with Marie Kondo about the Japanese Art of Tidying Up. Life sucks and then you die. This statement gave me pause, I had to look and see at … More The stories we tell ourselves
No. We’re not going to turn into airplanes ala Starscream of the Decepticons. That would be too fucking cool and/or hurt a lot. Instead, we are going to explore a feature that you might only use on your phone every once in a while. Or, if you don’t care about airline safety regulations, baby death … More The Power of Airplane Mode
There have been many moments in my life when I stopped and said to myself, sometimes aloud, sometimes in church, sometimes around small children, sometimes flying through traffic because I’m late to a company meeting, “what the fuck am I doing?” Similar questions could include but are not limited to: “what have I got myself … More Correcting Course
After having taken 2017 as a unintended hiatus (read: uninspired, depressed, lazy, transitional, whatever you want to the excuse) from anything and everything to do with my blog, youtube channel or entrepreneurial endeavors, I realized that some of my life choices are great but not all of them and I want to change that. This … More Well. I’m back.
I grew up in what I thought was a small town in Texas. Now, after traveling a little, I’ve seen smaller places but, at the time, I knew nothing different. There were two high schools and it was big enough to have neighborhoods of very diverse income. Having … More Our Cat That Ate Her Spaceship
Throughout my life, I’ve often taken on too many responsibilities or imposed vast amounts of stress on myself. Whipped in and out of cars on the road, disobeyed various traffic laws and sometimes been an absolute menace. Being further along in my life and not having done those things in some time, I have to … More Slow The Fuck Down