Coolest Things I Learned in 2020

I write a weekly email called Monday Musings.

Annual Review 2020

Writing this Annual Review, I realize that I’m incredibly fortunate.

After Minimalism

It’s time for us to move beyond minimalism. If we want a dynamic world, we should splash our buildings with enthusiastic colors, bold patterns, and visions of a better tomorrow.

Practice Analytically, Perform Intuitively

There’s a famous saying in golf: “Drive for show, putt for dough.”

How I Produce a Podcast

Choosing to learn in public is the best career decision I’ve ever made.

Expression is Compression

Experiences become shareable creations the way tree sap becomes maple syrup.

Mid-Year Review

This year has brought so many unexpected changes that I needed to gather my thoughts and reflect on the ways my life has transformed.

Don’t Kill Time

If you’re okay with killing time, it’s not scarce enough.

10 Year Vision: Write of Passage

The school I want to build helps people start writing, build an online audience, and start a company in their niche. They’ll graduate once they have a profitable business.


Use narrative-market fit to judge the merit of a news story.

The Five Finger Trigger

Start your business once you find five people who would purchase your product.

50 Ideas That Changed My Life

Here are the 50 ideas that changed my life.