This is going to be short, but I have a problem... I'm a sucker for information.Read More
The writing of Jake Bowles.
I've been itching to close down two side projects I've had running for a while now. Right now, I don't have the time, money, or focus to put any effort on them as they don't have clear monetization strategies and distract me from focusing on getting more results from projects with clear revenue streams.
Before I did that, though, I thought I'd do a spotlight on two of them: MakerFile.co & Spacejobs.us.Read More
I need an intervention.
I can’t stop thinking I need to do more. Do more learning. Do more creating. Do more work.
Seriously, my girlfriend can attest to how obsessive I can be about it at 6AM on a Saturday morning.Read More
This original essay was written for the Designli.co blog.
I bought my first domain name about one year ago on 11/10/2013. Since then I've spent hundreds of hours staring into my computer screen, but this time it was in a different way.
I was helping to create the internet, not consume it.
I was coding.Read More
I've been squatting on a few half-finished posts (boo!) and have been busy on a few things, but I really wanted to share something I found important from last week. Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, stopped on campus at an incredible event put on by Ohio State Business Builders Club and Fundable. Props to them for an excellent time and all of the insights that they helped bring to the stage.
Alexis' message was pretty simple:Read More
I've been thinking lately about how our generation is forming. How are some becoming top performers in their domain? How are they getting ahead? Do they bare their teeth when the going gets tough or back down? I just said that for an excuse to put a kick ass picture of a tiger in this post (win). You could say it's smarts, looks, or a rich uncle but I think that's too easy. Plus no one actually gives a shit about how smart you are.
There are a few qualities I'm seeing in people that are making things happen:.Read More
There is the key phrase...
I could have tried.
In some cases, I wish I had. No one enjoys that feeling. Here's how we can end it.Read More
...Until you have to. Try learning a new language, draw something, learn to code a website, sketch out a comic book, write a letter to the editor on a current issue, read an unfamiliar book, write your own book, start a journal, become an idea machine, etc. The list could stretch on endlessly.Read More