Why do I write every day, even when I have nothing to say?
It's nearly midnight tonight, and I just spent three hours driving back to
Providence from Maine, after the end of our vacation, and here I am sitting at
my desk writing.
I haven't had any time to think today, so I...Read more →I'm writing this post from my phone. That's the reason I chose Ghost as a
content platform: no excuses....Read more →My cousin learned to solve Rubiks cubes recently. While we were hanging out,
somebody else picked up the cube started fiddling around with it.
They solved one side and were proud of figuring that out, but my cousin pointed
out that solving just one side wasn't enough to solve the whole thing.
> "It's...Read more →I recently read a post by Steven Pressfield (author of The War of Art) called
The Most Important Writing Lesson I Ever Learned
The main takeaway? Nobody wants to read your sh*t.
So, starting with this post, I'm going to edit all my posts down to half length
(yes, half) after I finish...Read more →> A journey of 10,000 steps begins with 9,999 steps.
I named my car Success several years ago. That way, I nearly always have the
keys to success in my pocket.
On a more serious note, we all have goals, individually and shared. For a while,
I had no idea how to accomplish mine,...Read more →Just a quick post for today – it's getting rather late in the day.
Unfortunately, I'm not too sure what to write about still, because it's been a
busy day of goal setting and visualization and that all doesn't leave an awful
lot of room for thinking about what post I could write.
So...Read more →There's a wood stove in the cabin we're staying in right now and we've had a
couple of fires going a day.
I say a couple, because I keep letting the fire we light in the morning die out
by not feeding it more big logs once it's burnt through the first few...Read more →In my last post, I wrote about how standards and habits are important, not just
goals. But how do you transmute goals into achievable habits and standards to be
There are two tools which make up this alchemy of achievement: reverse
engineering and inversion.
Reverse engineering lets us derive simple, actionable, low-level goals from...Read more →So many things came at me today I don't even know where to start.
I jumped in the river this morning for about half a second (though I did go all
the way under!) and it was great, despite the 15° F temp. I came up with every
excuse under the sun not...Read more →Well, my "think week" has officially begun. We got here about an hour and a half
ago, and it's been a whirlwind of getting set up and settling in since then.
Everything is so much more complicated with a baby involved! Bringing his swing,
play mat, clothes, changing station, etc. added a...Read more →I've written before about making small bets, but I want to dive into that a
little more today.
Many of my business ideas so far have been really big.
They've been things that I could easily picture scaling to my ultimate goal of
total passive income without changing or pivoting at all. I thought...Read more →I've been writing a lot publicly, which has led to a lot less writing in
private. I feel that my thinking has become limited in scope as a result.
Writing privately, my thoughts meander. I don't put effort into writing
concisely, or spend time forming each sentence into a coherent point. I don't
feel...Read more →