Freedom Is A Choice

When I was in college, I wanted to be a magazine editor (preferably fashion or lifestyle) in New York City. It was all I thought about. I applied for jobs and internships all over NY as often as I could during my junior and senior year. But nothing really came of it. I wasn’t deterred. […]

I Sometimes Wonder Why More People Don’t Finally Choose To Wake The Fuck Up And Live

As I write this I’m sitting at a table in the corner of the Starbucks down the street from the place I’m staying right now. To the left of me are two people–a guy and a girl–sitting with their Teavana drinks and talking about work stuff. They clearly work in an office and are likely […]

When Something Feels Wrong, Change It

A lot of the times in life and business, we tell ourselves that our intuition doesn’t matter. We feel something but we ignore it because we’re told that’s not the way to do things. We listen to the opinions of others and trust what they say more than trusting how we really feel about something. […]

Some Tips On How To Deconstruct A Movie

One of the things I love, love, love to do is watch movies and deconstruct them. (If you’re not familiar with that term, it just means breaking down the story and figuring out the structure and character arc, etc.) I do this pretty much every night of my life. There may be a few days […]

You Can Make-Believe Your Way Into Your Dreams

A little over a year ago, I became a best selling author on Amazon. I sold 1,007 books in 30 days and hit #1 in the Authorship category. And when I looked back at what, specifically, I did to make it happen, I was surprised (but not all that surprised) to find out it was […]