Why I Publish Bad Blog Posts

Yes, I’ve written bad blog posts and published them.  For any of you who follow me or read my blog, this shouldn’t be a surprise. They can’t all be “War and Peace.” The thing that’s difficult isn’t writing good content and publishing it—it’s publishing work that’s not that amazing. It hurts me sometimes if what […]

What is Imposter Syndrome And How Do I Make It Go Away?

Something I’ve often felt when entering a new job or a new field is the fear of being a fraud. As if I were really three golden retrievers stacked up in a trench coat and someone was going to notice. The interesting truth is that it’s pretty common and it’s completely unfounded. Here’s everything you […]

Whatever You’re Doing Right Now, You’re Paying For It With Your Life

No one knows how much time they have left, but most people want to do something important. Where’s the urgency? I have an estimated count of how much time I’ve got left. I call it my “Death Bed Timer.” It’s a little scary, and that’s the point. I look at this quickly shrinking number on a regular […]