Your Strategy Becomes Your Story

Disclaimer: This post is thinking in public. Feel free to discuss it, append it, rip it apart, or just enjoy it as it is. Last week, I suggested to trick yourself better in order to succeed in a transition. Whether your transition is about building a business, converting from Star Trek to Star Wars, or… Continue reading Your Strategy Becomes Your Story

How To Trick Yourself Better

The magic of a dream often collapses during the day because even the aptest dreamer cares more about the outer world than he should when he is awake. The insane are much better at this: They declare themselves emperors and their cells as their castles, and everything is wonderful. Being able to magically transform the… Continue reading How To Trick Yourself Better

Life and Business Lessons from Colombian Street Vendors (3): What A Burger Flipper Taught Me About Expectations

What do you expect when you go to a fast-food joint? A) A filled belly. B) Quick service. C) Low price. D) A tasty meal. E) All of the above. We’ll find out in this post of my “Life and Business Lessons from Colombian Street Vendors” series! Burgers for Dromologists “You think McDonald’s is fast?… Continue reading Life and Business Lessons from Colombian Street Vendors (3): What A Burger Flipper Taught Me About Expectations

The Transition

“Nothing is as empowering as real-world validation, even if it’s for failure.” –Steven Pressfield People have asked me what drove my decision to become a full-time publisher.1 It’s my main goal for 2013, but writing and taking photographs certainly isn’t a safe way to make a boatload of money. (A dinghyload, maybe?) Here’s one reason:… Continue reading The Transition