A Little About What I've Been Up To

I’ve been running a beast of a hostel in Ecuador with some business partners since last winter, with tens of thousands of dollars in monthly revenue, but started off with the slimmest profit margins imaginable. I can go into all of the details of what it’s like to be thrown into a project this size […]

Who will buy my idea?

When it comes to starting up a project, we all visualize a very specific scenario. This varies greatly from person to person. Suppose you hear an idea from a friend, and you both convince each other that it would be a great business. The more  you talk, the more certain you become that CNN will […]

What to Do With Your Half-Cooked Projects

Starting up another project is one of the ways that I procrastinate. Unfortunately, that means having a bunch of half-cooked (sometimes raw) projects lying around, usually hanging out as files on my crowded desktop on the computer. With fancy titles like “Podcast January 2016,” or “Graphic Design Files March 2017,” I may seem like I […]

What I Did When No One Wanted to Help Me

It can be painfully embarrassing to ask for help with something simple. It’s even worse when you can’t find that help. When was the last time you struggled to fix something yourself instead of getting help? I’ve always been a believer in getting help when you can in order to save yourself a lot of […]

Quit Telling Me That Starting a Business is Hard

I’m not sure how many times you’ve had to be in a situation where you have to bite your tongue and not say anything in order to not come off as a know-it-all. Like when you’re a chef and someone tries to show you how to properly flip an egg. Or worse, tell you how […]