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Never Forget Who You Work For

February 18, 2018
Never Forget Who You Work For

If you screw your customers, eventually they’re going to realize it…

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Why Wait?

January 1, 2018
Why Wait?

This photo from Tommy Truong, a coach based in Northern California, is the perfect reminder that you don’t have to wait to do your work. I started my career doing marketing for major label music acts such as Bush, No Doubt, and Run-DMC. But what got me really excited about the music business were the […]

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Fiverr Logo Review — What You Get For $5

December 27, 2017
Fiverr Logo Review — What You Get For $5

Four years ago, when this site was known as Big Bold Impact and I was looking to get it up as quickly as possible, I hired a company called Logo Nerds to design a temporary logo. My review of the experience is here. Four months ago, I was in a similar position, this time setting […]

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You know who looks like a stripper? Your stepmom.

October 25, 2017
You know who looks like a stripper? Your stepmom.

“I’m not racist, but…” I used to hear that all the time when I lived in Mississippi. And it was always followed by something that sounded racist. Last week, after Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson called out Donald Trump for being insensitive, I made a joke on Facebook about the way she dresses. I didn’t think […]

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Rejection 1996

September 16, 2017
Rejection 1996

Your early work always sucks… But on a positive note, at least I remembered to put it on the tape I sent in!

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Entrepreneur Lessons From Mayweather vs. McGregor

August 27, 2017
Entrepreneur Lessons From Mayweather vs. McGregor

I’m no fan of boxing. I’ve got a good friend who was a Golden Gloves fighter. Today, in his 50s, he has almost zero short-term memory. As an example, we can take a five-minute ride and he’ll literally forget where we’re going. Too many shots to the head. Still, I respect the people who do […]

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