Create Once More

Read Post

Ambition

Are you happy, Mr. Superman? In public school we were taught not to be too ambitious. Career aptitude tests pushed you into mediocre jobs, guidance counselors encouraged you not to reach too high in your college applications, and my peers laughed at the few people who had “big goals.” School today is the attempt to […]

Read Post

Enough Mediocre

If you’re upset about mediocrity around you, the best thing you can do is to opt out of the mediocre, stop praising it, and make something great yourself. Be the trend.

Read Post

It will get better for you

I had a conversation with a 21 year-old friend in Austin recently about how old he’ll feel when he’s my age (25) and how worried he is about the next few years. It struck me during the conversation how much I felt the same at that age and how differently I feel now. 25 is […]

Read Post

Writing in Slovenia

In Slovenia last year I did some of the best writing I’ve ever done. That’s at least my own totally unbiased estimation of my work. Moments like the one I experienced are rare in my writing. I blog every single day and yet I’m lucky if I experience that once a month. I don’t consider […]

Read Post