Are You a Genius or Mad Scientist? How to Experiment Without Being Erratic

Do you remember when your mom would try and talk you into tasting new foods as a kid? “Come on. Just one bite,” she’d probably say. (Unless you were born with an already-refined palate. Or, as we say here in the US, European.) While I was never a highly-picky-eater, I’d endless spend summer afternoons in my childhood […]

What to Do When A Copycat Steals Your Content

Have you ever been cruising the internet’s virtual streets and run smack into… … yourself? It’s eerie, isn’t it? You read it again and again. Where have you seen this before…? The tone, the structure, the pacing, the conversation… even maybe the OFFER sounds similar. And you’re wondering if you’re seeing double. Wait. WAIT. You […]

Panic and the Pandemic – Staying Calm in the Chaos

In my junior year of college, I took up a new hobby: oil painting. While I’d doodled most of my life, it was a new medium for me. And, despite my long-standing embarrassment that I don’t have much artistic talent, I loved it anyway. There’s something about the amount of control oil paint gives you […]

So You Want to Write A Book…

I’m being followed, Dear Reader. No, not by my strange cats. And (mercifully) not by some random weirdo not respecting social distancing. I’m being followed around by an idea. It tugs at my sleeve all day long as I work. It steps on the back of my heels as I walk down the street. It messes up […]

How to Decide What You Really Want

If you’ve spent any time in personal development circles, you’ve heard about the dichotomy of “scarcity” vs. “abundance” thinking. For the uninitiated, the definition goes like this: In scarcity mentality, you believe is there only so much money/time/love/etc. on Earth. So, if something good happens to someone (like a cash windfall), then something is effectively […]

Announcing the End of #HAMYAW (and what’s next!)

In 2018, in a dive bar in Union Square, my dear friend Margo Aaron and I birthed the idea for a kooky little internet talk show. Our vision wasn’t anything grand — we just wanted to fill a gap we saw in the space. At the time, the bulk of online biz info in video […]