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 […]

How to Keep the Energy Up While You Launch

Years ago, I stumbled across a fascinating story about Marilyn Monroe that I still think about once a week or so. I was standing in the freezing cold of a Barnes & Noble in the high noon of the Florida summer, thumbing through a biography by a former photographer of hers, when I found it. […]

The Digital Self Vs the Real World Self

Growing up in the early days of the internet was bizarre to say the least, as I think any millennial would admit. I’m talking early early internet, here. As in — the internet before even pre-YouTube viral sensations like Strong Bad or that weirdly catchy “Badger Badger Badger” song peppered the digital airwaves. Oh yes, […]