Writing is weird. It’s weird because in order to do it (well) you need long stretches of uninterrupted time. But when you get those long stretches of uninterrupted time, you go into a mental mind-fuckery of all the reasons why you can’t possibly write. And I blame Lizzy. Lizzy is the (not so) lovable asshole (…)
You remember the Newsies? The rag-tag group of newspaper sales kids, famous for putting Christian Bale on the map (before he was an asshole) (presumably)? Anyway, turns out they were real. But their strike TOTALLY FAILED. Like bad. If you want a sobering look into the bleakness of reality, look up the real versions of stories we (…)
Actionable tactics. That’s what they tell you. More tactics! Whenever I give a talk, the conference organizers are like the tactics police: ACTIONABLE. WE NEED ACTIONABLE STUFF HERE OK. I love tactics too. I don’t want to go learn about SEO and someone gives me a shpiel on how I need to trust myself and (…)
When we read Crime and Punishment in college, my professor spent a full month on the significance of the confession. Not Raskolnikov’s because I don’t want to tell you if he confesses or not if you haven’t read it. But the act of confession itself. Like saying the truth out loud. Apparently, St. Augustine was big on (…)
Our obsession with “getting it right” is holding us back from doing our best work and preventing us from doing the ONE thing we actually need to do to grow.
Well, it’s summer. Which means, you’re off at some beach and I’m stuck at home wishing and hoping and planning and dreaming you read this. It also means…I GET TO PHONE IT IN THIS WEEK. I’ve gotten a lot of flack from people about the disorganization of my content (which is totally fair), so I (…)
Do you have garbage boundaries? WE DO. If you feel like no one respects your time, we feel your pain. Learn from our mistakes, in this episode of Hillary and Margo Yell at Websites…
The new battleground is the status quo. The new revolutionaries are the ones willing to challenge it.
Have you ever put something out you thought was AMAZING and then the world was like, “this sucks?”