Why People Pay Me For My Notes And What That Means For You

In college, I earned a decent side income by selling my class notes. The way I took notes — the way I structured them, the extra mnemonics I added, the formatting that made it easy to see how all of the information “fit” together — made the material more...

In Praise of Questions & Still Learning

I don’t worry about the people who ask a lot of questions. Or about the ones who say, “I’m still learning.” Questions are the proof of life in your business. They indicate that you’re growing, adapting, listening, having new awakenings....

Danielle LaPorte: Interview with A Fire Starter

Danielle LaPorte is the spark of brilliance behind her eponymous website, a haven of “kick-ass spirituality,” creative mojo, frank discussions about the creative life and process, and juicy inspiration. I’ve known of (and utterly adored) Danielle...

Forward From The Precipice of Completion

The Rush of the Start Getting started on something is easy in a lot of ways. There’s the excitement of a novel undertaking, the rush of charging headlong into a new foray. There’s a lot to learn (my favorite part), a lot to explore for the first time, so...