HOLY BUTTERNUTS I MADE A VIDEO. (P.S. IT’S OUTRAGEOUS. WITH CAPS. ALL OF THEM. )

IN: Humor, Video

Hold all the pumpkin rolls: I’VE DONE IT, YOU GUYS. I’VE FINALLY DONE VIDEO. I’m pretty sure that giving me a camera was a very bad idea. Or a very good idea—I can’t tell yet. But I can tell you this—I AM HAVING WAY TOO MUCH FUN. For the of a laugh, it’s called: What Freelancers, Creatives & Business Owners Are Really Thinking. (You didn’t think this was going to be a serious lecture did you?) It’s two minutes long, has a major attitude

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You cannot be a sane person all the time. But you *do* get to choose where you spend your sanity.

IN: Hard Stuff, Humor, Success

You know what’s a real mind fuck? The whole “getting taken seriously” thing. Let’s be honest: How much do you just wish you could just hammer down some Doritos and blog about your mother-in-law? Or talk about the fact that, yes, you definitely swore under your breath at tourists last night, who, in their “Pura Vida Costa Rica!” childlike optimism, declared that the city-wide blackout—the one that happened RIGHT BEFORE YOU WERE ABOUT TO MAKE CHICKEN QUESADILLAS—was “charming.” Charming? Did

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An Ode to the Internet’s Worst Business Advice

IN: Business 101, Humor, Pet Peeves

A person, going into business for themselves for the first time: How can I get found? The Internet: Start a newsletter! Person: What, like a weekly bulletin? The Internet: No, like a newsletter. Person: So, like, write a bunch of updates about me, me, and me? The Internet: Yeah! A newsletter! Person: Every week? The Internet: Yeah! Content is king! Person: And then ask customers to actually request to receive something I wrote all about me, me and me? The

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