Tag: how dreamers do things

Your Dream is only 7 Years Away

I went to a startup conference a few weeks ago. I know what you’re thinking – my life must be super-interesting if I’m attending something so riveting as a startup conference. Just shut up and listen, ok? The conference itself was…it was fine. Truth is, many of the entrepreneurs’ stories left me feeling discouraged. But that’s actually a good thing… Read more →

My Summer with Tim Ferriss

We met last summer. I had heard about the Four Hour Work Week (4HWW for the enthusiasts) since 2008 when one of my twenty-something developers told me about it. I was intrigued, but I didn’t think it applied to me—I didn’t want to be one of those guys looking for an easy way through life. I wasn’t looking to only… Read more →

running is a dick

Accomplishment Is Never Not Hard

Running is a dick. This is because running refuses to ever get easier. And it’s never like you think it is while you’re watching someone run in a movie. You know that montage where Rocky Balboa is training to fight the juiced-up, tech-trained Russian, Ivan Drago? And Rocky goes from moderately buff, to super-psycho ripped? And he does all these… Read more →

The Homeless Are Show-Offs

The world moves at a confusingly rapid pace. People all around you doing better than you financially. Maybe they have family connections that gave them an easier start. Maybe they focused more in school, or in work. Maybe they hate their lives or they’re in debt, or they are in a miserable marriage, or their kids are totally messed up,… Read more →

Getting Past that One Block to Accomplishment

I suffer from self-delusions of someday becoming a famous author. Of making millions off of the words that I write. These types of fantasies have happened since I was 7. Except, when I was 7, I had my whole life ahead of me and I knew that for sure I would achieve my dreams (my dreams back then consisted of… Read more →