The power of “Deep Work”

I shouldn’t admit this… I’ve been putting off a client project. Not so much putting it off, as giving it too little time each day. An hour here, an hour there. And no real progress is made. Yes, I’ve refined the lead.  Yes, I’ve developed the narrative.  Yes, I’ve...

Victims, dreamers, and people who actually do s–t…

I’ve deleted two versions of this essay so far, and now have 30 minutes to finish it for you… Sometimes, that’s how I roll. Because I’m not going to send you crap wrapped up in cellophane, and think it’s somehow doing you good. Here’s what I really want to write about...

You need a SYSTEM for getting clients…

Most people are freaking lazy… Including me.  We just want an easy button.  We don’t want to have to do the work.  We want the result, and we want it now.  And when it doesn’t happen that way, we’ll invest more energy into whining and complaining about how the world...

Sex, seduction, and selling: a new take on this old topic…

I wondered if I’d ever write one of these posts… You know how it goes. There’s the old saying that “sex sells.”  And to a degree, that’s right.  We’ve definitely been conditioned to buy things based on the promise of having more and better sex.  Practically every...