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My dream life, after 50.

My dream life, after 50.

I think about it a lot, what I want my life to be like after 50. I picked that age randomly, as a way to give myself enough time to get what I'm after. When I was younger, I imagined what life would be like, but I didn't always chase after it. Now, I live a life...

Bring me a battle.

Bring me a battle.

I was recently interviewed on a Twitch stream, where I was asked, a few times, about how I perceive failure. It's something I hadn't really thought about, probably because I stopped worrying about failure many years ago. During the interview, I was trying to figure...

I miss the chaos.

I miss the chaos.

It's 2021, and we're still in lockdown. About this time last year, I remember seeing photos coming out of China. People panicking due to some strange flu going around. Meanwhile, nobody here was paying much attention to it, yet. By March, we started locking things...

January 2021: A different kind of year

January 2021: A different kind of year

Every January, I usually take the month off from the news, and from the Internet. I have usually spent my January time outside, or reading books printed on paper. This January, I haven't even begun to read any of my new books. It's a year unlike any other year,...

Finding work as a podcast talk show host

Finding work as a podcast talk show host

Am I a talk show host, an interviewer, a journalist?   When you discover that you're really good at interviewing people, and you discover that you love doing it, it's normal to want to do more of it, especially paid work! The problem is, what do you call someone...

Promoting a podcast

Promoting a podcast

Podcast promotion is HARD   The question "how to promote a podcast" comes up ALL the time on Reddit, in FB groups, on Twitter, etc. Generally-speaking, podcasts are created by one person, and that person handles every facet of the show, from production to hosting...

Why you should hire a podcast host

Why you should hire a podcast host

Podcasting as a new profession I felt I needed to write this because there's not a lot of information out there on podcast hosting as a profession. A lot of podcasters just host their own show. That works sometimes. But, I sincerely believe that many podcasts fail...

Writing for fun

Writing for fun

I was reading a post the other day written by a marketer who felt that marketing professionals with blogs that are rarely updated shouldn't be hired as marketers. Of course, he failed to differentiate between personal and business blogs, and he felt that if a marketer...

How to find your voice

How to find your voice

If there's one thing that runs true through all of the interviews, and all of the conversations I've had with artists throughout the years, it's this: you're not gonna get anywhere by becoming a carbon copy of somebody else. You have to find that "thing" that makes...

Artists don’t stop.

Artists don’t stop.

They wait, or they repress. But once born an artist, you're always an artist. This is a personal story. Music has always been a trigger for me. "Trigger", these days, has a negative connotation. But, in my case, music has always triggered a deep desire to create....

Ten things I’ve learned from livestreaming

Ten things I’ve learned from livestreaming

I'd been interested in livestreaming for a VERY long time. I was always scared of doing it though. What would I say? What would be a fun topic to explore? Who would listen? It wasn't until I became obsessed with the microscopic world that things made sense. This is...