Category: life

  • Overcome your fear of failure

    Don’t be afraid to fail. Do you know what the GrowthHackers slogan is? It’s “A Culture of Experimentation.” I love that slogan. It perfectly embodies what our careers are all about. And that’s exactly what modern day growth marketing is. Experimentation. Do you know what happens with experiments? A lot of experiments fail! If you’re not failing,…

  • The Aggregation of Marginal Gains

    The aggregation of marginal gains. It’s a line that has really resonated with me from the book Atomic Habits. I’m currently reading it as part of the first Inside.com community book club of the year. And this damn line that was in there.. Well, it just won’t leave my mind.  The aggregation of marginal gains I think…

  • Defining the New Rich

    Every so often, I like to revisit my old copy of the 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss. I saw it sitting on the bookshelf and it just sorta called to me. I picked it up and haven’t been able to put it down since. The first thing I did was go to the ear-marks I…

  • Life stage advice and awareness

    Life stage advice from Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinkos. Simple, powerful, accurate.  Advice In your 20’s, try everything.In your 30’s, figure out what you do bestIn your 40’s, make money from what you do bestIn your 50’s, try not to do too much (just enjoy) Awareness In your 20’s, you care about what everyone thinks about…

  • Life Principles

    Do you have principles for life and work? Do you have a standard code of conduct that you keep as the baseline for all that you pursue in life?  It’s okay if you don’t. I didn’t for far too long. After reading Principles by Ray Dalio and How To Fail At Almost Everything and Still Win Big by…