Your Perception Will Define Your Reality

By on Apr 16, 2014 in Blogging, Entrepreneurship | 0 comments

One of the most frustrating things that you will encounter as an entrepreneur or as someone who is working towards the realization of your dreams is the inevitable failures that you’ll run into along the way. However, the way you perceive your problems will determine how you tackle them and ultimately overcome them. I’m the first to admit that I like...

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To Slay a Dragon

By on Mar 4, 2014 in Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration | 0 comments

To create something of any type is much like the task of a brave knight that chooses to face down the dragon that stands between him and his prize. The dragon taunts our hero, whispering in a voice that only he can usually hear, and somehow…somehow…that damned dragon knows exactly what the greatest weakness of the knight to be. He uses it against him...

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Just Begin

By on Feb 24, 2014 in Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Merch | 0 comments

One of the most frustrating things about being someone who creates things for a living is that pressure to constantly be reinventing yourself and improving on your work. It is very easy to get caught up in the logistics of “What will so-and-so think?” and “will people like what I have to say?” so much that you end up doing what a large...

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Why I Can’t Stand Crowdsourced Graphic Design Sites

By on Feb 21, 2014 in Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design | 4 comments

It sounds like a great deal, doesn’t it? You’re a business owner in need of a logo, or a website, or some other creative thing. You’re not talented or skilled enough to produce it yourself, and you’re cheap so you don’t want to pay more than a few hundred dollars for something that will surely bring your brand awareness for years to...

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This will have you seriously reconsider ever paying Facebook a dime for advertising

By on Feb 10, 2014 in Blogging, Leadership, Videos | 1 comment

I recently came across the YouTube content-creator, Veritasium. The first video that I saw of his was one where he talked about how Facebook’s business plan is essentially really crappy towards content creators. In a video just released today, he elaborates on how the problem is worse than he originally thought. As a small business owner that relies heavily on...

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In the land of the unemployed, the entrepreneur is king

By on Jan 23, 2014 in Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Leadership | 1 comment

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king“. Originally coined by Desiderius Erasmus (1466 – 1536), this statement is often used in conjunction with situations where there are a large number of people who are at a serious disadvantage of some sort, and then someone comes along who is able to rise...

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