I recently watched an interview between Tom Bilyeu (Quest Nutrition founder) and Evan Puschak (The Nerdwriter). Puschak talks about developing your own world view. Bilyeu says he’s built his by combining great ideas from other people. He looks for the connections between ideas. I’m trying to do the same. Bilyeu mentions Pete Carroll and his […]
I just read The Forever War by Joe Haldeman. Here’s how I think I came across it: I was browsing Audible because I’m always browsing Audible I saw a link to The Accidental Time Machine which is a somewhat recent book and part of the description mentioned that the author wrote The Forever War I […]
Here are some questions I’ve had lately regarding this site and what I’ve been trying to make lately. I’ll work through these. I’m in no rush. What do I actually want to make? I want to write. I want to make videos. I want to make the podcast. I want to draw. I’m figuring out […]
What’s the single idea of this post? I’ll improve by writing shorter posts I’m reading Josh Bernoff’s Writing Without Bullshit. I liked this idea of getting a grasp of different word counts: Aim for a word count. Your emails should be under 250 words. Your blog posts should be under 750. Learn the feel of a 100-, […]
Wally and I talk about Primal Branding by Patrick Hanlon.
@activerecall & @walteramedia This week’s book-of-the week is Better Than Before, by Gretchen Rubin. On the show, we talked about a few topics from the book: Four Tendencies Four Foundational Habits Convenience, environment, and the 20-second rule The Strategy of Pairing First though, we got a listener question (Thank you!): How you deal with self-sabotaging thoughts? Jason uses […]
What makes ideas sticky? Why is Jason scared of ketchup?
We’re firm believers in hard work. Mostly because we’re untalented.
Meeting in odd places, luck, and Carpe Diem bands. I mean Livestrong bands.
If you don’t have 10,000 hours to spare, make the most of the first 20.