Tomorrow is the day

Tomorrow is my flight to Argentina. It’s also my grandpa’s birthday who passed away in December.Last night, I had a travel nightmare. I tend to get those before big excursions.I was sitting at my gate waiting to board the plane. There were about 30 m...

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Mar 17, 2023
This book is taking longer than I thought (updates)

I set out to write a book in July 2021. The plan was to interview creators: people who built something cool, shared it with others, and made money doing so.Since then, I’ve sat down and had conversations with people I’ve looked up to for ye...

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Mar 13, 2023
About my flight...

(What I’ve been staring at every day for the last two weeks.)I shared a few days ago that my passport got delayed, along with thousands of other Americans.The problem? I’m supposed to get on a plane today at 2:40pm and fly to Buenos Ai...

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Mar 09, 2023
Buenos Aires, we have a problem

I’m flying down to Argentina this Thursday afternoon. Or so I thought.I renewed my passport in January and paid for expedited shipping. My new one was supposed to come in the mail last week.It didn’t.Apparently, passports are a hot commodity right no...

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Mar 06, 2023
29 life tips on my 29th birthday

No, I don’t feel older. But I do feel wiser.Here are some things I’ve learned in these 29 years. Hope you find one of them valuable.1) Learn the names of employees at restaurants you frequent.Find great servers, build relationships with them, and ask...

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Mar 02, 2023
From college dropout to handsome success

I guess the handsome part is debatable...This photo was taken in July 2017, a month after failing college and a few weeks after I tried to kill myself.It's hard to put myself back in the mind of that 23-year-old. Feels like another person.But that's...

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Feb 28, 2023
What are we getting wrong about masculinity?

My guest on the podcast this week is Jake from Rattlesnake TV.He analyzes interviews and debates with well-known political figures and celebrities like Jordan Peterson, Russell Brand, and Ben Shapiro, just to name a few. His channel breaks down...

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Feb 27, 2023
Moving out and moving on

First morning in my Annapolis apartment—October 31, 2020.This is the last time I’ll sit in this chair, at this desk, typing on this keyboard.In a few hours, my friend will be here to help me pack everything I own into a U-Haul and then a tiny storage...

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Feb 26, 2023
2023 feedback review: my results (part 2)

(Connor’s bachelor party in the mountains, April 2022.)Earlier this week I shared the biggest criticisms I took away from my annual feedback review with my buddy. I’ve already been utilizing the changes I wanted to make and it’s been cathar...

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Feb 23, 2023
2023 feedback review: my results (part 1)

This is Connor. He hated me in middle school, is the reason I run my own business, and has been one of my best friends for 15 years. He and his wife run a kick-ass climate tech studio and startup.Each year, we do a feedback review where we...

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Feb 21, 2023