10 tricks to living a shittier life

dill's blog10 tricks to living a shittier life Since attempting suicide in 2017, I’ve been obsessed with living a better life. I’ve even made a career out of helping people improve theirs. But for those of you who have it too good, are too fulfilled,...

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Sep 28, 2022
One question: the best feedback you’ve ever gotten

dill's blogOne question: the best feedback you’ve ever gotten Receiving feedback from our friends, family, and colleagues is one of the quickest ways we can improve ourselves. It can also be extremely painful. Our egos can get hurt. Not everyone’s op...

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Sep 21, 2022
I got paid to play chess

dill's blogI got paid to play chess Yesterday was the quarterly Baltimore Charm City Chess Tournament. I played in the U1400 section. Typically, I compete with my buddy. But he was on a work trip so I was left to my own devices. I got to the hotel ea...

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Sep 19, 2022
4 Questions to Avoid Repeating Mistakes

It’s been a while since I emailed you guys a blog. 11 days to be exact.While I’m sure some of you are delighted by this, it’s left me feeling guilty. When you subscribe to something, you do so because you expect value from it.Some of you support...

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Sep 12, 2022
4 questions to avoid repeating mistakes

dill's blog4 questions to avoid repeating mistakes It’s been a while since I emailed you guys a blog. 11 days to be exact. While I’m sure some of you are delighted by this, it’s left me feeling guilty. When you subscribe to something, you do so becau...

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Sep 12, 2022
Don't let the result be the goal

My favorite thing about interviewing creators is hearing the same philosophies or mindsets for different crafts.I've sat down with YouTubers, founders, comedians, doctors, athletes, musicians, authors, and more. Here's something they've all said."You...

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Sep 02, 2022
Don’t let the result be the goal

dill's blogDon’t let the result be the goal My favorite thing about interviewing creators is hearing the same philosophies or mindsets for different crafts. I’ve sat down with YouTubers, founders, comedians, doctors, athletes, musicians, authors, and...

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Sep 01, 2022
I interviewed a hero of mine

dill's blogI interviewed a hero of mine The second episode of my podcast is out now. It was the most nervous I’ve ever been for a conversation. Eric Rosen is one of the biggest names in the chess space. He has… 575k subscribers on YouTube 225k follow...

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Aug 30, 2022
August Q&A—Roe v. Wade, addiction, biggest fear

dill's blogAugust Q&A—Roe v. Wade, addiction, biggest fear 1) “What’re your thoughts on Roe v. Wade being overturned?” If you’ve been reading this blog for more than a few months, you probably noticed I don’t touch on anything sociopolitical. Tha...

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Aug 29, 2022
I tried to skip a vacation but my friend wouldn't let me

For the first time since starting my business in 2020, I’m busy.It’s something I never want to be. Many Americans use the word “busy” as a fake complaint. They’ll groan about it while flaunting it like a badge of honor. How am I? Good! Busy. Sup...

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Aug 25, 2022
I tried to skip a vacation but my friend wouldn’t let me

dill's blogI tried to skip a vacation but my friend wouldn’t let me For the first time since starting my business in 2020, I’m busy. It’s something I never want to be. Many Americans use the word “busy” as a fake complaint. They’ll groan about it whi...

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Aug 25, 2022
Please send me questions (August Q&A)

Hey friends!I'll send the monthly Q&A in the next two weeks. Please send me all your burning questions.They can be about my personal life, business, workout routines, memories...whatever.Thanks! 💙

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Aug 18, 2022
New podcast/YouTube channel!

Hey friends!A month ago, I got an idea.I've been interviewing creators for my book for about a year now. It's become one of my favorite things to do.How people come up with ideas. What they do to push through resistance. The processes and systems the...

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Aug 17, 2022
Dying, chess, and grapes

dill's blogDying, chess, and grapes I spent this weekend at the lake house. My grandparents were supposed to be there, but my grandpa was in the hospital. He had a mini-stroke two weekends ago, got let out the next afternoon, then had to go back the...

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Aug 15, 2022
What are you willing to sacrifice?

dill's blogWhat are you willing to sacrifice? What is a strength of yours that is also a weakness? My buddy asked me that last year and it led to a wild conversation. My answer? “I obsess over the things I’m interested in.” I’ve never dabbled. If I’m...

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Aug 10, 2022