If you know me, you know how much I hate asking for favors. I think if you’re doing work, you should get paid that work’s worth and not a cent less.
I mean, I know I’m a great coach. I have fantastic insight, amazing life experience, and a finely tuned bullshit meter. Of COURSE I’m valuable to Nick’s readers.
This is the future of creative processes.
Like an alzheimer patient oscillating between two Starbucks on opposite corners – we keep on clicking on. And on. And on. Have you tried their Salted Carmel Mocha? It’s delicious. But if you’re in Fort Collins, nothing beats the Honey Vanilla Latte from Cafe Ardour.
There are days as an entrepreneur when you actually loathe the thought of touching a computer. Or picking up a pen and writing an idea down. Or even putting on pants.
As a humble thank you for all you do for our country, I’d like to offer you a free copy of Psychotic Resumes.
Trust me, while I’d have no reservations about chilling in a park all day, working on my laptop – a lot of folks don’t have that kind of time or luxury. Meanwhile, we wish we could do something to help, but we don’t know what – and then we get on with our day while you’re getting zip-cuffed in the park.
When I learned that DeForest Kelley died, I had this gnawing pit in my stomach. Like something truly unique and special would be gone, forever. James Doohan’s death inspired a similar feeling. When I learned that they were retiring the space shuttle program, there it was again. I have that same feeling today.
This is what social media is. It’s not a race for fans, followers, friends, views, or subscribers, like those things are a scarce and limited resource. They’re not. Here’s what is rare: actual relationships that require and earn attention from both parties.
With enough tenacity, enough small victories, enough follow-through, you can do anything. The problem? Most people aim too low for enough.