When you're working on something unconventional, something creative and uncertain, it can be disheartening to feel like you're not producing enough, not getting the numbers, not earning the money. And where is this thing that you've been spending all your time on, hmm? It doesn't exist yet. Will anything tangible come of it?
Allow me to introduce you to my book cover… but only if you're in Australia or New Zealand.
Have you ever stopped to think about how the difference between success and failure, or inspiration and idiocy, is really just one small mishap?
Is yapping away on a mic to a bunch of chumps all that scary? Yes! So I've avoiding public speaking my whole life, but now I'm doomed…
Pinterest is the latest online craze, but what is it doing to your soul?
Failure. The word alone makes your butt clench up with horror, doesn’t it? How many of your daily decisions revolve around avoiding failure? How many calls go unmade? How many big dreams …
In the hills of Koh Tao, we found a bungalow that costs less per day than a Venti Caramel Frappuccino. Featuring veneer panelling, fluorescent lights, and a generous layer of gecko droppings, this one was a fixer-upper.
While redecorating our $5-a-night bungalow on an island in Thailand, we venture to a Bangkok market and discovered that our eyes are bigger than our baggage allowance.
Is it still possible to find decent accommodation for $5 a night on a tropical island? My partner and I went hunting for a thrifty shack in Koh Tao, Thailand and tried not to kill each other in the process.
I received a heartfelt email last week from an unhappy accountant who's seeking advice on whether or not to pursue his dream of boxing …