Superpowers, Part II

Those of us who are self-employed, as well as anyone who performs intellectual work of some kind for a living, are continuously faced with a dilemma. The dilemma can be stated in the form of a two-word question: What’s ... Read More

If It Matters, You’ll Find a Way

This post was written entirely in the air between Seattle and Anchorage the other day. It was a bad travel hacking morning. For some reason I was assigned a middle seat in peasant class—the torture chamber of the modern tra... Read More

The Waiting

“The waiting is the hardest part.” -Tom Petty Sometimes there’s nothing you can do but wait. You’re waiting on a phone call. You’re waiting on a shift in your environment or for someone else to do something. You... Read More

Will It Always Be Like This?

The problem is that you want a new life, or at least some kind of substantive change. You look at what you have, what you do, or who you are, and you long for something else. It may be a problem of the fortunate, in the sense... Read More