Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash In the spring of 2019, I found myself standing in stagnant water. Something was missing from my life. Every day felt the same—a skipping record stuck on the world’s dullest song—and my career had reached its ceiling. This stillness anchored me to a single path—one that was no … Continue reading An 18-Month Road Trip from Freelance to Full Time
Photo by Robert Metz on Unsplash So far, the second decade of this millennia has been full of trials and tribulations. COVID-19 is crushing the global economy burying us deeper into a recession, while the worldwide population fears for its health and safety. Not to mention, “mask” hysteria has created a divide between those who’ve … Continue reading Why 2020 Isn’t the Worst Year Ever
As I write this post, I question whether I’ll publish it or not. It’s an internal struggle—I wonder if the words will come off as self-serving, and as a white man with white privilege, I wonder if my opinion really matters. But remaining silent in the fight against racism puts me on the wrong side … Continue reading Injustice for All: The Culture of Racism in North America
Photo by George Pagan III on Unsplash Lately, my social feeds are flooded with ads from digital marketers, content creators, and social influencers. Facebook’s and Instagram’s algorithm are doing their thing and showing me what they believe is relevant. Instead, I’m being bombarded by self-serving and self-proclaimed ‘gurus’ who claim they know the secret to social media success. … Continue reading Who Gives a Shit About Your One Million Followers?
Photo by Micaela Parente on Unsplash Part Three: The Way We'll Conveniently Forget Well, this is it—the final installment of the three-part series on how the world is changing due to Coronavirus. Part one focused on how the way we work is being altered, while the second edition keyed in on the fundamental shifts in communication. And the … Continue reading There’s No Going Back From Here: How the World is Changing
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash It’s funny, the retrospection of life—going through these momentous events only to look back and ask, “what if?” What if I could do it all over again, would I make different decisions?What if I had said something else or nothing at all, would it have made a difference?What if I had taken … Continue reading Life’s Greatest Parallel: Looking Back and Moving Forward