TRYING TO PASS MY BELT EXAM (AND BEING DEAD STUCK) “Mustafa, you have 27 minutes left on your timer!” Alexa inconveniently reminded me. I was stuck. Dead stuck. In addition to mucking through intellectual sludge of anxiety, my ominous on-screen timer was ticking away. Counting the fleeting seconds of my final coding exam. (Also known […]
I think writing becomes a natural part of a creative’s arsenal. An intimate form of journalism. Since, eventually there comes a time, where your journey as a creative leads you to the place where others have not been before. An uncharted terrain. A terrain which you and only you can navigate. Where all of your […]
The Ideal Care Free Experience You desperately need a breath of emotional fresh air. As you step in the door, you make eye contact with your favorite barista. They’ve already started your favorite “go-to” drink order! Just how you like it—without you saying a word! They slide the cup across the counter. You faintly smile. […]
Recently, a private group coaching member from Maryland wrote to ask: Moose, I am writing a book and would love to hear your take on how to establish a brand while simultaneously building an audience. How do I build my platform?” – Julia, Baltimore, Maryland Julia, From our coaching conversations together, I know: KNOWNS You […]
However, very few articles provide a granular, concrete understanding of what personalization looks like. That is the goal of this article. Starting with the definition of attention to detail. Attention to detail (ATD) is: SUBTLE. COVERT. GENTLE and nearly IMPERCEPTIBLE If Attention to detail is SUBTLE, COVERT, GENTLE AND IMPERCEPTIVE… How Do You Study Attention To […]
This post serves as a COMPLIMENT to the video above. Example Flywheel: Amazon Example Flywheel : Jim Collins Personal Flywheel If you do [action], then you can’t help but [get to the next step]. If you do the next step, you can’t help but [get to the next step]. Then you start the cycle (i.e. […]
Searching for Computer Science Resources You’ve EVEN considered going to coding bootcamps. BECAUSE… You had a quick conversation with a friend. who didn’t have computer science background BUT they still learned. AND they got an AMAZING job as a result. Because: the training wasn’t that long. “the money is good.” Plus, The world is moving […]
“It wasn’t me”: Shaggy, Dancehall, Eddie Murphy, and Learning about Entrepreneurship through the iconic song
“It was almost the song that didn’t happen.” “Nobody could see this record.” “We were tanking.” – Shaggy Considering, at one point, it was selling HALF A MILLION records a day! It didn’t start that way. This post You’ll : (GEM #1) SEE an excellent illustration of the full entrepreneurial journey (GEM #2) UNDERSTAND how […]
Having the courage to ask someone to be your mentor can be tough. It’s tougher making sure the mentoring relationship goes smoothly. (If you get the yes!) Check them out below. Rule # 0: Mentoring is a BIG commitment. Why? For you to truly understand —as a potential mentee—the PRICE of what you are asking […]
Here’s the YouTube Video: Connecting the Dots Moving Forward Now, this may sound strange BUT stick with me here. In Steve Jobs infamous Commencement Speech, he spoke about only connecting the dots going backwards. You can’t connect the dots looking forwards. You can only connect them looking backwards. Steve Jobs I politely disagree. I believe […]
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