We are living in one of the greatest times in history.
Never before could you work from anywhere on earth, with people you’ve never met, on projects that can reach the entire world.
Never before could you raise money from hundreds of complete strangers based on a video shot on your cellphone and edited in an afternoon.
Never before could you contribute $25 to the prosperity of a hopeful business owner in an impoverished country halfway around the globe, instantly, from your desk, just because you felt like it.
Never before could you access any knowledge within seconds, start learning something within minutes and find community on any topic, anytime.
Never before was it so easy to fulfill the promise of “you can do anything you put your mind to.”
There are so many reasons this is one of the greatest times in history.
How are you going to take advantage of this incredible time?
We settled in to Portland and biked all over town. Scott & Chelsea visited in Mexico.
Every creative person, every entrepreneur and everyone who tries something new needs to realize and accept this. Your work is going to suck in the beginning.
I used to think it was a silly waste of time to think about a vision for my life. Who does that?
There’s no shortage of advice online about how to promote your blog. There’s lots of advice, and WAY too many tactics out there.
Any project or system that involves people, no matter how well-intentioned, eventually loses luster once the initial excitement and momentum wears off. Everything becomes a job after long enough, no matter how infatuated you were in the beginning.
Earlier this week I wrote a post for The Sparkline about five people who set big goals (like interviewing 100 people). Each of these people’s lives were forever changed by these simple goals.