27 Things I Learned At 27

Inspired by the homie Dev Basu, here are some lessons I learned this past year (with a shoutout to the people who inspired/underscored them). 1. Stop competing with others. The older you grow, [...]

Human Being vs. Human Doing

The Pressure To Hustle Eight years ago, I embarked upon the career path which brought me to this blog entry. For better or for worse (mostly the latter), I’ve had no gaps in employment since I [...]

99U Local: Toronto

“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.” — Thomas Edison 1% Inspiration Earlier this year, Bailey, Janakanand I flew down to New York for the 99U Conference where we [...]

Happiness Is A Process, Not A Project

Why Do We Do Anything? What motivates you to get out of bed each day and do your life’s work? In 1651, English philosopher Thomas Hobbes chalked up the motivation for all human activity to some [...]

What’s Your Hourly Rate?

Here are three bullshit phrases which employers use to politely diminish and disregard the value of your time: “You’ll gain tons of experience.” “But it will be great for [...]