Nosing around the pasta aisle at my local grocery store, trying to decide between tomato or Alfredo sauce, a tiny older lady approached me. "Excuse me," she said. "Do you have any of that whole wheat pasta?" I looked around and realized she was talking to me.
She hadn't yet noticed that I didn't work at the store and continued, "I'm looking for linguine noodles, specifically." I said, "Oh, ah, I don't actually work here." She just shrugged and shuffled away. I grabbed a box of pasta and ran after her, saying, "Wait, here's your whole wheat pasta!"Read More
It was damn hot. About fifteen minutes into a workshop I was doing at the Centre for Social Innovation, a drop of sweat dripped from my chin on to my notes. Immediately, I felt like my entire face, neck, arms, and hands were covered in a slick film of sweat. I stepped outside of myself and saw in the faces of everyone in the audience the same expression: What is the matter with this guy?Read More
Business and marketing people are following me around the internet. Jesus, people, just cause I mistakenly click on your 6 Ways to Hack Facebook Ads, this does not mean my Facebook and Instagram feeds have to be 9% friends and 91% ads for every Make Your Business To the Next Level workshop/ebook/webinar/etc. I won’t name names, but I made the mistake of signing up for a book marketing webinar. This guy won’t leave me alone. He swore this wasn’t about selling anything to me. He swore! I know content marketing is all the rage, dude, I don’t need to see you driving in your car talking about god knows what.Read More