Stuff Toku Likes
I really hate a lot of things, so when I find stuff I like, I love sharing it with my friends. In that spirit, I’ve identified my five favorite things across a number of topics. Because I love them, and I love you, and I want to set the two of you up on a date. I think you may really hit it off with this stuff. Books Predictably Irrational: Dan Ariely is really awesome, and discusses a...
No new blog post today... →
Many of you are expecting a new blog post today. Sorry about that. Instead of writing something new in this space, I’ll be doing some day drinking as Karl and I record a new episode of our podcast. At 2pm. On a Monday. Because we love you.
GFL #7 - Creepy Stalkerish →
My buddy Kai and I do a podcast called Grind For Life. This episode, we talked about job searches, formatting resumes, preparing for interviews, and managing a job search funnel. You should check it out.
Nobody was under more pressure than The Boss. He was about to be dropped from...– Merlin Mann - Scared Shitless
How Trello Helps Me Get Things Done
I’ve been wanting to write about Trello for awhile now, especially considering how much I’ve been evangelizing for it. My evangelizing finally hit Reddit, I received the following question/comment: I’m starting to get into GTD— do you mind showing a screenshot of your Trello setup as some inspiration? —Reddit user dysuke Instead of posting screenshots, I...
clientsfromhell: Client: Do you charge? Me: Yes. Client: Money?
I’m broken. As creatives, we are often broken, and we are often accutely aware of our own flaws. Often, its what drives us to create. But you don’t often hear creatives admit it out loud in those terms. Instead, we play it off as quirks, or insecurity, or being crazy. We go out of our way to avoid calling ourselves broken, but it is so disgustingly liberating and reassuring to do...
...All I Know is I'm The Best One.
So I’m writing a book. I’m writing a self-help book. Its a self-help book in the sense that I’m aiming to help myself, and not in the sense that I want to give you 20 Tips For Always Having Everything Go Perfect Without Working At It. That’s not a book I would want to read, and its not a book I think would be useful, and its not a book that anybody would find helpful in...
Value Destruction, The Mega Millions, and You
Last week, there was a lottery drawing you may have heard about. The $640 million drawing, a record, was everywhere; every other post on Facebook was about it, it was all over Twitter, it was in all media. It was EVERYWHERE. There was an unparalled level of attention to the idea of 6 random numbers being drawn. There were even blog posts on well-known sites warning of the dangers of...