Minimum Viable Products and other schtuff

Luncheons My wife liked something I said on twitter! Well, it was actually a retweet. “Never make fun of people for mispronouncing a word. It means they learned it by reading.” — Morgan Housel (@morganhousel) January 11, 2017 Why am I mentioning this? For one, I didn’t know my wife followed me closely on Twitter. […]

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§752 · January 16, 2017 · Daily Digest · (No comments) ·


99 Ways to Tell a Story A new book arrived yesterday and it’s really interesting. It’s call 99 ways to tell a story by Matt Madden. The entire book is literally 99 different ways to tell a story about a man getting up from his work and walking to the refrigerator. That’s it. The entire book. […]

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§732 · January 14, 2017 · Daily Digest · (No comments) ·


Day 4 – My discipline is getting better, but my titles are getting much, much worse! Practicing Extraction Jay Acunzo uses the term extraction to mean taking a formula used by a storyteller and attempt to tell your own stories using that formula. I plan on practicing that this weekend. I don’t know if this will […]

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§738 · January 13, 2017 · Daily Digest · 1 comment ·


Another adventure into what’s going on in my head and what I’m doing. It’s day 3 of the Daily Digest. I’m not sure when I’ll stop numbering these. SLEEP!!! Yesterday I talked about how I wasn’t getting enough sleep. Last night, I decided to put on my headphones and listen to two sessions of Headspace […]

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§704 · January 13, 2017 · Daily Digest · (No comments) ·


This is my second Daily Digest. I want to capture my thoughts, feelings, ideas, progress, and readings each day. Learning to draw One goal I left out of my focus areas for 2017 post was trying to get better at drawing. I took a class on Adobe Illustrator in the first half of 2016. Derek Casio […]

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§724 · January 12, 2017 · Daily Digest · (No comments) ·


I want to share more of my work and my thoughts with the world. My goal is to share something everyday. Some days it will be longer. Some days it will be shorter. I first read about this idea 2 days ago in Austin Kleon‘s Show Your Work. And earlier today I learned that Jay […]

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§691 · January 11, 2017 · Daily Digest · (No comments) ·


In a recent episode of Unthinkable, Jay Acunzo and Andrew Davis have a conversation about the show’s evolution. Jay mentions that he has an “aspirational anchor” – that he wants to become the Anthony Bourdain of the business content world. During the call, they discuss how they could make the next episode more Anthony Bourdain-like. […]

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§688 · January 10, 2017 · Blogging · 1 comment ·


I recently heard a Paul Levesque quote about the differences between dreams and goals. “A dream is something you fantasize about that will probably never happen. A goal is something you set a plan for, work toward, and achieve”. With that being said, there are a few parts of my life I want to improve upon this […]

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§634 · January 2, 2017 · Bob's Goals · 1 comment ·


I mentioned cold emailing yesterday, but I never discussed the why. In the past year, I decided to focus on business opportunities selling software to businesses. After some exploring, I found something in the area of outbound sales that I thought I could compete in. I decided to build an application that helps to guess […]

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§611 · October 8, 2016 · Projects · (No comments) ·


I originally didn’t want to write this because I don’t have any solutions or advice. I’m still not sure of the solution or the forces at work, I just know how I currently feel. Today, after work, my todo list consisted of two things – sending two cold emails. I was able to send one, […]

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§605 · October 7, 2016 · Random · 1 comment ·