Dazed and Confused

I was late for a quiz - freshman calculus, 9am on the other side of campus. I had a black book-bag, bright tangerine bike, shorts and a t-shirt. Maybe a little toothpaste still in the corner of my mouth. Jumping into the bike lane with Jay-Z fueling each pump, I'm bookin' it. My gears are [...]

Failing to Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail! I'm starting to disagree. Planing hinges on one massive assumption: it is better to have a plan. To be a modern human is to plan. Why not? It creates a prepared solution for when problems arise. To plan feels natural, like the right thing. It seems like the [...]

A Perspective on Perspective

Perspective is a superpower we all have to immediately shift reality. If you look under a microscope, you'll see an alien drama happening all around you. Predator and prey, life and death, kinship and cooperation - a world we walk through, that lives within us. Zoom out a little further and you'll find a war [...]

A New Marketing Strategy

I want to point out a marketing trend I've seen throughout the last few weeks - it's fascinating to me. The deep integration of brands with an influencer. I've seen it a few times, but the same way with two brands: Yes Theory and David Dobrik. These two influencers both have millions of followers and [...]

Flying with Iron Man

It was a crisp, rainy day on Pawley's island. My family had rented a little beach house for a week on the Atlantic to celebrate... something important. I was too young to care, but there are three things that stuck out from that weekend. My Aunt K. freaking out after learning I had never seen [...]

Quick Sip: List-o-Maniac

I'm a Compulsive Lister, Listaholic, List-o-Maniac. Though it is the most infamous of all lists, I've never had a Bucket List. It felt dumb because, and here comes a list: Not going to dieEveryone has the same things on itThe things I wanted to do were on other lists (ie: Places to Visit, Things to [...]