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It not about smarts; it’s about habits.

It not about smarts; it’s about habits.

I've been known to do things on my own terms. It's been a lifelong thing, and I like to think that a small part of that is genetics. My grandparents were stubborn, and entrepreneurial. There's no shortage of creative thinking in my family, and my relatives have always...

Why I decided to learn how to code

Why I decided to learn how to code

About six weeks ago, I made the decision to pivot, and change my professional focus from marketing, and quality assurance, to coding. It's a temporary change. Here's why I did that... When I work with small businesses, and freelance clients, one of the first things I...

Embracing the pivot.

Embracing the pivot.

I don't think there's a business owner, or freelancer, out there that would tell you that everything they did when they first started out, is the same stuff they're doing today. Here's my story... I went out on my own in January 2021, thinking I'd leave the technology...

Doing what you can with the time you’ve got.

Doing what you can with the time you’ve got.

I wish I could tell you that I have my shit together, but often times, I don't. I make plans to get X, Y, Z done, and they don't get done. It's not really because I don't have the time. It's because I lack the energy. I love playing. I love passing the time sitting...

How to find freelance work from home gigs in Canada.

How to find freelance work from home gigs in Canada.

(Originally published on Feb. 4, 2021. I recently updated this article with more info, including looking for work on Twitter!) Here in Canada, it sometimes feels like we have fewer options for work from home jobs compared to our American counterparts. Thing is though,...

The online world feels so fake.

The online world feels so fake.

One of the challenges of working in the marketing world is the feeling that you're part of a group of people that make the online world less interesting. Everything feels so fake now that every social network, and every search result is gamed and engineered by...