Featured post by Jory Mackay

The importance of just starting

“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself.” When Bonnie Ware, a nurse who spent years caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives, published the most common regrets she heard, not following […]

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The 70% slump: How to stay motivated during long-haul projects

There are two words that can make any freelancers’ heart skip a beat: Guaranteed. Income. (Did you feel that little flutter? Me too.)

You don’t need more time

There’s a common misconception that everything in life comes down to time. The 10,000 hour rule for mastering a skill. The ‘standard’ 40 hour work week.

Why I never wrote down our company values

I’ve always thought posting your company values on a wall was cheesy. I could never understand why other companies would line their halls with framed posters of tired corporate words like ‘integrity’ or ‘innovation’.

The paralyzation of ‘perfect’ (and how you can get over it)

We live in a society obsessed with perfection. We take 14 versions of a selfie to make sure we look the best. We write and rewrite updates to sound witty or smart. We want to optimize everything.