I write about creating systems to sustainably grow our impact on the world. Under that umbrella, this site covers a wide range of topics, which boil down to these core principles:
🤝 We can change our culture by leading it in a better direction.
🔎 Our work is better when we systematically understand how the world functions through both a humanities and scientific lens.
📖 Changing the stories we tell ourselves and others is a powerful way to initiate the change we seek.
📈 Social progress often occurs at the intersection of art and technology, because technology enables art, and art pushes technology forward.
⚪️ Simple is better than complex because it's more sustainable.
🧠 We are more effective when we shape our perspectives through mental models and challenge our intuition through quantitative reasoning.
🔨 When creating something, work smarter not harder to make it good enough, then iterate to make it great.
❤️ Eliminate distractions to free up space for the more meaningful things in life, like your relationships with others and yourself.
You can view the most recent posts here, or browse by topic.
Or, start with a few of my favorites:
Topic: 🤯 Mental Models
If I could teach my younger self one thing, it would be this: If you’re trying to make a sustainable change in yourself or the world, you need a system for doing so.
Topic: 📖 Storytelling
If being the first man to walk on the moon isn't enough to silence self-doubt, then perhaps it's a universal experience.
Death Will Tremble
Topic: ❤️ Relationships
Most hotels don't have a graveyard on their front lawn. But if you visit the Oceanic Hotel on Star Island, you'll find one there.
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I'm a growth marketer at OpenPhone, and in my free time, I enjoy running, biking, reading, and hosting dinner parties.
Sometimes I play the violin with my foot. Here's my appearance on season 2 of ABC's The Gong Show:
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