Essays

Below are a few of the best essays I’ve written on my own time (not as part of any commercial copywriting job/gig). If you’re looking for commercial work samples, please go here.

Don’t call admirable people ‘thought leaders.’ Call them LEADERS.

Leadership is too important for cheap novelty jargon.

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Why NOT be an Information Sponge?

As a lifelong learner, you’ve probably been described as an ‘information sponge.’ But is that a good thing to be?

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My Top 4 Filtering Heuristics

Four rules of thumb I use to decide which content to consume.

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A word on journaling, courtesy of Shakespeare

Few people know the mega-legendary writer’s advice on writing for oneself.

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Signal, Noise & the VOLUME of it All

No doubt, we live in a world full of noise: The total volume of available information is staggering. Invariably, though, there’s also a high volume of signal. Can signal come full circle and become noise?

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Counterpoint & the thirst for clarity

I steal the ancient idea of counterpoint from music theory & use it as a kind of mental model to clarify my worldview.

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