You Don’t Have to do Anything

I get it. You want things to be epic.

Me too.

But with that we tend to fuck things up. In our pursuit of epic, we put all this gigantic, crushing pressure on ourselves to be the most-amazing-human-to-ever-exist-ever, and then our inner 15 year old is all like “no, I don’t have to!”

And if you’re anything like me, that inner-rebel has been giving a lot of power. He’s single-handedly responsible for you seeing the truth about how bullshit capitalism, organized religion and lots of other societal nonsense is.… Click to read more

I’ve been blogging since early 2008. It’s been a critical strategy for me to build my business and be able to work for myself.

While a blog alone won’t guarantee you a thriving business, having the right tech foundations will help you go a long way.

Setting up a blog with WordPress doesn’t have to be complicated or confusing. It only takes about 10 minutes if you follow our advice.

In order to set up a website, you need three things:

  1. A domain – The address that your website lives at.
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Every great movement needs a headquarters. A basecamp where you can strategize your takeover of the space that you’re in.

Creating a powerful digital basecamp is essential for every aspiring entrepreneur and trailblazer.

Yet, so many people get lost in the details. Many get overwhelmed with decision fatigue before they even start.

Personally, I’m tired of seeing people mess around with trying to get their website and email list set up for six months, only to give up because they just don’t “get it.”

Conversely, some people launch, but never really gain any traction because their basecamp just isn’t working for them.… Click to read more

10 Things You Can Stop Caring About So You Can Actually Launch Your Website

The stats are not very good. 8 out of 10 businesses will fail in the very first year.

But that’s not what’s really sad.

The numbers don’t exist on this, but I imagine they’re even worse. Most businesses fail before they ever even launch.

They never actually get to that point where they put their stake in the ground and put up their “open for business” sign.

Through working with thousands of budding business builders, the patterns are clear.

I’ve found that most people never launch because they’re obsessing over their website or message forever.… Click to read more

The Ultimate Guide to Earning Your First 1k From Your Passion

Earlier this week I received an interesting question from a reader:

“Jonathan, what do you do when you have too many ideas? How do you know which one to pick, and which one is going to actually sustain your passion long term? I feel like if I could just be confident in where I’m going and know a general path to get there, I could finally get started.”

The thing that’s not interesting about this question, is I get some version of this all the time.Click to read more