Keep Hitting Walls

I am constantly hitting walls It sucks. It’s painful. I often think, deep in my heart that I’m dumb. Maybe it’s true. Maybe it’s not. I don’t care. (it doesn’t help) In every project I get my hands on, I end up struggling. I’ll tell you why in a moment. Read more…

Don’t Break the Chain

Today was not a typical day. It’s a holiday in Portugal. I didn’t go to my 9-5 as usual. Instead, I drove for 1 hour to the place where I grew up. Because Portugal is a catholic country, today I attended church and visited cemetery to pay respect to my Read more…

Just Fall Flat On The Ground

As I’ve told you before I’m going through a course on email marketing (email kingpins) I haven’t done much progress but on one of the first lessons, Ben says: “Nothing bad happens to an email marketer.” Is he talking about the ultimate shield I can wear every day so no Read more…

The Perfect Crime

Yesterday I had this idea: Transforming these emails into podcast episodes. Why? Pure self interest. I’ve been practicing my English pronunciation by reading a book out loud. It’s a lot of fun and I already hear myself speaking better English. (no other ears but mine have already heard my sacred Read more…

A Change of Plans

I thought I was going to write a different email today. During this past weekend I spent some time thinking about my plans. In two days’ time it will be the 1st of November. Which means there’s exactly 2 months left until the end of the year. What will I Read more…

Your Friends Are Dumb If

“I can’t believe they’ve done that. Has the world gone mad?” This is something you and I hear all the time. Friends, family members, spouses. All say something along those lines. But, they are dumb. Sorry. Why? Because those who say these sort of things are not living in the Read more…