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Winds of Change

2018 brings the ever-present winds of change and a lot of self-realization. 2017 was a tremendous year, a year in which my friends ventured into entrepreneurship with me, which we grew our business ten thousand percent and ultimately let it slip away as we learned a lot of what not Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago
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The Beginning (circa 2012)

(I originally posted this back in 2012, on blogger.  I’m consolidating my online content here.) Not the beginning of the project, just the beginning of recording the project. I haven’t made any noticeable headway until this point, so I’ve decided to start recording the progress and sharing it with the world. The beginning of Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago
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Shoot First, Aim later.

Quick!  What’s the last thing you’ve done today? Chances are if you’re reading this, it wasn’t much.   You might be procrastinating right now! A lot of the complication in beginning a task usually comes with the plan, we generally never really get to that stage.  If you’re a person like Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago
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Excuses

Starting this post was a battle in its own. “Your stories aren’t good enough” sent me on a 30 minute quest to be a better story teller, True, there may be helpful resources out there, but nothing quite as good as practice. “I’m not focused enough” took me down a Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago
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Taking Notes.

Taking notes, in my opinion, is the corner-stone between success and failure.   A process can not evolve if you do not know what has changed. If the only notes that were kept are in your head. With mental notes, they’re great for a day, but you’ll find that something Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago
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Trading Hours for Dollars

Trading Hours for Dollars. It’s a common tactic, it’s the most common of all for pretty much everyone.  It’s typically referred to as “getting a job.” There’s a flaw with this, in that you’re not only sacrificing your hours for a few dollars.   You end up sacrificing your thoughts, Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago
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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! I know it’s customary for most wordpress blogs to delete this, but I’m keeping this one.  I feel it’s the birth of something new, or rather the rebirth of something old.  It’s been ten years Read more…

By Douglas Slingerland, ago