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How can I help? Cultivating a helping mindset

How can I help? Cultivating a helping mindset

I got a new DJ controller for Christmas from my wife. I’ve loved electronic music for years and years, and this gift was very much appreciated. It’s enabled me to step up my practice (latest mix here), and I even got to spin some tunes at a house party on New Year’s...
So What Would You Like to Know? (Some Answers)

So What Would You Like to Know? (Some Answers)

I reached out to my network for any questions about me they’d like answered. The questions I got back were revealing, and I’ve done my best to answer them below. I talk about the best career advice I got (it was from my Mum), how I got started with my own business,...
2017 – A Year of Consistent and Steady Progress

2017 – A Year of Consistent and Steady Progress

“This was the year he fell to pieces And ironically this was the year when more people than he knew even existed scrambled to put him back together again And as they tried they didn’t notice that he was smiling, smiling his ass off No pun intended” –...
Marshy’s Guide to the Startup Scene in Melbourne

Marshy’s Guide to the Startup Scene in Melbourne

In the last five years, I’ve worked with over a dozen local startups. Either employed within them, working on my own short-lived venture, or servicing the Melbourne community. I’ve now gone back to agency life, and while the knowledge is still fresh I...
The Life Off-site

The Life Off-site

“What if we decided not to do IVF again?” The words sounded alien. We were sitting in a café, and they had just come out of my wife’s mouth. I was stunned. There was no denying that the IVF journey had been hard, no denying that the miscarriages had been rough, and no...
5 Hustles in 5 Months (updated)

5 Hustles in 5 Months (updated)

Note: A few things got in the way of this happening, please see my update at the bottom. Here are a couple of things that frustrate the crap out of me in 2017: The way I have taken care of my body over the last decade My obsession with consuming content about personal...
My 2016 in Review

My 2016 in Review

You know that feeling you have when you put something off for a very long time? Something that if you got around to it you would be feeling a lot better, but you keep putting it off because it’s been built up to something so big now that you don’t even know where to...
From the Herald Sun to Google: A recent interview

From the Herald Sun to Google: A recent interview

It’s been a while since I have updated. A new gig, an upcoming wedding, and all sorts of other hoo-ha. I recently did an interview with Comet.is – a career-focused site on how I got my start and what challenges I’ve encountered. I really got a kick...
How to Beat Your Brain and Wake Up Early in the Morning

How to Beat Your Brain and Wake Up Early in the Morning

This morning I woke up with a sore back, an interrupted dream, and grogginess as I shuffled out of bed to get to my alarm in the other room. It was a bit chilly too. This was one of those mornings where I could have easily slipped back into bed and warmed by my...