Hey, it’s me, Chris. I write about productivity, tech and family. Get my subjectively awesome newsletter here.
How To Buy Your Next Job
My day job finds me surrounded by twenty-somethings most of the time. I am in my forties. Bright-eyed and internet savvy (addicted?), Gen Z has an eagerness to learn that was missing from my generation. They devour trends and move on quickly, and most importantly, they value their time and money better than any generation before.
The 3 People You Meet When You Are Unemployed
In 2011, feeling tired and burnt out, I became inspired by Tim Ferriss' book: The Four Hour Work Week to take a break and rest. I tapped into my retirement savings and completely disconnected from my previously stressful life.
South Park Predicts The Future
A recent South Park episode got me thinking about a potentially troubling version of the future. The South Park Post Covid Special aired a few days ago on Paramount Plus, whatever that is, and it featured the boys 40 years into the future, when the pandemic is finally coming to an end.
Inflation Is Coming...
This month, inflation hit a 30 year high, with consumer prices up 6.2% in the US and 4.7% in Canada. Many financial experts blame Covid and supply-chain disruptions as the primary culprit for the recent increase in the cost of consumer goods. In contrast, others call bullshit and believe this is price gouging to make up for lost revenue since Covid.