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My creative struggle with phone vs actual cameras

My creative struggle with phone vs actual cameras

A bit of self-reflection and creative struggle in this episode as I discuss my battle with phone cameras vs. dedicated hardware. No surprise, which I prefer, but it is...

Stop over complicating the solution to simple problems, lesson learned

Stop over complicating the solution to simple problems, lesson learned

A lesson learned from me in this one with a great example of over-complicating the solution to a simple problem.

Tis the season to enjoy as much as make

Tis the season to enjoy as much as make

It is the holiday season here in the USA and probably in other parts of the World. This is a reminder and some thoughts on remembering to stop and enjoy it.

Are you giving a personal voice to your creations?

Are you giving a personal voice to your creations?

I think the best creations and content come when we give them a personal voice and feeling.

Is your current task worth the effort?

Is your current task worth the effort?

We owe it to ourselves to evaluate if what we are doing is worth the effort for the chance of the outcome we are hoping for. Some thoughts in this episode.

Don't fight the calendar and clock, schedules can slip

Don't fight the calendar and clock, schedules can slip

Trying to deliver on a regular schedule is suitable for content creators. But that is easier said than done, and it's OK to slip a little.

Are you going for happiness or likes?

Are you going for happiness or likes?

Be honest. There are no wrong answers. Are you making things to be happy or to try and trend?

Subscriptions are good for learning

Subscriptions are good for learning

In this episode, I share some thoughts on why I found subscriptions to be better for learning instead of one time purchases.

Think of Googling as a reminder for what you know

Think of Googling as a reminder for what you know

Today, we are expected to know many things for our careers or day jobs. Often folks say you should know something and not have to look it up. I disagree with this sham...

It's OK to do something badly and ship, don't wait for perfection

It's OK to do something badly and ship, don't wait for perfection

Perfection is an impossible target, yet we tell ourselves we cannot ship until we reach the goal. That is wrong, and I'm going to tell you why.

Some times you need a break, and that is fine

Some times you need a break, and that is fine

As creators, we are constantly working on some project or idea. It is easy to miss the signs that we need to take a break. My thoughts on why breaks are good.

The good and the bad of being busy

The good and the bad of being busy

It is great to have plenty of things to do and keep you occupied. But sometimes you also need space. I've crunched it this week and earned myself a break over the week...

Everything is urgent, how to deal with this situation

Everything is urgent, how to deal with this situation

It never fails that at some point, every client will say their needs are urgent. So as we all know, when everything is urgent, nothing is urgent. So how do you deal wi...

What do I work on next? The constant struggle

What do I work on next? The constant struggle

Knowing which side project to work on without feeling guilty that I'm ignoring something else is a constant struggle. Some thoughts on this, in this episode.

The difference between YouTube and Live Streaming Content

The difference between YouTube and Live Streaming Content

In the previous episode, I shared some thoughts on the complications of creating YouTube content. In this one I want to explain the differences between YouTube and Liv...

Variety is the spice of content

Variety is the spice of content

Yes, life as well, but also content. Some thoughts on mixing it up.

When it all comes crashing down

When it all comes crashing down

A tale of disaster, frustration, recovery, and hopefully now sleep!

To Blog or not to Blog?

To Blog or not to Blog?

Blog posts take time, but that's what makes them better than 30-second splash and dash social network content. Some thoughts on long form content and why it still matt...

Don't be afraid to ask when help is offered

Don't be afraid to ask when help is offered

Any time someone comes to you offering to help and asking how they can do that, do not be afraid to ask for something. Here's a great lesson in taking someone up on th...

Freedom to express via personal projects

Freedom to express via personal projects

Personal projects provide me the freedom to do anything I want. Here are some thoughts on why that is important.

The things that make you happy, a guide to stress survival.

The things that make you happy, a guide to stress survival.

This week was nothing but stress for me. So I needed to break my normal patterns and do things to ensure I relaxed and had some fun.

Why Twitter changing hands is a good reminder to own a Web site

Why Twitter changing hands is a good reminder to own a Web site

This is not an episode about Twitter changing hands. It is a reminder that having your own home on the Internet is so important.

Appreciation comes when needed

Appreciation comes when needed

Just when I need it the most, People reach out to me and say they appreciate what I'm doing.

The Generation Game

The Generation Game

The way we learn to do things and those approaches we take with us through life, I think, mostly come from our generation.

New Title, Great Content

New Title, Great Content

I finally chose the new title for the podcast.

Tell the audience when you change direction

Tell the audience when you change direction

We all reach a time where we want to make a change, maybe it's a new direction or killing off a project. But please tell your audience.

Great content is dead, long live the robots

Great content is dead, long live the robots

So two scary stories for you and your hard-worked content.

This Exhausting Life

This Exhausting Life

A catch-up on the things I have been working on along with a reason why taking breaks and downtime are important.

A good day is progress of any kind

A good day is progress of any kind

Every day can be a good day when you have the right perspective. For me, a good day is when I make any kind of progress on my projects. It can be a small or big thing,...

Too much research is bad

Too much research is bad

Research is good, when done correctly and to the appropriate level. But is there such a thing as too much research? I say yes, and here are my reasons why. Please leav...

Peter Witham