The Gray Area

The gray areas in the world and ourselves.
Created 12 Feb 2020
  • Year in Review
    25 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Every year I receive the barrage of newsletters titled "Year in Review", but until this year I have never understood why. Why email dozens to thousands of people telling them about your achievements a...
  • The TV Industry is Broken
    18 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Remember in the early 2000s when Netflix overtook Blockbuster and cable cutting was a dream about to come true? But when does that dream become a reality? It’s been 20 years since the DVD first servic...
  • Talking to a camera can be therapeutic
    11 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    This is a bold statement. But hear me out. We go to therapists to talk about ourselves and mainly get head nods and words to help us elaborate further. Talking to a camera can be very similar, especia...
  • What is your experience with being in front of a video camera?
    08 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    I have been in front of one a lot over the past 10 years. First, with my old YouTube channel and most recently creating my Skillshare Course about Remote Filmmaking. I’d love to know what your experie...
  • Creating My First Course
    01 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    As of this past Monday, my first course has launched. I am very excited and proud of this! Yes, because it is a good course, but mainly due to it being harder than I expected. When I finished my mini-...
  • Assume Positive Intent
    27 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    At one point in my career I was taught a value, a credo – Assume positive intent. These three words gave me a different perspective of people. Most of you probably don’t know my full career history. F...
  • Seeing things differently
    20 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    For as long as I can remember, I have seen things differently. What I mean by this is – text, numbers, even symbols get jumbled. Most know that this issue is known as dyslexia, but after years of figh...
  • Why is everyone the same?
    13 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 3
    I have been writing these newsletters for one and a half years now. That's 40 letters. Thank you to everyone that has read any number of editions. I appreciate your time and attention! Have you notice...
  • Niching Down
    30 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    We have all seen the movie or read the book where the protagonist is a farmer or blacksmith. They are doing one job and doing it well. People from all over know them for this role. They are a speciali...
  • Niche Jobs
    29 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 1
    I am trying out this threads feature. I plan on using it to engage with the community more. Let me know what you think about incorporating this. This weeks letter is going to be talking about niche jo...
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