It’s Thanksgiving 2020. I’m chilling at my in-laws house for a few days while I’m off work. Here I spend 99% of my time on a sofa that I seem to be magnetically attracted to. This is the place and time where checking my Instagram doesn’t feel like a crime.

My first thumbnail.

I’ve been creating Youtube videos for a month now, since November 8th, 2021. They have been vlogs of 2–10 minutes in length. Here are my observations after 1 month in it.

Motivation

I’ve wanted to try creating videos on Youtube for some time, but never did. I feel like it’s something I’d be good at if I learned how to do it.

What’s my current objective?

My objective is to create as much as possible as quickly as possible (1 video a day through 2021). With…

I want to legitimize my site and bring my vision into reality. I’m just beginning, and it’s hard. Creating content isn’t hard. What’s hard is the fact that I feel like I’m not going fast enough. I feel this way about most of what I do, not just this. …

Known work is easy. Unknown work is harder.

Transition from a ‘doer’ to a ‘manager’ is difficult. Books have been written about how to be a manager. Lots of books. If you don’t have time to read all those books, this is a good place to start.

Life B.M. (‘Before Manager’) you’re a doer, a technician. You come…

Michael

Professional project manager by day. Educated as a chemical engineer. Interested in human problems.

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