Author: Michael Kwan

The Only Thing Worse Than Trolls and Haters

When you work in any sort of creative profession, your success is inherently contingent on whether or not people like you. Or rather, whether or not they like what you create. And here’s the thing. The stuff you create doesn’t even need to be *good* in the traditional sense, as long as people want to consume it and, depending on […]

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Why You Should Stop Trying to Fit In

Humans are a complex social species filled with all sorts of complicated relationships. We form these relationships with all the people around us and we adapt our behavior — sometimes more, sometimes less — to best suit the situation. There are societal and cultural norms that we generally adhere to, like how we line up to pay for our groceries […]

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