New book alert: Hey! I’m Shaun And I’m Annoying!

New book alert: Hey! I’m Shaun And I’m Annoying!

From a cafe in the countryside of South Korea   I’ve been in this town for two weeks and i’ve gotten more done here than in my six months in Seoul. Small town coffee shops are the absolute best. What have I been doing here? Building. Building relationships...
When To Fire Your Friends

When To Fire Your Friends

From the goshiwon December 2014. I got a text from an old friend. He was getting married in March 2015. He asked me to be a groom’s man. I didn’t respond. Two weeks later, he texts me again asking, no, demanding why I didn’t respond back. I gave a...
I made over 8 million smile. Here’s what happened.

I made over 8 million smile. Here’s what happened.

From a cafe in Seoul Over the weekend, I became an internet sensation overnight. Around this time in 2007, I said I was going to make a video go viral. At that time, I thought I knew how to do such a thing. Make some so crazy that millions of people will watch and...
Do It Scared

Do It Scared

From the goshiwon Imagine being a singer. You just released your second album. Tonight is your first solo concert. There are at least 60 people in attendance. You were not expecting such a turn out. You sing your songs and get cheers from many different people. Some...
What A Japanese Adult Star Taught Me About Business Meetings

What A Japanese Adult Star Taught Me About Business Meetings

From a Starbucks in Seoul This morning I woke up with a thought. Rapper G Easy said, “Pay attention, none of this is happening by accident!” When I meet with someone, it isn’t by accident. When you meet with someone or connect with them for the first...