Leverage your money-making potential

How to live more intentionally without worrying about money.

March 24, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus

The best thing money can buy

To me, the best use of money is buying my freedom. Specifically, the autonomy to use my time however I choose. Working only on projects I choose to work on Spending time with a friend in the middle of a workday Going for a long walk whenever it’s sunny outside These are the best things I ever bought with my money. And I wonder, why don’t we get the freedom, autonomy, and flexibility we could have right now, and instead buy cars and houses and other stuff that only makes our lives more expensive?...

March 22, 2022 · 2 min · Ondrej Markus

What's your money motivation?

Since I’m writing this series of articles about money, I spend a lot of time thinking about my motivations behind money. And I’ve realized I should share with you my personal preferences because context is important. My opinions are bound to what I want in life – my needs and values. And if yours are completely different (which is fine, of course), then my methods and attitudes towards money might not be the right fit for you....

March 15, 2022 · 7 min · Ondrej Markus

Fund yourself

How to use money on what matters the most?

March 15, 2022 · 5 min · Ondrej Markus

What if you made money 1 day a week?

Let’s continue stretching our mental models about money. Last time, we talked about why protecting your time, energy, and attention is the best use of your money. Today, we will dive into a question people don’t ask enough. There is untapped potential you might find when you let yourself be creative with how you make and use money. Create space for what you want to do We are social creatures with a need to fit in with the people around us....

March 10, 2022 · 3 min · Ondrej Markus

Creative routine: How to do your best work as a creator

I’m fascinated by how different people with different personalities get their creative work done. That’s why I read the book Daily Rituals – How Artists Work by Mason Currey. It’s a catalog of 161 writers, painters, architects, filmmakers, and others who have spent their lives making a living as professional creators. The book asks good questions: How to do meaningful creative work while also earning a living? How to make the time each day to do your best work?...

February 22, 2022 · 8 min · Ondrej Markus

Work with your garage door open

How to overcome the fear of being judged and share your work.

February 15, 2022 · 6 min · Ondrej Markus

Get from idea to paying customers in 4 weeks

This article is a case study of how I launched a course from idea to paying customers in four weeks. I show exactly what I did so you can use it to create your own products with less time and effort. Let’s go. Part 1: So many ideas, so little time In February 2021, I had an idea for a course. I didn’t even know what exactly the course would be, only that it would be for creators and entrepreneurs....

December 27, 2021 · 8 min · Ondrej Markus

Rational Artist - The ideal way to work

Do what you enjoy while making enough money.

October 4, 2021 · 8 min · Ondrej Markus

The Full-Stack Freelancer – A new approach to work

Finding the optimal way of working for generalists.

September 6, 2021 · 12 min · Ondrej Markus