A running log of all the projects I've gotten myself into.

June 2022 - Present

The "Making Product Sense" Newsletter

A newsletter helping founders and product leaders hone their product sense.
February 2021
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Half-baked Ideas

A running list of half-baked ideas that I post to my blog semi-regularly. Just a fun way to keep the creative juices flowing and get more ideas out into the world.
February 2020
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A collection of frameworks, mental models and illustrations that provide a useful way to look at life.
December 2020

My Tech Stack

A list of the tools, software and hardware that I use to manage my life.
October 2020

Navalmanack for Roam Research

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant is a project by @EricJorgenson, compiling the wisdom and words of @naval from his writings and interviews. He released it to the public and I adapted it for Roam Research.
2019 - Present


A company I co-founded with Matthew Armstrong building mobile-first, field service management software for lawn care operators.
2010 - Present

Christmas Cards

A family tradition.
March 2018

TEDx — How to Design a User-Friendly Life

The principles of design aren't limited to fonts and colors — they're a framework for designing a more user friendly world. Jacob shares three design principles that can be used to design change in radical ways. Starting with your own life.
2017 - 2018
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What is minimalism?

A minimal website on minimalism.
2017 - 2018
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A podcast on Southern Spoken Word Poetry, co-created with Abe Felix, Donney Rose and Desiree Daligiacomo. I helped produce the first season of 25 episodes.
2017 - 2018

A podcast network and production house I co-founded with Abe Felix to house our shows and to produce other shows for folks.
September 2017

The altBR Summit

We brought together the city’s movers and shakers for The altBR Summit to hear from speakers such as Mayor Sharon Broome, Metromorphesis founder, Pastor Raymond Jetson and Walls Project CEO, Casey Phillips, as they inspired and cast vision for the city.
2016 - 2018
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The altBR Podcast

I hosted the long-form interview podcast, co-created with Abe Felix. I had over 100 conversations with Baton Rouge’s most notable change makers, celebrating their work to make Baton Rouge a better place.
2014 - 2016
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Email Newsletter

A weekly eNewsletter that I sent out to ~2,500 subscribers. It consisted of articles, cool tools, books, and quotes that I liked, among other things.
2014 - 2016
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The Archer's Guild

I published 2-3 posts a week for three years on creativity and minimalism.
August 2014

Story Arc

An eBook on how to simplify, prioritize and take action in your life. Written while backpacking across Europe for three months with my best friend.
March 2014


A book on missional lifestyle design. Full of typos and things I sometimes wish I could re-write. Sold a few hundred copies.
2014 - 2015
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The Anti-mediocrity Toolkit

A directory of resources, SAAS products, books, tools and other useful things to help you live a better life.
2013 - 2015
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Freelance portrait and commercial photography. I shot for over 8 years professionally, but this was when I ran it as a legitimate business.
2011 - 2012
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Give Apparel

Christian clothing line that was spun out of #ashtags. Never took off.
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Caused-focused clothing line. Started as a way to raise money for my friend who was going through her third bout with cancer. Expanded the brand to other causes but it never took off.
A long, long time ago
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Disciple's Cross

When I was 15, my parents gave me $50 and told me I could keep it if I doubled it. I used the $50 to get certified as a Disciples Cross producer and distributer and made a few thousand dollars.