Chris Bevan

Losers and Closers

I had my annual performance review at work yesterday and the whole time I kept thinking about this video.

While I love a good productivity hack and think of myself as a generally productive person, I know I can do better. Being better would mean always following through, to Always Be Closing, to communicate more openly and more honestly at work when things are not working out. Especially when I’m waiting for something or someone to allow me to close.

2016 is to be the year to deliver, close, and do better 🔥.

This is up there as one of my all time favourite Casey Neistat videos.

Giant squid surfaces in Japanese harbour

For an animal not caught on film until 2012, we sure are starting to see more and more of these beautiful beasties.

Coffee & Classics November 2015

I went along to this month’s edition of Fuel Magazine’s Coffee & Classics this morning. Rather more sedate than the last time I went, probably because there were a few showers about.

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Apple Pay Launches in Australia. Kind-of.

American Express cardholders can now use Apple Pay wherever contactless payments are accepted. Still no movement from any of the big four though. Spoilsports.

Interview of indie magazine publisher, Kai Brach – Offscreen Magazine

Love this magazine to bits. So great to see and hear how it all comes together.

Offscreen is a print only magazine about the “people behind bits and pixels” (more)

Motorclassica 2015

Great to see Motorclassica continue to thrive. Tonnes of manufacturer support this year, with stands from Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche, Jaguar, Alfa-Romeo, Maserati, Citroen, Ferrari… Without a stable motorshow in Australia, Motorclassica seems to hit a sweet spot for showcasing these historic marques their most enthusiastic customers.

Special mention to BMW for having two concepts on display: their 3.0 CSL Hommage concept and M4 GTS concept; Mercedes-Maybach for showcasing their new S 600; and Porsche for bringing a 991 GT3 RS to the show.

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Coffee & Classics September 2015

A few of my shots from the first Fuel Magazine Coffee & Classics meet in Port Melbourne for the season. Do really need to get the ‘tii back on the road and take it to one of these.

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