Patrick Stafford is a Digital Producer for PwC (PriceWaterhouseCoopers), and he runs the Digital Pulse website – a blog and publication with analysis and commentary on technology and digital news and trends. Prior to PwC, he was the Deputy Editor of SmartCompany – the largest online publication for SMEs in Australia.
Additionally he is a freelance journalist, mostly working in the videogames and entertainment space, with occasional wanderings into religion. His work has appeared in various publications including The Atlantic, Polygon, Christianity Today, EDGE, Eurogamer, Hyper, PC PowerPlay and Kotaku.
In 2014, He won the “Lizzie” Australian IT Journalism Award for Best Gaming Journalist.
He also wrote a book about long-distance relationships. Check it out on Amazon. Epic Long Distance: The Beginner’s Guide to Long-Distance Love.
In this interview, we talk about:
- How lessons learned from video games can help you get ahead in your career
- Video Games and accelerated learning
- Advice to writers and aspiring journalists
- The game Journey as allegamy for life & workplace communication
- Why you need a personal brand
Check out more of Patrick’s work:
His website: http://pdstafford.com/
The Crafting Podcast
Follow Patrick on Twitter
Gary Vaynerchuck – https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/
Callie Schweitzer – http://www.callieschweitzer.com/
Games that Patrick is Playing
Mario Kart 8
Awesome intro and outtro music from FantomenK
“Playing with Power” Used with Permission from the artist.