Hyperbole repels me. Still, call it a movement. A wave. A surge. A revolution. An evolution. A tide of creative people and business people are driving one another to do business as unusual. To do [...]
Every once in a while a feeling seizes me. It often comes while writing something seemingly different from the feeling. Last April, I kept feeling something not just about me but about us. [...]
At our core, every human being longs to belong. That’s not a claim this former lone wolf artist makes easily, but it’s what I want to get perspective on with you as we advance your business artistry.
There’s no reliable place where entrepreneurs and business artists can gather to learn how to bring their trade nonfiction book’s story from the stage to the page.
Brene Brown grew up with gritted teeth and a tart tongue. Armored, that is. In her book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, the [...]
Twenty years ago, conversations around creativity revolved around creative thinking. Lateral thinking. Metaphorical thinking. Design thinking. Those thinking models remain useful, but what we [...]
Note: This is a op-ed blended with personal narrative. It’s unapologetically 3200 words. I welcome your views and comments to further the conversation. 1. Are You a Punk or Outlaw? The DIY [...]
This is a story about seeing beyond either/or. It’s a story about choosing friends and fulfillment and your readers while still forwarding your career. It’s a story about collaborative [...]