Big Ideas & Books & Brands

You can transform your best ideas for a better world into a business, brand, book, podcast, and platform. This collection introduces you to ways to face and finesse – instead of fight or flee from – the inevitable challenges to do so.

How Awe Expands Our Perception of Time

Time & wonder are partners at this blog and in our Outpost Shoppe. In fact, the Mind Rooms Guide came out of my own experience coupled with my research into time, creative minds, and wonder. As the video below explains, a…

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Myths & Truths About Writing Talent

Three things about creative or writing talent: Talent is not all you need to succeed or feel gratified in your field. Talent often is dormant. You can cultivate and bring it out. If you don’t have talent, you can make…
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MLK & the Inauguration of the Creatively Maladjusted Today we honor an uncompromising dreamer. Today we honor the inauguration of another four-year cycle. Today we honor a country full of uncompromising dreamers. And today perhaps we inaugurate a new association that Martin Luther King called for in…

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5 Elements to Make a Great Writer’s & Artist’s Retreat

NOT ALL RETREATS, PERSONAL OR GROUP, ARE EQUAL.  I’ve taken countless retreats for my writing and business projects, and I’ve led numerous retreats in Taos, Woodstock, Greece, Nova Scotia for authors & writers, artists, designers, consultants, thought leaders. What factors…

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Each week I offer tools and perspective to help you stay open to what’s possible, question how we could work better, and reclaim a life of meaning and possibility.