Strength & confidence from clarity of purpose & path. Take a moment to pause and think about that. I know those words are so often bandied about these days that we tend to not really notice them or absorb the meaning of them. So, close your eyes and imagine with me. Imagine yourself standing on […]
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What’s the best gift you can give yourself for the year ahead?
A gift for those with the courage to stand apart
If you live in the USA, today is Memorial Day. This is a day set aside to honor all of the brave men and women who have fought to protect & preserve American ideals. Today is a day to set aside our political leanings and opinions about which wars we should or shouldn’t be involved […]
Why you probably avoid goal-setting and why you should do it anyway.
Goal-setting sucks! How the hell am I supposed to know what I want three years from now?! I don’t even know what the world will look like then! I hear these words so, so often from my wonderfully amazing and oh-so-talented clients. Ahh….the love. And ya know what? They’re right. Kinda. Nope, you don’t […]
Why the future belongs to the freaks…like you.
Two weeks ago, I launched the Big Idea Machine. Then, I stopped. I didn’t stop because I don’t want you to have the Big Idea Machine (because I really, really do want you to have it). No, I stopped because I had an epiphany. This wasn’t your run-of-the-mill epiphany, either. It came to me under fire […]
The Artists & the Crickets. An illustrated cautionary tale about friendship & marketing.
Once upon a time, a small group of artists found each other in the void. Little did they know that their adventures would someday become a cautionary tale for marketers everywhere. When they met, it was kismet. Finally they had proof that other people like them existed on the planet. People that just “get it.” […]