Are you in charge of your work or some shrinking violet? Meaning are you walking into your office with Robert de Niro confidence or are you a lamb asking for permission to breathe? Because if you are (a shrinking violet, a lamb, etc.), it’s alright. We’ve all been...
I started this blankly staring into the computer screen, determined not to budge until something came out of it. And frankly, when I started out on my own, four years ago, I had no idea where I was going. I’d love to make up a story about how I always knew I’d be a...
I dare you. That’s your UVP. I call it your DNA. Because it replicates again and again and becomes your work. (Turn it on its head for clients, and it becomes a tagline.) It’s the hardest thing. I did a short documentary once, about my aikido friends. Do you know what...
If you feel the mission bursting inside your brains, but coming out like frail thread of pure mountain spring, this is for you. I get you’re busy. I also get you may not see yourself as a blogger or content machine. And still, how do you get that stuff out of you and...
First thing to do when under pressure, prescribes guru Don Draper is abuse whoever can help you. Then take a nap. Not sure I'd go that way, although the nap may come in handy. Way better than a Youtube binge. Let's not fake it in here, I know exactly why "I don't know...
It starts small. A tiny seed, fragile and unassuming. Getting something off the ground is no small feat, though. It may end up taking over your days and nights. Which makes you so lucky, you’ve got something you care about so much, you’re giving it all. You don’t see...
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