Archive for July 28, 2016

LeVar Burton: Hustle, Self Talk, and a little Perseverance

LeVar Burton was cast in the groundbreaking role of Kunta Kinte in the landmark television series Roots, at age 19, landing him on the cover of Time Magazine. You will also know him as Geordi La Forge in the iconic “Star Trek: The Next Generation” television series and films, but it’s his role as host and executive producer of the… read more

Your Job Is More Than Your Job Description

I was in Russia recently speaking to new young leaders at the 100+ year-old Bacardi brand about increasing the impact of their work. What I’ve learned over the years is that the truly remarkable people are not just masters of their craft, but a combination of craft + many other things that elevate their work. In fact, the best photographers… read more

Arianna Huffington: Sleeping Your Way To The Top

Arianna Huffington is one of the most influential women in the world. In May 2005, she launched the Huffington Post, a Pulitzer Prize-winning news and blog site that has become one of the strongest media brands on the Internet. She is a prolific media commentator, a confident political activist, and the author of more than 15 books. In this episode,… read more

For the Love of Photography

Seems like the more I listen, the more I hear people talking about the gear, the business of photography, the widgets. Let us not forget the simple love of photography. I understand why there’s so much rhetoric in our industry about the business of photography and the gear and the gadgets. There is the common stereotype that most creative people… read more

Tim Ferriss: Creativity, Habits and Rigging the Game

If you’ve been following me for awhile, my guest today will be familiar to you — my good friend Tim Ferriss. He actually was a very early guest of cjLIVE, and now years later it’s good to have him back. If you’re not familiar with Tim, he’s a 3x New York Times Best-Selling Author. He has a podcast that’s been… read more

Unleash Your Inner Genius [#cjRAW with Michael Meade]

We’ve come to reserve the word GENIUS only for the top percent of society, a special gifted few. But the truth is, there is genius in all of us. What we really need to do is find it and let it out. I asked Michael Meade, a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology and author of… read more

Marie Forleo: Everything is Figureoutable

From her start as a “Jersey girl with nothing more than passion, a laptop, and a dream,” Marie Forleo built a digital empire. Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation and one of Forbes top 100 websites for Entrepreneurs, her mission is to help you realize your greatest potential and use your unique talents to change… read more

How To Find Your TRUE Calling in Career + Life [#cjRAW with Chris Guillebeau]

My true calling in life is exactly what I’m doing right now, but I did not wake up one day and just KNOW that I wanted to become a photographer and an entrepreneur. It took years of trial and error, starts and stops, and listening to my own gut to find a path to here. It wasn’t easy, and I… read more