Archive for December 29, 2016

Neil Strauss: Embrace Your Fears

Neil Strauss is a seven-time NYT best selling author. He became an international celebrity and an accidental hero to men after writing The Game, where he went undercover in a secret society of pickup artists for two years. If that wasn’t enough Neil is an award winning columnist at the New York Times and Rolling Stone, for which he’s well-known… read more

Neil Strauss: Embrace Your Fears

Neil Strauss is a seven-time NYT best selling author. He became an international celebrity and an accidental hero to men after writing The Game, where he went undercover in a secret society of pickup artists for two years. If that wasn’t enough Neil is an award winning columnist at the New York Times and Rolling Stone, for which he’s well-known… read more

The “OTHER 50%” you’re missing = how to build your network + community

If you’re wondering how to build your network & create community around your work, here’s the no bullshit answer: Do the Work. Creating something and putting it out there is just the beginning. Networking is like any relationship, and it’s a two way street. You need to engage, be thoughtful and contribute to the conversation — not just with your… read more

The “OTHER 50%” you’re missing = how to build your network + community

If you’re wondering how to build your network & create community around your work, here’s the no bullshit answer: Do the Work. Creating something and putting it out there is just the beginning. Networking is like any relationship, and it’s a two way street. You need to engage, be thoughtful and contribute to the conversation — not just with your… read more

Innovation is a social process – and collaboration is key

When you think of “innovation,” what comes to mind? A turtleneck-clad “creative” sketching impossibly elegant, otherworldly product designs? Maybe a Minority Report-like scene of a scientist solving complex equations and diagrams on some futuristic computer interface, or a group of elite hackers sequestered in a think tank coding up the next generation of algorithms? If something along those lines popped… read more

Austin Kleon: Productivity is Overrated

Austin Kleon likes to call himself “a writer who draws.” He is the best selling author of three illustrated books (Newspaper Blackout, Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work), and one of the most insightful voices on the topic of creativity. He’s been featured on media institutions like NPR’s Morning Edition, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and… read more

Daymond John: Failing Fast & The Power of Broke

If there’s a formula for turning your dreams into reality, Daymond has it– and it starts with setting ambitious but achievable goals. Daymond John is a modern renaissance man. As the founder of iconic brand FUBU he first built his name in the apparel business, taking FUBU from a side hustle to over $6 billion in sales. He’s one of… read more

Damn Sexy Camera Movement: Hands on with MoVI Pro Gimbal

Cinema / video camera innovation over the last few years has largely centered around moving the camera. From jibs, to sliders, to drones and gimbals — all with the aim to give us tools to get unique and interesting shots. Flashback 10 years ago, when I was working on campaigns with REI, Nikon, etc …. I’d call up my friend… read more

Kevin Rose: Ice Baths, Saying No, & the Art of Trying

Kevin Rose has lived the dream of many aspiring Internet entrepreneurs. His businesses have been prescient and successful, and as an angel investor he has bet on major players before they were big: Square, Twitter and Uber, to name a few. But Kevin’s successes as the founder of Digg and Revision 3 weren’t due to shrewd calculation alone– they were… read more

What to do with what you’ve got

There are so many challenges to living our dreams: not enough money, not enough time, not enough knowledge, etc…. But the truth is, those are all one kind of problem…a lack of RESOURCES. And if you’re putting off living your own dream because of a lack of resources, then I’ve got news for you. NOBODY has all the resources they… read more

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