Archive for February 28, 2017

Helping others = helping yourself [add this to your playbook]

Fact: creativity is a team sport. Yes, the actual act of making the work is sometimes a solo activity (drawing, writing, editing a film, etc) but the real driving force behind every creative pro is their community: their clients, collaborators, peers and the rest of the humans in the complex web of symbiotic relationships that give us inspiration, support and… read more

Helping others = helping yourself [add this to your playbook]

Fact: creativity is a team sport. Yes, the actual act of making the work is sometimes a solo activity (drawing, writing, editing a film, etc) but the real driving force behind every creative pro is their community: their clients, collaborators, peers and the rest of the humans in the complex web of symbiotic relationships that give us inspiration, support and… read more

The What, Why, and How of Personal Style

I often talk about personal style, but I’m always asked: What is personal style? Why is it important? … and the biggest question… HOW to develop it. In today’s show, we dive into the details of this critical, but often overlooked topic. Enjoy! Listen to the Podcast Today’s episode is part of a new segment I’m calling: Micro Shows. In… read more

The What, Why, and How of Personal Style

I often talk about personal style, but I’m always asked: What is personal style? Why is it important? … and the biggest question… HOW to develop it. In today’s show, we dive into the details of this critical, but often overlooked topic. Enjoy! Listen to the Podcast Today’s episode is part of a new segment I’m calling: Micro Shows. In… read more

Adrian Grenier: You can’t scale if you do it alone

You may know Adrian as the star of Entourage and The Devil Wears Prada, but he also has a lengthy history as a documentarian and entrepreneur who’s made a lifelong habit out of going around, over and through the various gatekeepers that stood between him and his goals. You’ll hear a lot of familiar themes come up in this conversation… read more

Adrian Grenier: You can’t scale if you do it alone

You may know Adrian as the star of Entourage and The Devil Wears Prada, but he also has a lengthy history as a documentarian and entrepreneur who’s made a lifelong habit out of going around, over and through the various gatekeepers that stood between him and his goals. You’ll hear a lot of familiar themes come up in this conversation… read more

The Hit List: 13 Things Crucial For Your Success [In Any Field]

Success is each to his or her own, but let’s call it like we see it: when you survey the landscape of your creative world, your industry, your career or hobby–whatever field you’re in– there are several fundamentals to achieving success, regardless of the measure. There are commonalities that are undeniable. So here’s a list of thirteen such things that… read more

Why comparing yourself to others is the WORST (and BEST) thing you can do

Stop me if any of this sounds familiar: You’re lurking a peer’s social media account, and what started as a cursory browse quickly takes a detour down the rabbit hole of self-doubt and envy: “S/he is so much better at X or Y than I am – I’ll never catch up! Look at his/her amazing X or Y and s/he’s… read more

Why comparing yourself to others is the WORST (and BEST) thing you can do

Stop me if any of this sounds familiar: You’re lurking a peer’s social media account, and what started as a cursory browse quickly takes a detour down the rabbit hole of self-doubt and envy: “S/he is so much better at X or Y than I am – I’ll never catch up! Look at his/her amazing X or Y and s/he’s… read more

Caterina Fake: Teach Yourself

Caterina Fake is best known for being the co-founder of Flickr, which pioneered a ton of the things that we now take for granted on the internet: social networking, tagging, and content surfacing algorithms to name just a few. But like many of us, her career path has been – to say the least – unpredictable. On the way to… read more

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