Podcast Of The Week: Josh Spector’s New Podcast

I steal (and credit!) a lot of stuff from Josh Spector. This means I’m extra excited he finally has launched a podcast. Check out “I Want To Know” wherever fine podcasts are streamed.  I really liked the episode about finding the “right clients.” There is no business this doesn’t apply to.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeQIpsIfAR4

Rules, Rules, And More Rules

Kyla Scanlon shared Sister Corita Kent’s “Immaculate Heart College Art Department Rules” and they’re print-out-and-hang-on-the-wall good.  Here they are: Rule 1 - Find a place you trust and then try trusting it for a while.  Rule 2 - General duties of a student: pull everything out of your teacher, pull everything out of your fellow … Continue reading Rules, Rules, And More Rules

Your Friends = How Fast You Compound

Kunal Shah has made the remark (paraphrasing), “Your group of friends determines how fast you compound.”  In other words, if you want to grow, have friends who also want to grow.  If you want to be trapped, small-minded, or stuck in a rut - then pick your friends accordingly for that outcome too.  Shah’s point … Continue reading Your Friends = How Fast You Compound

Sunday Music: Don’t Mutilate My Mink

I don’t know what rabbit hole I fell down to get sucked into Cristina songs, but how great is “Don’t Mutilate My Mink” - really?  I want to do my thing. I want you to appreciate it. I don’t want you to put your hands on anything or mess it up.  Fiercely independent and self-confident. … Continue reading Sunday Music: Don’t Mutilate My Mink

Need A Sign From God? Here You Go (via Tems)

When Tems won “Best International Act” at the BET awards, she gave an inspirational speech on taking risks, choosing our role models, and getting from the dreaming to the doing:  Thank you so much. This is my first award show that I’m winning something, and I just want to use this opportunity to speak to … Continue reading Need A Sign From God? Here You Go (via Tems)