Podcast Of The Week: Habits And Vulnerability (James Clear w/ Brene Brown)

Hey! On Saturday’s I highlight a podcast about being a creative professional. Sometimes it’s direct, sometimes it’s indirect, but it’s always entertaining and educational. Check these out and send anything good you’ve heard lately my way! The best podcasts allow us to be a fly on the wall for a conversation we’re so lucky was … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: Habits And Vulnerability (James Clear w/ Brene Brown)

You Can’t Always Get What You (Don’t) Want

Sometimes a person can get really hung up on not getting what they want. You try, work, grind, and… peanuts. As the song goes, You can’t always get what you wantBut if you try sometimes, well you just might find,You get what you need The Rolling Stones, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” But … Continue reading You Can’t Always Get What You (Don’t) Want

Podcast Of The Week: Josh Spector Dissects His Creative Business

I’m a huge fan of Josh Spector’s work. Without being Seth Godin or James Clear, he’s been Godin/Clear-level good for my brain. He recently gave an excellent interview on a new (to me) podcast: Creator Business Show. Spector discusses tricks he’s used to boost his own conversion rates (by tweaking how he frames content), getting … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: Josh Spector Dissects His Creative Business

Find An Expert, Become Their Apprentice

“One of the only true shortcuts in life is finding an expert and apprenticing under them.” – James Clear Pick something you want to be good / better / great at. Identify who the goods, greats, and gods are in the field. Read, listen, watch whatever you can, and… Let them know. Maybe you’ll form … Continue reading Find An Expert, Become Their Apprentice

Different Meanings For The Same Events

Everybody comes back from vacation and inventories their frustrations and failures, right? Just me? I’m an optimist (or so I tell myself). I’m working on the list of positive things to focus on too. This James Clear quote sums up the backward-looks well: Different meanings can be assigned to the same events. Look for evidence … Continue reading Different Meanings For The Same Events

Everything Is A Remix

If you see, do, hear, know, or love something interesting, chances are someone else probably likes it too. And, as a bonus, your combination of random “cool” stuff isn’t quite like anybody else’s. Now if you’re like me, at some point you’ve probably felt like all your good ideas came from someone better/smarter/cooler/sexier/braver’s work. But, … Continue reading Everything Is A Remix