Safe Is A Myth

One day, a coaching client asked me if she was crazy to be going out on her own, pushing herself towards the goal of earning a living through her art form and foregoing atypical employment. I told her that I had an answer and that she wasn’t going to like it. She...

When Would You Like To Fail?

Everyone I work with is always terrified that whatever they launch is going to fail. They’re worried that if they fail, that will be the reputation that they will have for the rest of their lives. People will see them as that guy with the terrible startup or that...

Good People vs Bad Jobs

I’ve lived a pretty cool life when it comes to work. I’m not saying that I loved every job that I’ve ever had. But, I do think that I learned a lot from each one and when it comes down to it, I think that each one was an important step. Even those jobs that were, when...

What’s A Blog Anyways?

I work with some pretty cool people. I’ve worked with astrologers, HR professionals, marketers, illustrators, photographers and social change makers. They’re all pretty awesome and the thing I love most about them is that none of them is a template. What do I mean by...

Other People’s Thoughts On Originality

A few days ago, one of my favorite motivators and creative, Violeta Nedkova posted a quote on Twitter. It was a quote I had never heard before and one that instantly hit me. “Be a voice, not an echo.” – Albert Einstein So, obviously I retweeted the quote with...