Dealing with fear

November 10 2020    Tags: , , , , ,

Fear stops relationships from growing, businesses from booming, and projects from shipping. But to deal with fear — to dance with it — you have to first recognize the role it plays in your creative process.

Fear is natural. It’s not going anywhere…. More...

What keeps you going? (4 ways to spark curiosity)

I’ve been asked what keeps me motivated. The question echoes when I pick up a book, stop at a piece of art, choose a film, or marvel at a friend’s project. What drives passion and fuels excitement? Curiosity.

What keeps you going?

I understand when life becomes disenchanting and hard, curiosity isn’t a natural tendency…. More...

Your emotional GPS

September 20 2019    Tags: , , , ,

How do I feel? What do I need?

These two questions can unlock the map to your ultimate destination.

Emotions are a powerful force that can help make decisions, steer outcomes, and turn dreams into reality.

The path isn’t always clear, but if you pay close attention, you can… More...

Miracle Questions

Miracle questions can be helpful when you are trying to power through roadblocks or identify the direction of your truest dreams. Social workers and therapists around the world use miracle questions as tools to help clients solve problems creatively and positively.

These types kinds… More...

Who are you watching?

Check your browser history. Which sites claim most of your time? What pages are you visiting regularly? Whose stories do you tap? And when do you stop scrolling?

The people you watch, the photos you admire, the videos you pull up — they all say something about who you are and who you aspire to… More...

3 ways to move past small talk

  1. Use these question cards at your next event.
  2. Listen to this podcast to connect more deeply with audiences.
  3. Make writing a habit. Observe, notice, reflect, record, dream. Creative people are curious. And curious people are the most skilled at starting and engaging in meaningful conversations.

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Be the observer

January 06 2019    Tags: , , , , , ,

What do you see?

Opportunity or obstacle?

Loneliness or space to create?

Connection or obligation?

Necessity or investment?

Inconvenience or growth?

Pain or lesson?

Those who are against you or those who push you to do better?