Trash Day

What I learned from my personal response to a weekly neighborhood ritual, and how it applies to life and work. Download the...

How To Define Excellence

How do you define excellence in your work? I propose a three-fold definition, and on this episode I explain why you need all three in order to truly produce excellence consistently. Download the...

Slow, Steady, Deliberate

How many times have you heard the phrase “slow and steady wins the race” trumpeted as a recipe for success? The problem? While is essence it’s a solid principle, the way it’s applied is often more harmful than helpful. Slow and steady...

This Might Not Work

We put a lot of undue pressure on ourselves by insisting upon success every time. On this episode, we discuss this dynamic, and how to apply Seth Godin’s ethic of “this might not work.” Download the...

What Is “Accidental”?

What does “accidental creative” mean? We want to position ourselves at dangerous intersections, where creative insights are likely to occur. On this episode, I explain how. Download the...

The Value Of Copying

Is it always wrong to copy someone else? Or, can copying others serve a valuable purpose in your creative process? On this episode, I explain the phrase “cover bands don’t change the world.” Download the...