As a writer, you’ve felt fear, rejection, insecurity, lack of follow-through, procrastination, and resistance. Each one hits like a truck, trying to ruin your creative dreams. They’re in your way every day and are all members of a soul-crushing group … Read More... about The Dark Side of Writing and a Creative Life Fear, rejection, insecurity ... do you still want to write?
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For a guy who was probably closer to being a Sweathog than ever being on the dean’s list, I’ve been around some insanely smart people. Not like the kid in your middle school who carried a briefcase, but world-changing smart. I’ve seen Bill Gates give … Read More... about 9/11 Tribute: The Smartest Person I’ve Ever Met Akamai founder Danny Lewin was on his way ...
It's not a graduation. He is moving from the 4th grade to the 5th grade. It's psychotic! They keep creating new ways to celebrate mediocrity - Mr. IncredibleMoving up is not graduating. You don't "graduate" from the 4th grade.Let me back up. … Read More... about Moving Up Is Not Graduating Let's celebrate actual accomplishments and reset the bar
I’ll read or watch anything Cameron Crowe has done and always soak in any storytelling or writing tips he has. At this point, I feel like I owe it to him after all the years of great movies, books, and writing - even if I have to endure a few duds … Read More... about Storytelling and Writing Tips from Cameron Crowe Stellar creative wisdom from the guy who gave you Lloyd Dobbler and Jeff Spicoli