Organize Your World With a Weekly Checkpoint

Organize Your World With a Weekly Checkpoint

Many creative pros charge through their work over days and weeks without ever stopping to assess whether they’re on the right course. In this episode, I share a simple method for instilling a checkpoint into your life to help you ask critical questions about the...
How To Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

How To Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

I believe that the love of comfort is often the enemy of greatness. You cannot pursue comfort and great work simultaneously. However, comfort is seductive and can lull us into creative complacency. On this episode, I share three kinds of goals you can implement in...
How To Receive Negative (and Unfair) Feedback

How To Receive Negative (and Unfair) Feedback

How do you handle feedback? We need other people in our lives to tell us the truth. If we immediately get defensive when they tell us something we don’t like, we will lose key allies in our journey of growth. If you manage a team, your trigger happy ways will...
Emotion At Work (with Liz Fosslien)

Emotion At Work (with Liz Fosslien)

Many of us are told to keep our emotions in check at work. Don’t display how you feel, and make sure that you don’t “get emotional” about a business decision. Today’s guest believes this is bad advice. Her name is Liz Fosslien, and...
Digital Minimalism (with Cal Newport)

Digital Minimalism (with Cal Newport)

Technology is an extension of your capacity to accomplish your will. So, it gives you a “longer lever” when you want to move big rocks. However, we are finding that technology is encroaching upon us in ways we couldn’t have anticipated ten years ago....
How To Plan Your Day For Maximum Creativity

How To Plan Your Day For Maximum Creativity

How you spend your time is how you spend your life. As a creative pro, you’re not accountable for “showing up”, you’re accountable for the value you produce. On this episode, I share a method for planning your days that helps you ensure that...