Opinions Are Like…

This’ week’s Creative People Are Weird is a special request from a friend. Far too often, unimportant opinions keep creative work from being incredible. Whose opinions do you seek that you don’t need to? Trim the fat this week and stop asking,...

An Anniversary

Eleven years ago today. I was a wreck. Just a kid, my bride even younger. I don’t think it really hit me, the weight of this thing we were doing. But I was still a wreck. We made promises and smiled, too nervous to even really see the depth in one...

In Which I Clap and Sing

So, I don’t clap and sing in this installment of Creative People Are Weird, but I do remind you that good creatives want to create world-changing work. And they want to do it for you! Give your creatives some freedom and they’ll be better at solving your...

Creative People: Don’t Get STEAMrolled!

I attended an incredible symposium yesterday. It was about STEM” href=”http://stemtosteam.org/”>STEAM, something everyone should care about. It got me thinking about the changing relationship between creatives and the people who pay them. Watch it...

Personality Trumps Trends

I know so many cool people. They’re so interesting and have amazing personalities. Their stories are incredible. Yet they’re so caught up in following the giant firehose of trends that it can be hard to see their real personalities. It takes bravery to be yourself....

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