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Celebrate the Great Ideas: 5 Leadership Questions for Independence Day!

Celebrate the Great Ideas: 5 Leadership Questions for Independence Day!

There is no better day to talk about leadership than Independence Day!  Most of us who write or speak or create things, have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong independent streak and desire to become fully independent and able to do what we love forever and full-time.  As a writer, I’ve always been drawn to […]

Do You Know Someone Making a Difference?  Tell Me Now!

Do You Know Someone Making a Difference? Tell Me Now!

Dear Readers, Friends & Family, I’m just throwing it out there: I write & I want to help people who are doing great things for their community, their country, or their world. If you know someone who fits that, have them email me personally. You can also email me, but I’ll need comprehensive contact info […]

Quiet Please…: Filmmaker Jeffrey Scott Gould’s New Misophonia Documentary Is Plenty To Chew On

Quiet Please…: Filmmaker Jeffrey Scott Gould’s New Misophonia Documentary Is Plenty To Chew On

Jeffrey Scott Gould was only 7 years old when he discovered one of his first sound triggers.   He was taking a test and the kid sitting behind him kept sniffling.  Simple sniffles could keep Jeff from learning.  Since that time additional unbearable triggering sounds have been added to the list.  There’s chewing and crunching, and […]

Caution: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Calling Yourself a Leader

Caution: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Calling Yourself a Leader

There’s no shortage of people calling themselves leaders today.  Search Amazon and you’ll find thousands or millions of books on leadership-related topics.  Google the word, and there are tons of websites. Hashtag the term in your Twitter search box and you’ll find scores of profiles. There’s nothing wrong with being a leader or claiming the […]

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

I read an article that resonated with me last year written by my friend Paul Sohn, author of Quarter-Life Calling, a book aimed primarily at millennials.  Strangely, I’ve found that I relate to millennials in lots of ways, and refuse to accept my age, especially now that I am closer to meeting my half-life.  I […]

Wanna Be a Super Leader? Use Your Own Original Powers & Wear Your Own Super Suit

Wanna Be a Super Leader? Use Your Own Original Powers & Wear Your Own Super Suit

The resurgence and spectacular reception of comic superhero movies in the last few years has brought about familiar arguments.  Which is the better franchise DC Comics or Marvel, and who’s copying whom?  I’ve seen tons of articles pointing out the similarities in DC and Marvel characters.  Some heroes have strong resemblances in their backgrounds and […]

5 Lessons for Creatives from David Bowie’s Remarkably Prolific Journey

5 Lessons for Creatives from David Bowie’s Remarkably Prolific Journey

Today, I’m taking a break from leadership, learning, and personal stories of life to offer some encouragement to other creatives out there in light of the death of entertainment icon, artist, and fellow creative, David Bowie. In memoriam of David Robert Jones, aka David Bowie (1947-2016) The news of David Bowie’s death left an empty […]

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