Just One Ingredient Can Make a Big Difference

A few years ago, I discovered that I was about twenty pounds overweight. Being who I am, I researched everything there is about nutrition and fitness. Then I made the…

Productivity Tips for Mobilepreneurs From “The Lincoln Lawyer”

In Michael Connelly’s thriller, “The Lincoln Lawyer,” the main character Mick Haller does most of his business out of a Lincoln Town Car, hence the title. The way Mick Haller…

Not All Artists Need to Become Entrepreneurs

I run into a lot of artists that want to sell their artwork, or to turn their artwork into a business. I am all for the idea of sharing creativity….

Start Your Day the Night Before

It took me nearly thirty minutes to get ready for the gym this morning. Normally, I have all my clothes and gear ready the night before so that I can…

Just Five Ingredients

One of my tango instructors once told me that there are basically five simple step to tango: forward, side, backwards, cross, and ochos. If you can do these five steps…

Planning Creativity

Somehow, the idea of randomness and freedom got mingled with creativity and artistry. Conversely, somehow, planning has become enemy of creativity. In truth, one has very little to do with…

Passion Fuels Success

When I was in college, I knew a guy – we’ll call him Robert – who was obsessed with the Denver Broncos.  That’s all Robert ever talked about.  Now, perhaps…

Be Where Your Buyers Are

One of my clients, Anna, recently tried to sell her photographs at a concert that one of her friends held at a hotel.  Anna‘s friend, Johnny has a small jazz…

10 Productivity Tips for Solopreneurs

Solopreneurs by definition work alone.  They are the masters of their domain.  They take orders from no one, and they give orders to no one.  They are 100% accountable for…

Creative Tribes

Even without my practice, I have an eclectic group of creative people in my life. My creative tribe includes filmmakers, glass mosaic artists, photographers, writers, dog trainers, programmers, entrepreneurs, dance…

Be Your Own Hero

I finally got around to seeing the movie, “Whip It” (dir. Drew Barrymore). One of my favorite scenes in the movie was when the main character, Bliss “Babe Ruthless” Cavendar…

Failure is Not the End of the Road

My girlfriend and I are “American Idol” (FOX) junkies. We promise to stop watching year after year, but we keep going back. This is the first year that she watched…


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