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  • Anchoring Myself to the Book Title “Dabblers vs. Doers” (1/21/2015) - This post is a part of my behind-the-scenes series on a book I am writing called Dabblers vs. Doers.   Now that I have announced that I am writing a book, I want to begin ensuring that anyone that hears the title of my book, Dabblers vs. Doers, will easily find a path back to […]
  • Tina Roth Eisenberg: Building Businesses Through Caring (1/19/2015) - How can one woman not only manage five huge projects/businesses, but do so in a way that empowers other creative professionals to grow their craft and earn more revenue? Today, I talk to Tina Roth Eisenberg, who runs temporary tattoo company Tattly (with 14 employees), a monthly meetup series (in 100+ countries) CreativeMornings, a to-do […]
  • I’m Writing a Book (1/12/2015) - I am excited to officially announce that I am writing a book! It’s called Dabblers vs. Doers, and is about working through RISK as you develop your craft and build a meaningful body of work. So many people are stuck in a rut between creative vision and crushing anxiety. They are overwhelmed by their many […]
  • The Birth of the Book (1/12/2015) - This post is a part of my behind-the-scenes series on a book I am writing called Dabblers vs. Doers.   I had started and stopped writing a book three times in the past five years. The first couple of times, I got bogged down in all the ideas, which became completely unmanageable.I would write down […]
  • Barb Short: How a Working Single Mom Found the Bravery to Open a Bookstore (1/10/2015) - How did a working single parent find the time, energy, resources, and the sheer bravery to open up an independent bookstore? In today’s podcast, I talk with Barb Short who recently opened Short Stories Community Book Hub. Click ‘play’ above to listen to the podcast, or subscribe on iTunes, or download the MP3. In this […]
  • Free Webinar: FINDING & ENGAGING YOUR AUDIENCE: THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES — AND BEST SOLUTIONS (1/9/2015) - Do you have a creative vision that seems to be falling flat, failing to engage an audience of enthusiastic fans? Have you worked hard to develop an audience, but still feel like you haven’t reached your potential? In this free webinar, I will explore the biggest challenges that writers and creative professionals face in finding […]
  • Embrace & Engage Your Audience (1/2/2015) - Every year, I try to hone my work to ensure that I am better serving the needs of creative professionals, and at the same time ensuring I am exploring new places and improving my craft. I obsess about everything, and today, I want to talk about two simple words that have consumed my thoughts recently […]
  • Thank You (12/24/2014) - As I look back on this year, there is a long list of things to be thankful for. But mostly, I’m not thankful for ‘things,’ as much as I’m thankful for people. This tends to start close to home, with my wife Sarah and son Owen, but it quickly extends to you reading this. I […]
  • On Challenging What is Expected, In Order To Create Something Extraordinary (12/19/2014) - Last week I wrote about finding clarity in one’s goals, and in being mindful enough to celebrate small successes. One response I received via email floored me: “Your email struck a chord with me. The past year I have worked harder than ever and I feel like I’m on a ride that I can’t get […]
  • Clarity (12/17/2014) - In a recent guest post for WriterUnboxed.com, I explore the value of clarity to see and celebrate your successes: Clarity. This is the word that underscores so much of what you do in connecting with and growing your audience. Clarity of your own focus. Clarity of voice. Clarity of timing. Clarity of who you want […]