I once heard James Altucher say the following: “I have to read a lot in order to write a little. If I’m going to write 2 hours worth of stuff, it’s almost like I have to read 10 hours worth of books.” When i spoke with Jeffrey Tucker at ISFLC last year, he said he… Continue reading Creativity Needs Fuel
I recently wrote a post for Medium entitled Creativity isn’t Sexy. Creativity is about Creating. In that post, I discussed one of the biggest myths about creativity that prevents many would-be artists from doing the work they so deeply desire to do. Since publishing that article, one of the producers from Cliff Central contacted me… Continue reading What it Really Takes to be Creative
The voice of innovation and inspiration is willing to speak to anyone who’s willing to work. Even if you’re not an artist, you can be creative (if you do the work). Even if you’re not a hipster, you can be creative (if you do the work). Even if you don’t live in a cool city, you… Continue reading The Muse is Not a Bigot
“Aslan is a lion- the Lion, the great Lion.” “Ooh” said Susan. “I’d thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion”…” “Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the… Continue reading Be Like Aslan
As Education Director for an alternative education program, I am frequently asked some version of the following two questions: 1) Is College for everyone? 2) Is Praxis for everyone? Besides food, water, air, shelter, and love (and I’m sure there are some people who would even debate the necessity of the aforementioned elements), there aren’t… Continue reading Is (insert activity here) For Everyone?