Shift Disturbing: A Practical Guide To Serious Shift Part 3

Don’t work for everyone; they don’t deserve you. If you choose average, you choose nothing. Creating something for everyone is the excuse that most business owners make for not making tough decisions. Everyone is not a market. Appealing to the … READ ON >

Shift Disturbing: A Practical Guide To Serious Shift Part Deux

Suggestion Two: Get Comfortable With #*&$*-ing Up My screw-ups are legendary. At least a couple are discussed at cocktail parties, I am sure of it. I have two spectacular failures that immediately come to mind that were each 6-figure blunders … READ ON >

Shift Disturbing: A Practical Guide

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln   Suggestion One – Shift how you approach your work. Are you looking to make a little serious shift happen for … READ ON >

Seriously Shift Your Strategy (Before It’s Too Late)

When everyone is more or less offering the same thing the same way, then how you execute is critical. When your offices look the same, when your language sounds the same, when your services and products are the same (the … READ ON >

The Devoted

The other week, my friend Joe and his band The Devoted played a gig downtown and released their first album titled A Coming of Rage. While standing there, I was struck again by how similar the art and business worlds … READ ON >

Your Inner Moonlight

“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” – Allen Ginsberg I want to go on a vacation and do nothing. No itinerary. No sights. No adventures, events or obligations – however pleasant – to distract or interfere with me. … READ ON >

The Best Time To Start …

I became a father for the first time at 36 and then again when I was 41. I waited until I thought it was the right time, and of course, the right time never came. I just got older. While … READ ON >

Think And Think And Think (And Think Some More)

We all believe in the myth of the eureka moment – when some fantastic idea hits us out of the blue in the middle of the night, sending us scrambling for a piece of paper and ink to capture it … READ ON >

… But This Bed Is Just Right

“Burnout is nature’s way of telling you, you’ve been going through the motions your soul has departed.” – Sam Keen   I went to my cabin for the weekend with two friends and we did nothing but sleep and read. … READ ON >

How To Be A Genius

“In the minds of geniuses, we find – once more – our own neglected thoughts.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   Being a genius is a choice. It’s not what you think about, it’s how you think about it. Geniuses take what … READ ON >