Whether you work in a creative field or not, using daydreaming as a locus for brainstorming on any sort of idea, challenge or problem is a great tool to add to your brainstorming tool kit.
Whether you like it or not, the moment you get real about your business – print your cards, go live with your website, create various online representations of your brand – it shifts from being an “idea” to a business. There are roles that need to be carried out every day in a way that […]
Imagination is Critical to Successful Future I’m a huge fan of Rube Goldberg machines (the patience it takes to pull it off!) and this one is no exception. What sets this one apart? Fire. Yes, stick with it to the end and you’ll see some Rube Goldberg style pyrotechnics. Something else to watch for? The […]
The business of YOU Today is an average snapshot of my friend Zoe’s day. It’s 11am on a Thursday and Zoe, a talented copy editor, has just finished her weekly salsa dance lesson, followed by a dog walk with her rottweiler “Max” around Lake Calhoun. After a quick shower and a cursory check on her […]
This story connects the source of the Hudson River to NYC, the great city that sits at its mouth. The film follows a man as he makes a boat from NYC’s waste, the detritus of a modern megalopolis, and takes it to the source of the Hudson River high in the Adirondack Mountains, at Lake […]
We’ve all heard the phrase, “Don’t sweat the small stuff”. It’s one of those easily remembered platitudes thrown out by well meaning friends during times of trouble. But honestly there really is something to it. Stress can shorten your lifespan and is just as much of a contributor to shortening your life as heart disease […]