Craig Burgess — The Most Prolific Creator on the Web Shares His Habits, Routines, and Mindsets for Unlimited Creative Output (#38)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube | Trailer I choose to publish my daily reps, whether they're bad or not.Craig Burgess This conversation blew my mind. Craig Burgess is a graphic designer, illustrator, writer, and podcaster from the UK. Craig epitomizes the definition of prolific: he creates something every. single.… Continue reading Craig Burgess — The Most Prolific Creator on the Web Shares His Habits, Routines, and Mindsets for Unlimited Creative Output (#38)

How I Design: Creating A Musical Sound Clippy Intro Thing for It’s Gotta Be The Mic Podcast

It's 11:11 pm. I can't sleep. My favorite cure for insomnia? Talking to you about how I make stuff. This is how I designed the musical sound clippy intro thing for Nate Kadlac and Reza Saeedi's podcast It's Gotta Be The Mic. (Oh and by the way, if you're a creator and want to learn… Continue reading How I Design: Creating A Musical Sound Clippy Intro Thing for It’s Gotta Be The Mic Podcast

How to Make a Podcast Better Than the One You Have Now

Podcasters often ask me to give feedback on their podcast. I can't give specific feedback for each podcast because it's such a personal medium that it's like trying to review someone on yelp. But what I can do is share the most important principles of podcasting. In my never-ending quest to share everything I know,… Continue reading How to Make a Podcast Better Than the One You Have Now

Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

Do what feels awkward until it feels normal. https://youtu.be/C9rlpEOMegg Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple It's the one year anniversary of my blog, so I recorded this for you. I love seeing adults do stuff that other adults think are reserved for smaller adults (kids). Don't listen to those adults. Do something wild. Do… Continue reading Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative

This post is a small part of my quest to share everything I know. Enjoy. [Update: Prefer to listen to this post? Are you more of an audio gal? Got you. Here's the link.] BORED is bad. If you're bored, it's because you have boring goals. If you're bored, it's because your brain is waiting… Continue reading Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative

All I’ve eaten today is leftover stuffing and three eggs (AHHHH).

https://youtu.be/mizVBlbcXoI Also on Spotify! This is how I feel all the time always: AHHHH Meditating? AHHHHm... Writing? AHHHH'm a great writer (or) AHHHH will never touch a keyboard ever again Going to sleep? AHHHH why did I say/do/click on that I will never do anything ever again Getting a haircut? AHHHH want it short, please.… Continue reading All I’ve eaten today is leftover stuffing and three eggs (AHHHH).

Jen Vermet — An AltMBA Alumni Shares Her Lessons on Everyday Writing, Courage, and Boosting Your Creative Output (#34)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Writing is the function for me that helps me process life and know what I'm experiencing, otherwise I don't know how to articulate it. And if I don't know how to articulate it, nobody else will know the life I'm living.Jen Vermet Hey there.… Continue reading Jen Vermet — An AltMBA Alumni Shares Her Lessons on Everyday Writing, Courage, and Boosting Your Creative Output (#34)

Morning Oatmeal #1: Why Mornings Matter, Mental Bubble Baths, and Aldous Huxley

How can I use the best three hours of my day, to increase the chances of a better future? Hey there. I'm starting a new podcast show (sub-show?). It's called Morning Oatmeal. Morning because the morning is special. The morning is when you're most fresh. Most alive. Most ready. The morning is when you've emerged… Continue reading Morning Oatmeal #1: Why Mornings Matter, Mental Bubble Baths, and Aldous Huxley

Kevin Rapp: How to Be A Cynical Optimist (#31)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on iTunes | Watch on YouTube | Trailer Today I'm joined by hardware engineer and comedy writer Kevin Rapp. Kevin writes a weekly newsletter about nothing, aptly titled the "Full of Krapp newsletter." I'm subscribed to dozens of newsletters. Kevin's is by far one of my favorites. It's part hysterical… Continue reading Kevin Rapp: How to Be A Cynical Optimist (#31)

Insight follows movement

Sitting by, waiting for insight to strike - that's rarely a reliable strategy. Insight follows movement. Insight comes when we pick the pen, put down our excuses, and begin to work. Even if the first three drafts suck (they usually do). And even if we fail to meet our expectations (we usually do). It's rare… Continue reading Insight follows movement