A creative life isn’t about book deals and best-seller lists, Oscar-nominated films or Grammy-winning albums. Those things are byproducts of a creative life.  It’s about acting on an impulse to express something inside of you….

Everyone sucks when they start. Artists can’t paint. Authors can’t write. Musicians can’t play. Babies don’t fall out of the womb knowing how to walk. But, the expectation that they’ll be great at the start…

Most people are waiting for permission.From an elite school to decide they’re smart.From a media gatekeeper to decide they have a story worth telling From a publisher to write their bookFrom a label to record…

When you hold on you’re imprisoned, when you let go, you’re free. We cling so desperately to what we want and even more so to what we have. All that does is make us prisoners…

For every best-selling book an author writes, every Oscar winning film an actor stars in, every Grammy-nominated album a musician produces, and every Nobel prize winning discovery by a professor, there are hundreds if not…

 One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen with technical founders is an obsession over their products instead of their users. They spend their days in a vacuum tinkering with functions and features instead of talking…

What if your goals are the source of your misery? It’s an odd question given that the internet is littered with success porn, self-help is a billion dollar industry, and we’re taught at every moment…

Nobody is immune to what Steven Pressfield calls resistance. Every artist, entrepreneur, or person attempting to reach a higher state of consciousness will experience resistance. I experience it the moment I start typing. The following…

Relative standing is easily accessible through Amazon rankings, iTunes reviews, and the various metrics on social media platforms. But that doesn’t mean its’ a worthwhile way to measure your life;Someone is always ahead of you….

Impact isn’t the number of fans you have, people who visited your website or bought your books. People might visit your site and never return. They might buy your book and never read it. Meaningful…