If there’s one thing I’ve learned about interviewing, it’s to avoid questions that successful people have been asked a million times. The point of an interview is not to review someone’s resume. It’s to get…

A few days ago I sent an email to my readers asking why they had clicked on a podcast, but didn’t listen. After the following response from a reader, it was clear that we need…

At the beginning of 1986, my dad had two job offers. One was in Vancouver. The other was in Texas. Coming to the United States had been part of his plan for a long time….

Jonathan FieldsRather than going into this and saying this is an iterative process where every time I do something my primary metric is growth and learning, most people go into it where their primary metric…

Every year managers put underperforming employees on performance improvement plans. But, the fundamental premise of a performance improvement plan is flawed. If somebody is lousy at something, performance improvement is a way to make them…

When we read self-help books, listen to podcasts, or attempt some behavioral change, we overlook that blatantly obvious variable that throws off every formula for success: YOU. We mimic rather than model someone’s advice. When…

This has become our mantra behind the scenes at The Unmistakable Creative. Sometimes we ship something for public consumption. Other times it’s starting experiments behind the scenes to improve the experience for our listeners. In…

In a world where we’ve quantified the value of people’s artistic endeavors with reviews, rankings, fan, and follower counts, modern-day artists have become excessively concerned with validation from strangers on the Internet, and metrics over…

With every new technology, there are two questions worth asking yourself. 1. What does this make possible that wasn’t before? The combination of the commercial web browser and the ability to process a credit card…

We’ve all been given a microphone. It might be a blog, a podcast,  or youtube channel. We get to choose what we broadcast, and how we show up in the world.  Will you waste it…