A Gold Star For You!

I loved the way that gold star looked at the top of my homework or test paper. Even more, I loved the way it felt. Mostly because all through my schooling gold stars were far and few between. I rarely got one, so when I did, it really mattered a lot. It said I did...

You’re Safe Here

“What if I Screw Up?” You’re going to, eventually, if you haven’t already. You’re going to lose money, lose fans, lose customers, lose confidence and lose the poker game. You’re also going to make big stupid mistakes, embarrass yourself in front of your friends and...

The Hare-brained Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny may be cute and funny, however she’s not always soft and sweet (like candy). In the popular children’s fable, The Tortoise and the Hare, the tortoise is smart, clever, and determined to win the race. However the rabbit is an overbearing bully, who...

You’re Headed in the Right Direction

Your plight is no different than any other successful artist or entrepreneur who constantly questions and doubts her own abilities, and who is confronted every day by the armies of distraction, resistance and uncertainty. The prudent wage earner knows that the road...

Cheese Whiz

If you remain rigid, steadfast and firm, hoping there’s still enough life left in the old ways of marketing your music, promoting your art or rebuilding your business, then you probably think there’s still enough life left in your iPhone 6. Huh? If you constantly run...

Drift From The Shallow

Drift away from shallow projects, shallow conversations and shallow thinking. Maybe even shallow people too. That’s because there’s nothing more exhilarating then diving into the deep end of the pool where the projects we commit to test our mettle, and those honest,...