DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Anxiety
Wow, the first theme in 2018 is Anxiety. I was really hoping for a less stressful year, 2017 was a doozy. Although maybe it’s best we get it out of our system this month and then it will be s...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Context
Context is everything. Understanding the surrounding information rather than simply coming to a conclusion based on a snapshot in time can change the entire meaning of something. It is particularly...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Death
Out—out are the lights—out all! And, over each quivering form, The curtain, a funeral pall, Comes down with the rush of a storm, While the angels, all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm T...
Self-Care to Contracts: 12 Talks For Freelancers
Being a freelancer is a great testament to oneself. It’s a life of personal accountability while also managing the endless elements that a business faces. There is no one right way to freela...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Pioneer
Calling all vanguards and trailblazers, this months theme is Pioneer. Artists are often pioneers, it goes with the territory, exploring undiscovered avenues and taking on the unknown is how we get ...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Compassion
This month’s theme is “compassion”, and I would say we need a little more of it in the world right now. There is an intensified outpouring of anger and hostility around us these d...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Genius
The theme this month is “Genius”, selected by the great folks from the “Guadalajara chapter” chapter, (hola Susana y Adriana). As I was scanning my brain for potential conte...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Equality
This month’s theme, “equality”, was selected by the “Johannesburg chapter”. In assembling the playlist, I thought a lot about human rights struggles and the crucial ro...
10 Talks on Collaborating With a Spouse, Partner, or Best Friend
Collaboration can be messy because human nature is messy, and so is the process of creativity. But when the rhythm of trust and accountability strikes a cord and resonates from within, we can be ou...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Survival
This months theme Survival was selected by the Baltimore chapter of CreativeMornings. Having grown up 20 minutes south of Baltimore, I spent many late nights exploring the city’s clubs, music...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Serendipity
Are you feeling lucky or is it divine intervention? Serendipity is often in the eye of the beholder. We have a tendency to see meaning and patterns where there may not be any, drawing a bullseye ar...
8 Talks to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month
In the United States, the month of June celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month to honor the 1964 Stonewall riots that took place in Manhattan. It’s an important historical event that inspired the gay l...
12 Talks from Founders on Big Ideas and Humble Beginnings
It has become part of our cultural dialogue to glorify the path of an entrepreneur. We devour these stories because they’re filled with possibility and excitement; freedom and ambition. But ...
10 Talks That Will Empower Your Work
As Vincent van Gogh said, “Our days pass in working, working all the time, in the evenings we are dead beat and go off to the café, and after that, early to bed! Such is our life.” Not anymore. Th...
6 Women on the Forefronts of Activism
The stories of activism around the world have inspired conversations, and in turn, activated unified actions that pushed the winds of social change forward. As Studs Terkel reflected in This I Bel...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Beyond
Beyond and back. This month’s playlist is just out of reach, past the point of no return, and out of bounds. These songs look ahead, past the immediate, to what may be, what could be, what wi...
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Taboo
Music has always challenged social norms, from Beethoven to Nicky Minaj, artists break taboos. That’s partially why we like them, but maybe I’m just speaking for myself. Good music feel...
5 Talks on Empathy That Will Change How You Connect and Create
The world might always have a shortage in empathy. To understand someone’s worldview that is foreign to yours is the hard work of being human. We need space to critically think and also have...
- February 02, 2017 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Moments
- January 01, 2017 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Mystery
- November 29, 2016 Collaborative Playlist: Sound
- October 30, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Fantasy
- September 29, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Transparency
- August 30, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Magic
- August 30, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Weird
- June 18, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Love
- May 20, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Broken
- May 05, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Reality
- April 04, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Risk
- March 03, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Change
- February 04, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Ethics
- January 06, 2016 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Language
- December 02, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Time
- November 05, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Work
- October 02, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Shock
- September 02, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Empathy
- August 02, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Action
- June 29, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Collaboration
- June 04, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Revolution
- April 27, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Robot
- April 02, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Humility
- March 04, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Ink
- February 21, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Climate
- January 07, 2015 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Ugly
- December 02, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Education
- November 18, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Chance
- October 30, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Crossover
- September 23, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Color
- August 22, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Failure
- July 22, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Heritage
- June 12, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Minimal
- May 20, 2014 DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Freedom