I've been filming and being inspired by CreativeMornings NYC talks since March 2012. I love working on short-form video projects highlighting people and businesses. I own a video production company that is based around the principle of "work hard and be nice to people."
Visual storytelling, playing musical instruments, making people smile.
"Find a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - My Dad (coincidentally, the best advice he's ever received!)
Being optimistic - even in the most adverse situations.
A fry cook on Venus
The alphabet backwards. Seriously, try me!
How to play Nirvana's "Come As You Are" on guitar.
Ben’s CreativeMornings activity
Fear of what other people will think is the single most paralyzing dynamic in business and in life. The best moment of my life…was the day I realized that I know longer give a damn what anybody thinks. That’s enormously liberating and freeing, and it’s the only way to live your life and do your business.
Jon Burgerman The Art of Doodling
You need to say, 'This is a period of time in which I am going to try and make something.' If you don't do that, then how are you going to make anything?
A doodle is a quick, fun idea.
Kevin Huynh A journey through CreativeMornings
Paola Mendoza Artists... We Need You
William Ury Getting to Yes
Mac Premo Art vs. Commercial
Vivienne Harr Make a Stand
F*ck it. We'll do it anyway.
There's no line item on a balance sheet for 'give a damn,' but it's the most valuable thing you've got in the business.
Casey Gerald Purpose is the New Bottom Line
Terry Kilby Terry & Belinda Kilby - Robots
CreativeMornings/Austin Team Second Cut
John Forté Spread Love
Larry Legend People > Craft
The function has to be the brand. If it works well, it has to be branded at the same time.
Paula Scher Ephemeral or Indelible?
The more innovative you are, the sharper you are, the smarter you are, the more courageous you have to be.
Jesse Hertzberg A Founder's Lieutenant