Writer, author of Connect the Dots, a portrait and fashion photographer. Editor of Motivated Mastery. Former Community Manager for Seth Godin's altMBA and 6x coach. 'Boom' aficionado. My essays have appeared on Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Business Insider, Inc. Magazine, and more.
Creativity, content marketing strategy, community building, writing a book, self-education, writing, reading, learning, sports, making tough decisions, thinking clearly, adapting, fitness, snowboarding, and asking good questions.
Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, coding, personal finance
"The most important knowledge is that which guides the way you lead your life." — Seneca
Seth Godin, Maria Popova, Martha Graham, Temple Grandin, Steven Pressfield, Michael Jordan, Joan Didion, Anne Lamott, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus.
Where something is, but not the street name.
How to set up a digital commonplace book.
Paul’s CreativeMornings activity
When we box ourselves too tightly into a single identity or career path, we deprive ourselves of the nutrient necessary to remain connected to the world around us. We are lacking in vitamin curiosity.
Pioneers are fundamentally curious. They want to see what's just over the next ridge. They want to discover whether the stories are true.
When we are young, we are presented with a set of pretty basic isolated end-goal career and identity options . . . Nobody tells you that your curiosity, your life experience, is going to determine a lot about what kind of doctor or firefighter you become.
Lucy Bellwood It's all relevant
Charles Landry Charles Landry
N'Gina Kavookjian N'Gina Kavookjian
I recognized what is important for me in life, it is not necessarily the doing as much as the being; the doing emerges out of the being.
Mano Singham Maybe We're All Geniuses
What I mean by creatives, I just mean people taking a risk. People going through some endeavor, trying to build or create or make something. I don't mean only artists or painters.
Making stuff is in all of us.
Ping Fu Bend Not Break
Life is messy. People are messy. You can't control what life throws at you. . . . But what we can control is how we feel about it. What we can control is what kind of day we have.
Life is like a mountain range—you go up and down.
I don't think you ever actually arrive. It's always a journey.
Programmers are people who write code. Software designers tells what that code does.
When in doubt, always err on the side of generosity.
Harry Pickens How Compassion Fuels Creativity
Risk is another word for adventure.
Most of us have never been permission to be heard.
Revolution is no one else's job. Revolution is your job. Revolution is my job.