I love to build things and bring people together around good ideas, which is why organizing a Creative Morning chapter is a natural joy for me. I regularly spend my time creating music focused cultural events at Agumboot Arts, and have been the entrepreneurial creative leader behind some of Cleveland's preeminent arts festivals. I'm also a multi-disciplinary marketing strategist with a BS in Business Administration from John Carroll University. Outside of Agumboot I like to consult on marketing for businesses and organizations that I find interesting.
Cleveland. indie music. festivals.
drawing. I'm terrible at drawing.
pursue happiness, not perfection.
Elon Musk - I think he might be the real life Tony Stark (Iron Man) Also, my dad, I learned so much from my dad.
I'm exceptional at picking out greeting cards.
The boring backup career? speed skating. no, real estate mogul. Speed Skating Real Estate Mogul.
Thomas’ CreativeMornings activity
Moby Creativity and the Freedom to Fail
Cram it memorize it, do it on the test and then forget it. That was the education model, and that’s not good enough for us
Once you start measuring something it very quickly becomes all you see. What you measure defines what you value. If you look at any company look at what they measure and you can instantly tell the kind of culture they are.
Dear Tom Hanks, why do we exist?
There is no longer ANYTHING for everyone
I am not wise, but the smartest thing I have done—maybe the smartest thing any of us can do—is listen.