In our lifetime we will see a major shift in the importance of creativity in the workplace. Will you be ready? If you’re like me, sometimes it feels like all we have to do to get a paycheck is show up. Show up, perform a series of tasks, go home, repeat. It feels robotic at […]
"Millennials are artists. We make art everywhere. Art is a reflection of you and how you interpret the world. Have you created your masterpiece?"
-A Millennial Manifesto
This week I share an exert from my book The Millennial Way, set to release in two weeks. Friction can come from several sources. It may be circumstantial and out of your control, it may arise from friends or family, or it may manifest internally. Out of all those who dream, artists face the toughest […]
I’m in the middle of a creative dessert – desperately clawing my way out of its sandy demise. For months, I’ve left a short story of mine unfinished. Blog posts, my book, work, and family outrank regarding my focus. I can’t seem to allow myself to choose the unproductive over the productive. I can’t seem […]
Old generations value input. New generation values output. But where exactly should we place our value? “Keep your head down, work hard,” used to be the old mantra echoed by generations past. If you were the first to show up and the last to leave, you were most likely the one tapped for the promotion. […]
Everyone writes. But does everyone write with confidence? As the year winds down, you’re probably finding yourself in one of four situations: You are a student putting the finishing touches on your final paper. You are a professional polishing up your resume in the hopes of getting that raise. You are a family member sending […]
A short reflection on the role of creativity in your life. So you don’t think you’re creative? What’s the big deal, you say. Creativity’s reserved for artists, musicians, and hippies, you say. It’s too much work. Leave creativity to those have time, you say. Why bother making something people won’t care about, won’t talk about, […]