33: Metaphors

The pros and cons of metaphors, etc. Featuring a slow jam simile session with my wife, Amanda.

32: Imagination Rules All

This week we take a look at the stories that rule our society. A country’s border is merely an imaginary…

31: Rejection

Hello and welcome back to the second season of The Weekly Creative! This week I talk about the role of…

Books I read in June 2015

Good news! The Weekly Creative is returning next monday (June 13th) with an earth shattering episode about REJECTION. Now is…

Books I read in May 2015

Happy summer! I’m still taking a small break from the podcast while I sort through some “big-picture” things with the…

30: Those In-between Moments

Thanks so much to all the Weekly Creatives out there. We truly have an awesome listener base. I’m calling this…

29: Art and the Human Touch

How polished is too polished? Computers make it awfully easy to perfect our art. But then what happens to the…

28: Silence

Attack of the ticking-clock, Hurricane Katrina and canoes, and the magic trick of the century. Based on that, this episode…

27: Life

“Put your desk in the corner, and every time you sit down there to write, remind yourself why it isn’t…

26: One

Throwing things at Steve Jobs, etc. In creating, communicating, and productivity, it’s all about the power of ONE. This week’s…

25: Delete and Start Over

The parable of the nachos, my phobia of not finishing books, and other adventures along the dumping-salvaging continuum. Sometimes it’s…

24: Triggers

How I lost my wallet in a food court, how (the lack of) food trucks can promote world peace, and…

23: Finish Strong

My 7th grade track and field fail, my central park bridge sketching fail, and how creative projects are like giant…

22: Workspace

What does science say about the ideal workspace? What about other creative’s like Steve Jobs, EB White, and Chip Kidd?…

21: Overthinkers, Unite!

My personal war against overthinking aka how I managed to do a backflip on skis. This week’s Creative Genius is…

20: On Going Viral

My own short-lived viral fame, when “cash flow positive” isn’t necessarily a good thing, and my roast of Tai Lopez’s…

19: Patience

Just as not allowing freshly laid concrete to cure the right amount of time can lead to a building’s ultimate…

18: Time Management

Missing flights and pools of chaos. What good is creativity if there is no order? Come learn some time management…

16: Do What You Love

What would you do with a billion dollars? This episode is about identifying your passions–discovering what makes you tick. Make…

The creative person wants to be a know -it -all. He wants to know about all kinds of things: ancient history, nineteenth -century mathematics, current manufacturing techniques, flower arranging, and hog futures. Because he never knows when these ideas might come together to form a new idea. It may happen six minutes later or six months, or six years down the road. But he has faith that it will happen. Carl Ally

The creative person wants to be a know-it-all

The creative person wants to be a know -it -all. He wants to know about all kinds of things: ancient history, nineteenth -century mathematics, current manufacturing techniques, flower arranging, and hog futures. Because he never knows when these ideas might come together to form a new idea. It may happen six minutes later or six months, or six years down the road. But he has faith that it will happen.
Carl Ally

15: Will Distract for Food

Since elementary school, we have been taught to tame our wandering minds. But what if loosening the leash on our…

New Baby!

Announcing the arrival of the most precious, newest weekly creative on the block: Quinn Hallie Walker, born this past Monday,…

I’m all out of ideas

When the TV show, Seinfeld got picked up, Larry David cried. Hard. Of course, a lot of those tears were…

12: Be Average

Bad long snaps, my proven golf advice, which door to go through to reach enlightenment, card games, and more! “When…

The Dot on the Chalkboard

I hope everyone is having a great holiday season. Because of the aforementioned holiday season, I will not be doing…

11: Creative. Everyday.

Why washing your face is a waste of time (this statement is not FDA approved), some Japanese vocab, and the…