In the time since I last did something with The Weekly Creative, I made a deal with myself. Rather than … More
The pros and cons of metaphors, etc. Featuring a slow jam simile session with my wife, Amanda.
This week we take a look at the stories that rule our society. A country’s border is merely an imaginary … More
Hello and welcome back to the second season of The Weekly Creative! This week I talk about the role of … More
Thanks so much to all the Weekly Creatives out there. We truly have an awesome listener base. I’m calling this … More
How polished is too polished? Computers make it awfully easy to perfect our art. But then what happens to the … More
Attack of the ticking-clock, Hurricane Katrina and canoes, and the magic trick of the century. Based on that, this episode … More
“Put your desk in the corner, and every time you sit down there to write, remind yourself why it isn’t … More
Throwing things at Steve Jobs, etc. In creating, communicating, and productivity, it’s all about the power of ONE. This week’s … More
The parable of the nachos, my phobia of not finishing books, and other adventures along the dumping-salvaging continuum. Sometimes it’s … More
How I lost my wallet in a food court, how (the lack of) food trucks can promote world peace, and … More
My 7th grade track and field fail, my central park bridge sketching fail, and how creative projects are like giant … More
What does science say about the ideal workspace? What about other creative’s like Steve Jobs, EB White, and Chip Kidd? … More
My personal war against overthinking aka how I managed to do a backflip on skis. This week’s Creative Genius is … More
My own short-lived viral fame, when “cash flow positive” isn’t necessarily a good thing, and my roast of Tai Lopez’s … More
Just as not allowing freshly laid concrete to cure the right amount of time can lead to a building’s ultimate … More
Missing flights and pools of chaos. What good is creativity if there is no order? Come learn some time management … More
This week’s episode serves as the counter argument to last week’s episode about “doing what you love.” Is “follow your … More
What would you do with a billion dollars? This episode is about identifying your passions–discovering what makes you tick. Make … More
Since elementary school, we have been taught to tame our wandering minds. But what if loosening the leash on our … More
Announcing the arrival of the most precious, newest weekly creative on the block: Quinn Hallie Walker, born this past Monday, … More
“If you are unwilling to contradict things you believed in the past, you cease to be a thinking person.” – … More
Finding the beauty in those moments after giving but before receiving. Have you ever run out of ideas? What did … More
Bad long snaps, my proven golf advice, which door to go through to reach enlightenment, card games, and more! “When … More
I hope everyone is having a great holiday season. Because of the aforementioned holiday season, I will not be doing … More
Why washing your face is a waste of time (this statement is not FDA approved), some Japanese vocab, and the … More
Joke-telling garbage cans, “seal the deal” coffins, and more!
So how does the sausage get made? Be careful, that curiosity might get you into trouble one day. This episode, … More
Get ready for the most boring episode yet. [crowd laughs].
“Me: Grandpa, how are you and Grandma doing? Grandpa: Compared to what?” – Sam Sommers, Situations Matter
We are entertained by stories, we learn from stories, we find stories around us, and we share stories. Therefore, I … More
If you are just as sensational as you were yesterday, then fasten your seatbelt. It’s time for the story of … More
We can’t change the past. We can’t control the future. We can’t control others. So then what can we do?
This week we profile arguably the biggest stifler of creativity in town… Judgment. Excerpts from the greatest book in the … More
It’s time we get serious. Lindsey Lohan serious. Because today’s topic is empathy. That was a Freaky Friday reference FYI.
Welcome to the first episode of The Weekly Creative. Today we are talking about the original unsung hero, invisible design.