23 Ways To Make A Name For Yourself

23 Ways To Make A Name For Yourself

Whether you want to be loved and accepted, respected and recognized or promoted and prized, these are my secrets to making your mark. On the eve of my company’s 23rd anniversary, I sat down and asked myself, “How did I get here?” The following is a short list of the...
Top Reinvention Artists, 2014

Top Reinvention Artists, 2014

Classic, irreverent, incisive, evocative – here are the most remarkable transformations of 2014 Taylor Swift – 2014 was a banner year for the “1989” creator – Swift officially shook off both country music and her reputation as a lovelorn early-twentysomething, and...
Getting Over Post-Project Depression

Getting Over Post-Project Depression

Ever get that empty feeling when you’ve worked intensely on something big and then it ends? During the first quarter of this year I worked on three major projects that had me zigzagging the country through the dead of winter to New York, LA, Chicago, Detroit, Houston,...
Top Reinvention Artists of 2013

Top Reinvention Artists of 2013

Fearless, irreverent, and purpose-driven — there’s a lot to learn from this year’s Big Fish Hall Of Fame inductees. Neil Patrick Harris Best known as the lovable wunderkind doctor of ‘90s television, Neil Patrick Harris has worked tirelessly to expand his sitcom...
Unmotivated?  Burned Out?  Stuck?

Unmotivated? Burned Out? Stuck?

Answering these questions will help you come back to yourself so you can finally move forward. Over the summer I had the privilege of spending a week in Atlanta, the city where I started my professional life.  I thought about all the jobs I held there in my 20’s:...
Needs vs. Wants

Needs vs. Wants

Why is that when we get what we want it can feel like a hollow victory? Maybe it’s because we didn’t really need it after all. A few weeks ago I made a list of what I needed and what I wanted in my life. This was soul-searching work. For so long I had operated from a...