July 31, 2012

Dear Mr. Lehrer, As anyone who reads this blog or listens to my podcast knows, I loved Imagine: How Creativity Works, by Jonah Lehrer. You knew this because I told you when I invited you on my podcast. I thought you were brilliant. When I read your quote from Galleycat’s article here, tears actually filled…

July 31, 2012

You know when you believe something or more importantly, live something and you get confirmation from somewhere that yeah, that’s a good way to go, especially after many have warned you against it? I’ve been listening to a book called 10x by Grant Cardone. He’s an action warrior. Do it now! He says. Do it…

July 30, 2012

Many of you are headed to SCBWI in LA this week. Some of you are, as I like to say, “pre-published” and will be among some of the top names in our business. Huge talents will be walking around the hotel with you, people who you’ve read since you were children. That can be intimidating….

July 25, 2012

Subscribe to the podcast! If you liked anything you heard I’d really appreciate it if you’d write a line or two in the review area on iTunes. It really helps the show. Click to tweet about this! In this episode you’ll hear about Julie Hedlund’s fabulous How to Submit an App Proposal Template a Take5…

July 23, 2012

I will let you know if these came out well or not! We shall see. This could be yet another black hole time suck – designing products on!

July 20, 2012

From the Brooke Jackman Foundation, for which I’m an advisory board member…. Even with the hustle & bustle of the summer season, Alec Baldwin didn’t let that keep him from taking the time to weigh-in on how the children of New York can help combat summer learning loss as they’re awaiting the start of the…