I’ve had great luck in this last year meeting and working with the lovely and always weird Amelia Mulkey. Together we’ve been talking a lot about having an artful approach to work.  Not an artistic approach, but an artful one.  And during a mini-road trip we realized that the art of work is something we want to talk about…with the world.  And so Art-Werk was born- our podcast on the art of work and the art in your work.  We’ll … Continued

The Web We Want- a thing I made with someone

Making is fun, especially when you’re doing it with a creative partner. There’s nothing like co-writing.   This project, for the launch of the New Firefox, was a fantastic exercise in dancing with a creative partner.  Writing became more an act of listening.  Listening to our audience, each other and to our hearts.   Thank you Amelia Mulkey Anderson. Full post about the process is in the works.  For now, enjoy.

Today is a listening day

As storytellers and coaches of storytellers we’re alchemizing and talking and talking and telling (you know, because of the “teller” part of our roles”). Try listening. Stories we create get better the more we listen to our audiences. It’s thing 18. And it doesn’t require explanation. Just shut the hell up.

Noooooo!!!!! (many Things)

No Way! Watch this: THIS In all my years doing coaching for speakers on stage, I have never seen this happen live. This makes me so sad and angry that the folks who put on this show didn’t prepare Michael Bay for what might happen. High stakes, high pressure and a very high chance of choking says to me rehearse, have a plan b, don’t just stage it say it and give the guy some tools. In this article the … Continued