[Originally sent out in the gapingvoid newsletter etc.] Nobody will like your idea at first. Again, it’s all got to do with change. New ideas, good and bad, mean change. And people are hardwired to fear change. It’s what kept our species alive for so long. And then on top of that, there are the [...]
[THOUGHTS ON THE B-BOOK FORMAT] We have hardback books, we have paperback books, we have Kindle books, we have e-books, we have iBooks… I’ve had some success with all of those, over the years… But the format that has given the most joy over time, is the B-book i.e. the blog book. The B-book is [...]
I took this photograph when I was in New York last week, back in my old neighborhood… The Corner Bistro was my regular watering hole, back when I lived in the West Village in the late 1990s, back when I was first drawing my trademark “cartoons on the back of business cards”. I’d stumble in [...]
i believe that both our economic and spiritual future, good or bad, is directly related to our ability to unlock the latent creativity within us.
[Buy the "Create Or Die" print here etc.] I believe that both our economic and spiritual future, good or bad, is directly related to our ability to unlock the latent creativity within us. There. I’ve said it. It’s been six years since I first started blogging what would eventually end up being my first book, [...]
Today’s “Daily Bizcard”, “Disposable”, goes to Sally Singer, the new editor of The New York Times’ T Magazine, who was until recently the fashion and features editor of Vogue Magazine. Backstory from the NYT: Ms. Singer, 45, will take over in July, according to a note Bill Keller, executive editor of The Times, sent to [...]
Since I got back home from SXSW I’ve been working on finishing EVIL PLANS, my second book. I think I’m almost there, Folks. A few more days of obsessive tweaking to go, and then off to the publisher’s for the final edit. Hurrah! Man, what a relief. Ever since I signed the contract last summer, [...]
“My boss won’t let me” is a terrible excuse for not getting on with building your own personal global microbrand, within the confines of your job. A good boss wants her employees to have their own sense of sovereignty and destiny. Why on Earth would you tolerate a boss that didn’t? I once had a [...]