Designing in the Nude

Just kind of letting it all hang out…design-wise.

The Residue of the Past

While all the collected events of this life and others coalesce to make the unique you, you don’t have to be a victim of other people’s choices. Shedding the residue of the past is much easier than you think.

The Watterson "Rules"

Four simple rules to guide your creative endeavors as drawn from the career of Bill Watterson, the creator of Calvin and Hobbes.

Don't Hack Your Life to Death

Instead, use these three questions to create sustainable learning systems.

On the Imperfect Start

Just get going with what you have right now.

Enlivening Your Creative Practice

Five actions you can take to get closer to mastery of your art

On Creative Practice, Part 2: Structure, Just Enough

How systems create structure, which produces habits, so you can be your most creative self.

On Creative Practice, Part 1: Overcoming Fear

Beating fear as the first step toward building a creative practice.

A New (Old) Definition of the Word Art

Stop objectifying art and focus on the work instead.