Notes For Creators

cross fit for the creative soul



Thoughts from Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

The message in some books resonates so completely that the book becomes a part of your intellectual resource. More than another book in your personal […]

Note: Naughty


An experiment: 30 days of waking up 2 hours early to do The Work

It’s dark out, man, when you get up that much earlier . . . Why oh why 2 hours early?! Have you been frustrated with […]

Note: There’s only one creation principle


How much should you charge for your creative work? (The old timer has the answer)

It’s the eternal question for every creative starting out. Just how do you figure out how much you’re worth?

Note: Like a drunk


Ideas over money: James Altucher

The old ladder metaphor has shifted. There’s no longer a ladder. It’s more like an amusement park. And we are all invited to play in […]

Note: Shy gift


The way of the creative is earthy

The great challenge of all creatives is to marry heaven and earth. Making ideals work in the grit of the daily slog. When I first […]