Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hours and Sense

In this final entry of my three part series on Todd Henry’s FRESH system of maintaining a highly creative life, I’ll explain the H, which stands for Hours, as well as his checkpoint system for whole life planning. To learn … Continue reading

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FRESH to You Each Morning

In my post of yesterday I started talking about Todd Henry’s new book, The Accidental Creative. I explained that the acronym for his program is FRESH and shared his key advice for the F and the R- focus and relationships. … Continue reading

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Smart Advice from The Accidental Creative

I have just finished reading Todd Henry’s The Accidental Creative, a solid, fast-reading program of advice for people who want to have creative ideas and be energized and productive every day. Todd’s is a fresh approach, which probably not coincidentally … Continue reading

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For Our Heroes, or For Us All?

Joseph Campbell in The Hero with a Thousand Faces describes the steps in the hero’s journey, the archetypical story arch that underlies the myths and legends of heroes since ancient times across the world’s cultures. The question I am working on at … Continue reading

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One Compelling Vision

Many people illuminate their paths in life with a vision of where they are headed, a notion of how they would like to view the world, or an intention for their journeys or destinations. For an artist this might be an image … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

I want simply to post two quotations in memory of Steven Jobs, one of the most influential creative thinkers, and creative actors, of our generation. The first was sent to me by a friend today and the other comes from … Continue reading

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My Treasure Chests

Creative people live with senses that are ever open to take in the world and with imaginations that generate too many ideas to handle at any given time. It’s vital, thrilling, and stimulating for me to collect ideas as they … Continue reading

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