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Why Failure Is Your Friend In Creativity

I’ve heard baseball described as a “game of failure,” which means that even the greatest batters in the game miss close to seven out of every...

Four Ways Learning To Write Songs Future-proofs Your Problem-Solving

Learning to write songs as a way of exploring and solving problems has the additional – and powerful – benefit of providing you with a...

How I Came To Teach Creativity

The evolution in any career from novice to expert looks a little different for everyone but one thing remains the same. If you’re paying attention...

Why We’re Averse To Creativity (And What We Can To Do About It)

Creativity is scary. I know this to be true. Even after sitting down to write over 1,000 songs, I still hesitate just slightly before I start writing...

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The Advantages Of Adopting A Songwriter’s Mindset

I’ve heard it said that the keys to creativity are practice and...

The Benefits Of Balancing Creativity And Productivity

Since I firmly believe that creativity and productivity work best when...

Three Ways Productivity Makes Creativity Easier

In my experience, it’s much more likely that corporate executives would...

Five Ways to Make Creativity Easier

Let me begin by saying that if you’re struggling to access and develop...

My Conflicted Relationship With Creativity

Although I have made my living for over thirty years as a songwriter and...

We’re All Creative, Just Not Equally Creative

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve come across bright, motivated...

Five MORE Reasons Business Teams Should Learn To Write Songs

The longer I spend guiding business teams through the process of learning...

Five Reasons Business Teams Should Learn To Write Songs

As a professional songwriter for the past thirty years, I know exactly why...

The Team Theme

If I’ve noticed anything my thirty-plus years of writing songs, it’s...

The Power of Time Limits in Creativity

I began writing songs in the late 80s and my process then was anything but...

A Short Story About Two Kinds of People

This is a short story about two kinds of people and I’m telling it to...

Let Me Hear From You

First of all, a note of sincere thanks for receiving – and reading...

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