Tag Archives: songwriting

Welcome To My Blog

Hi and welcome to my blog! I thought I’d start with the preface to...

The Seven Essential Skills of Innovation (and how songwriting makes you better at all of them)

The requirements for effective innovation can be boiled down to seven...

A Hundred Dollar Pair of Pants

For as long as I’ve been playing music, I’ve been a fan of the blues....

Lateral Thinking Through Metaphor

Thinking laterally (aka differently) about your products, services or...

Creativity Through Verse Writing

Kevin Ashton, in his inspiring book on creativity entitled “How To Fly A...

Communication Through Chorus Writing

Innovation teams have a larger responsibility than just coming up with new...

Empathy Through Observation

The skillful use of empathy is critical to the innovation process. By...

Collaboration Through Co-Writing

Collaboration as a skill improves innovation in several essential ways....

Risk-Taking Through Vulnerability

Innovation, by definition, requires you to create something new often in...

Diffusion Through Performance

In order for an innovation to take root and ultimately succeed, it’s not...