My Electric Sky podcast didn’t hit stride until I had an epiphany.
Jarrett Krosoczka’s talk is loaded with passion and highlights the importance of imagination and creativity in life.
Exploring the creative process across disciplines: audio, photo, video, fabric arts, cooking, woodworking, sculpture, painting, poetry, stories, books, etc.
One would expect a pool of gifted creative minds working in an industry that’s under significant pressure would be cutthroat-competitive. It turns out that’s not how they roll.
Allow me a few minutes of your time to tell you about two positively disruptive creative projects.
I met Brandon Wint in October 2011. It was at TEDxOttawa where he was scheduled to speak that afternoon. I didn’t make it through the morning program. It wasn’t the strong program I expect from a TEDx event, so Andrea and I left. As it turns out, Brandon captured the room. I’ve run in to […]
The seventh and final PAB conference, PAB2012, took place last weekend. It was a fantastically insightful and social weekend. The speaking program began with a keynote from Scott Florence,Â Artistic Director of the Ottawa theatre troupeÂ Company of Fools. His talk focused on failing to save the show. Today’s video features excerpts from Scott’s talk titledÂ Eggs. Act. […]
I’ve seen my favourite band of all time, The Police, twice (once with hair dyed for theÂ occasion), Sting twice, Huey Lewis and the News and ZZ Top four times each, Eric Clapton twice and Dire Straits once. I’ve also seen Billy Joel, Buddy Guy, Crowded House, Mr. Mister, Howard Jones, the Thompson Twins and more. […]
This year’s annual PAB Conference is the seventh and final in the franchise. That’s right. The conference which first brought together Canada’s podcasting community andÂ ultimatelyÂ evolved into an annual event which challenged participants to invest heavily in creativity and audience engagement is facing its final curtain in just over a month. PAB2012 is taking place at […]
Notwithstanding the fact that I’m an Arrested Development fanboy, there is a lot to learn about the creative process, chance, teamwork, dynamics and relationships from this outstanding and insightful panel — the producers and cast of Arrested Development at the 2011 New Yorker Festival this past October. This is worth the full one hour and […]
It’s hard not to blog about these guys. Everything they do seems to incorporate a number of different creative ideas. Plus, they always look so serious when they’re doing the crazy stuff noone else has.
There just isn’t enough space in my brain to make sense of all of my creative projects including those for my clients and my own hobby pursuits. I made that realization during a brainstorming session with Andrea Friday afternoon. We were in a Bridgehead coffee shop coming up with creative ways to help a client […]