Jarrett Krosoczka’s talk is loaded with passion and highlights the importance of imagination and creativity in life.
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.
Today, December 1, 2010 is the great Canadian National Day of Podcasting — an excuse for Canadian podcasters to shake the dust off their long dormant podcasts for a single day reunion of sorts. Participation rates so far have been great. You can follow which shows have joined the event by following the comments on [...]
I believe in constantly exploring new ideas, new ways of telling stories and new ways of producing content. It’s a belief that can be challenging at times though always inspiring. You just need to be patient and willing to experiment beyond your comfort zone and look beyond the genres with which you’re most familiar. There’s [...]
Many industries have been made popular and interesting through their treatment by media producers. Broadcast media outlets, newspapers and other print publications, music and especially movies have all done their share to make many industries interesting. Their creativity has helped to make mainstream the mundane, the interesting and the truly fascinating. I know that I’ve [...]
Today’s episode of Just One More Book!! features a discussion about a children’s book called The Empty Pot, a Chinese folk tale about an Emperor looking for his successor. He distributes seeds to all of the children in the land and announces that whoever can grow the most beautiful flower in a year’s time will [...]
The Just One More Book children’s book podcast will publish its 400th episode this evening, and on Tuesday will celebrate its second anniversary. How is it possible that a hobby podcast has the momentum to hit these milestones in such a short time? It’s not just because Andrea and I publish four shows a week. [...]
Today’s Ottawa Citizen features an article by Kate Heartfield about Just One More Book!!, a children’s book podcast I produce with my wife, Andrea. It’s a great article with only one minor mistake — it was actually Andrea’s idea to merge our two passions of podcasting (me) and children’s books (Andrea) to create what has [...]
Four days ago I was on the InterCityExpress (ICE) train racing across the German countryside. It was green outside and, thinking back (as I stare at the snow from the window of my Toronto-bound train), it’s surreal that it even happened. This trip to Toronto is a short one. The Just One More Book!! children’s [...]