Change Your Work by Changing Your Words

I recently discovered author, blogger, podcaster, and leadership mentor Michael Hyatt, and have been learning a great deal from the various things that he puts out on the Interwebs. One that really caught my attention was a podcast episode titled, “Watch Your Mouth”. In it Michael gives several powerful examples of how simply changing the words that we use to… Read more →

David McGhee

Last year I had the good fortune to be part of a commercial photo shoot (a sample from which is on the left), and got to know the photographer, David McGhee.  Not only is he awesome at his work, but he’s got a wicked sense of humor, and knows how to inject a good bit of fun into what can… Read more →

A Journey of a Thousand Miles

A journey of a thousand li starts beneath one’s feet. – from Tao Te Ching This Chinese proverb is more commonly translated as: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step As I was thinking about this phrase the other day, several possible interpretations/applications came to mind. Planning As you work through the planning phase of any endeavor, whether… Read more →

JACK and Audacity

I just received a comment from voice talent Tristan Wright on my original post about the JACK audio router utility.  He was trying to get JACK to work with Audacity, but wasn’t having much (any?) success, so I decided to dig into it myself.  Here’s what I found… The thing with Mac apps and audio is that they don’t all… Read more →

Book Reports

You know those book report things you had to do in school when you were a kid?  I do.  Well, I remember having to write them.  I’m not sure the delivery of said reports went anything like the antics in the new Book Reports series by Mark Fearing.  Here’s the first episode: I had fun inventing the totally unintelligible voice of Mr… Read more →