Faith. Craft. Attention. Improvisation.

August 28, 1963. Standing before a crowd of 250,000, televised live on all three major television networks, Martin Luther King, Jr. did what, for most, would be unthinkable. But, until years later, nobody even knew what he’d done. There’s an amazing story behind Martin Luther King’s epic I Have a Dream speech that’s rarely told. […]

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Embrace The Space

My usual writing spot is a 10-minute drive. But on Sunday, I walked. An hour each way. No cell-phone. Nothing. Just me, my backpack and a path that wound across a bridge from Da Bronx to Manhattan, through the woods, along a river and through a park. Walking instead of driving, I lost nearly two […]

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Embrace the Thrash

So, here’s the interesting thing about the early days of any visionary journey, there’s a whole lot of thrashing that goes on. It needs to go on. But most visionaries don’t talk about that “dark” time. Because it’s not sexy. It doesn’t feel good or look good to others. Nor do the great creators tend […]

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