I created the 47-second video below to explain a new version of success and the value of building a business that grows what matters to you.
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This discussion with Betty Dannewitz, of the podcast If You Ask Betty, was a cross-over. We discussed how learning professionals could approach building a business that’s big enough and the power/pain of intellectual property.
Mike Stopforth and I go way back. Despite being on opposite sides of the world, we have stayed connected since the early days of Common Craft. It was a joy to speak with him and hear his thoughts on BIG ENOUGH from a South African perspective. Listen to the full...
This is your chance to hear Sachi’s voice and see that, despite her perceptions, she is awesome in interviews.
Taesha, the host of the Business Bound podcast, lives and works in Leeds, England and we had a strong connection. She’s a great host who read the book, which makes a big difference in interviews. Her questions were specific and gave us a chance to go deeper into the themes of the book.
I was interviewed by Andrew Warner at Mixergy. It was my third appearance on the show and, like the others, ended up going in directions I didn’t expect.
A video tour of a young couple’s off-the-grid cabin in northern Sweden.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1_lyCsJ2SM I first met Marcus back in the early 2000s. He was visiting Seattle for a tech conference and we hit it off. We lost touch for a while and I reached out to him a few months ago. To my surprise, he was also working on a book...
I had a great chat with Jason Falls, a person I’ve known since the dawn of social media.
A celebratory animated GIF for the launch of BIG ENOUGH.
On the day before BIG ENOUGH launched, I recorded this video to explain what the book is about, who it's for and what I think readers will take from it. https://youtu.be/CSPXW40g-Mc Learn More About BIG ENOUGH
BIG ENOUGH is being published via a partnership that’s like self-publishing. Below, I’ll explain why I made this choice, how it differs from traditional publishing, and why this option might become more popular in the future.
In lieu of a tip, Einstein offered a courier a handwritten note with his advice for finding joy in life.
Big Enough is a book at that asks the question: “What does the good life mean to you?” It’s for people who are ready to think differently about success and how a small business can be designed to promote what matters.
Making the live-action trailer for Big Enough was a challenge, and I loved every second of it. This is the story of how it happened.
Big Enough is officially published on September 15th. It’s hard to believe it’s coming so fast, but I feel good about where we are in the process. Here’s what I’m doing right now: In the midst of all the book-specific activities, our normal work must go on. My...
Shauna Swerland is the CEO of Fuel Talent, podcast host, and a very well connected entrepreneur, especially in Seattle. I loved being interviewed by her because it felt so personal. She asked questions I didn't expect that led places never guessed we'd discuss. The...
Going into this phase of the book launch, a created a spreadsheet that includes names and email addresses of nearly everyone I know. Over the last two weeks, I emailed them all, one at a time. This ended up being quite a project. I sent hundreds of individual emails,...
A recent New York Times article called "Want to Make It Big in Fashion? Think Small, Like Evan Kinori" introduced me to the term "enoughness". It was in long-ago 1973 that the economist E.F. Schumacher first published “Small Is Beautiful,” a seminal (and, to the...
Why do pre-orders matter? The answer deserves a clear explanation, so I made the 90-second video below as a resource for any author or publisher. Please feel free to share it or use it in your campaign.