I love connecting with Donald Miller and this podcast episode shows shows why. He’s an amazing host and someone I respect.
Category Archive: Common Craft
Yahoo recently shared the news that, after 20 years, Yahoo! Groups is shutting down. It's no big surprise, but seeing this news took me back to the early days of online communities and my job as an online community manager. In 1999, I was fascinated with online...
Since the pandemic, a new class of apps have been introduced that are designed to make videos and presentations more interesting. One of my favorites is the mmhmm app, which is software you download to your computer. The neat thing about mmhmm is that it allows the...
In the spring of 2020, the publish date of BIG ENOUGH was pushed to the fall and I suddenly had some unexpected time on my hands. COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and over 1,000 Americans were dying per day. I felt the need to do something.
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.
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...
On the day Big Enough launched I sat down in front of the camera to share a story from the book about making a video for Google.
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.
To create the trailer for my book, Big Enough, I wanted to take advantage of the natural scenery where I live. So I packed up my drone and dogs and went on a hike. If only it were so easy.
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...
In preparation for publishing Big Enough, I created videos and developed a plan for promoting pre-orders of the book. This share the details.
I’m getting the stage set for the launch of Big Enough and my list is long.
We’ve been working on the the central ideas in Big Enough for 12 years. This post shares how the Big Enough perspective looked to us in 2008.
I am often preoccupied with data about our business. I spend a lot of time checking websites and dashboards to see how our projects are going. I love it, but it can also become an obsession. This is especially true for my book, Big Enough.