DIGDEEP Asks You to Take The 4Liter Challenge on October 14, 2013

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for clean water access and conservation, digdeepwater.org is launching its first annual anti-water poverty campaign asking people to live on just four liters of water a day for up to five days. LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 17, 2013– A staggering 783 million people worldwide do not have … Read More

Elmore Leonard’s Ten Rules of Writing

We lost a great writer today. Elmore Leonard is responsible for many stories that I love including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk and Rum Punch, which was filmed as Jackie Brown. Leonard’s short stories include ones that became the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T, as well as the current TV series on FX, Justified. Here are his 10 rules on writing, … Read More

Top Story on Christianity Today

Today’s Top News – Building Community Earlier this year, I helped launch a project with Justin McRoberts. Today the top story on Christianity Today was on this project. See what they’re saying: “The words “pastor” and “artist” aren’t often used for the same person, but Justin McRoberts is an exception that proves the rule. Co-pastor … Read More

Your First 1000 Copies

“The average book sells just 250 copies” This is bone chilling news to any author launching a book. Book selling wunderkind, Tim Grahl is launching his new book, “Your First 1000 Copies”. Tim is the guy behind the book launch of Best Selling Authors like Hugh Howey (Wool), Daniel Pink (DRiVE, To Sell is Human), Charles … Read More

CMYK: The Process of Life Together

“Justin McRoberts launches multimedia project CMYK: The Process of Life Together” Bay Area Artist pushes conversation of faith and community CONCORD, CA – Friday, June 13, 2013. “It started with a letter. It spoke directly to me in that moment.” The letter was addressed to Justin McRoberts from a boy he’d sponsored for nearly a … Read More

The First 20 Hours

Josh Kaufman is back with a new book on learning – The First 20 Hours. His first book, the mega-selling Personal MBA, was a brilliant approach to business and broke down massive complexities into bite size chunks for us to grasp and retain. Like the book before it, The First 20 Hours is a step … Read More

Follow up on UCLA x425

A few weeks back I joined Chris Lam and Won Novalis for Erik Deutsch‘s class on social media at UCLA. “I don’t want to be sold, I don’t want you to provide me with information, I don’t even want you to show me a picture of a cat…I want to be INSPIRED! Dan Portnoy did … Read More

CMYK – Pre-orders Start Now

The long awaited new project from Justin McRoberts is launching today with Pre-orders. CMYK: The Process of Living Together is a multimedia experience. This project has multiple ways to interact with, from music to words to pictures, this is Justin McRoberts most ambitious project yet. I’ve had the fortune to be along this journey with … Read More

The Bletchley Circle

Editor Note: I find that good stories, no matter where I hear them, can function as inspiration for my next project. From time to time, I like to share a great one so you can share in the joy of the story too. PBS has really been rolling out the red carpet for some great … Read More