4Liters in the Classroom

  Here’s the second video product we’ve launched for DIGDEEP This Spring, educators in Southern California challenged their students to try 4Liters and used the flexible, multi-disciplinary curriculum to bring that experience into their classrooms. I sat down with Maggie Lauder and Joe Kim to get their take on the program and why it’s important … 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

Behind the Scenes with 4Liters

4 Liters is the next campaign from DIGDEEP, a human rights organization that defends water access. They work on the 100% donor model and generally make the world a better place. We’re collaborating for 4Liters, a next generation experience on the need for access to clean water. The campaign launches in the month of October. … 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

New Prints from The Non-Profit Narrative

Nashville Calligrapher and tastemaker, Molly Margaret has just released 4 prints about The Non-Profit Narrative. These four prints feature popular highlights from kindle readers around the company. You can see what people are saying about the book here. Each print is a gallery quality Giclée print on natural white, matte, ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag, … 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

How To Effectively Marry For Profit and Non-Profit In One Video

  Some say it can’t be done. (I think I’ve been one of those people) Honestly, I don’t have many good examples of great symbiotic relationships when it comes to video but I think this one does a great job.   It shows Expertise Metro Food was dealing with the problem and Toyota’s team asks … 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

Frank Takes Home A Telly

Yesterday I received word that the short from the Behind the Curtain Series “Frank” won a Telly Award. WOO HOO! Some info on the Telly’s The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs. … Read More