Are Pay-to-Play Voiceover Sites a Ripoff?

Are Pay-to-Play Voiceover Sites a Ripoff?

May 20, 2016

Imagine trying to get a job at Dave & Buster’s and being told you have to pay a $500 application fee. And if you’re lucky enough to get the job, management will keep an undisclosed portion of gratuities paid by customers. That’s the life of an online voiceover artist.

Idea Machine

Idea Machine

April 15, 2015

Can you generate 10 ideas per day for six months?

Tell Me Your Story

April 13, 2015

Paul Gates taught a powerful message at Coast Hills Community Church this weekend. I recommend the whole video, but I particularly liked his advice to get people to tell you their story. It’s so much more powerful than the normal small talk we make with people. http://www.coasthillschurch.org/602286.ihtml?id=602286&series=232&teaching=806&media=video

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

February 23, 2015

Well, there are two types of careers. You can either learn something and then go do it. Or you can learn something and then go do something else. David Nordfors, The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

Jump In

Jump In

February 7, 2015

User testing can be a lot like a cold pool on a hot day. You can agonize about getting in – making excuses and putting it off for fear of the bracing cold. But once you get into it, it’s so refreshing.

The Thing from the Future

The Thing from the Future

January 30, 2015

The Thing From the Future looks like a fun game for imagining cool scenarios for the future.

To Set a Prisoner Free

To Set a Prisoner Free

September 9, 2014

To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and to discover all along the prisoner was you. Corrie ten Boom

The Failure of the Segway

The Failure of the Segway

September 9, 2014

Critics jumped on the dorky aspect and the high price, but those weren’t the dooming factors. Early adopters often put up with cost and ridicule for innovations that meet real needs. But no one needs a Segway. Erika Hall, Just Enough Research Thought this was a great point, especially on this, the eve of the … Read More

Free Advice

Free Advice

September 4, 2014

Never get a haircut at a barber shop that sells hats.

Decision Dysfunction

August 21, 2014

Decision Dysfunction … Most dysfunction falls into familiar patterns — and that’s good news because, once you understand the patterns, it’s easier to come up with a plan to manage them.