creativity Tag

Note: Readers responded with some additional ideas about monetization. And you can view this post as an Instagram Story Selling your time for money is such a clichéd way of becoming an entrepreneur. In fact, in the world of hyper-growth startups and unicorns, billing by the hour...

I'm often asked to distill my post-Wall Street career transformation into some simple advice. And when I think about my business today - the speaking engagements, consulting, coaching, and press there's one thing that sticks out: a consistent writing practice. People assume that I've always been...

There’s an exhibit of a porcelain urinal at the Tate Modern that sends many people into a Kerfuffle. “I could do that,” they argue and for further emphasis they add that there was nothing preventing them from creating Warhol’s Campbell Soup Cans. Incensed, they grab...

I've loved hip hop since I was a kid and have always seen it as the canary in the coal mine to broader cultural change. And by definition, this change must extend into business. So it was a (somewhat terrifying) privilege to give present to a room...

What’s in a name? Identity. Brand. Personality. Presence. All these hold true when it comes to building an online presence. And whether you’re starting a blog, newsletter or digital side project - one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is picking a name. And...

Three years ago I was on vacation, casually reading articles about AI, leadership and vulnerability. I was still at BlackRock, but the poolside daiquiris (not to mention the abundance of free time) let me to read a lot and broadly. I sent an email to...

Scott Norton is your prototypical millennial – a tinkerer with a creative and entrepreneurial streak. There’s a narrative that the financial crisis crushed economic mobility for an entire generation of Millennials – in fact, Scott’s first job was at Lehman Brothers in 2008. Yet for...