• Should I Stay Or Should I Go
    / March 19, 20151 COMMENTS
    Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double So come on and let me know As written by the Clash in 1981, the song ...
  • Stage Fright
    / March 16, 20150 COMMENTS
    There’s a common thread amongst even the most experienced performers and rockstars (of which you are surely one), that many still have nerves and experience a ...
  • Time Is On My Side
    / March 9, 20150 COMMENTS
    Daylight savings time… Much like all the chatter around New Years and making resolutions, I always hear a lot of banter when we have to “spring forward.” ...
  • Fight For Your Right
    / March 6, 20150 COMMENTS
    There is something about this Beastie Boys song and it’s rebellious nature that inspires me. Though it was really the original Party Rock Anthem, the idea of ...
  • Enough Already
    / March 5, 20150 COMMENTS
    As the umpteenth snowfall of the year is hitting New York this morning, I’m certainly done with this Winter. Though the city tends to recover quicker, where I live ...
  • Give a Little Bit
    / March 4, 20152 COMMENTS
    Culturally, more than any time I can remember, there seems to be a movement towards constant sharing of good vibes if you will. Social Media has perpetuated this to ...
  • Saturday With Mike
    / March 3, 20150 COMMENTS
    Recently I spent the day with a friend, Mike, who is in a nursing home with the debilitating disease, Ankylosing Spondylitis, a chronic, inflammatory form of ...
  • Living Long and Prospering
    / March 2, 20150 COMMENTS
    With the passing recently of Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy, the media was abuzz using the famous line from his character Mr Spock. Part of our pop culture vernacular ...
  • Doing Something Right
    / February 26, 20152 COMMENTS
    Raising a 13 year old girl is well… interesting. They go from little girl (see pic from 2006) to young lady right before your eyes. It’s actually really ...
  • Exactly Where You’re Supposed to Be….
    / February 8, 20150 COMMENTS
    Every moment in your life has been leading up to this one. Every choice you’ve made. Every victory, every miserable failure. Each false start or courageous leap has ...
  • Too Much Of A Good Thing
    / February 8, 20151 COMMENTS
    As the resident marketing expert on Science Channel’s new series All American Makers, I get to review and give my opinion on different products and inventions that ...
  • Me on TV – All American Makers
    / January 21, 20150 COMMENTS
    After receiving a very random call on my business line last year, I found myself 2 days later on set at a studio in Brooklyn shooting a brand new series for the ...
  • 45 – Shedding Skin
    / January 5, 20153 COMMENTS
    Today I turn 45. In thinking about what to write today, I went back and read a post I put up 2 years ago on my 43rd birthday. Emotionally, today I am different. The ...
  • 2015 – New You Day
    / January 1, 20152 COMMENTS
    Exactly 2 years ago I began writing this blog with a post around New Years Day, inspired by some conversations at a New Years Eve party, though those conversations ...
  • Mine
    / June 27, 20130 COMMENTS
    In moments of inspiration, when an idea strikes us, one of the immediate reactions we have is to take complete ownership of it,  to protect it. We quickly do a ...
  • The Lost Art of Listening
    / June 27, 20132 COMMENTS
    The speed at which we are capable of communicating today is absolutely amazing. We have the world at our fingertips, and are never able to not be reached, save for a ...
  • Fast, Cheap & Good
    / June 26, 20130 COMMENTS
    There’s a saying that goes “Fast, cheap and good… Choose two.” This can apply for almost any type of service. In my area of design, you ...
  • Building Muscle
    / June 25, 20131 COMMENTS
    Habits are learned over time. Good or bad, healthy or unhealthy, it takes about 3 months of repetition for an act to become a habit. You have to build the muscle ...
  • Someday
    / June 20, 20133 COMMENTS
    I was absolutely stunned by the news last night of the sudden death of James Gandolfini. Of course it’s typical to miss him as an actor and his contributions ...
  • Focus
    / June 16, 20130 COMMENTS
    The length of the average movie shot was at one time 28 seconds long. In recent years, it should come as no surprise that it’s now near 2 seconds. Our ...
  • Wake Up Call
    / June 10, 20130 COMMENTS
    Saturday morning, sleeping in till 7:30.  A welcome departure from the 5:15am that my wife typically sets the alarm during the week. The cellphone on my nightstand ...
  • The Perception Gap
    / June 7, 20130 COMMENTS
    What we see, the physical and tangible, is typically what informs our decisions. Whether or not we like a person or relate to them can be decided in a split second ...
  • Social Media doesn’t work.
    / May 28, 20130 COMMENTS
    I know I’ll tick off quite a few people when I say this, and amuse a whole bunch of you as well. The simple truth is that Social Media doesn’t work. Social Media is ...
  • The Same, But Different.
    / May 24, 20131 COMMENTS
    The King and Ronald McDonald. Theses characters are branded deeply into into the hide of our cultural sub-concious. If asked to draw them on paper, sight unseen, ...
  • Dust.
    / May 21, 20130 COMMENTS
    “Art washes away from the soul, the dust of every day life” - Picasso By nature we are collectors. Back to the days of cavemen and hunter gatherers, our ...
  • You Make Your Bed, You Lay In It Thomas.
    / March 20, 20135 COMMENTS
    I heard those words throughout my life, though mostly my late teens and twenties. Mom loved to say that when I was in a particular situation that I wasn’t too ...
  • Higher Ground
    / March 5, 20130 COMMENTS
    Though we all like to think that we’re doing the right thing in our lives and in our businesses, the results that we often end up with are a glaring indicator ...
  • The Fly and The Window
    / February 28, 20134 COMMENTS
    Instinctively, a fly that is trapped inside a room will fly towards the window. He knows that is the way out. Upon reaching the window and hitting the glass with all ...
  • Maybe You’re Crazy
    / January 16, 20132 COMMENTS
    Let’s face it. We’re set in our ways. Theres a comfort zone that all businesses fall into. Doing the same type of work or working with the same type of ...
  • 43
    / January 5, 20132 COMMENTS
    Note: This post was supposed to go live on 1/5, but life has a way of interrupting art.  Happy Birthday to me. (and little 3 yr old me in the picture) My wife has a ...
  • Hopelessly devoted to who?
    / January 4, 20130 COMMENTS
    As we all settle into the first few days back to work after the holidays and the sleepy beginnings of 2013, the ideas we all have of what we’ll do different or ...
  • What’s your boat?
    / January 2, 20130 COMMENTS
    Outside of my duties as a father and husband, and running my company Soul NYC, I’m a drummer in a cover band called Sons of Sanford. Any one who knows me ...
  • My 2013 new years resolution is…
    / January 1, 20133 COMMENTS
    Not to have any resolutions. I walked into a conversation last night at a New Years Eve party and was asked the question of the night, “What’s your New ...
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Should I Stay Or Should I Go
/ March 19, 2015 1 COMMENTS
Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double So come on and let me know As written by the Clash in 1981, the song ...
Stage Fright
/ March 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
There’s a common thread amongst even the most experienced performers and rockstars (of which you are surely one), that many still have nerves and experience a ...
Reactive vs Creative
/ March 10, 2015 0 COMMENTS
It was recently pointed out to me by my friend Christen that the words Creative and Reactive have the same exact letters, with only the C in a different position. ...
Time Is On My Side
/ March 9, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Daylight savings time… Much like all the chatter around New Years and making resolutions, I always hear a lot of banter when we have to “spring forward.” ...