Weekly Startup 01 – Ideaizer

This week marks the kickoff for the Weekly AI Startup Sprint. For better or worse, I’m committing to launching a new AI app, product, or startup every week from here on out. What I’m witnessing today with AI is one of the most significant industry-impacting events I’ve seen in my career. I’m moving into “public […]

Old School Photoshop Techniques (circa 1995)

Who here remembers when dial-up internet connections, floppy disks, the first PostScript laser printers, and desktop publishing tools were the cutting edge innovations for modern graphic designers? Back in 1994, as a 24-year-old IT support person for graphic designers, I knew mastering the latest version of Adobe Photoshop 2.5 was essential for my career. I […]

Podcast Co-Host Wanted

This is a selfie from 2015 with updated text in Photoshop. I was starting a new venture, and I turned my morning run around Green Lake into a micro-recruiting opportunity for future technical co-founders. It started off as a joke about the team we needed to attract for 2016 — and we decided to play […]

What CreativeLive looked like at launch.

Anyone curious what the original CreativeLive website looked like when we launched in April 2010? I was able to bring up an archive of creativeLIVE.com from 2010 through the magic of the Internet Wayback Machine. This takes me back! It’s amazing to see the concepts from this first version that are still baked into so […]

What’s Next?

I’ve been thinking about the next ten years and what I want to do with my time. What should I be building? Over the last 10 years, I’ve helped a lot of creators and educators build digital product businesses in various industries. For the next 10 years, I want to continue doing that but on […]

Studied Entrepreneurship at CreativeLive

Facebook asked recently what school I attended. My answer? I studied entrepreneurship at the school of CreativeLive. Today, I’m announcing that I am graduating from CreativeLive to pursue the next chapter in my entrepreneurial journey. It has been the greatest honor of my life to share the past 7 years building this place with you. […]