Category: Creative DH

  • Are You a Poly-Hyphenate too?

    Are You a Poly-Hyphenate too?

    To the uninitiated, the term “poly-hyphenate” could sound like an alternative lifestyle or a James Bond villainess. For many, it’s how we describe our careers. I’m a “this-that-and-the-other,” is not uncommon to hear when people discuss their lines of work. Many creative people pastiche a living from a potpourri of jobs and positions. Consider Hollywood, […]

  • 3 Creative Lessons a 24 Hour Musical Can Teach You

    My daily schedule is a minefield of playdates, meal-makings and writing deadlines. But in no particular order. And with little consistency week to week, despite the valiant efforts of my editors to at least get my column in on time. They could put me on a train in Mussolini’s Italy with an Underwood under my […]

  • Back to School: Is College Worth it?

    I’m of that generation for whom the term ?Back to School? immediately brings Rodney Dangerfield’s ?80s college comedy to mind. I was a freshman the year the film came to the local multiplex and I was a sophomore by the time I left high school to pursue a career as a writer. This may seem […]

  • Stop Reading Business Books

    Fast Company blogger Emily Heyward suggests forgoing business books and indulging some fiction.

  • How to Be a Mogul, Part 1

    The world is rotten with moguls. They run the gamut from top dogs helming storied institutions to bottom-feeders in dire need of institutionalization. I like to pretend I’m in the middle ? feeding off the bottom of the top. Or the top of the bottom, depending on the status of my invoices. Moguldom is a […]

  • Micro Moguls Unite

    Sonoma is rotten with moguls. They run the gamut from top dogs helming storied institutions to bottom-feeders in dire need of institutionalization. I like to pretend I’m in the middle – feeding off the bottom of the top. Or the top of the bottom, depending on the status of my invoices. Moguldom is a matter […]