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Art Changes Things

You want to change things? Make art. Art is the human ability to do something for the first time. Something that may not work. Art is the work of a human being doing something real and personal that might change things. Art is about the important stuff. Because… But this world of art is not […]

You’re Not Done Yet

There’s a great deal to be said about the past year. Which, of course, is why Webster’s summarized it all with one word. Their word of the year… Surreal Merriam-Webster defines “surreal” as “marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream.” That’s a fine definition. But it’s also kind of tricky. Like everything else […]

To Those Who Leap

One day, Bill Klann took a trip to Chicago. Of all the wonders that he could see there, Bill found himself in the midst of the Union Stock Yards. In a slaughterhouse, of all places. The world’s capital of butchery There, he was immersed in a model of industrial butchering efficiency. Animal carcasses moved by […]

To The Big Uneasy

You’ve probably been here before. In fact, there’s a really good chance you’re here right now. Feeling uneasy. With that queasy little flutter in your stomach With that voice in your head questioning if what you are doing is worth all the extra time and effort and pain. Wondering if you’ll ever break through. Because […]

To the storytellers

Once there was a man obsessed with making complex, highly technical things easy for the common, everyday person to understand. And, in the process, he hoped to change the world. But his well-defined cause, burning passion, elegant design sense and tyrannical obsession with execution were not enough. Then he discovered one thing that changed everything. […]

To Those Who Make It Real

He had been siting under that gnarled, old tree, enjoying its refreshing shade, for hours. Just thinking. Pondering the universe. Then it happened. A thud heard around the world. A monumental plop in history. Who discovered gravity? Issac Newton, right? Well, not exactly. People already knew heavy stuff could fall and bonk you on the […]

To The Imperfect Journey

At the end of the dock there is a boat. But in the side of the boat there is a hole. That hole is never going to be fixed. And it’s never going away. So, get a new boat, right? You can’t get a new boat. Because this is your boat. All you can do […]

To Those Who Dance Alone

Bob Fosse was a dancer who didn’t dance very well. His feet turned in instead of out. He hunched. He wasn’t flexible enough. But Bob incorporated his “bad” dancing habits into an original style that demolished the status quo of his industry. And Bob Fosse’s choreography changed the world of dance. So If you want […]