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Are you intimidated or inspired by brilliant, successful people?

Honest answer: Are you intimidated or inspired by brilliant, successful people? I mentioned to you that when I went back to college to study music at age 30+, I didn’t know the notes on the bass clef … and I was a bass/baritone.But to get back into college I still […]


UNFAIR ADVANTAGE

We are born knowing nothing. For me, it lasted a bit longer. When I went back to college to study music at age 30+, I didn’t know the notes on the bass clef … and I was a bass/baritone. Some amazing teachers ignored the fact and took me from ignorance […]


How to Win at Everything

There’s a flip side to everything. Almost anything is at least partly true. You can’t trust anyone all of the time. Everyone fails. Nobody is always on your side. So how do you win at everything? Remember the old saying, “The more you know, the less you know,” well it’s […]


This is the ONLY time

Join us on July 31st at the historic Newtown Theatre for the first private screening of the Impact Factor Movie with the cast and crew! All you need to do is pick the “Screening and Wrap Party” Perk at: http://impactfactormovie.com/perks It’s only a movie and some time for friends to […]


If you don’t use it, you lose it.

I’ve been an international speaker for over a decade now and been interviewed hundreds of times on podcasts, radio, and television, but if you don’t use it, you lose it! For the last couple of years, I’ve been turning down interviews and speaking engagements to focus on finishing The Impact […]


Time to Step Things up!

For the last couple of years, I’ve been almost entirely focused on my upcoming feature narrative film, The Impact Factor.Focus was crucial to getting this movie made and it’s been quite a journey! Most people have no idea what it takes to create an independent film. But, it’s time for […]


I’m about to get a lot of negative feedback.

Why? Because I’m going to be starting to put myself and my biggest project (The Impact Factor Movie) on the firing line. Note: I’m not saying I won’t get lots of positive feedback! I already have received wonderful comments and that won’t stop! Many people are going to LOVE this […]


Movie Post-Production and Launch

129 backers pledged $26,024 to help bring the Impact Factor Movie to life. That’s pretty amazing, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Of that $26,024 only about $16,000 made it through the maze of Kickstarter fees and uncollected donations. Ouch! It’s not possible! Many professional filmmakers told me that it was impossible […]


Impact Factor Movie Update

I’m thrilled to announce that we are 98% complete with the Impact Factor Movie! We are down to a couple of orchestrations, final sound design, color-grade, polishing, and deliverables and then we will have preview copies complete. As soon as we have completed preview copies, we will start the review […]


About that small thing …

JUST SO YOU KNOW, “IT’S THE SMALL THINGS THAT COUNT,” AND “YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE WHETHER YOU WANT TO OR NOT.” And … I’m not so good at small. But, you have to start somewhere and when I decided to try to produce a film, I resolved to start small. […]