Behind the Brilliance 22: Dealing with Setbacks

Setbacks are an unfortunate reality of being an ambitious person. The hard part is assessing whether you should keep going or whether your life is redirecting you. In this episode, I share my thoughts on setbacks and failure as a follow up to the last episode with Benoni Tagoe. I offer my personal framework for […]

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Behind the Brilliance 21: Benoni Tagoe

Creative entrepreneur Benoni Tagoe stops by to pull back the curtain on his success as the creator of The Bizz Plan, the head of business development for Issa Rae Productions and a music industry thought leader. We chat about his work in music, digital entertainment, and business as well as depression, Fifty Shades of Grey, […]

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Behind the Brilliance 20: Shane Snow

“It’s easier to start a revolution than a successful lemonade stand.” -Shane Snow This episode is one of my favorites so far. Shane Snow, Chief Creative Officer at Contently and author of the soon-to-be-released book, Smartcuts, joined me to discuss his work, how his company was born, and what he learned while writing his book. […]

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Behind the Brilliance 19: Time Management Hacks

This episode was inspired by a few recent conversations with folks who wish they had more hours in the day. In this episode, I share my favorite time management and productivity hacks along with (surprise) some book recommendations.           Listen: Here are the links to things I discussed: The Energy Project […]

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