Why YOU are more important than what you DO

why you are more important than what you do

People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it. — Simon Sinek

This quote hit me today as I was watching this 5-year old TED talk. It’s not what we produce for people, it’s WHY we’re so hellbent on producing it in the first place… that’s what differentiates us from every other marketer, every other professional. Your story of who you are and why you do what you do is more interesting than just your output. Read more »

What were you born to do?

“Are you a born writer? Were you put on earth to be a painter, a scientist, an apostle of peace? In the end the question can only be answered by action.

Do it or don’t do it.

It may help to think of it this way. If you were meant to cure cancer or write a symphony or crack cold fusion and you don’t do it, you not only hurt yourself, even destroy yourself. You hurt your children. You hurt me. You hurt the planet. Read more »

Wes and Jacob, brothers.

Wes and Jacob are brothers and are in a band together. They asked me for a few photos to showcase who they are. We drove up to Morning Call in City Park and shot these two while they drank cafe au lait.

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LinkedIn: How to Write a Recommendation

Below, you’ll find a short Jing on how to leave a recommendation on LinkedIn.

How to write a LinkedIn Recommendation

Casey’s LinkedIn profile

Super Sunday: Young Mardi Gras Indian

She was walking the parade route on Super Sunday and I caught up with her and her tribe.

Red White and Blue Mardi Gras Indian