Unleashing The IdeaVirus: The Creative Adult….

The creative adult is the child who survived after the world tried killing them, making them “grown up”. The creative adult is the child who survived the blandness of schooling, the unhelpful words of bad teachers, and the nay-saying ways of the world. The creative adult is in essence simply that, a child. -- Ursula K.…

Unleashing The IdeaVirus: What’s an ideavirus?

It’s a big idea that runs amok across the target audience. It’s a fashionable idea that propagates through a section of the population, teaching and changing and influencing everyone it touches. And in our rapidly/instantly changing world, the art and science of building, launching and profiting from ideaviruses is the next frontier, the new currency.…

Who Gets the Blues?

"I have got the blues." "I have a corn on my foot." "I'm having a blue Monday." "I have flue." "I have a broken arm." Is it not interesting that we never say, "I am a broken arm" or "I am a blue Monday"? We understand that these are things that happen to us, they…

Money, popularity, quality

It's a lesson we all learned in high school, but one that is playing itself out in the art market and almost everywhere else in our daily lives. What makes a great work of art? Almost entirely, it's how much it sells for. An expensive avant-garde painting that breaks through a price barrier will define…

Why Even Bother Doing Good…

Whiles at the traffic lights, when light goes green, the car next to me speeds off, as if we are racing to some undefined destination. This is some form of unsaid competition. In a relationship, partners compete among themselves. They compete as to who can be more successful, who is better and smarter. The power…