The Art Is Its Own Reward. This week we return to the #CreativePower Hour with a creative soul who has lived an incredibly rich life and has her greatest work ahead of her, Alice Randall. Alice shares her incredible story about her upbringing in Detroit, her voyage to Washington DC as a child, her greatest…

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Amanda Little has been fascinated with how technology would impact society for more than thirty years and has always been ahead of the mainstream story. Her latest book, The Fate of Food, found its roots in her search for how we were going to sustain the brave new world that we started building with the…

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In today’s show, Marcus sits down with Libby Callaway. Libby has contributed to some of the country’s most widely regarded magazines and newspapers, including the New York Post, where she was employed as a writer and editor from 1997 to 2004. Marcus and Libby talk about her amazing story about the hustle and bustle of…

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It works, but it’s work. In April 29th’s edition (released on my blog May 27th), I went into a bit on the role that gratitude plays in helping me deal with dissatisfaction and ended that email with “Have a grateful week”. If you happen to follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen me share quotes…

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In today’s show, Marcus sits down with the author and poet Caroline Randall Williams who is best known for her book of poetry, “Lucy Negro Redux”, which was turned into a ballet by the Nashville Ballet. Caroline talks about her awe-inspiring story growing up and having clarity of her purpose.

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We place too much focus on magic As you go through this week, try keeping an ear and an eye out for inner dialogue and conversations with others that start with “I can’t” and “I’m not good at”. As someone who is actively trying to lean into their strengths and find support around my weaknesses,…

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Lily Clayton Hansen

Lily Clayton Hansen (@lilychansen) has interviewed over one thousand people under her “Word of Mouth: Conversations” brand. Lily is a hustler and a creative entrepreneur to the core. Marcus and Lily talk about what it takes to get work done, both mindset and work ethic. Listen to “Coffee and Content with Lily Clayton Hansen” on…

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Happy Sunday my friend, This is the last Grind newsletter I will send for at least a month. I also will not be doing anymore Create and Orchestrate videos for at least a month. Why? Because I can see the finish line with Create and Orchestrate, the book, and I’m in focus mode. Last year…

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The launch of something is always so exciting. You know that feeling of finally sharing something you’ve kept bottled up for months (sometimes years) that says “Here’s what I’ve been working on!!!”. And then for 24 hours the congrats and high fives roll in, and then 24 hours later a few more people hear about…

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