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Creative Crisis Management

A crisis is a disruption in one’s life story, whether the particular disruption is personal, professional or political. That’s why every crisis requires creative vision, in order to emerge with as little damage as possible—or, preferably, stronger than ever. In the midst of the crisis, it can be difficult to see the possibility of surviving […]

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Posted: August 16, 2019 in: Uncategorized

The All Important “Deck” to Secure Start-up Funding

Starting a business has an inevitable element of storytelling to it. First of all, it all starts with an idea, just like a novel does. The idea is an answer to this question: “What if?” Here are three examples: • What if people could . . . ? • What if cell phones could . […]

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Posted: July 29, 2019 in: Uncategorized

Even Fictional Stories Need to Tell the Truth

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. –Pablo Picasso One of the joys of writing my six psychological thrillers, featuring forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger was when my editor would say, “I don’t know if Frank […]

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Posted: July 12, 2019 in: Uncategorized

Human Beings as Works of Art

In my view, being human means having the capacity to experience and to give love (often, through a miracle called human empathy) and to reason and make choices. It also means having the opportunity to embrace the truth about oneself, including one’s life story, back to its early chapters, in order to make sense of […]

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Posted: July 12, 2019 in: Uncategorized