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CI Update

Hey Impulse Gangstas Just a quickie… I often talk about how others are using the Committed Impulse Approach to bring fun, creativity, spontaneity and truth to their work. Today, just a lil update about where I am exploring the work… I am currently doing an Off Broadway play with The New Group at The SignatureRead more…

Self Talk vs. Presence

There’s something I’ve been hearing a lot of lately when I’m coaching actors and other creatives. Something that does NOT serve the creative process. I often hear when, let’s say an actor is in the audition room, and inside their head they’re ( often frantically) saying, “I’m doing great.” “This is going well.” “I deserveRead more…

UNHOOKING

Every year I do a 4 week experiment. No Facebook No Twitter & No Instagram A week before I do this I usually got a lil panicky. What, no Instagram? But then as my Day 1 approaches I take the time to examine what my experience is when I am on Social Media. Embarrassing toRead more…

“Committed Impulse was Waaaay Worse Than I Thought.”

This blog was written by an entrepreneur who recently completed CI with a 70K award. Feelings vs Facts by Bryan Stacy With 13 years in corporate America I became a well-trained machine. This was my program: Listen to a client, don’t react, think, structure the problem, develop a solution, and pitch a proposal. With everyRead more…

Emma Watson: “There’s a kind of magic…”

So, I was reading Interview Magazine – cuz I am so incredibly cool. OK, I’m kinda cool. Hey, what’s so great about being cool. Aaaand, I’m back! So, in Interview Magazine I came across a quote from Emma Watson that really resonated. Here it is… “No one likes feeling Vulnerable and uncomfortable and weak. ButRead more…

When It Feels… Just Wrong

You ever go into a situation and it feels like everything is just…wrong? The vibe is horrible. Fierce competitive energy is in the air. And, worse, now you need to create with an open heart and mind. Jaclyn posted this story on the Committed Impulse Facebook page last week – and with her permission she’sRead more…

Why Do We Prevent Our Best Work From Coming Out?

Working with thousands of actors, artists, doctors, coaches and entrepreneurs, I notice that we all have areas that we keep hidden from others – and from ourselves. And what I find fascinating is that when those hidden areas are no longer held tight – presence and creativity abound. TO BE CLEAR… The stories, the incidents,Read more…

Maybe (Definitely) It’s Time for a Creative Upgrade

Every once in a while it’s important to take a look at how we create, and why. It’s key to see if we are stuck in comfortable patterns that don’t challenge us to do our best work. Similarly, its important to look at what has influenced us – and if those influences are optimal andRead more…

YOUR CREATIVE MANIFESTO

My Dear Friend In tumultuous times… What is asked of the artist? That she speaks from her truth. That he creates from his soul. That every sound, every movement, every word, every image is offered as if it were that artists last act on earth. The masses look to the artist for a signal, aRead more…