His book literally (!) changed my life. Actually, it did more than that. It not only changed my life, it set the very direction of my life. (Check out my Notes on that book for more… We have a Note on his great book, , as well.)
Years ago, Michael was MC-ing a Conscious Capitalism event. I walked up to him at lunch and thanked him for changing my life. We become fast friends and I’ve been blessed to have him and his mentorship and support in my life (he’s also an investor in me/en*theos).
Michael is an incredible embodiment of everything he teaches and his soul-felt laugh is one of my favorite sounds in the world.
Reading his newest book was a joy. I finished it in <24 hours. It’s all about how to, as the sub-title suggests, ignite and sustain the fire of genius. Who doesn’t want *that*?!
It’s packed with Big Ideas and some really cool, creative qigong exercises to harness the creative energy that allows us to rock it. If you’re even remotely interested in either optimizing your creativity or optimizing your connection to that ineffable energy that beats our hearts and keeps the planets in line, I think you’ll love the book.
There are four sections: Mastering Creative Energy (focused on the qigong practices) + Mastering Creative Mindset (gotta get our minds right!!) + Mastering the Creative Process (nuts and bolts of making it happen) + Mastering Creative Energy, Mindset and Process: Moving from Force to Power (tying it all together).
Most of my book is marked up. We’ll focus on my favorite Big Ideas from the Mindset + Process sections.
Let’s jump in!