On Monday, January 15th, those of us in the U.S. will be celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It has become a U.S. holiday that represents the best of what our country stands for – symbolizing the expression of hope, inspiration, and courage. In Episode 96 of The Weekly Yes, And Podcast – in partnership with the Inspired to Give Podcast – Travis… Read More


The past few days I’ve been in a funk. My wife reminded me I went through the same thing a year ago…like almost exactly a year ago. Here is the proof! What the hell? For someone who teaches and preaches motivation, inspiration, and positivity – it is a hard space to be in when I… Read More


If I have offended anyone this year…I am sorry.  “If?”  No. That’s not an apology.  I am sorry, but you need to understand…  “But?”  No. That’s not an apology either.  The pillars of power are shaking. The foundation of intimidation, fear, and shame are crumbling. The Great and Powerful Wizard (or small white man) behind… Read More


Recently I had breakfast with two of my closest friends and we talked about money. All three of us have been on interesting and challenging creative adventures over the past 10 years and have felt the struggle financially. This past year I made a commitment to myself to be more vulnerable and authentic. You may… Read More


Episode 87 of The Weekly Yes, And Podcast is a special conversation with 17 year-old Jaz Martus from Flint, Michigan. Jaz is an exceptional young man. While most high school seniors spend their time worrying about college and prom dates (not that Jaz doesn’t), he has taken on projects that get him outside of his comfort zone in… Read More