Hi, I’m Caelan.
I’m an American digital nomad living in New Zealand, and I have spent ten years running an online business while traveling the world with my young family.
I am a dynamic speaker, trainer, and business coach, who combines the skills of a theatrical performer and technical nerd to make compelling virtual experiences.
My best work includes training teams on playful productivity and hybrid culture, and coaching business owners on how to get to the next level with their personal platform.
I’m a polymath, so you may have been surprised by the variety of topics you see me write about. Depending on what phase of my interests I was in when you started following me, you may be a little confused about who I am and [...]
The 2 Types of Attention: Deep and Shallow
When the psychoanalyst Carl Jung was challenging the philosophy of Sigmund Freud, he needed complete focus. Freud had become the leading voice in psychiatry, and Jung supported him early in his career, because of their shared interest in the subconscious mind. But as Jung [...]
Play is a practice, and practice is how you improve what you play
When I spent a year attending the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, we spent a lot of time working hard on our ability to play. Class of 2001 The program was intense. Dozens of students from all around the world came together [...]
What is Web3? Here is a simple explanation.
I spend a lot of my time beyond the cutting edge. If the Early Adopters in the 'Diffusion of Innovation' theory of Everett Rogers are the ones on the Cutting Edge, the Innovators are on the Bleeding Edge. 'Diffusion of Innovation' image by [...]
Practice doesn’t make perfect – practice makes permanent.
I play guitar with my thumbs. Not just my right thumb - it’s normal to use both the thumb and fingers when you are picking the strings - but my left thumb, too. On the frets of a guitar, you use the fingers of [...]
Make a 3-Month Marketing Plan with ChatGPT
Marketing your business can distract you from doing your best work. The best marketing you can do gets you the most amount of leads in the least amount of time. But if you've been doing something that isn't working, when will you have the time or the dollars [...]