Author Archives: AwesomeDepartment

Social Media Just for Writers

Frances Caballo is the author of Social Media Just for Writers. She has a great blog with lots of tips that you can read here. Frances has a background in communications. She previously worked as a reporter and later as a communications director for a regional and then a national nonprofit. What is your book […]

Stop Your Paycheck Addiction

Eric Deeter grew up in Topeka, Kansas. In the fourth grade Eric’s parents had him tested to try to find out why he wasn’t doing well in school. The results came back, and they told his parents he was a philosopher – their polite way of saying dreamer. One day Eric decided to do something […]

My Ted Talk – How to live your good ideas

  Here you can see my Ted talk from TedXlinz in Austria, called How to live your good ideas. If you like it, please share it with everybody. Here are some questions and answers about the talk. If you would like to contact me directly to ask a question then please email adam@awesomedepartment.com Q) I […]

By Men or By the Earth

Tyler Coulson is from rural Illinois. He graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law and then practised corporate bankruptcy and banking with the fifth largest law firm in the country, based in Chicago. In 2011, He left corporate law and walked across the United States with his dog, Mabel. His new […]

Losing the Mask – Overcoming the fear of failure

Diane Karchner has a background in corporate business with 20+ years of experince, where she mentored and coached young people who went on to greatness in their careers. The most amazing thing she ever did, besides having kids, staying married for so long, and surviving corporate America, was to walk through the pyramids in Cairo, […]

The Undefeated Mind

Alex Lickerman is a physician, and assistant vice president for Student Health and Counseling Services at the University of Chicago. He is also been a practising Buddhist. He is also the author of The Undefeated Mind: On the Science of Constructing an Indestructible Self Eastern philosophy has met Western science in a uniquely harmonious blend […]

It’s not about YOU, it’s about BACON!

Brian Basilico is a nationally recognized speaker, author, trainer and adjunct professor at Aurora University. He knows that on the internet, it’s not about YOU, It’s about Bacon. He brings over 30 years of marketing experience to his award-winning internet marketing company, B2b Interactive Marketing, Inc. Brian is a syndicated blogger, and has been featured […]

Who Dares, Succeeds! Awesome Department at Wharton

“The values of your book The Awesome Department are quite inspirational.” Says Arabic Knowledge@Wharton, part of the University of Pennsylvania. You can read this exclusive interview on-line here, in their Innovation and Entrepreneurship section. The Wharton School is committed to sharing its intellectual capital through Knowledge@Wharton, the school’s on-line business journal. Knowledge@Wharton offers free access […]