ThinkHouse Collective & Two Years of Bull

February 25, 2014

One of the events we do here at ThinkHouse that I just love is our weekly Bull Session. And I can’t believe that January marked its two year anniversary. The concept was simple: host a meeting where ThinkHouse members and non-members can get together, share thoughts and ideas about doing business in Sacramento, and get […]

Read the full article →

Social Media for Writers Workshops Beginning on 2/20

February 4, 2014

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Corinne Litchfield.  Over the past couple years I’ve gotten to know many authors, and regardless of whether they are self-published or working with a publisher, navigating social media can be a source of major frustration. Because these days it’s not just about having a website for promoting […]

Read the full article →

2nd Annual Listen to Your Mother Show Seeks Your Personal Story

January 28, 2014

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by ThinkHouse Collective member, Margaret Andrews.  Listen to Your Mother, a nationwide live reading that “gives motherhood a microphone,” is coming to Sacramento in May this year for its second annual performance. Thirty-two cities this year, each with their own local production team, will showcase a diverse range […]

Read the full article →

Corporate Constitutional Rights: Why they matter and what you can do about it

March 21, 2013

Let’s play Jeopardy! ™ Under the “Democracy” category for $1,000, our clue is: “Corporate constitutional rights, progressively granted by the Courts over the last 100+ years, have created this shocking reality.” [Insert Jeopardy theme song here]. What question will match our clue and win us that $1,000? Any of theses questions below, and many more […]

Read the full article →

CinemaSpeak presents Jiro Dreams of Sushi

December 7, 2012

  CinemaSpeak is a free film screening and discussion event featuring movies making an impact on our society. This month will we be viewing Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Jiro Dreams of Sushi is an excellent example of a true Shokunin, a Japanese term meaning, in short, mastery of a profession. Jiro and his clan are […]

Read the full article →

Rock it like a winemaker!

October 26, 2012

For the last few years I have really enjoyed wine tasting. I love the wineries. The artistry of both what goes into the wine as well as how these creative people choose to express themselves through the winery. If there were only a way to combine two of my favorite passions, movies and wine, I […]

Read the full article →

July Book Club Pub Crawl: The Education of Millionaires

July 5, 2012

The Education of Millionaires is written by Michael Ellsberg, who dedicated years prior to this book’s publication interviewing a wide range of millionaires and billionaires who never received a college degree. The purpose of this book? To explore and uncover the deep-rooted myth of the American Dream that if you go to college, get good […]

Read the full article →

The War of Art: Be a Professional, Not an Amateur

June 25, 2012

Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art, breaks down the difference between an amateur and a true professional. An amateur is an artist who loses out to Resistance. A professional is an artist that beats Resistance, daily. Everyone reading this blog post wants to to be a Pro. Right? Well, let’s check out what […]

Read the full article →

June’s Book Club Pub Crawl Book: The War of Art

June 14, 2012

For Book Club Pub Crawl in June, we’ll tackle the book The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield. This book is about the enemy of creativity. Pressfield calles it Resistance, and The War of Art is the ultimate primer on how to overcome it. It’s a […]

Read the full article →

Building Sacramento as a Creative Community

May 31, 2012

The Book Club Pub Crawl will kick off again tonight, 7pm at ThinkHouse Collective. We’ll be discussing The Rise of the Creative Class, by Richard Florida. If you haven’t read the book, spend a few minutes and check out our previous blog posts that will be sure to get you caught up to speed: The […]

Read the full article →