The New Renaissance Professional: Professor, Writer, Actor, Theater Director, Lawyer, Marketer

I am proud of my varied career. All the areas of my activity complement each other. We are entering an age of art, a time of generalists and a time when hybrid professionals who can understand many perspectives of situations are needed, in demand and positioned to lead.

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I’m a lot like Thomas Jefferson and Leonardo Da Vinci. I am a Renaissance Man Person. Does that make me a genius? Don’t make me blush. What was genius during the Renaissance is a standard professional career in a lot of places today and most everywhere tomorrow. The world needs generalists, polymaths, hybrids and hyphenated pros of all stripes (and checks).

Thomas Jefferson was a scholar, inventor, naturalist, architect, archaeologist, founder of the University of Virginia and the entity that became the Library of Congress, writer (of the Declaration of Independence among other things) and of course a politician who rose to the American Presidency.

Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. I am sure that I am leaving  a lot out.

I am a professor, writer, actor, theater director, lawyer and marketer (this last of my many hats listed here is…

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