I split my time between running a marketing business, a clothing line, traveling and enjoying visual art. In 2008, I authored a memoir titled, Coming Into Adulthood in Today's America. My next book, Visionary to Actionary: A 7 Step Guide to Transforming Your Vision into Reality, is scheduled for release Spring 2012. Follow me on Twitter: @mjohnsonsmith


2012: “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”

To kick off your New Year’s resolution, here’s a Steve Jobs and Jay-Z guide to Staying Hungry and Staying Foolish for 2012.


The Art of Contemporary Leisure

One of today’s most pressing challenges in our increasingly strained urban cities is to re-imagine how collective value is placed on leisure time and how it can be leveraged for regional and national economic competitiveness.