Leonardo Trait

Living with The Leonardo Trait

with Angie Dixon

Leonardo Trait Angie Dixon is a writer and teacher specializing in creativity and creative people. Her book, The Leonardo Trait, is designed for people who say "Yes!" when asked, "What do you want to do with your life?" Angie believes that Leonardos, or multitalented, multitasking creative geniuses, are special people and deserve to be treated as such.

Why Does Creativity Seem So Hard?

I'm assuming, but I think it's a fair assumption, that creativity at least sometimes seems hard to most people.

How NOT to be Creative

These days, it seems everyone has a tip for how to be creative.

The Leonardo Trait Foreword

Do you ever wonder why Mona Lisa's smiling? The answers may be here, in Angie Dixon's groundbreaking new work on creativity, multiple passions, and people who say YES!!! to everything.

Do You Have the Leonardo Trait?

There are things you do if you want to be successful in this world. Admittedly, Steve Jobs didn't do them, and Bill Gates didn't do them, but you are supposed to do them.

If You Knew You Couldn't Fail…

What's your thing you'd do if you couldn't fail?


On making a creative living as a freelance writer.

Why the World Needs Superman

I want to talk about why the world needs Superman, and what is really the pinnacle of success.

Profiting From Your Passions

What I've discovered is you don't make money trying to make money.

Laugh. It Makes Your Face Look Better.

Looking at things from a slightly skewed point of view.

When the Muse Needs a Vacation

An informal poll with five important questions.

The Courage of Public Creativity

Often we don't think of creating as being particularly courageous, but I assure you it is.