About Jeff Leisawitz

Jeff Leisawitz burns with a mission—to inspire writers, artists, musicians and random creative types to amp up their creativity, heal their hearts and shine in the world. Author. Award winning musician/ producer. Internationally distributed filmmaker. College prof. Photographer. Speaker. Consultant. Not F*ing Around—The No Bullsh*t Guide for Getting Your Creative Dreams Off the Ground is Jeff’s first book.

April 2018

Henry Rollins— Punk Rock Spoken Word Artist (Hero #5)

2018-04-24T10:29:38+00:00

My heroes are people who shine, act and broadcast clear ideals that have shaped my personality and mission in life. Heroes don’t always save babies in burning buildings. Sometimes they simply show us courageous ways to live in the world. In one way or another, all of my heroes are Not F*ing Around.   Henry [...]

March 2018

Holden Caulfeild— The Catcher in the Rye (Hero #4)

2018-03-27T13:53:52+00:00

My heroes are people who shine, act and broadcast clear ideals that have shaped my personality and mission in life. Heroes don’t always save babies in burning buildings. Sometimes they simply show us courageous ways to live in the world. In one way or another, all of my heroes are Not F*ing Around.     [...]

Anna S.— First Awesome Boss (Hero #3)

2018-03-16T13:22:19+00:00

My heroes are people who shine, act and broadcast clear ideals that have shaped my personality and mission in life. Heroes don’t always save babies in burning buildings. Sometimes they simply show us courageous ways to live in the world. In one way or another, all of my heroes are Not F*ing Around.   When [...]

February 2018

The ‘Rents Were Not Pleased— But Now My Mom is My Biggest Fan

2018-02-08T14:50:28+00:00

“Stop playing guitar! Do your homework!” My mom obviously didn’t understand. At fifteen years old I just wanted to rock. Not science, not math, not history. Rock. I, of course, kept playing. My fingers almost knew the notes to the picking pattern of the intro to U2’s current single, “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” “Now!” She yanked [...]