choosing to be – or – staring down failure with an ace in my back pocket

This post originally ran in May 2011. If you haven’t noticed, I am a Seth Godin fan, and again I will refer to him. Seth writes a lot about failure and why it’s good because it means we are trying things, we are “poking the box.” I agree, but it[Read more]

simple tips for avoiding burnout

This post was originally run in August 2011, but it’s still a great reminder for us all. Feeling uninspired and overwhelmed by your work? Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. There are some easy ways to avoid complete and utter burn out. You just have to recognize when it’s time to[Read more]

The Courage to Connect

Today I’d like to discuss making connections, online and offline. An essential part of developing your creative business is forming meaningful, helpful connections that will encourage your work. When we talk about making connections and forming meaningful relationships, what we’re talking about in the end is love. You can get[Read more]

Art to Inspire: 7 Reminders You Should Hang in Your Workspace

Imagine if every time you were feeling unsure, stuck, or in a rut, you could simply look up and be reminded of the things you have forgotten along the way. Well, guess what? You can! You just need to track down a few posters or prints that speak to you[Read more]