The artist’s playbook

The artist’s greatest goal is thriving from creativity. We have stories to share. Photos to capture. Scenes to paint. Businesses to build. For true creatives, there is a compulsion to craft new art. It’s a need that must be satisfied, and we won’t be happy until we build our greatest vision.    Of course, there are […]

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Storms

There are a million distractions to keep you from your greatest goals. There is a ringing phone. There is doubt. There is the belief that you may not be good enough to achieve your dream.  We can derail ourselves with self-doubt,  lose sight of our biggest goals, and talk ourselves into a storm of our […]

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Grace and bravery

This week, I wrote a page of songs. I’ll never sing them. I’ll never share them. I’ll lock them away in my notebook with grace.  Sometimes, we rename our fears. We call fear grace. We call fear procrastination. We call fear an abundance of things, but its greatest side effect is wasting our time.  Write […]

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Moving Forward

The little things that best alter our lives are hidden within the simplest changes. Tweaking the colors on your website, adding a poem to your timeline, or getting professional headshots for your website may be the flair you need to connect with your audience. What’s critical is that you find the pace and routine that […]

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Present and Attentive

It’s better to be present and attentive to your audience than to be here only for yourself. The world is filled with selfishness, make your space the cornerstone of generosity and courage. There is enough take. Embrace something different.

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Fabrication

Our greatest gift to our audience is the truth we share.  I came across an article that explains some magazine articles fabricate lifestyles and pass them off as real to sell products and services to people that don’t need them. I was intrigued by the idea of fabricating a life, as I craft fiction, but […]

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Solutions and Value

I was reminiscing with a few of my friends about the complexities and uncertainties of life. We talked about the triumphs and difficulties of the past year, and everyone was offering their solutions. My business minded friends love their markets as a solution, saying, “People make all moves according to profit.” My holistic friends talked […]

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First Saturday January 2021

I’m sure fitness, new business models, and new beginnings are all trending. I’m sure we’ll work to be our best for the next three weeks. I’m sure we’ll hit that dreaded third Monday of January, which has been dubbed the worst day of the year. Despite the peril of new year commitments, we’ll take on […]

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Driving Attention

There is beauty in your goal and your mission. There is worthiness in your ambition. There is a journey that led you to build your dream. As we market our vision, we seek the latest hacks and shortcuts that will drive traffic to our sites. We pay for attention. We jump into the latest trends. […]

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Searching for Success

On our day to day journey, we encounter the stumbling blocks of achieving success. There is a ringing phone, there is our obsession with social media, and the relentless mental pressure of uncertainty. On the flipside, there are the highs of the journey. It’s like waiting in line for a roller coaster. We wait in […]

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