#AnotherWay to Find Success as an Artist

There is no definitive, universal truth defining “success” for an artist.  It’s a personal journey that looks different for everyone.  It’s the Hero’s Journey. So how do you maintain something so unstable? Fall in line with the Sustainability Cycle and keep your eyes open!

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Finding Identity When “Who Am I” is a Moving Target

The stories of our role models make up myths that dictate our place in history.  They serve as a guide to navigate the social environment and define who we are.  The search for identity is an inner journey that works its way out.  This is in contrast to moderns trends of external forces shaping individuals from the outward in.  Which do you prefer: finding your own voice or confirming to popular culture?

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Is Time Really Relative?!

Collective agreement, in this case around linear time, doesn’t make it fact.  There used to be a collective agreement that the world was flat!  So why can’t we bend the ‘boundaries’ of time?  Once we accept that possibility, we just might discover that the structures of reality itself can be fluctuated...

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Taking the Wrecking Ball to Fear

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is fear.  If ignorance is not bliss, it certainly lends itself to a blind confidence, which is extremely helpful in the pursuit of an entrepreneur...or anything that goes against the grains of the norm (such as art).  With deeper understanding and more knowledge comes more fear: fear of possibility, probability, the unknown (i.e. knowing there is an unknown!).  

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From Studio Hustle to Running with Numbers: #AnotherWay towards Creative Prosperity

For years now, it's been clear that people are no longer satisfied with punching the clock at the same company for 25 years. People are changing not only their jobs, but also their entire professions multiple times throughout their life. It is, in fact, an incredible time for those of us who define ourselves as “Renaissance” if we know how to effectively operate in this ecosystem.

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Your CREATIVE CORE: Mission, Vision & Values

If you want to make money with your art, you need to know who you are; and, your number one objective is to express that clearly to the world around you. As they say in the world of business, "always be pitching!" And in order to grow, to achieve a sustainable business AND make money by way of your creativity,  you must work diligently to enroll others into your "creative core".

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