It’s an easy thing to sit in our chairs and watch other people leave their marks on the world. The envy that we feel towards someone who is living the life we wish we could live is a common part of life, and eventually we become numb to it. It’s the man and woman of action that will ultimately step outside of their comfort zones while the rest of the world sits back and watches. Continue reading The Man in the Arena
Great ambitions require serious work. However, it’s so easy to become distracted from work. With such distractions, it seems impossible to give work 100% of our attention. Great creative minds have struggled with this for millennia, and it seems there is a solution: Solitude. Continue reading Solitude and Work
A good life directly related to a good work ethic. But with the full schedule that most people have, it’s easy to burn out and end up killing the evening with Netflix. Thankfully, great leaders and thinkers have tackled this issue and have left us their advice. Continue reading To Live Well is to Work Well
The purpose of studying is to make you smarter. But much of the studying the average person does in his or her life has the opposite effect due to the fact that society places importance on the act of studying instead of the process of learning. Continue reading Studying Without Desire
A writer with a blank page can dream up the greatest story ever told; or he can write an exhilarating history of America’s advancement into the west; or he can leave the pages blank with words and simply fill them with pencil sketches.
The options are limitless. And this leads the writer to writer’s block. He has so many directions to choose from that he never gets started. Continue reading Boundaries & Creativity
Putting authenticity into your work has been at the core of my blog articles. It is when we see ourselves as unique individuals that true creativity can begin. Recently, I have been putting my words into effect with the creation of my new show, Creative Conjuring. Here is how I did it. Continue reading Creating a New Show
One of the most sought after traits in CEOs is creativity. This is because it’s so rare to find someone who is not only truly creative, but who has the confidence to share it.
Think of your favorite celebrity CEOs: Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson. These executives aren’t just businesses geniuses, they’re prime examples of how powerful confidence is.
In order to develop creativity, confidence has to also be built up. Continue reading Developing Your Creative Confidence
When everyone is taught to think the same way, there are no new ideas. This is deadly in both art and business. Without a new, fresh perspective, we will continue down the road we’re already on and watch the world progress around us. Thankfully, there are a few easy things we can do to change our perspective and think creatively. Continue reading Breaking Free of Traditional Thinking
A lack of inspiration can discourage even the most seasoned of creatives. In art and in business, inspiration is the key to creativity. Waiting around for it to strike will lead to a lot of wasted time. I’ve struggled with this and have experimented with different ways of finding new ideas. Here are some ideas that you can use to inspire inspiration! Continue reading Finding Inspiration