The Artist’s Playbook

Fabrication
Our greatest gift to our audience is the truth we share with them.  I came across an article that shares a story about fabricating lifestyles to sell products and services …
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 …
Clearing the Clutter
A cluttered workspace is the enemy of progress, the catalyst of procrastination, and the opposition of opportunity. Some of us cling to the absurdity of organized chaos, but face it. …
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 …
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 …
Remarkable
There is no shame in being second with Art. Art isn't a race. Arts ending and beginning are the same: there is an idea that needs to be shared. Sameness, …
The Truth about Focus
We spend so much time searching for the secret that will change our lives forever. We read book after book. We download resource after resource. We refine our vision and …
Starting your Big Idea
Last November, I visited a job fair. I had a stack of fresh resumes, the global pandemic wasn't a blip on the radar, and I was set on the idea, …
Working by Lamplight
I plugged in an old lamp next to my bed this week. I gathered a stack of old notebooks from my backpack, and I wrote in the lamplight. Place and …
Choose Your Path
Paying attention to a million different hobbies and spreading your time and attention on task after task just to complete your busy To-Do List is the worst way to commit …
Building your Future
Placing challenges, obstacles, and stumbling blocks in the path of your ultimate vision makes taking your leap to greatness nearly impossible. You've had years to consider your dream, but maybe …
Create with Courage
There is no storm you can't handle. There is no obstacle you can't overcome. There is no writer's block that can stop you. The obstacles that hinder us are often …
Remain Focused
Be clear with your vision and hone in on the remarkable problems worth solving