Archive for the ‘Observations’ Category

A Call To Action

12.23.2010 · Posted in Observations

I believe that creativity can peacefully and profitably co-exist with business, but that's not going to happen until we own up to the notion that the core skills we need to be an artist aren't sufficient to be a successful artist. ...

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The Myth of Overnight Success

12.20.2010 · Posted in Common Mistakes, Observations

Surfing the interwebs recently, I came across this little gem: Back of every “Success Story” you will almost invariably find a story of hard work.  There is nothing startingly new about this observation, but it is one which can never be overlooked when you are interested in achieving recognition—and remuneration—beyond the average ...

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The Real Root of All Evil

11.26.2010 · Posted in Common Mistakes, Observations

A lot of arteestic types say they’re too busy or they can’t be bothered to learn about commerce. Some go so far as to say they’re not interested in material things. They act as though they enjoy starving. I call bullshit. Money, in and of itself, is merely a tool that ...

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