Self Inquiry

If you’ve put in your 10k hours, mastered your craft, racked up a history of experiences and have become such an expert in your field you could teach it, but you still haven’t grabbed the brass ring… If you’ve met so many influential, industry insiders and have an...

Clicking vs. Chipping

Many of the artists & treps I know are blessed/cursed with multiple talents, or have so many weighty things going on at once they get hung-up in which tasks they should be working on today. Which leaves them hesitant to proceed with anything until they figure out...

Hungry Like The Wolf

Artists & entrepreneurs love the chase. That daily tug-of-war that keeps us guessing, keeps us edgy and sharp, keeps us impatient and indecisive, and keeps us searching. Like a hungry wolf perpetually on the hunt down for the next great idea, the next creative...

I Struggle For What?

I guess we think it’s going to end some day. The struggle. That if we struggle today, we won’t have to struggle tomorrow. However, perhaps it’s not the struggle that wears us down. Maybe it’s the fact that for us artists & treps there never seems to be a finish...

I Found a Crack!

In my early days as a young, hot-shot publisher I quickly learned not to get so crazy about flaws and imperfections or I would blow a fuse. Whether we were publishing mags, books, newsletters, seminars, workshops or websites, we always found mistakes after we hit the...