Category Archives: career

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Hate your job, just quit.

Please understand all this talk about quitting your job comes from a good place. I don’t hate corporate America, I just did it long enough to see it for what it is and there’s no reason to think it will offer you anything more than a job where you look forward to the weekends and hate Mondays. Do what you love.

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Chasing Dreams: 14 steps of the Corporate Creative

Follow your dreams as a creative. Take the steps necessary to make changes in your current situation. Be smart about it and be encouraged. Don’t give up. Never give up.

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Why Corporate America sucks for Creatives

Are you frustrated with your corporate job as a creative. Don’t give up, readjust your goals and understand your situation. The grass isn’t always greener, other people just might see your work differently than you do.

Creatives: To Go to School or Not

Its a topic that is gaining a lot of momentum and its because school is so very expensive.

Defining Success is Your Job

Knowing what you are ultimately striving for is important if you are to ever reach a goal. Make success attainable, enjoyable and if possible… eternal.

Doing Your Best

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Enjoying the Journey

Slow down. Pump the brakes. Smell the roses. It’s the journey that is the fun part.

Follow Your Heart

You have a heart for a reason. Following it can be a good thing if its in line with your passions… your gut instinct.

Following Your Passion

One of the most important lessons we have learned so far. Your passions are there for a reason and most of the time, your best work will come out of your passions. So work it out!

Growing Your Craft Takes Time

Don’t be in such a hurry to get to the finish line. Its a hard lesson to learn, but in all situations the journey to get there provides more benefit than the destination. Remember its all about relationships.

Learn the Rules of the Game

If you want to play in the video or film production game you need to know the rules well enough to know when to break them. This is a little guide on how to learn them.

Just Make Something

The most common advice we hear (and give) on how to start making a project or start doing what you want is to just start. Easy as that. Just do it. Go and make something. The result of dreams without work is zero.

Make Movies, Watch Movies

All the best people in the film industry make it a habit of watching a bunch of movies. They don’t watch them just to view them, they are intentional with their viewing. This is a very high level of what can be gained from a business perspective about watching movies and commercials in order to…

Simple Tips for Freelancing Successfully

Freelancing can be hard but also really good. We compiled a few tips on how to do it well. Knowledge is power.

Realities of Running a Business

Creatives are typically very good at being creative and very bad at running a business. Here are some good tips on how to stay on top of what keeps you employed.

No Regrets!

Live your life in such a way that when your working days are over, you won’t look back and say “I wish I had…” Work hard at all the right things.

Taking the Time to Grow

For some reason we have the notion that success needs to come on fast, make us a ton of money and then drive off into the sunset. Fortunately, things don’t work that way and the best in the biz, spend years at their craft before ever seeing success.

God Given Gifts Should be Used

You were given them for a reason. Use your gifts. Chances are you are the only one with your combination of talents. Do something with it.