Category Archives: encourage

Do It for Love Not Money

If you’re doing it for the money, do you really love it? Life’s short, do good work, do what your good at and enjoy life.

How to Get Started With Your Big Idea

Everyone has a big idea. What about actually taking some steps towards making those ideas mean something.

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!

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.

An End to the Fear of Failure

Failure can be a good thing, but at some point if you want to succeed you need to be able to put an end to it and go on the next thing that will scare you.

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.

Making Something Different

Its been said that “there is nothing new under the sun”. Its true everything is a twist on an old idea, but its the quality of the twist that matters.

Time with Dave

I have been on somewhat of an opportunistic streak lately by meeting with older men who have been through a career and have some great advice to offer in hindsight. This time I had less of a one-on-one opportunity but one where I was able to sit in on an interview and glean some great…

Using Failure as a Guide

Failure is just a part of life. We shouldn’t be so adverse to it because most of the time it is our best guide to success.

Replacing the Campfire

Story telling is essential to our lives. If you didn’t realize it, you are reading stories all day every day. Paying attention to what people are saying can be eye-opening.

Time with Andy

Another opportunity to pick the brain of a well respected man. Thanks Andy.

Hire Your Weakness

The second half of an earlier article about working in your talent. Since we don’t have the luxury of freezing time, we need to be able to rely on others to make it work.

Creatives Working in Corporate America

It may end up being a great means to an end. Its not glamorous but it pays the bills.

The Best Things are Never Easy

You have to go whole heartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having – Frank Lloyd Wright