Archives: creative

  • The Formula for Success = Preparation + Timing

    Defining success is important but knowing how to arrive is a close second. Being prepared for the opportunity is key. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Get ready because opportunity waits for no one What is success? That’s a good question. Likely, everyone who reads this will have a different answer. That’s because the very word success can mean…

  • Southwest Airlines – Machine

    This is a beautiful commercial spot. Worth the watch even if you don’t care much about airlines, southwest or branding. Well done all those who were involved. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] This is inspiring I don’t know if its the perfectly buffed out plane, the new paint job or the mixture of the VO and the music…

  • BTS: Slide Stone Slide

    Just in case you cared to see how we made the video of my son using Adobe Premiere Clip, its here. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] When it only snows once #Dowork So if you haven’t seen the video we made during the once a year Texas snow, take a minute and check it out here. For a…

  • A win for Maroon 5 – Sugar

    I don’t know what took me so long to see this video but, it is fabulous. Take 5 minutes and take a look in case you haven’t already seen it. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Great example of a good idea and good execution coming together. If Happy by Pharrell won an award for having the “feel good”…

  • Writing a Good Freelance Contract

    Knowing how to protect yourself legally is always a good idea, especially if you are planning on exchanging money for services. This is by no means a replacement for legal council. Hire your lawyer friend. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Protect this house As a freelancer you run the risk of some fairly common mistakes. One of the…

  • Know Why Stories Matter

    We all love stories. We were made for stories. We think in story. Why do stories resonate with us so intensely? [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Stories matter …and Why Your Audience Cares Have you ever listened to someone telling a story, and found yourself leaning in closer to be sure you don’t miss a word of what…

  • Good, Cheap, and Fast – Choose one

    Don’t expect to get a masterpiece for $5, and if you do, it probably is going to take 10 years to actually get it.

  • Making a Creative Space

    Don’t settle for a cubicle. Make your space into a haven for film making, video production, branding, anything creative. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Creative space matters How to get the most out of where you spend the most of your time. No matter in what business or industry you are currently working, you have to allow yourself…

  • 10 Things to Inspire Creativity

    Creativity like the newly discovered toy under the tree. Call it, “innovative”, “story-telling”, “forward-thinking” any of the corporate buzz words, its all the same thing and we all want more of it. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Being creative is sexy Here are some ways to make creativity actually happen. Whether you work in a creative industry or…