Posted on

Want To Be Successful? Act Like It.

Since I decided three years ago to start an art business, I’ve struggled to find my niche. First I wanted to draw landscapes. Do you know how hard it is to draw a rock?

Then I thought, why not animals? Everyone loves a good wildlife picture. Then I realized I lacked serious skills to make that work.

Then there was my love of photography. Awesome idea, become a landscape photographer! Still, need to improve that skill. In the end my quest to figure out what I wanted to create and be known for hurt my success.

Why? Because I was lost. I wasn’t choosing success.  Continue reading Want To Be Successful? Act Like It.

Posted on

How Being An Introvert Won’t Stop Your Artistic Success

Introvert

Is artistic success attainable if you’re an introvert? Is success in any field or industry? Ask Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Rosa Parks or Mark Zuckerberg.

Yes, you can be an introvert and successful at the same time. If you’re an artist or creative of any kind, being introverted is a business advantage in my opinion.

Let’s not be shy about this.  Continue reading How Being An Introvert Won’t Stop Your Artistic Success

Posted on

How To Succeed As A Creative Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
Photo by Ales Krivec via Unsplash.com

The one barrier to your success is you. That little voice in your head that says no to your success. We all experience it. We all are susceptible to our own self-doubt. Stop and think how many times you held yourself back. Imagine what could have been? In the age of the entrepreneur, don’t be your own worst enemy.

By nature, most of us blame other people and events for our lack of success. Blaming others and things for something we didn’t do really doesn’t make sense. Yet we continue to limit our own possibilities.

The time is now, to end this vicious cycle.  Continue reading How To Succeed As A Creative Entrepreneur

Posted on

How I Found Success Practicing These 4 Habits

Habits

We are creatures of habit. We all know some habits are good and others are not. What we forget, however, is our daily personal habits translate into our professional lives more than we know. Far too often, I’ve caught myself doing something in the office, that comes directly from my personal habits.

Nothing inappropriate of course.

Rather than focus on the bad habits, there are four important, basic ones, needed in any leadership role.  Continue reading How I Found Success Practicing These 4 Habits

Posted on

3 Things You Can’t Change. So Don’t Bother Trying!

Change
Change
Photo by Paul Morris via Unsplash.com

 

How much time do you waste trying to change things you can’t? Think about this for one moment. I’ve realized, no matter what I do, there are some things in life that I simply have no control over. I can’t change them. So why bother trying?

After all, trying to make something or someone conform to what I want is a huge time sink.

I’m sure there are number of “things” that would make this list. Limiting it to just three is an easy way to make a post. But personally, these three things are not only the most important, but the easiest ones to stop doing. Take a look:  Continue reading 3 Things You Can’t Change. So Don’t Bother Trying!