We all have wished we could find that "one person", that company, A&R, or publisher who would hear our songs or see our art, and recognize our genius.
Each year at this time we make resolutions, or think about making resolutions, and as I’ve written in the past its actually more important to be resolute. In truth, I prefer to think of this time of year as a chance for new positive beginnings.
“One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.” – Tony Robbins It’s easy to dabble in the arts. Maybe you paint a bit. Maybe you play... Continue Reading →
Yes, it would be nice if making creative things automatically brought income, but it’s just not that easy. So if the stuff we make doesn’t make us a nice income, how can we afford to do it? How do we get paid for our creativity? The Need to Create “The artist produces for the liberation... Continue Reading →
“The limelight isn’t the only light worth seeking. Achievement is often anonymous. Some of the greatest achievements have been accomplished by people you've never heard of. Quietly dedicating their lives while improving your own.” I have to be honest, this quote was in a TV show last week, but I thought it was great and... Continue Reading →
See if this feels vaguely familiar. You have this great dream, this big idea. This amazing creative thing that you really feel God Himself may have given you to do. You know you could do it well, maybe as well as anyone. You also know that it could be your life’s work. But it’s going... Continue Reading →
“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” - Rainer Maria Rilke At this time of the year it’s pretty much expected that we would be thinking about how we can be more creative in the New Year. We can easily lament the time not spent on our creative... Continue Reading →
“I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself and you believe that you're a person of influence and a person of purpose, I believe you can rise up out of any situation.” – Joel Osteen... Continue Reading →