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The theme of Genius Types is the balance of Creative Life and Online Income. The idea grew from a struggle to reconcile the competing creative and practical forces of my personality in my twenties. I was known as both an artist and an entrepreneur in junior high and high school. My dual passions for art [...]
Most people are scared of competition. They see the world's population exploding at over 6 1/2 billion people and think that they will never have a chance. Every year, the competition's getting stiffer. More and more investors are battling over real estate, more and more bloggers are battling over cyberspace, and more and more film-makers [...]
One of the countless gifts the internet has given us is the ability to teach ourselves. I picked up a guitar for the first time about ten years ago, and was able to teach myself through resources on the web. If you're interested in learning to play guitar, the internet is waiting to take you [...]
There is no product that improves the quality of my life for as little money as my XM Satellite Radio. Scan the archives of this blog and you'll find that I don't endorse products unless I'm absolutely convinced that my readers will benefit from my recommendation. If you don't already subscribe to XM you should [...]
I just returned from the South by Soutwest Music, Film, and Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas where I spent the week as a producer for a movie that followed the festival. Allthough I have worked in many facets of film production before, this was the first time that I actually got a producer credit. I've [...]
Since the beginning of time, creative types have struggled with a paradox. If you are an artist, deep down you want to pursue the passion of your genius. You want to create the purest representation possible of your soul and share it with all who will notice. The further you get from your heart, the [...]