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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Creative people have it tough in this world. Despite having the skills and potential to make a tremendous impact, the odds are stacked against us. Unlike our business minded counterparts, the path to the success is not clearly defined.
If you are reading this article, chances are you are what I call a genius type. You donâ€™t have to be super-intelligent, super-creative, or super-talented to be one. Genius types simply want more out of life than most. They genuinely desire to find and develop their inner passion and make a living expressing it.
Entrepreneurs, musicians, film-makers, writers, producers, directors, artists, real estate investors, photographers, inventors, and stock pickers are a few good examples. The failure rate in all these professions is very high, because there is not a system of support in place to guide people on the path to success. An individual is on their own to develop the creative talent as well as the business skills required to make it.