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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 [...]
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 [...]
Several readers have been asking where I get the photos that appear on this blog. Well, some are my own work, and some are bought. The picture of the storm on the header is one that I took. It's actually three pictures that have been fused together to create one big panoramic. I got it [...]
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 [...]