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Creative Work In A Crazy Time

Creative Work In A Crazy Time

We believe this to be true: creative work is beauty in the world.  We are living in crazy times right now, and there is much fear, anxiety, and uncertainty around us.  As creatives and creative business owners, how do we navigate through this fear and these...
The Importance Of Remaining Teachable

The Importance Of Remaining Teachable

If we decide we have all the answers in this life, that is then the end of our road.  There is nowhere to go, nothing new to do and see and be. There is no wonder. For creatives, there is such rigidity to this way of thinking and our work will suffer.  When we remain...
Why Observation Is Such A Powerful Creative Tool

Why Observation Is Such A Powerful Creative Tool

Observing and creativity go hand in hand.  There is such importance in slowing down and being observant.  This week Shaunna and Marian talk about how much harder this is due to all the digital distractions we have at our fingertips.  They still contend there is power...

Being An Apprentice With Jeanne Oliver

This week’s episode of The Creative Exponent welcomes its first guest, Artist, Author and Workshop Connoisseur, Jeanne Oliver.  Shaunna and Marian ask her questions surrounding her own creative journey, and find out what makes this creative entrepreneur and teacher...
The Importance of Asking Why

The Importance of Asking Why

Asking why is important. The “why” matters. But what if asking “why not?” is equally important? Asking why not forces you to face the fears and insecurities behind why you don’t do it…because often the why not is just that: fear.This week Shaunna and Marian talk...
Creative Resiliance

Creative Resiliance

What does it mean to be creatively resilient?  Today, Shaunna and Marian are talking about creative resilience, and the knowledge of how much it is needed for us as creatives.  And more than needing it, they realize creative resilience is a practice, rather than...