Normal Life, Extraordinary Work

Normal Life, Extraordinary Work

Do you feel like your life is too normal, too boring, too typical, too ordinary to have anything interesting to say?  Shaunna and Marian have heard this as an excuse time and time again as an argument against sharing stories, creations, and thoughts with others.  “I...

Is The Best Of Your Past The Enemy Of Your Present Good

“Sometimes the greatest enemy of our present happiness is the past happiness that is too well remembered.” unkown    What happens we experience success as creatives?  Especially what we would individually consider “big success?” Success...
When You Stroke Out Creatively

When You Stroke Out Creatively

“When you’ve exhausted all the possibilities, remember this:  You Haven’t.”thomas edison   We do mean stroke out, not strike outThis was a fun podcast episode to record.  We relive our brainstorming weekend of developing The Creative Exponent...
Owning Your Place (Scarcity Vs. Abundance)

Owning Your Place (Scarcity Vs. Abundance)

“Abundance is not something we acquire, it is something we tune into.”wayne dyer   scarcity vs. abundanceIt is really simple to feel like creative work is scarce.  Really simple.  We struggle to find and hold our own place in the world, and to hold our own...

Thinking of Starting a Creative Business?

“A business has to be evolving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative interests.” Richard Branson   Thinking of taking your creativity and turning it into a business?  There are a few things you should be doing first. This week we...

Make An Appointment With Creativity

“Inspiration exists. But it has to find you working” Pablo Picasso   Your creativity deserves a regular slot in your life.  Just like we schedule a doctor’s appointment and keep it on our calendars, so should we make and keep an appointment with our...