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palm trees bend but don't break acrylic painting

Palm Trees Bend But Don’t Break – Acrylic Painting on Canvas

  An Acrylic Painting of Palm Trees Bending in the Wind on a Stormy Day Today I am celebrating the successful completion of my first commissioned painting of palm trees bending in the wind over a storm sky. This was one of the hardest things I have done as a newer artist still finding my…

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business mission values

I am one with infinite missions

“I am one with infinite missions” I love magazines and am often inspired by things I find in ads or read in articles. This headline and mission statement came from an ad in Forbes magazine for a Japanese company called Itochu. My husband Brad and I recently created a new mission and vision statement for…

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creativity

Why Is Creativity Such a Hot Topic in Business Today?

Why Is Creativity Such a Hot Topic in Business Today? Authors such as Seth Godin, who is one of my favorite marketing mentors, are touting creativity as an invaluable skill in business. In his insightful book The Icarus Deception, Godin claims that we are all artists; we must see our work as art, no matter…

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Get stuff done

Clear Your Cobwebs to Get Stuff Done

How to Do a “Brain Dump” to Clear Out the Cobwebs and Finally Get Stuff Done Want to know what’s really holding you back from achieving your goals? Clutter. Yep, especially for us creative entrepreneurs who struggle to get stuff done. I’m not talking about piles of paper on your desk or stacks of business…

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boost creative confidence

Want to Boost Creative Confidence? Get Silly!

Want to Boost Creative Confidence? Get Silly! I recently had one of my clients send me some follow up homework on an assignment I had asked him to complete. It was a story completion about creating a Giant Billboard for his business and included some questions like what does it smell like or taste like?…

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