BLOG*September 17, 2017

I am creating an Artist As Brand® Online Class. This comprehensive course will be akin to my college level classes, but entirely online. Posts for this website are on hold until the course is available, which is slated for the end of the 2017 or beginning of 2018. The AAB...

BLOG*September 26, 2016

Fear prevents us from living life to the fullest. Through her experience facing 100 fears, Michelle Poler learned how we deal with fear, the types of fears we face in life, and the process through which we are able to manage the anxieties and accomplish great things. Michelle Poler, originally...

BLOG*September 22, 2016

“Entrepreneur” is an incredibly powerful word. Many people, especially those for whom the corporate world is anathema, can’t imagine being anything but an entrepreneur. Gates, Jobs,  Zuckerberg come to mind, with artists not so much, but James Jean, Mark Ryden, Jeff Soto are a few that might. We may compare ourselves  to these other...

BLOG*September 1, 2016

When it’s time to shine, be the brightest! – Deshun...

BLOG*July 25, 2016

  Moderated another Artist As Brand, Rise of the Artist Entrepreneur panel discussion at the San Diego Comic Con, with a stellar group of artists, and writers, (from l to r)- Todd Lockwood, Me, Vincenzo Ferriero, Aaron Horkey, Ray Chou, Jess Schnabel, Daniel Monster Davis. A big thank to everyone...

BLOG*April 22, 2016

This post is two fold in that the concept of creating a job is more fulfilling than finding a job and using Facebook sponsored ads to get your message out can be a nice synergy. I am big fan of niche marketing and core audience participation. Using tools like Facebook...

BLOG*February 26, 2016

“In our obsession with optimizing our creative routines and maximizing our productivity, we’ve forgotten how to be truly present in the gladdening mystery of life.” – Maria Popova When was the last time someone you know, over the age of 18, complained about having too little to do? “Busy has a...

BLOG*November 30, 2015

Listening to our heart is an important part of any sustainable business passion. It is the science of our Heart/Mind connection that keeps us going and glowing. Jason Silva eloquently discusses our infinite potential as a form of existential...

BLOG*November 12, 2015

Creating Prosperity Consciousness I am a firm believer in balancing mind, body and spirit in love, art and life. Mind and body are generally first in line for attention, but it is the spirit– with its subtle, underlining influence that keeps us inspired. Spiritual principles can be a tricky subject...

BLOG*September 22, 2015

I like to say that your newsletter is a package of goodies that you send straight to your fans mailbox. The goal is to have the receiver open and even more importantly, want to open your email messsage and then actually read it. We are bombarded by so much info...