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10 Movies That Will Blow Your Creative Mind

This post is part of the “10 Movies” series. Click here to read the next post, “10 Movies That Will Inspire Your New Year.” Seen any good movies lately? If so, you’re not alone. Movies engage our hearts and minds in a powerful way by combining sight, sound, and story in a format that’s unlike anything […]

6 Types of Content That Will Take Your Life to the Next Level

Do you want to grow? Do you want to improve your life? We all do. But you can’t do it on your power. You need resources to help you be the artist and leader you were meant to be. The good news is that we live in a time where we have access to many […]

You’ve Been Putting It Up Your Whole Life

Note: This post originally appeared on The Good Men Project and was directed toward men. But the ladies will find value here as well. In the film No Country for Old Men, Javier Bardem plays Anton Chigurh, a mysterious villain who’s hunting for a lost satchel full of money. With a twisted sense of justice, […]

Need to Quit? These 7 Truths Will Give You the Courage

Do you feel stressed out because of too many commitments? Conventional wisdom says you just need to manage your time better or work harder. But the answer is not in working smarter or harder. It’s in quitting. I recently stepped down from a part-time position at my church. It was a tough decision because I […]

Don’t Take That Job! 4 Reasons to Turn Down a Promotion

This is a guest post by Melissa AuClair. Spending time working on art and creativity isn’t an indulgence — it’s an important part of growing and becoming the person you were created to be. Melissa encourages and teaches how to develop the creative self through tutorials and courses at Launch Your Creative Life.   “What do […]

My Review of the iPhone 6 Plus After 6 Weeks (+ a Brief Rant)

I recently decided to upgrade from an iPhone 5 to an iPhone 6 Plus. After using it extensively over the last few weeks, I’m ready to share my thoughts. First, a bit of background: I had been thinking about getting a second iPad Mini. I really love the size of the Mini, and I’ve had one […]

4 Keys to Choosing the Right Creative Projects. I Completely Blew #4.

Being a blacksmith in medieval times was tricky business. Each day a blacksmith would face the critical decision of how many irons to keep in the fire. Too few, and he wouldn’t stay busy enough. Too many, and he wouldn’t be able to keep up. Do you ever feel like you have too many irons […]

Meet Kenny DeShields, an Artist Bringing Healing to St. Louis

My purpose with this blog isn’t just to share my own thoughts. I also want to introduce you to people who are doing great creative work. One such person is Kenny DeShields. I met Kenny a few years ago when he led worship for a Chapel service at St. Louis Christian College (where I teach). […]

38 People Who Helped Me in 2014

I was recently reflecting on the past year with all its failures and successes. The failures (of which there were many) were of course my own. However, I can’t take full credit for any of my successes. As I thought about the good things that happened in my business and teaching in 2014, I began […]

15 Questions That Make Artists Want to Pull Their Hair Out

Artists as a group are a pretty accommodating bunch. We take great joy in making things that are useful or delightful to others. Yet despite our best efforts, we are sometimes misunderstood. People ask questions that can range from the bizarre and laughable to the downright cynical. I recently asked this question on Facebook: If you […]