Why I have no competition

It's easy to get ahead in the corporate world. The average person is lazy as hell. If you have any work ethic at all, you'll simply just get ahead. Smart employers know this. Note though that not all employers are smart. A lot of them can't tell the difference between…

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Do you really need to be inspired?

You know why most artists starve? Because most artists either lack a work ethic or decent social skills. I know this from experience. My wife and I over the years have gone to tons of art galleries and have met countless artists. As ruthless as this sounds, that's another reason…

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On Artists and Free Speech

One huge beef I have with a lot of today's artists - in the 1980s, artists stood together for Free Speech. "I may not like what you have to say, but I will die to defend your Right to say it." You'd hear artists make that proclamation. Musicians teamed up…

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Why Bob Ross is one of my heroes

Are you a Bob Ross fan? I am. Big time. Not just for his painting lessons. But also his mindset. You ever see Bob Ross freak out? Heck, if the zombie invasion started, he would have just kept painting. Chill AF. In a zone. He'd even take his mistakes and…

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Experience is the best teacher

If you're in STEM, sure, by all means get all the degrees you need. But I may come across as a brutal realist when it comes to art. I've done my art school classes. A whopping two of them. And been friends with Art majors. Not coincidentally, none of them…

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