I’m super-excited to announce that I’ve been selected again for the Junior League “A Christmas Affair” show here in Austin! It’s the biggest holiday show around, [...]
Woot! Just found out in the last few days that I passed 100 subscribers on YouTube! Ok ok I know that’s not very much. Especially when there are plenty of people there with thousands or even hundreds-of-thousands of subscribers! But’s a big deal for me. Since starting the channel back in 2010, I’ve lingered […]
We’ve all heard something similar to this. The idea being that if you tell everyone what you are going to do, you are now accountable to them as well as yourself.
I’m in a bit of a transition creatively-speaking.
Do you think you are ready for a show, but have never done one before? How do you take that first step? What should you expect? This is where I found myself back in the beginning of 2016. I was approved to have a booth at the huge, annual Junior League “A Christmas Affair” show […]
Hustle. Grind. Donkeywork. Elbow grease. They all pretty-much mean the same thing. I follow quite a few people that preach on the power of hustle. Probably the king right now is Gary Vaynerchuk. His videos and posts are entertaining, informative, and can leave you with the distinct taste of ‘I suck’ at the end of […]
So, what’s the purpose of this blog? Of this site? After all, my photography site has somewhere around 500 blog posts since its inception several years ago (not a huge number, but nothing to sneeze at either. Side note: who sneezes at things they don’t like anyways?). This new site is a journey for me, […]
A lot of times we hear about people that are ‘lucky’ in their career. They might be lucky because they know someone, or because they have some particular skill set, or for some other reason.
For a long time now I’ve been a believer in “preparing for luck”. But what does this mean? The idea is pretty simple: instead of waiting for things to happen, or hoping for things to happen, I try to do things that will put me in the best position for success if and when I get ‘lucky’. It’s a philosophy I think has helped me a lot over the last several years. Let me give you a practical example.