The ramblings of a creative & entrepreneur on all things creative and personal growth.

Turning pro to help others

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To turn pro is to take a stand for something bigger than yourself. To turn pro is to take a stand for others who may not be strong enough to be where you are right now. It is to live a life of gratefulness and generosity not only with physical wealth but one of compassionate

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A Tough Pill to Swallow

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Recently I’ve started my week off by publicly announcing one area of my life that I’m going to focus on improving, the tough parts that sometimes seem pointless. In this path of making myself a better person, one week I chose to not let anything bother me. Meaning I would pay attention to the situations

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How Giant Websites Design for You

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With sites like Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter being such integral parts of our lives, very little thought goes into how these sites were designed for us to use. In the video below, The Director of Product Design at Facebook shares three rules for design on a massive scale. Hope you enjoy!

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Coca-Cola ‘2nd Lives’ campaign

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Coca-Cola always has a unique way of showcasing the brand image using experiences that seem so obvious yet unthought of. This campaign by Ogilvy & Mather follows this pattern well.  In an effort to promote recycling in the country of Vietnam, 40,000 free caps will be given away when someone purchases the iconic soda drink. In a playful

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Always Upward

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As part of my new years resolution to do more writing, I have been doing the 500 words a day challenge by Jeff Goins and It has certainly been a different experience. I find myself writing a whole lot more than I was last year. One of the biggest hurdles I’ve wanted to overcome was

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Be Blessed

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Somehow I’ve managed to make it to day 3 of my 24 days of design, which made me think about how blessed I have been this year. It wasn’t the easiest year, but as I begin to do the customary looking back over the year, I am quite thankful for each experience I’ve gone through.

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Well Hello December

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24 Days of Design Pt 1 Wallpaper

Every year I plan on designing one thing everyday up until Christmas, but somehow never do. This year, I’m kicking things off a little differently, and letting my friends and site readers hold me accountable for this. Each design will be based on a inspiration item of the day, each item being completely unplanned. Each

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Inspired Good – 02

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Motivation. We see this word plastered onto “motivational” posters, seminar titles and self improvement courses. With everyone telling us a reason why we should be motivated for every cause but our own, what is so special about motivation? Why is self motivation so important? A few days ago I felt a little down, and an

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Kickstart Monday – 02

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Why are weekends so short? Some many things not done, so many hobbies that once again get shelved due to lack of time. Thing is, I’m glad weekends are so short or else it wouldn’t be another Kickstart Monday. This week  a very interesting video that causes us to look at the things we love

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Inspired Good – 01

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It’s the middle of the week again, a dreaded reminder each week that the week isn’t over yet. A day filled with horrible hump day quotes and pictures. So why not approach Wednesdays as a day to reflect and highlight the good that is around us. So day off comes the wrapper on Inspired Good,

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Kickstart Monday – 01

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Chances are like most Monday’s, you aren’t quite excited that it is. Instead of focusing on the blues of Monday, get some warm fuzzies in your diet. This amusing little video by Adobe Marketing Cloud should certainly bring a little joy to your day, and also something to focus on during the week. Do you

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