The Philosophy of Creative Entrepreneurship

I truly believe that there has never been a better time to be a creative person and bring your creative vision into the world. Whether you are a programmer, artist, or a web designer, a game designer, an inventor, writer, a filmmaker, architect, engineer, or anyone who has something they want to create, it is…

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Three Keys for Being an Effective Consultant

A lot of people want to get into consulting, and it is a great option for creative entrepreneurs who need to generate cashflow when in between projects or while a major product is in development. Consulting is a great option for generating cashflow because there is no physical product to develop, manufacture, or ship. It…

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In the Future, Will We Create Only For Ourselves?

Are we destined to live in a world where we only create for ourselves? I am going to argue that it is possible. According to IBM, our civilization generates 2,500,000 terabytes of data every day, which includes our movies, YouTube videos, ebooks, video games, tweets, pictures, and everything else. Here’s a sample of what 2.5 million…

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The Level of Education Required for Success Should be Dropping

Many people have grown accustomed to the idea that achieving success today requires more formal education than ever before and they expect this trend will continue. I think this should be the reverse. Success in today’s world should require increasingly less formal education, and the amount required should continue to decrease. First, let’s look at…

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Ideas are Worthless — Here is What You Can Do About It

I was talking to a film production company last week when something came up in the conversation that I have run into a lot lately—how worthless ideas are. An idea, worthless? That might sound like heresy, especially to people who pride themselves in coming up with creative ideas. “The power of ideas” is, after all,…

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Starting Right eBook is Released

   Today, I am releasing my first non-fiction book. It’s a short work entitled Starting Right. I wrote it to help you zero in on which of your ideas is most likely to serve as a solid foundation for your creative pursuits. If you are taking stock of your progress over the last year and…

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Publicity vs. Secrecy and the “No Surprises” Kickstarter

It seems natural for creatives to be secretive about their projects prior to the launch of their Kickstarter campaigns. Two major reasons for this appear to be: 1) They believe their project is really neat and don’t want to spoil the surprise. 2) Some creators are afraid their idea will be stolen. However, I don’t…

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The 95% Rule for Kickstarter Creators

One of my most important rules for running a Kickstarter is that the project must be 95% complete before the Kickstarter page even goes live. If you are only willing to undertake a project if you can raise a certain amount of money for it, it is not a good idea for a Kickstarter project….

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