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Stop Dreaming & Start Doing: How To Actually Do What You Love

How to Get Recognized For Your Work

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on June 22, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Pursuing Your Passion

Julia Caesar
Julia Caesar

A few months ago I decided I was going to make a bigger effort in building my photography brand. I noticed other photographers had lots of followers on their Facebook pages and Instagram profiles — with each of their posts getting dozens of likes and shares, while mine got hardly anything at all.

My first thought was that I simply wasn’t as good as the people who had a big following.

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A Confession to My Readers

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on June 17, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration

a confession to my readers
Photo credit: Joshua Earle

I have a confession.

If you’ve been following my work for a while, you might think I’m someone who has it all figured out.

It’s easy to look at someone who’s deep into their craft — who’s just hitting their stride with their work — and imagine that it all comes easy to them.

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How to Stand Out in The World

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on June 11, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

why most people are ordinary

No one wants to be ordinary.

Most of us are in the game to express ourselves, to make an impact on the world, to do extraordinary work.

So why is it that so few truly stand out?

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When It’s Okay to Hate Your Job

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on June 2, 2015

Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

when it's okay to hate your job

We can’t always get what we want.

In a perfect world, we’d all be doing what we love and getting paid for it. We wouldn’t waste our time on things that don’t light our souls on fire. We’d live life with purpose and devote our energy to things we truly cared about.

But the world isn’t perfect. As adults, sometimes we have to do work we don’t enjoy so we can pay the bills. As much as I profess that you should do what you love, sometimes you need to do what you hate.

But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Getting Better at Your Craft

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on May 31, 2015

Creativity, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

Recently, I came across one of the first photos I took with my DSLR camera when I was learning photography early last year, around April of 2014:

Before (April 2014)

Compare that to how some of my photos look today, in May 2015:

After (May 2015)

I’m really proud of the progress I’ve made in just a little over a year. In that time, here’s some of what I’ve learned about getting better at your craft:

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