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A Road Map For Creative Artists and Entrepreneurs

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

Here’s Why “The Struggle” Isn’t a Bad Thing

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on July 27, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

here's why the struggle isn't a bad thing
Photo Credit: Lechon Kirb

We hear a lot about “The Struggle”, but what exactly does it mean?

In most cases, The Struggle refers to the chasm that exists between your current situation and whatever you think needs to happen that will help you achieve success and happiness.

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The Difference Between Failing and Changing Course

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on July 22, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

changing course
Photo Credit: Jens Lelie

Just two years ago, I was certain I wanted to pursue the field of psychotherapy.

A few years before that, I wanted to work in higher education as a career counselor.

When I was in college I wanted to be a creative writing professor. That was after my summer internship at General Electric, when I thought I might enjoy working a management position in Corporate America.

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Executing on Your Ideas

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on July 13, 2015

Blogging, Creativity, Productivity, Pursuing Your Passion

executing on your ideas
Photo Credit: R. Jordan N. Sanchez

Lots of people have no idea what their passion is in life.

But many others face a different kind of challenge: having lots of ideas.

The problem? They don’t know where to begin. Their indecision means nothing ever gets done. Which means their ideas never see the light of day.

Does this sound like you?

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How to Get Recognized For Your Work

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on June 22, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Pursuing Your Passion

Julia Caesar
Photo Credit: 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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