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When the World Doesn’t Care, Make Your Art Anyway

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on April 26, 2016

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration

making your art anyway
Photo Credit: Timothy Kolczak

The other night I went to bed before 10pm.

I knew I had to go to bed early so I could wake up two hours before work to write this very post.

Once I publish this, either many of you will like it, or very few of you will. That’s the life of an artist. When you share something, your reception is either pretty bad or pretty good.

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Leveling Up in Life

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on April 18, 2016

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration, Productivity, Pursuing Your Passion

leveling up in life
Photo Credit: Kevin Titus Photo

There’s an easy explanation to why so many people enjoy playing video games: they love leveling up.

Think about how satisfying it is to unlock a new perk or achieve a new title. Even though the incentives are completely virtual and have no real tangible benefits, we feel compelled to keep playing so we can hit that next level.

Real life works in exactly the same way — we just need to embrace the right mindset to achieve what we want in life.

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There Are No Shortcuts to Building Trust

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on January 21, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship

I checked my Instagram this morning and found a comment on a photo I posted yesterday:

there are no shortcuts to building trust

Comments like this one are pervasive in the social media world, particularly on Instagram and Twitter. The people who post them are short-sighted; they assume that the brute-force method is the best way to build a following.

It’s not.

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Work Less, Play More

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on December 1, 2014

Business and Entrepreneurship, Pursuing Your Passion

work less, play more
Image: Kevin Titus Photo [yes, that’s me ;)]
We’ve been conditioned since childhood to value working over playing.

Remember when we were in school and had classes all day? Somewhere in between we’d get a short lunch break and then have to head to another round of classes. Adult life is eerily similar: arrive at work, attend a round of meetings, get a short lunch break halfway through the day, then head off to some more meetings before leaving.

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Building versus Doing

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on November 26, 2014

Business and Entrepreneurship, Pursuing Your Passion

building versus doing

When I was contemplating quitting my full-time job earlier this year, one thing made it abundantly clear that I needed to leave: I wasn’t building anything.

When you’re building, you construct a foundation for yourself. Each time you sit down to work, you continue to add to this foundation.

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