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Balancing Art, Business, and Self-Fulfillment

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on March 28, 2016

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

downtown wilmington
Photo Credit: Kevin Titus Photo

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t written a blog post in nearly three months. Trust me, not a day has gone by that I haven’t reminded myself of that very fact. But the past few months have been transformative for me, both personally and professionally, and I wanted time to process the things I’ve learned so that I could distill them into a blog post that hopefully gives you some clear insight on what it’s like trying to balance art, business, and self-fulfillment.

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The Problem with Today’s Artists

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on January 5, 2016

Creativity, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion, Social Media

 

the problem with today's artists
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

The Problem with Today’s Artists

As a photographer, I spend a lot of time looking at the works of other artists for inspiration. It’s astounding how many talented people there are in the world. And yet the overwhelming majority of them, at least on social media, seem to think their job ends with sharing their finished product. For them, the process is simple: Make something awesome, post it online, repeat.

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2015 Year in Review – My Venture into Freelance Photography

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on December 31, 2015

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

Photo Credit: Ry Van
Photo Credit: Ry Van

If you would have told me at the end of last year that I’d be an employee again, I wouldn’t have believed you. Yet here we are at the end of 2015, and I’m indeed working a full-time job. A lot of things have happened that led to this point, which I’ll cover in this post now:

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Dear Artists: When You Feel Like Quitting, Read This.

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on December 8, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

when you feel like quitting
Photo Credit: Kevin Titus Photo

Whenever I do anything day in and day out, I tend to reflect on what I’m working towards. As an artist, I’m constantly asking myself why I do what I do. What do I want to say with my work? What’s my message?

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There’s More to Life

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on November 29, 2015

Business and Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Inspiration, Pursuing Your Passion

 

there's more to life
Photo Credit: sergee bee

There’s more to life than…

  • your job
  • the number of followers you have
  • how you look
  • the amount of likes your status gets
  • how much money you earn

It’s easy to feel dissatisfied with our progress in life. But too often we feel dissatisfied not because we fail to meet our own expectations, but because we feel a longing to validate our success with the world.

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