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It’s Our Turn

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on January 22, 2015

Inspiration, Miscellaneous

it's our turn

When I was around twenty-five, the world started to look very different to me. Successful people in the media — entrepreneurs, scientists, artists — so many of them rising to prominence were younger than me, and that was weird to think about.

For the first couple decades of our lives, we’re young and impressionable. While that sometimes can be a hinderance, there’s a certain relief in knowing that we’re not yet responsible for leading the future.

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Acknowledging Art

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on December 28, 2014

Miscellaneous

While writing this morning, a song came on Pandora radio that really caught my attention. I went to give it a thumbs up and found myself reading an amazing artist biography. Here’s one of the first few sentences:

While the majority of his classic ’70s work was unflinchingly personal, it nevertheless provided a touchstone for a generation of maturing baby boomers coming to terms with adulthood.

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Interview with Mike “Ohrangutang” Tang

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on December 5, 2014

Miscellaneous, Pursuing Your Passion

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Ohrangutang

For photography fans in the Instagram community, “Ohrangutang” needs no introduction. With 219k followers, his work speaks for itself. But searching his website reveals little about the photographer, whose work has not only captivated fans, but inspired thousands of aspiring photographers as well.

Mike Tang is the man behind the “Ohrangutang” brand. His wife Cristina works her magic with hair and makeup. Together, they travel the world and create art.

Mike graciously agreed to answer some questions about his creative work.

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Why We Get Unmotivated

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on September 15, 2014

Miscellaneous, Pursuing Your Passion

why we get unmotivated
Image credit: Katherine Gratale

When it comes to sticking with the goals we set, one word is more important than all the rest: sustainability.

Sustainability is how long we can keep doing something.

Most people don’t think this far ahead when aiming for success. They set goals, start working towards them, and hope for the best.

But that rarely works.

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It’s Not About You

Posted by Kevin Kleitches on September 4, 2014

Miscellaneous

It's Not About You
Image credit: Ariel Martin

I started finding success when I discovered this harsh realization: The world doesn’t give a shit about you.

It doesn’t care what you think or how you’re feeling today. It won’t lose sleep over whether you fail or succeed.

It’s not about you.

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