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the lifeline of creative executives

My friend Ro Rao recently posted a holiday note linking to his latest art project. As an artist, animator, filmmaker, author, and agency creative, Ro is always up for breaking new ground. paintThis time he was dabbling with trash paintings and publicly challenged himself to post one per day for 100 days. Lucky for us and Instagram and Facebook, his commitment and follow-through yielded almost twice that amount, and helped inspire this post.

Now that you’ve had a few weeks to get used to 2014, I want to encourage you to make a commitment to yourself this year – a commitment to create something that has meaning to you. Make your art.

Most of you come up with creative solutions every day for work. But creating from a personal place of vision and proactivity is a different beast, and usually requires a different process. Continue reading

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