I’m thrilled to announce I’ll be hosting a Dream Year event in Des Moines. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20th, in Des Moines at the beautiful and inspiring Smokey Row coffee shop, from 9am to noon. The…

We have been conditioned to celebrate mountaintop moments and smash successes. We’ve also been duped into believing that our work is measured in wins and losses; as if it all boils down to our great victories and our major misses….

Final post on identity and value… We are like a nation in exile In Exodus 5, Moses and Aaron approach Pharaoh requesting that he release the Israelites from their slavery to present their offerings to God. Pharaoh responded negatively, as…

A few more thoughts on identity and value: Understanding the importance and significance of our work is one side of the coin… The other side is not allowing ourselves to be defined by our work. You are not your art,…

One of the most daunting challenges facing artists is navigating the tension between taking their work seriously and being defined by their work. Although I say artists, I really mean anyone. We all create, and we are all creating a…