April 4, 2016
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Get Your First Guest Blog Post Published

This week I had my first guest post published by another site. (You can check it out right here!) It was exciting for two reasons: first, it was an accomplished goal, which is always awesome. Secondly, I really liked the article, I felt as though it was really strong, and I was happy to have it out there for people to check out. I thought it was inspiring and made a good impression on those who have no clue who I am. I want to talk to you about how I accomplished that. First, from a practical standpoint, but even […]
January 29, 2016
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How ‘The Resistance’ Prevents You From Creating

In Steven Pressfield’s book, The War of Art, Pressfield talks about a creative person’s arch nemesis: the resistance. Allow me first to describe to you a creative person. This doesn’t apply exclusively to the traditionally creative, although they are included. No fedoras or recreational drugs or cluttered art studios required, for this to apply to you. Look at the root of the word “creative”—create. Anyone who is trying to create something exceptional in their life—be it building a rich marriage that inspires those around you, writing a rock opera, starting a sweet roll bakery or inventing the world’s greatest board game—falls […]