habits

5 Bad Photoshop Mistakes & Habits To Break Right Now – Photography Article

After years of shooting and editing photos, Dave Cross has had ample time to make Photoshop mistakes — and learn from them. But his biggest piece of advice isn’t just to be better, but rather, to work smarter. “From a creativity standpoint, working non-destructively, to me, has been a huge bonus,” says Dave in his CreativeLive class, Productivity Tips in Photoshop. Are you ready for the biggest Photoshop event of the year? Join CreativeLive for Photoshop Week 2019, June 12-14, to learn how…

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The Secret to Making Resolutions You Can Actually Keep – Photography Article

  Happy Holidays! Today’s podcast is a twist on the usual – no guest, just some important ideas from yours truly that may help…IF you want to make changes in your life. First, there’s a crazy stat — something like 80% of people fail to achieve their New Years resolutions – and most give up within the first 2 weeks of the year. Yet here we (all) are, back to reflecting on how the past year has gone and what…

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It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work with Jason Fried – Photography Article

With so much information, and gadgets and access and hustle and email and …and.. aren’t you overloaded at work!? It’s understandable and it’s a real problem. If this describes you or someone you love…you’ll LOVE this episode of the show. Enter: Jason Fried.  He’s the brilliant NYT best-selling author and co-founder of the software firm, Basecamp.  Since long before meeting Jason in person he’s always caught my eye as perhaps THE outspoken thinker / critic of the current status of…

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Happiness Through Gratitude with AJ Jacobs – Photography Article

AJ Jacobs is a multiple NYT bestselling author, a journalist, a lecturer as well as a warm and hilarious human soul.  He’s on this weeks podcast and is…SO GOOD. In this show we learn why AJ intentionally puts himself in the most extraordinary circumstances … like when he strove to be “the world’s healthiest man” going from Dad bod to ultimate health (Book = Drop Dead Healthy). Or when he lived according to the bible for a year, beard, goats and all……

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You Are Your Habits with Julien Smith – Photography Article

Julien Smith is a long-time friend and familiar face on the podcast. I first brought him on in 2013 to talk about why not caring about what others think is a useful skill to have as a creator in any field (translation: he penned a LEGENDARY blog post called ‘the subtle art of not giving a f*$k’ – which went crazy viral and later inspired a best selling book by Mark Manson…). And now Julien is BAAACK…this time talking about both his…

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An audience of ONE is all it takes – Photography Article

QUESTION:  What if you only made work that YOU loved, and you were certain that you would be paid top dollar if you did…Would you do it?  Of course! Most sane creators / entrepreneurs would jump at the opportunity – and such is the topic of Srinivas Rao’s new book: An Audience of One: Reclaiming Creativity For Its Own Sake.  The problem is, so many of us are watering down our work making it for someone else. In fact, the path to…

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Elle Luna: Your Story Is Your Power – Photography Article

Elle is an artist and author and just a genuinely amazing human. You’ve seen her design work on Medium, Uber, and many other recognizable brands as she came out the legendary design firm, IDEO. She was part of the 30 Days of Genius series on this podcast where we took a deep dive into finding our calling with the help of her breakthrough book, The Crossroads of Should And Must. I’ve personally found the idea of Should vs Must as…

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