Relationships

Relationships are the key to life in both fulfillment, and creating success. They are a fine art in and of themselves. We must learn to create the best ones we can, and that vision, effort, and practice. So much of my success has come through the relationships I have built both personally and professionally. Relationships and sharing our lives with others is and element of fulfillment. Life is a journey, much like travel. Can be great alone, but even better sharing it with other people.

I’ve been thinking about taking my art to a larger scale, and my good friend Rob Gregg proposed a great idea. To paint his office in the style of my new brand NION. It’s been an organic development of art. The idea is to deliver positive messaging through art and design, and inspire people to...

“There’s only one way to learn, to really illuminate our lives, and that’s to jump” Today’s inspiring shoptalk radio guest is Preston Smiles. Preston is a heartfelt, intelligent man who is a leader in the world of conscious media. He’s a brilliant writer, thought leader and co-founder of this awesome thing called the Love Mob...

“The areas of life that we tend to want to impact the most are the ones we are the least willing to talk about.” We are consistently affected by the relationships we have and the people we surround ourselves with. But this can be taken to another level, where you can truly curate the people...

“It’s important to make sure the soul is steering the ship and that the ego is supporting that journey.” It’s important to take creativity to the extreme. It's important to acknowledge how the inner world and outer world interact with your creativity. Once we discover our own world, how do we help the rest of the world with the same self-reflection? That’s...

You have to dive into the elements of what resonates with you. Part 3/15 How to Create a Career in Art: Deconstruct Creating a high profile career in fashion and lifestyle photography is gratifying, but what it took from me to get there is the real gift. During the last ten years of creating this career, I’ve learned...

Why be normal? Go for something special. Go for something tremendous. Amazing stories run in the Braun family. I am good friends with Scooter and Adam Braun, and over time have gotten to know their father, Erv Braun. Erv is an incredible man with, of course, an incredible story. His family fled Hungary after the...

“I can’t let the fear of hurting myself stop me from being who I want to be.” "Can my passion be monetized?" I get asked this question all the time. There are passions that are easy to monetize. If you're passionate about finance, accounting or investing, you can easily find a paying position in these...

Time and age and growth are great assets to one’s brain. When you pay attention to do what you do, and you do it well, people will take notice. That’s one of the things Christopher Makos taught me during our conversation, and I can’t wait for you to hear the rest of the amazing advice...