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96 – How to ensure a project winds up perfectly

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/96 – This week I tell you how to make sure your creative project turns out perfect: Never finish it.

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95 – Selling at the intersection of creativity and business with Alexis Bronstorph

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/95 – Alexis is a writer specializing in advertising and has been working towards that goal since she was a kid. She tells the story of how she was inspired by some TV shows like Who’s The Boss as a kid. **- Links for this episode -** Alexis – http://www.alexisbronstorph.com/ Kraft – http://www.alexisbronstorph.com/#/kraftpeanutbutter/ Mio –…

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94 – you can always find something wrong

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/94 – Sometimes we finish something and it’s the greatest thing in the world. We’re a genius and can’t believe people aren’t writing epic tales about our talents. Only to come back to it and wonder why we even bothered finishing in the first place. Sometimes we finish something and trash it right away because…

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93 – Finding what people care about in advertising with Kelsey Horne

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/93 – Kelsey has always been interested in advertising but went to school for architecture and interior design. He tells about first using photoshop to create ads for fun and how he got an agency job based on a spec portfolio even though he had no training or real experience. And is now Creative Director…

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92 – When It Was A Love Song

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/92 – This week is different because I’m going to share some of what I do with my creativity. It’s a story I wrote based on a song I wrote called ‘When It Was A Love Song’.

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91 – Create your own problems to solve

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/91 – Creating your own problems has sort of a negative connotation to it. “I can’t really feel sorry for that person because they’ve created those problems for themselves.” That’s the drama queen sort of mentality. Drama isn’t the kind of problem I’m talking about. I’m talking about challenges to figure out and questions to…

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90 – Working between art and technology with Chelsea Klukas

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/90 – Chelsea is a User Experience Designer at Amazon and leads a team of designers working on the comments and other user engagement tools of the site. But she’s also a co-founder of a fashion and technology group where fashion designers and technologists collaborate. **- Links for this episode -** Amazon – https://www.amazon.ca/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&camp=15121&creative=390961&linkCode=ur2&tag=spynoh-20 Poynt…

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89 – Never too late to give up … or start again.

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/89 – Dreams are hard. Work is hard. Finding a path is hard. But what I love about the first lines of the song Give Up On Your Dreams by Seth Timbs are that just because you ‘give up’ doesn’t mean you stop. Maybe it just changes a little. Maybe you just pack’em up and…

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88 – How to be an author with a family with Adam Dreece

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/88 – Adam Dreece is an indie author who is building a following for his The Yellow Hoods series of books which currently number 5 soon to be six. Previous to being an author Adam worked in high in the ranks of corporate IT as a software architect. The way Adam describes the transition from…

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87 – Where to start

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/87 – Where To Start – Choosing a direction and prioritizing what needs to be done. This week’s topic once again comes from the anonymous 1-question survey that pops up on TheSparkAndTheArt.com. The comment comes from someone in Canada and says “When pursuing a career in music sometimes knowing where to begin is tricky.” **-…

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