Category Archives: Inspiration

Paint Parties to Cash Flow-Interview with Artist Heidi Easley

IMG_8311Heidi Easley lost everything in 2007 and used art to heal her soul and created custom painted surfboards, selling over 1000 of them in two months. She later started successfully holding paint parties to make extra income.

100’s of paint parties later, Heidi works as a studio artist selling her cherished Day of the Dead Family Portraits, holds art parties and helps other artists see the potential in painting parties through her Paint Party Revolution workshops.

Tune in, learn from her strategies and share your thoughts in the comments section. Let me know what ideas you’ve been inspired to act on after listening to Heidi.


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Recharging Your Creativity-Live From Amsterdam

Sometimes we just need to unplug and need a change of scenery to re-charge the ol’ creative battery. In this entertaining, impromptu Google hangout, Bob Ostrom and I catch up with my dear friends Karen Nobel, owner and founder of ‘Kids Need More Art’, and illustrator TJ Lubrano while they vacation in Amsterdam. They befriended each…Continue Reading

‘Tundra’ Cartoonist Chad Carpenter Reveals All

This is my first post in 2013 and since the holidays. In this interview I speak with Chad Carpenter, creator of the ever popular and very funny ‘Tundra’ comic strip, and his marketing director Bill Kellogg. ‘Tundra’ is the most successful and widely distributed self-syndicated strip in the country with over 500 newspaper clients. And to me,…Continue Reading

Interview-Delegate Your Way To Growth and Profit with Jan Korb – freelancer profit – mailers.

Do you ever think of how much more you would be able to accomplish if you only stopped doing EVERYTHING yourself and started delegating some of your tasks to others? Well, if you see yourself more as a business owner vs. a freelancer, chances are the thought has crossed your mind more than once. Delegating…Continue Reading

Revealing the Hyper Creative Process.

Revealing the Hyper Creative Process.

Branding design strategist Ali Sabet has created and helped sustain hundreds of brands over the past 10 years and has loved every minute of it. During that time Ali observed many of the patterns and methods he used to become so successful, something he calls the Hyper Creative method. In this interview we talk with…Continue Reading

Christina Merkley – Graphics Facilitator

Christina Merkley – Graphics Facilitator

In this interview Carlos and Bob speak with Graphics Facilitator Christina Merkley. If you’re not familiar with the term graphic facilitation, graphic recording or interactive graphics you should be. It is a huge and growing field that offers a host of opportunity for visual thinkers. This week’s guest Christina describes it this way,  “In a…Continue Reading