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The Choice is Yours: Peace!

The Choice is Yours: Peace!
If you can be at peace wearing a funny costume or drawing caricatures or simply being present in the moment to make someone else's life a little better, then someone else's definition of success holds no weight.

The Choice is YOURS: Clients!

The Choice is YOURS: Clients!
Can you really "fire" a customer?

How will you CHOOSE your "normal?"

How will you CHOOSE your "normal?"
We establish our "normal" through our actions, with our friend groups, in relating to our families (or not) and so on.  We build up a certain micro-culture that works for us - or we say it does.

How Will You Choose to Shine?

How Will You Choose to Shine?
What is a creative to do in this environment?  How do you distinguish yourself in this dichotomy while at the same time convince potential clients of your trustworthiness?

How will you CHOOSE to be successful?

How will you CHOOSE to be successful?
How much do you want it?

Check Please! Chapter 10: Check Your Standards

Custom illustrations by Michael Ganser
What may be frustrating you may also be what makes you unique!

Check Please! Chapter 8: Check Your Environment!

Custom illustrations by Michael Ganser
Are you a tiger in a society of rabbits?

Check Please! Chapter 7: Check Your Plan!

Custom illustrations by Michael Ganser
It is said, "Want to make God laugh? Tell him your plans."  I've seen that so often - indeed, hasn't 2020 been pretty much a 180 on almost everyone's plan for the year?

Check Please! Chapter 5: Check your business!

The TAG Art Fun Farm in New Haven Indiana
Or perhaps "mind your own business" would be more appropriate these days?

Check please! Chapter 2: Check Your Team!

mime entertainment; stilt walking entertainment; themed entertainment
A key to success is "you can't do it alone."

Check please! Chapter 1: Check Your Ego

Event entertainment; Charlie Chaplin; Costumed characters for events
This is the first of a series of writings meant to offer perspective (in as humble a fashion as possible) for the benefit of any who hope to make t...

Oh, you do that too? Tips for creatives forced into sales

Dinosaurs; Dinosaur entertainment; Event entertainment
It's the sales person's job to provide a complete set of options, but in our "bigger, faster, stronger" culture, shouldn't it be the customer's job to want more?