Is Your Best Creative Work Being Ignored?

Doesn’t matter what you make, write, knit, code, film, paint, perform, produce, sculpt, simmer, invent, teach, chisel, craft, bake or build…

There’s a high possibility that at some point in your creative career, you’ve had this experience.

You make something truly awesome.

We’re talking spectacular. Soul-shaking. Next-level, cosmically significant sorta stuff.

Ignoring what sells doesn’t make you a better artist, it makes you a starving artist. Click To Tweet

It goes out for public consumption and you think, “This is my best work yet. People are going to go nuts for this!!”

As you anxiously await the praise / applause / orders / reviews / congrats / comments / shares ____ (fill in the blank with the validation of your choice), a sinking reality sets in.

Rather than the critical acclaim or endless cha-ching…

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Networking Basics: 8 Tips to Networking Without Being Fake

As I sit here typing away, I’ve got my big green fuzzy socks on: a true sign that fall is finally here.

I’m not sure why autumn is such a busy season for events, but it is.

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be speaking at three different conferences, then hosting our own sold out shindig, RHH Live, at Donna Karan’s gorgeous Urban Zen center the last week in October.

We have two ears and one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak. - Epictetus Click To Tweet

Most of us have heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.”

While I don’t entirely agree with that statement, I wholeheartedly agree that strong relationships make a huge difference to the speed and satisfaction of your success.

And attending live events is a fantastic way to build your network and make connections.

The problem is, many of us can’t stand the idea of networking. It feels fake and contrived. And if you’re an introvert, fuggettaboutit.

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How To Stand Out From The Crowd

Do you ever wonder why some people and brands stand out from the crowd while others remain unknown?

What makes one person or business remarkable, while others all seem so “vanilla” and forgettable?

Nothing will kill your business faster than being lost in a crowd of sameys. Click To Tweet

I’m fascinated with this topic because, on the surface, many people appear to be selling the same kinds of products or services.

But as you know, there are always people and brands that rise above the rest and become leaders of their industry.

If you’ve ever wanted to be one of those people who stands out in a crowd, today’s episode of MarieTV is for you.

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