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Category Archives: Work

I’m reading Todd Henry’s newest book Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day. I’m about a quarter of the way through and loving everything about it. Todd writes very well to people who make stuff for a living like you and me. The title of the book itself immediately reminds us of the fact […]

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“We wear busy like a badge of honor.”- Jon Acuff I felt that this topic needed a little more attention. Like I said yesterday, it’s a busy season for most of us. For most wedding photographers, spring and fall are the times where we spend more time in front of a screen than we do […]

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It’s Thursday. I’m sore from working out. I’m tired. But I still have to do work. It would be easy not to. Nobody would really know if I just took a nap instead. (Except for Jen, she might not like that :)) But work still has to be done. Are you busy right now? Are […]

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How often do you ask that question? I know I don’t ask it enough. But it immediately takes the focus of you. It even takes the focus off the work. It becomes about something bigger than that. It becomes about helping people and serving them with your art and that is an awesome thing. If […]

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I subscribe to Seth Godin’s blog. On Friday I got the post in my inbox and the last line said this: “If you treat the work as nothing but an obligation, you will soon be overwhelmed by competition that sees it as a privilege and a calling.” It challenged me to think about the work […]

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