Tag Archives: Enthusiasm

Cheapness and Value

Lots of artists bemoan the fact that their work is undervalued.  When they adjust their prices downward, to sell anything at all, their work is regarded as cheap and is thus treated with a modicum of barely concealed contempt.  Why … Continue reading

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Inspiring Educators

The best teachers are the ones that inspire you.  In order to be inspirational, a teacher needs to strive for success in the thing that they teach.  Students can readily tell the difference between a teacher that is going through … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm Deficit Disorder

Straw poll research that I conducted scientifically in the coffee room reveals that few of us are strangers to Enthusiasm Deficit Disorder (EDD).  Don’t panic.  There is a cure.  You can trust me.  I’m a doctor (no I’m not!) The … Continue reading

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Spent

Every now and then, even when you have lots of brilliant and exciting, creative projects on the go, your creative batteries go flat.  At times like these, you need to step away from the easel, put down the guitar, close … Continue reading

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Backsliding

You’ve probably experienced this. You’re going full tilt at your art, producing your work (often good work), but you’re running out of steam. You’re flagging. You’re enthusiasm is waning. You just don’t think you’re any good at this anymore, or … Continue reading

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