gapingvoid Valentines Day Commissions

[Photo courtesy of Robert O. Dow – Warpaint Resources] [Photo courtesy of Tom McCallum – Shirlaws Coaching] [From today’s newsletter:] Reserve Yours Here Hugh has decided to do some personal commissions for Valentines Day, since last year these we such a big hit! He originally wanted to limit it to five, but we’ve already surpassed that […]

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I love doing Private Commissions. There. I’ve said it :D

  [Awwww… We were sent this photo, a com­mis­sion for  Dan Sulli­van and Babs Smith, the hus­band & wife stra­te­gic coach team, that was done as a Holi­day pre­sent to them, from our old buddy, Joe Polish.] The last few weeks have been wonderfully busy ones for us in the private commission department, with Christmas, Hannuka […]

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Dan Sullivan and Babs Smith

Awwww… We were sent this photo, a commission for  Dan Sullivan and Babs Smith, the husband & wife strategic coach team, that was done as a Holiday present to them, from our old buddy, Joe Polish. “Entrepreneurship completes us.” Exactly. Thanks Dan and Babs for taking the lovely photo, and Thanks to Joe for the […]

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private commission: tara and remi

Recently I completed one of my most ambitious pieces in a while- a private commission from Tara, for her boyfriend, Remi’s birthday. Go here to check out all the photos and the complete backstory. Though I haven’t talked about it too much on the blog, yes, I do private commissions. Feel free to contact me […]

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‘cube grenade’ case study: the monster inside your head

[The Cube Gre­nade blog archive. Commission your own Cube Grenade.] Jerry Colonna used to be a Ven­ture Capi­ta­list. He was EXTREMELY suc­cess­ful as a part­ner with Fred Wil­son at Fla­ti­ron Part­ners. Before that, he was an invest­ment ban­ker on Wall Street. Then he deci­ded he wan­ted out of the busi­ness. He had made his money, […]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
Best Selling Author

His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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