I’m afraid charging for my art will hurt my reputation

This is such a common question I wanted to share it here.  Isn’t it cheapening the real process of creating art (music, sculptures, writing, visual art, coaching) if I expect money in return? Andy asks: “Dan, I’m an illustrator and my illustration business is doing well, but I’m afraid I’m more passionate about helping other…

Will my mistakes keep my children from succeeding?

While having dinner Friday night our waitress lamented to us that her 23-yr-old daughter was leaving yet another relationship.  She told us how this daughter seemed to be pulled into relationships that looked great at the beginning only to deteriorate and crumble over time.  And then she asked, “Has my own divorce made it impossible…