Why Feedback is Important

Research has shown that the ability to regularly seek feedback is one of the most significant indicators of success.  Constructive feedback helps by providing direction, can inspire and motivate and overall increase performance–whether at work or in life.   However, seeking feedback can be uncomfortable.  And unsolicited feedback, especially when negative, can feel like an attack. …

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Finding creative inspiration during bleak times

Taking pictures, among other creative pursuits, feeds my purpose.  I suspect a lot of people feel the same way. That is why during the doldrums—what I call the days between seasons—it is particularly challenging to find inspiration. Like a lot of self-taught photographers, my entry into the medium started with my first iPhone.  Once unleashed, …

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