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Dani Fonseca
There is no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.
There is no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.


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Is the term "Professional Artist" an oxymoron?
As most of you know, I have been an artist as long as I can remember. I’ve been drawing, painting, and highly engaged in art since kindergarten. I have always danced to my own tune, had a different idea on how things should happen, hear things differently f...

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Vulnerability is the Foundation of Strength
I'll start this by saying that what I will divulge within this article does make me nervous to share as it is the most sensitive and intimate information a person can share. It makes me question being open about my privacy and the appropriateness of sharing...

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Looking Back on the Artist Summit
So it's been a few weeks since I got home from Provincetown...I had an amazing week being inspired and being a part of a collective of people who want to motivate and inspire others. No matter how much time passes from that experience, the lessons I learned...

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Being a part of something bigger: Taking a stand with my art
Why are you here, on this earth? I’m genuinely asking you to pause for a moment to consider. What’s important to you, what do you stand for? How do you express that? What are you going to say with your life? Helping people, pragmatism, and self expression a...

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The Power of Vulnerability
In the many years I have been developing myself as a leader and a business owner, and the many consecutive years I have been supporting other artists in honing their leadership skills...there is one value many have struggled with time and time again. This v...

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What is Leadership?
If there is a question I ask myself every single day, sometimes unintentionally, it is 'what is leadership'? I may not even ask it in those precise words. I may not even ask it in the context of a group of people. But in order to take on the things I do, an...

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What makes a great educator? Pt.2
In my  last article , I started sharing stories with you about my best teachers, and why my experience with them was so amazing. My intention is to help you recognize what you need in an educator, so you can choose education that really supports your goals ...

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Too much education out there! How do you choose what is right for you?
It has become more apparent to me this year than ever that there is an overwhelming amount of people and organizations offering education to our industry. More than I've seen before, people are tapping into teaching as another way of making money. Since it ...

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Resolution VS. Commitment
As 2014 comes to a close we're are looking back at the last 12 months. What was this year about? What did you say you would do? What did you actually do? What were your successes? And what were your biggest challenges? It's this day of the year that million...

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The Glorious Release of Completion
Coming to the end of a year we often look back at all we have a accomplished (or not accomplished) and we weigh our lives against how far we have come… If I ask myself what the most satisfying, joy-inducing experiences in my life are, I'd say spending quali...
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