The more interests you have, the more interesting you are as a person.

I’ve been seeing you move in all different directions so I know you’re busy“, a client wrote to me in a message this past week. I took it as a compliment.

Are you still making music Daniel? Just wondering how you manage these things“, someone wrote on an Instagram post I did about writing my first book.

If I had to reintroduce myself then I will say this: I am Daniel, a music composer, a business owner, a YouTuber, a podcaster, a content creator, a father, a husband, a soon-to-be author and so much more.

And this is the definition of a creative entrepreneur.

Any individual that combines their creativity and artistic skills to identify opportunities to produce creative products and/or services around which they create a business is a creative entrepreneur.

The real work for me is about creating stuff! creating stuff that’s important to me. It could be anything, as long as it is creative. It could be composing music, recording a podcast episode, or making a YouTube video. Or writing my first book. (I keep saying to myself that this is my first book as a reminder that this is only the beginning of my writing journey). Writing a book is a new venture for me, and it’s one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done. But, I refuse to shy away from the hard work required to achieve my creative aspirations.

It’s also one of the reasons I started this newsletter, as a way of keeping myself accountable with my new creative outlet.

Don’t be afraid to try new things, even if they seem completely unrelated to your current pursuits. You never know what you might discover.”

– Naval Ravikant

This past week I’ve been consumed by writing my book, having one-on-one coaching calls with various clients, and batch-recording podcast episodes because I’ll be going to London next week with the family for a short break. And as I am writing this, I need to record a music workshop for my private community of musicians and composers.

​I am not overwhelmed or overworked, I am actually happy to be busy because I am doing things that I want to do. I think that I have wasted enough time in my 20s and 30s and I am not going to repeat that same mistake in my 40s.

Growing up in a society where creativity ‘they say‘ doesn’t bring in money is something that I always had to fight against. Realizing that my creativity is what brings in the ideas for my work and the money now, is what makes me happy!

Work is a good thing, especially when your work is about you and what you are passionate about. And if you can help other people along the way, then what else could you ask for?

What are YOU passionate about?

This is my latest video: ​3 Simple Steps to Becoming a Creative Entrepreneur
This is the topic of my latest podcast episode. Ep.69: The Future is Online: Everyone Should Start an Online Business on the Side
Music track I’ve been listening to on a loop while I write my book: Breathtaking by Purrpel Cat
AudioBook I listened to this week: Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Quote, I’m pondering: The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

Have a nice weekend!


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