I believe that we are all creative and the more we embrace and share our creative genius, the more fulfilled our lives will be and the more impact we will have on the world.

Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Best-Selling Author, Dr. Minette Riordan successfully built a multi-media publishing company, turning a small quarterly newspaper into a monthly magazine with a circulation of 50,000 copies distributed through over 300 locations around the Dallas Ft. Worth Metroplex.
After a decade in the publishing industry, Minette realized that what she loved most was coaching creative women entrepreneurs with big dreams on how to build a profitable business. She sold her publishing company and relocated her family to beautiful Santa Barbara, CA.

She is the author of the best-selling books The Artful Marketer: The Fundamental Business Guide for Creative Entrepreneurs and Instant Insights: A Time Management System for Creative Entrepreneurs.
She runs her thriving coaching practice with her husband from her home near the beach and when she’s not working, she loves spending time with her family, taking long walks on the beach, making art or enjoying a glass of red wine.

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Feed Your Brand

Being consistent with the content of your brand is key to podcasting. Having a podcast plan no matter what day of the year it is means that you have a clear vision of what you want your listeners to take away from your podcasts. Join Dr. Minette Riordan as she explains how having a podcast plan will help you connect with your listeners…

Episode 119: How Mindfulness Helps Productivity

How do we bring more mindfulness, purpose, and ultimately more productivity into our creative businesses?
That is the question Brad and I are exploring today.
If you’re just now tuning in, we’re in the midst of exploring aspects of our life that can influence and improve…

What is Zentangle?

by minette | Jul 27, 2018

I am a Zentangle® zealot and a Certified Zentangle© Teacher or CZT as we are affectionately called. I will “tangle” anything! I recently tangled my iPhone cover and a wooden birdhouse for the back yard. People are tangling jewelry, clothing, gourds and fabric.

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13 Ways to Say “Thank You”

by minette | Feb 13, 2018

One of the most powerful phrases in the English language is “thank you.”

I am BIG on kindness, I try to let it lead my life and I find that people really notice it. My sense is that they feel safe around me because they can count on me to be that way. My family, clients, and employees regularly hear my appreciation and acknowledgments. My assistant, Megan, recently reported that was her authentic experience working with me anyway.

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