The Puzzle

The Puzzle of Your Creative Life

The Puzzle of your creative life

Portland has a large, growing creative population. It’s a good place to observe and understand creative people.

I live here. I’m one of those creative people. I’ve been watching creative Portlanders since 2002 and I’ve discovered a big challenge which all of these creative folks face.

I call it The Puzzle of Your Creative Life.

The Puzzle goes like this:

How can I lead the fulfilling, creative life I’m called to live and also earn enough money along the way ?

I like to imagine that when a creative person is born The Puzzle is given to


Noah Kleiman: Secret Knowledge & The Puzzle of Your Creative Life

Noah Kleiman from Secret Knowledge talks about the struggle creative people face, what was scheduled for The 2015 Secret Knowledge Conference, and answers audience questions in this amusing and informative presentation. Filmed live at Hand-Eye Supply's Curiosity Club on Oct. 13th 2015.

Attendee praise for Secret Knowledge & The Puzzle of Your Creative Life:

Very inspiring. Thanks a million, that talk was just what I needed at this point in my life.

- Kendra Malkemus


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