1. Establishing Your Creative Capital

By honing your craft and diversifying your interests, you will increase your value and turn your passions into assets.

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Creative at Work Steve Merkley, co-founder of Raw Canvas—a wine bar, tap house, café, and art studio in Vancouver, Canada—is passionate about creating social interaction through artistic expression and self-exploration. Wine + Paint = one great business model!Web: www.rawcanvas.comTwitter: @RawCanvasImage credit: www.martinprihoda.com

After graduating from high school I made an ill-fated investment. I spent every dime I had on a modified 1987 Toyota pickup truck. With its 36-inch mud tires, ...

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