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Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
Make Your Life Your Art, Dr. Bob Tobin
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  • Survey: How Many are Teachers? Artists? Both? Something Else. Raise Your Hand
  • I always thought work and art were very separate
  • I’m not an artist. I can hardly draw stick figure This is me--actually-me with a baseball cap
  • Most of my life I have been Business Professor and consultat
  • Teaching about Leadership and Motivation
  • Went through a time where I was not so motivated at work Hardest person to motivate was myself. I needed to motivate myself
  • wasnt sure what to do. so I decided to take a trip, a backpacking trip
  • I noticed during this one month trip that I didn’t gravitate towards talking with business people or professors. I had always loved art but in focusing on teaching, writing and consulting,
  • Instead, I just instinctively went everywhere to see art and meet artists. When I came back from my trip and went home, I knew I had to do something different and it wasn’t about leaving Keio. I sad to my partner, lets open an art gallery
  • and we did. I didnt quit my regular job. my teaching got better, it became more fun for me and for the students
  • my teaching got better, it was more fun. job became a lot more fun I started working more like an artist and making my work my art. i also learned so much from the artists.
  • People say artists can teach us about creativity but it isnt only about creativity. I learned so many things from the artist People in business and in education can learn a lot from the artists way work, ESPECIALLY ABOUT COURAGE.
  • it takes courage to be an artist. they dont follow the pack. takes courage to be an artist. every one says be a lawyer
  • 2 years to make, after perfecting these for 2 years, they may break doesnt know how the glaze will turn out
  • collaboration not competioin
  • artists don’t compete, they collaborate
  • It’s artists who are continuously changing. always working outside their comfort zoneIt’s artists who start with an empty canvas. start fresh, threw out my notes
  • artists have a thick skin dont care what other people think
  • spontaneous, live more in the moment, I used to spend hours preparing. I realized the best lessons were the ones I did on the train artists dont fail
  • this is also a print artists know about life
  • B
  • but more typically it looks like this. artists know that life is a struggle
  • what do I want to create today. waht projects am i going to start? how can i start fresh, as if it was my first day as a teacher or as an artist
  • beGREAT. AND DONT FORGET TO HAVE FUN. THANK YOU.
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    • 1. MAKE YOUR LIFE YOUR ART 1 1
    • 2. BOB TOBIN
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    • 19. SUCCESSWhat people think it looks like 23
    • 20. SUCCESS What it really looks like 24
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    • 22. BE GREAT&HAVE FUN!! 26
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    • 24. MAKE YOUR LIFE YOUR ART 28 28

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