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Best of Both Worlds

Yes, it is possible to balance passionate creativity and no-nonsense business.

By Nichole L. Torres

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You started your business because you were artistic andpassionate and you didn't want to be bossed around. But now yourealize that, even as an entrepreneur, you have to manage and bossyourself around--while still keeping those creative juicesflowing.

Kevin D. Brewer, 31, founder of Creative Visions IntegratedMarketing Concepts, knows how hard it can be to balancecreativity and business. After 10 years in the media industry, hestarted his Clermont, Florida, firm in 2001 to produce everythingfrom commercials and promotional videos to TV pilots and productdemos.

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