Ruke is a creative entrepreneur and artist who transforms visions into reality. He has worked with intellectual properties of Disney, Marvel, and Chico's. He started his first company, Ruke Illustrations, two decades ago and grew it into Blink, a full service creative marketing studio. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing video games, Legos, or working on miniature sets and worlds inspired by Star Wars.
Ruke's personal world: "My personal life is really right in line with my professional life. There is not much of a separation between the two. Work is not my life. I live my work. It kind of intermingles in between."
Ruke knew that he was going to be an artist, as early as the third grade. "I went home and I said, "Mom, I don't want to be Superman. I want to be an artist." His mom later gave him some of the best advice. She said, "do what you love and then figure out how to make money with it."
What's Ruke's "superpower"? Mind control. Everything I put out there, I want you to react in a specific way. The challenge of that, is something I love.
There was this time where something slipped through the cracks: I had a call from a game developer from a major brand. They asked me, 'Hey, will you just come in and do some advertising and marketing?' When I found out what the intellectual property was really based on, I would never have taken it on if I knew what the real content was."
Ruke also shared his stance on boys wanting to date his daughters...it's priceless and it rocks!
How does Ruke balance being an entrepreneur, husband and dad to four daughters? He founded what he now calls the "Entrepreneur Journey Contract" this can be found in http://signup.blinklessons.com/
Where to connect with Ruke: http://signup.blinklessons.com/