Do you work alone? Do you hide away in your studio or your office trying to be ‘creative’? Are you possessive of your ideas or afraid to let others know what you are working on? You might be doing a disservice to your creativity. Here’s a take on the subject from Chris Bilton in the […]
The shocking secret buried within…
Here’s the thing: you are capable of so much more than you realise. Yes. Even you. Chances are you aren’t even scratching the surface of your potential. Now I’m not saying this to make you feel bad – quite the opposite – I’m saying this to get you excited! I want you to bubble with […]
Honest insight about auditions, why you need focus, and the merits of Snapchat – Internet Truffles Week 9
Hello! I’m off to Canada this week to celebrate my mom’s 75th birthday. On the way, I’m stopping off for 3 days in Iceland so by the time you read this I might be soaking here: SO, without further ado, here’s my pick of the best of the internet for this week: 1. […]
At a loss about what to write? Go fishing!
Do you blog, or have a newsletter? Or perhaps you use Twitter or Facebook? I bet at one time of another you’ve wondered what to write about. I know I often feel stumped by what to write about here on the Thriving Creative. Sometimes I have an abundance of ideas and I have to scribble […]
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Wise Words from Charlie Parker
Why Artists Need to Be Adaptable (Madonna as a Creative Entrepreneurship Role Model)
How to Fight Overwhelm in Your Creative Business
Can You Turn On A Sixpence? Why Creative Entrepreneurs Need to Learn to Be Adaptable
Sometimes, despite all your best preparations, you get thrown a curveball. It’s whether you swing the bat anyway that separates the amateurs from the pros. I’ve been talking about some of the ways to taking your creative business to a more professional level on my monthly newsletter (if you’re not on my list then sign […]
What the heck IS a creative entrepreneur, after all?
I was writing a funding application the other day for my PHD and in my opening sentence I referred to creative entrepreneurs. Andrew challenged me: What exactly do you mean by that? How would you define that? I struggled. Which is funny because I have an MA in Creative Entrepreneurship, I write a blog about […]