We often like to bemoan how the odds are stacked against artists. How we face overwhelming competition for every job. This is true. But maybe it isn’t as bad as we think. Why? Because many people who SAY they’re in the game actually fail to SHOW UP. Or COMMIT FULLY to the game. Which […]
Creative Entrepreneur on the Fly
Part of being a creative entrepreneur is learning to work on the fly. I had a dentist appointment this morning at 10 followed by a coffee meeting at 2.30. There isn’t enough time to go home between these appointments so I am faced with about 3 hours to fill. I could window shop, sit in […]
Entrepreneurial Skills – Heads down!
There are periods of time where you’ve got to put your head down and just get on with it. It’s a core entrepreneurial skill and this is one of those times. I’m buying a new house, and there are so many things to do including fixing up the old one, dealing with Estate Agents, liaising […]
Create or don’t create. There’s always a choice.
As creative people, we are always faced with a choice: create or don’t create. It’s always one or the other. The more we choose create, the further we advance in our careers. Today the sun is shining. I’d like to bunk it in and go get a Frappucino. Frappucino or work? After years, I’ve learned […]