Success in the arts comes down to focus and consistency. But we are too impatient for success to happen, so we jump from idea to idea. Pace yourself like other small businesses. Be consistent in what you create, and stay the course. How long should you wait to judge yourself successful? Successful entrepreneurs find something viable and focus their energy for 3 – 5 years.
Your habits, attitudes and behaviour are totally in your control. It’s not what happens to you in life that counts it is how you respond to what happens to you that matters. Success is how you behave not what you’ve achieved. Behave like successful people and you’ll get success. Here’s 7 things you can do starting NOW.
Julie-Anne Black shows you a great trick to help you eliminate anxiety about a future event any time any where. When anxiety is created from a fear about a specific future event, it is also your unconscious mind tapping you on the shoulder to get you to focus on how you want things to turn out. By calling to mind the feelings and thoughts you will have after the successful completion of the future event you can eliminate the present anxiety.
You can avoid the tears and despair of loosing all your electronic files by backing up your life and your art. Our IT Guru takes you through some simple options. Please don’t wait until it’s too late.
The idea of the starving artist is an insidious lie that permeates the arts. It’s time we take action against this two-faced daemon. It’s time to be out in the world as the abundant artist.
Networking 101 for artists. Conversations = Wealth. People are interested in your process not your ‘label. Learn how to tell your Mum what you do. Share your passion and your struggles not your job title when networking.
Every morning you wash your body and your teeth and put on clean clothes… but your hard working brain picked up more debris than your body, hair or teeth but I bet you didn’t give it any love and care? Learn how to rinse your brain every morning.
Improve your productivity by using the technique of sprinting. Try working in short, sharp, focused periods. And when you’re in a sprint don’t allow any distractions.
Artists are the most valuable citizens we have. The ability to stretch minds, open hearts and change lives is exactly what the world needs. John Paul takes a moment to celebrate, honour and appreciate artists.