How to get a mentor, be mentored and make that relationship work for you.
What’s the story you tell yourself about why you have what you have in your life? Does it create pity or inspiration in others? Is it a story of reasons or excuses?
There is a model that identifies the 7 primary places where artists get stuck in trying to achieve success. Being able to identify where the problem is helps you to focus and solve the problem.
It’s your day, your career, your destiny. Don’t let others drive your day. If you go to your inbox first you are letting everyone and anyone own your day.
There are 4 things that business entrepreneurs can teach artist entrepreneurs.
Making decisions takes the most brain power. Learn how to start each day with the big decisions already sorted. This trick takes only 5 min and gives you a head start on the day.
Having lots of creative ideas is the gift and the burden of being an independent artist. In order to help you sort out the ideas whirling in your mind try this matrix of questions to get outside of your head and look at the options with a new perspective.
When you work for yourself there is no one to give you the appreciation you deserve and need. Find out what you can do to “esteem” yourself.
Happy people are more productive. Take control of generating your own happiness by making changes to your environment and your activities. Learn what makes you happy and add those things to your studio or work space and include those things in your weekly calendar.
Are you an opportunity heat seeking missile?
Are you tired of waiting for the next gig to come to you? Well you can break that dependency by creating opportunities. Replicate your successful projects and learn how you and your art serve your customers.