Are we there yet!? Tips for dealing with an impatient mind.

How to Have More Patience

Patience. UGH! I’ve been told I was impatient since I was a small child, whining the obligatory ‘are we there yet?’ from the backseat of my Dad’s stuffy Ford hatchback. I despised waiting for anything. Even school holidays were a drag. But then, school was even more of a drag. Patience is something I still […]

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Is Myers Briggs Bullshit?

You might have come across the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator before. You might have taken the official test, or one inspired by it, and were given a 4-letter ‘personality type’. (If you haven’t, here’s the long and short of it.) But the validity of this personality type indicator is… questionable. Even the Wiki reveals […]

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7 Networking Tips For Awkward Introverts (Like Me)

Honestly, I don’t know anyone who actually enjoys networking events… but then, most of my friends are fellow introverts who would prefer to be at home, sipping tea (or something stronger) and far away from the din of smalltalk at an awkward networking event. Too bad they’re pretty unavoidable for those of us who want […]

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How to Choose the ONE Thing To Focus On

The Age of Distraction. I believe Leo Babauta first coined that phrase, but whoever it was it’s pretty dead-on. Other than a Buddhist monk I recently met, I’m sure everyone I know struggles with focus. Whether it’s email, Whatsapp, text messages, Periscope notifications, Pokémon Go (totally understandable)… we simply live in an age where our […]

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4 Lies Creatives Need to Stop Believing

Listening the amount of podcasts I do, reading the amount of books and blogs, and watching the odd Youtube video; I take in a boatload of information from ‘experts’ in the creative industries. Now, I do this because (1) I enjoy learning (2) I enjoy thinking and (3) I like these people. BUT. The amount of […]

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5 Questions For Creatives To Ask Themselves Daily

I think it was Jess Lively (yes, that is her awesome real name) who introduced me to the idea of writing to my intuition every morning. My whaaa? Yeah… I really was disturbed when I heard this concept. I’ve never considered myself ‘intuitive’ in any way – until the Myers-Briggs personality test told me I […]

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How To Develop a Creative Mindset

If you couldn’t tell from that title, today’s post will be on the woo-woo side. Hopefully you’re ok with that. Quite honestly, I know a couple of years ago I would have looked at that title and thought “Screw that, gimme 10 ways to get more t-shirt sales!” But I’ve come to see that there’s […]

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7 Time Saving Self Promo Tips

No Time For Self Promo? 7 Tips to Save You Hours

One of the biggest objections I hear from creatives who want to get more exposure for their work, sell more products, get more clients… is: “I don’t have time for self promo” I get it. We should be spending as much time as possible on our craft: honing our skills, doing the work. I’ve also […]

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