CIP058: So You don’t Have Time

If only I had more time… Raise your hand if you’ve ever said that to yourself or anyone else. (Unless you’re in a public place, in which case, I’ll let you off the hook with a blink.) You probably already know on a deeper level that it isn’t really lack of time that’s stopping you […]

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CIP056: Why, Why, WHY?! Finding Meaning and Purpose

The starting place for any adventure, project, collaboration, big leap, epic change, scary ass challenge that I take on is answering the simple question: Why? Why am I doing this? Why am I really doing this? Why does this matter to me? It’s not often I get asked these ‘why’ questions. More common is ‘How’? […]

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CIP054: When To Quit and When To Stick

Do you feel like you’re ready to quit? Do you feel like you’re flogging a dead horse and beginning to look like a creazy person to you fam and friends? Do you have an iron-clad grip on a project or pursuit that is costing you time, money and energy – and your sanity? Then OH […]

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CIP052: Does Routine Kill Creativity?

Caveat: I’m a bit biased with this, as an INTJ. That basically means… I love me some routine. I love dreaming up routines, I love planning routines, I love doing routines. But… I haven’t always been this way – at least, not consciously. When I worked a 9–5 job in a design agency, I couldn’t […]

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CIP050: 3 Emails You Can Send to Get Clients

Recently, we’ve been talking about the joys – OK less so the joys – but at least the usefulness of email when it comes to getting anything from press, more work, better clients – all the things. But… you may be a bit stuck on what to email. You might not have any specific clients […]

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The importance of journaling for creative introverts

CIP027: The Importance of Journaling For Introverts

What is the importance of journaling? Moreover, what is the importance of journaling for introverts? Well, let’s start with what I mean by journaling. Bujo’s (bullet journals) are incredibly popular on Instagram and the internet at large, but this is not what I’m talking about here. I’m talking long-form, ideally handwritten, dear-diary style writing. I’ve been […]

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