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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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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When You Have One Of Those Days

I spent the past weekend at home home (with my parents) and somewhere between countless cups of Barry’s Tea and Conversations about the weather, I came up with an idea for a post. When I arrived, Ma was in the midst of a tech-related nightmare. An online shop was refusing checkout, and her phone company […]

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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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How to write a blog post when you have NO time

How to Write a Blog Post When You Have NO Time

So you’re in a nice routine of pushing out a blog post once a week. May be more. May be less. But you’re getting it done. Then all of a sudden… life gets cray. Everything else seems to take priority and your blog posts go unpublished – and your consistency goes down the pan. Blogging […]

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5 tips for outsourcing

5 Tips for Outsourcing for the First Time

Raise your hand (you don’t think I can see you but I can) if you’re someone who insists on doing it ALL themselves. I blame Fred Durst. If you want something done right, you should just do it yourself” ~ Boiler, Limp Bizkit Common sense tells us that of course we can’t do all things […]

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Social Media Burnout

6 Tips for Preventing Social Media Burnout

Just around one year ago, I diagnosed myself with SMSD. You’re wondering what SMSD is?  The symptoms are: Inability to sleep (without checking instagram one last time) Brain fog (caused by overdosing on cat videos) Lowered self-esteem (due to comparing self to others achievements) Chronic stress (from managing several different social media accounts at once) There […]

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How to Find Your Focus

The One About the Donkey

It seems that finally the multitasking myth has been (or is being) dispelled. As a kid, I realised I could never could do more than one thing at a time – and used to think that made me feel like I was an inferior female. Not so! None of us are capable at doing multiple […]

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