Month: February 2016

4 Key Things to Do to Gain Attention for Your Product When Nobody Knows You

I was recently contacted by a designer who had just launched a new range of greetings cards. He wanted to tell the world about his new creations and start generating some sales, but only had a tiny audience to tell....

/ February 25, 2016

An Interview with ‘Intern’ Magazine Creator Alec Dudson

While intern has established itself as an invaluable platform for young creative talent both with its content and ethical perspective, it’s an ongoing discussion which resides in its foundations. When Alec Dudson launched the publication, he did so with the...

/ February 24, 2016

The Worst Thing you Can Do if You are Depressed or Anxious and Why You Need to Leap

Being stuck with your thoughts. Wallowing. Rumination. This has been my default response over many years of dealing with setbacks and negative thoughts. My life has changed since making the leap. That leap did not feature a therapist. I don’t...

/ February 23, 2016

Why My Weekly Checklist is the Best Thing for My Productivity

As an INFJ who is very much ‘feelings’ driven, I have always found it hard to get into a routine and stay organised and disciplined. I usually go do whatever I feel excited about doing over the course of the...

/ February 21, 2016

How I Work with Top Clients and Gained Freedom by Building My Own ‘Village’

Becoming self-reliant needs to be one of – if not the biggest priority for everyone. Whether you are employed by someone else, run your own business, invest in other businesses, or work freelance, knowing what to do when you are...

/ February 18, 2016

21 of My Favourite Motivating Ideas That Will Make you a Better Entrepreneur

As I progress on my adventure as a solo entrepreneur with a love for learning, I like to keep note of some of the ideas from great authors who motivate me to keep going. The following contains 21 of my...

/ February 17, 2016

How to Experience a Life Few Will Ever Know and Most Would Envy

What proportion – do you think – of the things you’ve done in life to date are comprised of things that have separated you from the crowd? How many times have you consciously decided to take a route that very...

/ February 15, 2016

Tokyo-Based 3D Illustrator Ryogo Toyoda on the Importance of Being Different

Japanese designer, Ryogo Toyoda creates visually electric 3D illustrations in bright, pop colours that illuminate the screen. It’s a striking, vivid aesthetic he was able to develop after making the decision to step away from the other areas of design...

/ February 13, 2016

How Several Creatives Are Using Social Media to Win Clients

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from freelance video creator and podcaster Steve Folland. He runs a podcast: Being Freelance – that discusses the freelancing life with a range of creatives. A lot of freelancers I talk to for the podcast find...

/ February 6, 2016