Category: Administration

rlc_weeklychecklist

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
nusii_rlc1

Write Beautiful Proposals Quickly: A Red Lemon Review of Nusii

A few months ago, a friend of mine and creative freelancing coach Jake Jorgovan connected me to Nathan Powell, a welsh designer and entrepreneur based in Madrid. Jake had plenty of praise for Nathan’s proposal-building software with a seemingly irrelevant...

/ May 14, 2015
rlcuniversemap

Do You Map Your Client Universe? How ‘Customer Relationship Management’ Can Fix a Lost Creative Career

For an independent creative, bringing in regular work is important. Obviously. Not only do consistent projects equal consistent income, but life is a lot calmer and more rewarding when your time is filled with projects and not panic. Business literature...

/ January 6, 2014
rlcmoneyface

12 Things You Are Doing That Are Stopping You Getting Paid

As many of us are self-employed, freelancing and/or independent workers in some way or another, the requirement for getting paid in a timely manner is paramount to our very professional existence. As such, getting paid properly is one of the...

/ April 17, 2012
rlcrod

RLC Talks to Illustrator Rod Hunt on Self Promotion (and more!)

Rod Hunt is a London based illustrator and artist who has built a reputation for retro-tinged illustrations and detailed character filled landscapes. With UK and international clients spanning publishing, design, advertising & new media, he’s illustrated everything from book covers to advertising...

/ August 25, 2011
rlcdeclutter

How to Quickly DeClutter Your Computer Desktop

A clear desktop is not only great for reducing distraction, and improving your focus and productivity, it’s great for your computer as well. Icons all over a computer desktop are distracting. Instead, clear everything and be left with clarity, calm and...

/ August 4, 2011
rlcbiztips

Ten Essential Business Tips for Creatives

To be happy and fulfilled, creatives need to spend the majority of their time creating. To be successful in business, creatives need to spend some time (not a lot!) taking care of basic business concerns. Here’s a list of essential...

/ October 21, 2010