Category: Creativity


25 Inspiring Quotes for Creative People

I find one of the most effective solutions to feeling unmotivated or disinterested in what I’m doing is to read a couple of quotes from others who have been and done it. As most of the Red Lemon Club readership...

/ October 21, 2016

Why Creative People Should Bother Adding to the Noise

I was emailed by a subscriber recently who brought up, in my view, one of the most significant questions that we face as artists and entrepreneurs. All around us we see other great artists; other people starting businesses; people with...

/ September 28, 2016

Create For Yourself, Not for Anyone Else

One of the most valuable lessons of working as a freelancer over nine years has been the importance of doing work for myself, rather than for others. This sounds selfish, because I suppose it is, and I get that this...

/ May 18, 2016

The Three Pillars to Being Unstoppable in Life

Wouldn’t it be sweet to feel more motivated, more alive, more upbeat, more awake, more of the time? Well now you can! In only three easy payments… I jest. You know that feeling you get when you’ve downed three coffees...

/ March 5, 2016

Work on Side Projects for Success and Happiness

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. Want to work on dream projects? Then do it yourself....

/ January 18, 2016

9 Signs You’re Not on Your Path, and What To Do About It

Are you following your path? Do you know exactly what makes you passionate? We are not born with a path laid out for us, like so many of the gurus tout. That’s entitlement thinking, and another reason to sit back...

/ March 1, 2015

3 Ways to Instantly Lift Yourself Out of a Bad Mood

I sometimes find myself in a crappy mood. At least fleetingly, and I’m sure you sometimes feel the same. Whether this has come out of overthinking, not getting our needs met, poor diet, smoking, lack of exercise, being disrespected, or...

/ September 5, 2014

11 Lists You Can Write to Transform Your Biz

Two of the best things you can do for your business are 1) coming up with fresh, innovative ideas, and 2) maintaining an inspired and motivated vigour in you as a business owner, freelancer or creative person. Writing lists will...

/ April 24, 2014

7 Simple Acts of Daily Self-Discipline that Will Make You a Better Artist / Ninja

You’ve probably heard it rattled into your brain several times over the last few weeks, even days: if you want to get anywhere in life, take action. And when we’re talking about the projects and businesses we work on, yes,...

/ January 19, 2014