Category: Motivation


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

How to Expand Your Creative Business: The ‘Daily Drop-By’ 30-Day Challenge

Landing new paid work for your creative enterprise can be bloody difficult. Whether you run a bigger creative company or you are a part-timer artist, the biggest challenge very often is to win new assignments or commissions. You’ve chosen to...

/ October 20, 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

7 Truths that Explain Why You’re Winning Less than You Could Be

In a world in which most people are busy covering truths to save face and be nice to one another, sometimes we just need some words of honesty to help those who really need it. If you’re not seeing the...

/ May 8, 2016

How I Create More Time and Rarely Get Overwhelmed

I still have days where I feel distracted and get less done than I’d hoped. I still have moments where I feel stress and a lack of motivation. There are also days where I spend the entire day working, but...

/ May 2, 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

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

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

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

On the importance of self confidence for meandering art-makers

Something I’ve experienced personally, as well as a thing that comes up a lot amongst the creatives I’ve talked to over the years is lacking belief in oneself and one’s work. I still suffer from pangs of low self confidence. Sometimes...

/ November 24, 2015