Tag: creativity

Create So Much They Can’t Ignore You

Isn’t the Internet great? Never in human history have we had a better tool for getting our creative work in front of more people. I’m now able to draw a picture on my iPad, and instantly share it to thousands...

/ January 16, 2017

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

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

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

The Most Undervalued Tool You Have to Achieve and Create Whatever You Want

When we look at various people’s successes and achievements, we often try to make sense of how they got there. Many are in pursuit of knowing how someone created something of brilliance, whether an accomplished art portfolio, an athletic achievement,...

/ August 8, 2014

5 Reasons You’re Struggling with Few Clients and Little Income Right Now

Many of us are struggling to keep our little businesses alive, especially over the summer months. In most cases, we’re neglecting to take care of just a few simple things that can turn things around quickly. By drawing our attention to...

/ July 31, 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