Tag: Motivation

This Approach to Productivity Will Set You Ahead Over the Coming Years

The other day I got more work done in a day than I had in a very long time. I spent most of the day not working. I’m lucky to take advantage of a beautiful pool and a small gym...

/ January 16, 2017

11 Powerful Ways to Motivate Yourself Right Now

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/ November 22, 2016

If You’re Worried About How to Make a Living from Your Creative Skills…

A subscriber of mine told me that one of her biggest worries right now is that she won’t be able to make a living as an illustrator. She is scared that she will not make it. Despite reading lots of...

/ November 6, 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

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