Tag: work

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

How to Dominate Your Market and Win as a Creative Freelancer in this Slow Economy

The message we’re getting about the global economic situation via the media is clear: it ain’t great. And it does not look set to improve any time soon. Particularly for the masses. The self employed, and small to medium businesses...

/ January 23, 2015

Are UnPaid Creative Projects Worth Doing? Here’s How They Can Be

It’s an experience many creatives have suffered, particularly early in their careers – taking on a project that promises exposure rather than financial reward. Often poorly defined and almost never accompanied by a written agreement, the nature of these projects allows the...

/ February 15, 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

QuickFire: Common Questions Asked by Working Creatives, Answered in Short

My awesome Red Lemon Club subscribers have been sending me career pains, struggles and gripes in large numbers over the past four years. There are many things we as creatives struggle with, are confused by and just plain don’t understand. I...

/ December 3, 2013

11 Things Most Other People Never Do that You Can Do to Win Amazing Clients

Do you do what everyone else does? With so many products and services flying around out there, you’d do well to stand out to attract the fans and buyers who need you. People are responding to this with various forms...

/ October 8, 2013

29 Quick Ways to Feel Good So that You Can Get Back to Work

All professions and forms of craft require people to feel good to do their best work. This is particularly profound amongst us creative souls, pharmacy where emotion and the mood we’re in play a huge part in our output. To...

/ June 28, 2013

How to be a Time Pro and Create 20 Extra Hours Every Week

How about gaining some extra hours? Here's how to create an extra 20 or more each week... Read more on 'How to be a Time Pro'...

/ June 2, 2013

‘Rules for Freelancers’, A Comic for Red Lemon Club, by Grant Snider

I’m pleased to show you Grant Snider from Incidental Comics’ second installment of some comics he is creating for Red Lemon Club. His first one: ‘Genius Is…’ can be found here. In this installment, he discloses some crucial rules for...

/ May 3, 2013

How I Got to Be an Illustrator at Google, with No Qualifications

Read more on 'How I Got to Be an Illustrator at Google, with No Qualifications'...

/ March 6, 2013