How To Set Goals That Encourage Action

We all have goals, even if they’re so loose they’re more or less just dreams. Goal setting is something I struggled with for a while; I had a blurry, imaginary vision of what I wanted my life to look like, but just couldn’t find a way to connect the dots and set firm goals to

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The Power of ‘Not Yet’

A quick word before we start: We’ve been talking a lot about slow marketing and developing our businesses over here, and I hope that there have been some transferable nuggets for those of you not in the business of business. This blog started as a slow living blog, and, while I’ve been justifying the marketing

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How To Sell Without ‘Selling’

When running your own creative business, selling and marketing becomes a large part of the job description, although most of us feel completely put off by the whole concept of selling. Over on Instagram a few weeks ago @nonisadzi asked “how do I attract clients without being overly ‘marketing’?” And therein lies the rub. For

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4 Ways To Respond To A Creative Prompt

We all get that blank page fear – whether you’re sitting down to a planning session, writing a blog post or getting the camera out, we all know how it feels to demand creativity from ourselves and get nothing in response. As much as we try to manage it, creativity cannot be tamed; it comes

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