Posts tagged creative business
How to Successfully Create a Studio Ritual and Follow It

Stepping into your studio should wake something inside of you. You should feel energized, motivated, inspired, curious, joyful, and peaceful. You should effortlessly move throughout your creative practice without question or hesitation. Working in this manner is the definition of creating a studio — habitual — ritual and when this happens these emotions come in abundance.

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The Best Creative Books I Read in 2018 (and why you should add them to your 2019 reading list)

I read a lot of books in 2018 about personal development. A few of them really stood out to me as they related 100% to my creative lifestyle. They left me feeling inspired, refreshed, and motivated. As I moved into 2019, they sparked a lot of honest creative conversations with myself which in turn has helped me gain clarity and write killer goals for 2019. They are as follows:

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A Skill Every Creative Should Have

I recently read something in a book that stuck with me…

“— to keep your hand in your craft, to stay close to it.”

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert.

This resonated with me. I knew exactly why I started the 100 day project, but this summed it up in a perfect sentence.

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4 Things You Didn't Know About Writing Goals

Writing goals as a creative feels a little different. Not only do you have to think about your business, studio practice, and creativity, but you also have to think about yourself. How do you want to grow personally? How is your creativity going to impact that? For me, sitting down to consider each factor of my life is important as I gain clarity and write my goals. Over the years, I’ve found 4 things I didn’t know about writing goals, which has changed my goal writing process. I packed it all together in a 10 page workbook that I’m sharing with you for free (below!).

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The Means to Finding Your Creative Style

In a world full of creative individuals and influence pouring in from everywhere we turn, finding your creative style can present a challenge and a whole lot of questioning. It’s difficult to see your own creative style, but so easy to see others. Creative style isn’t stagnant either. It’s always growing, changing, and taking on new forms.

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