8 Time Transforming Tips for Creatives

If you’re finding that you’re succumbing to the catch cry of never enough time this article is for you. If there never seems to be enough hours in the day to get through your to-do list, keep on top of work and family commitments, tend to your friends, bills, overflowing inbox and social media, let […]

Vision Clarity My Number 1 Business Tool

Here are five of the many reasons why getting your vision crystal clear is my number one business strategy for creatives!    Leverage Physiology Having a crystal clear vision actually sets up a biofeedback system that works as a physiological motivator that gets you from where you are to your dream outcome. Getting your vision […]

7 Questions to Get Your Marketing on Track

If your marketing efforts are a little lacklustre, failing to connect or lacking direction here are seven questions to ask yourself to get your marketing on track. Is your vision crystal clear? Having your vision very clear helps to identify your niche and ideal customers so you can connect with them with clarity and passion. […]

Why Even Artists Have to Find Their Niche

Yep, even artists gotta niche One of the biggest problems I find with clients I work with (and I know the arts is not the only offender in this realm), is a lack of niching. Niching is simply finding your thing. The thing that’s special about what you do and then using it as a launch […]

The Three Minute Journal

This simple 3 minute journaling exercise is perfect for getting your flow on so there no excuse to not give it a go.  20 minutes a week and you’ll be firing on all creative cannons. Step 1 Get a pen and paper, a journal or sketch book with a favourite pen is great but the […]

No More Panic Pricing!

  Panic pricing is not a great idea. A while ago I had a very talented music producer in one of my workshops, he had the skills, the following and the set up but his business was not making him a steady profit. He had a family to support and he was feeling panicky about […]

Why the Arts?

It seems I’ve spent a lot of my life justifying for those around me why I have chosen to make the arts and creativity my life’s work.  The struggle is real, carving out a life in the arts is very challenging and I get that those who love me would love to ease that struggle.  Maybe […]

The Revolution Part 2 – We Have Value

Missed Part 1 of this article? Read it here. The Revolution Part 2 – It’s Time for some Arts Education The arts in Australia has been under rapid fire over the past 18 months with funding cuts, higher education slashes and a political backdrop that grossly undervalues the creative industries. Frankly it’s been making me […]

The Revolution Part 1 – Artists need to get paid

The Revolution Part 1 – The facts about working in the arts in Oz Lately in Australia there has been a lot of shit going down in the arts industry and it’s been getting me very hot under the collar. Our minister for education and training, Simon Birmingham, came out recently and made the call […]