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How My Big Red Coat Got Me a Client and Them a New Career

Posted on 11 April, 2019 at 8:15



I am often asked about why it is important to have a vision for where you want to be or go in your life and creative career.    

 

I have talked about visioning before and I am a firm believer that if you know what you want, you will be surprised at how often seemingly inco...

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I'd Forgotten I'd Done That...

Posted on 28 March, 2019 at 11:10




Can you remember all the things you have done in your professional career? 


I ask because in recent weeks, it is a common thread which has woven its way through client conversations. In the busyness of day to day professional life, we can forget some of the great work we...

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Spring Clean Your Business

Posted on 21 March, 2019 at 5:55


With Easter a few weeks away and the sun streaming through my office window, it looks like Spring has sprung!  


It's time to open the windows, get some fresh air through the place and spring clean your home. Why not harness the energy of the season and spring clean your professional ...

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Mistakes

Posted on 7 March, 2019 at 4:15



"You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."

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Thinking

Posted on 28 February, 2019 at 4:40



Thinking.


We do it all the time. That little voice is always chattering on in our heads: remember to buy milk; I need to phone that person back; I haven’t checked my Facebook for 20 minutes; I must get this done by the end of the day; yadda, yadda, yadda.


But how ...

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Choose Your New Year

Posted on 2 January, 2019 at 5:55




This is the time of year when people set their New Year’s Resolutions - getting fit, getting a new job, starting a new hobby, finding love…


A lot of people I have spoken with find New Year’s Resolutions a chore, things which most often fail, which we end up feeli...

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Making the most of December

Posted on 5 December, 2018 at 13:55



December is a strange time for freelancers. On the one hand, you might be hectically trying to get work finished before the break or on the other, you are left waiting for work until the New Year as potential clients are winding down.


Whichever camp you find yourself in, December is a go...

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Trick or Treat?!

Posted on 30 October, 2018 at 17:35



As Halloween approaches, it marks not only the night when we use “the power of humor and ridicule to confront the power of death” (Portaro, Sam: A Companion to the Lesser Feasts and Fasts. Cowley Publications) but also just 2 months until the end of the year.


So, what have been th...

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What Will You Do Today?

Posted on 31 May, 2018 at 10:35



I am a great believer in visioning, goal setting and affirmations. These are all really important things when setting out where you want to go and reinforcing the mindset to get you there.


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You're doing an open studios because....?

Posted on 1 May, 2018 at 10:15



I recently went to an open studios and had a really great time catching up with a few contacts and finding some new artists to follow. It was a very enjoyable experience ... but that isn’t always the case.


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