Tag: success

3 Stages of Business Growth for Creative Entrepreneurs

How is it that one creative entrepreneur can have "instant success" while another puts in years of effort with little financial success to show for it? If that's a question you've ever asked yourself, you're gonna LOVE this week's episode! I've talked at length before about the myth of the big break, and the myth […]

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How to Use Content Marketing to Promote Your Creative Work

Is Content REALLY King? Back in 1996, Bill Gates wrote an essay for Microsoft insiders stating that Content was King – meaning that as the internet advances, it will be imperative to deliver timely, useful content in whatever form the platform demands. It was a statement so general that it easily became a meme for […]

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Achieve Your Most Important Goals: 4 Tips For Faster Progress

Now that the new year and my birthday are both behind me, it's time to get back into the swing of things. This weekend, I'm auditioning for The Voice (third time's a charm, right?), and we're still rolling full steam ahead on new episodes for Creative Freedom Season Three. If you've got a question you'd […]

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The biggest blind spot of your Creative Type - and how to solve it.

"What does a fish know about the water in which he swims all his life?" Einstein was talking about how the very things that are crucial to our existence are very often the things to which we're totally oblivious. They're everywhere around us, we're so entrenched in them, that they've become part of our life's […]

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Doing Too Much? How To Prioritize Your Day

We're slowly recovering from the rollover last week. My son's doing better this week, but we're still not out of the woods. Thanks for all the kind thoughts and well-wishes. It really did make the whole week seem better. Through it all, thankfully, I still managed to get the important things in my life and […]

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Ready for an upgrade? Ask yourself this question first...

We're a few episodes into the new season of Creative Freedom, and I'm giddy at the overwhelmingly positive response at this season's show. Fingers crossed I don't jinx anything along the way. Getting to this point wasn't easy. As I alluded to in Episode One this season, I took a LOT of time off. The […]

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Business advice from surfers? A review of "Surge" by Mike Michalowicz

First things first: I'm THRILLED to announce that the Creative Freedom Entrepreneur Types made their public debut this week over at Charlie Gilkey's Productive Flourishing blog. If you're a creative and you're not familiar with Charlie's work, I highly recommend checking him out. My guest post is an excerpt from my book, detailing the 3 different […]

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Book Review: Self Made By Nely Galan

One of my favorite shows on PBS is "Finding Your Roots" hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. It's always fun to learn about the ancestors and personal histories of some of the most well-known people of our time. I really enjoy getting to know how these people came to be who they are through the […]

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3 Things To Do When It Feels Like Everything Is Falling Apart

After a LONG hiatus (longer than I wanted, truth be told, but whatever.), Creative Freedom is BACK! Sound the trumpets, yo. This is a BIG deal for me. As you'll see in today's episode, we've made some changes. Why? Because I have been changing. My life looks radically different than it did a couple of […]

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How Winning The Lottery Changed My Life (It's Not What You Think)

"You can't win if you don't play." Mom used this sentence to justify a lot of behavior when I was a kid: learning to ride a bike, auditioning for plays, joining the cross country team (I took 11th place in the city meet). And yes, mom played the lottery. She had a winning streak where, with […]

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