Picture this: you’re alone at your desk, and have been for several days now. You’re focussed, really into your work, and you’re astounding yourself with your efficiency.
A series of actions directed towards a specific aim.
So. Here you are. You have a mad-keen desire to share your knowledge and experiences with the world. And there’s a good chance the world can benefit from your knowledge.
In reflecting on creatives who ‘make it matter’, legendary musician, poet, philosopher, composer and chess master John Cage.
Check your ego at the door dude. Truth is I’m kind of embarrassed about using the word ‘ego’ in one of my blog-posts. (It’s worse than the word ‘dude’, which you’ll note I’ve also used. Ooops).
There are two problems with preparation and I’m going to deal with them here, because chances are you’ve experienced both of them at some point. But first, some thoughts on preparation. What is it good for?
Even the most brick-faced stoic amongst us would find it difficult not to be moved by an Adele song.
Get your teeth into this article about a simple way to seem more confident.
How to ask good interview questions, get the story you need, and overcome fanboy jitters.
One of the challenges for most creators is finding the time to create. And this challenge is compounded for bloggers, whose medium calls for regular and consistent workflow. In this article, I’ll reveal my top tips for maintaining a steady blogging regime.
Unlike some pursuits, artifacts that come from the mind (i.e. art, writing, design, performance) seem most subject to the push-pull feeling of wanting community and needing solitude. As creatives, we need time to introspect, reflect and work alone. At the same time, we also need to recognise the value of feedback and guidance from other people.